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Hoist a sail or hear a ghost tale. Barrier island recreation or tour a plantation? The number of activities unique to the Charleston area is incredible. Your guests will be thanking you for such a fun, authentic and memorable meeting, so go ahead-take a bow.

What to See & Do > Parks, Plantations & Gardens

The park provides your group with a variety of recreational opportunities, facilities, and services. Meeting venues range from a small conference center to a large, fully-equipped meeting space. Visit our website for park amenities, fees, and hours of operation.
Whirlin’ Waters offers gallons of fun for all ages. Enjoy over 15 acres of island-style water play. Relax on a lazy river or experience the excitement of a 27,000-gallon wave pool. Visit our website for park amenities, fees, and operating schedule.
Recognized as the #1 plantation in the Charleston area by USA TODAY 10BEST, Boone Hall reflects Southern heritage spanning 300 years of history, beauty, and grace. House tours, gardens, slave cabins, plantation coach tours, live performances in season, cafe, plus one of the world’s longest oak-lined avenues. Group discounts available.
Folly Beach County Park is located on the west end of Folly Island. Lifeguards are on duty seasonally along a beautiful beachfront designated swimming area. Visit our website for park amenities, gate fees, and hours of operation.
Rich in natural, cultural, and historical resources, Caw Caw offers miles of trails, with trailside exhibits, and elevated boardwalks through wetlands. It’s a favored habitat for rare wildlife. Arrange natural and historical tours and programs for your group.
A National Historic Landmark, encompassing 65 acres of America's oldest landscaped gardens. Tours of the House Museum highlight family collections and the role of the Middleton family in American history. Artisans in the Plantation Stableyards demonstrate the skills once performed by enslaved Africans.
Fishing, walking, birding, and the opportunity to enjoy breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean are just some of the possibilities at this 1,045-ft landmark pier. Visit our website for pier amenities, fees, and hours of operation.
Conveniently located at the foot of the Isle of Palms Connector. Enjoy 600 ft of ocean-frontage; with lifeguards on duty seasonally along a designated swimming area. Visit our website for park amenities, gate fees, and hours of operation.
Come and see why Magnolia is South Carolina's "Most Visited Plantation" and why Magnolia is the only garden in South Carolina selected as one of “America’' Most Beautiful Gardens” by Travel & Leisure, 2014. We welcome you! "If you have one plantation to see, don’t miss Magnolia!"
Beachwalker Park offers the only public beach access on Kiawah Island. Voted a Top Ten Beach in America, it's a spot not to be missed. Lifeguards on duty seasonally. Visit our website for park amenities, fees, and hours of operation.
This nature-oriented park, designed for group and family use, provides guests with a variety of recreational opportunities. Located within the park are covered shelters and a meeting/reception facility. Visit our website for park amenities, fees, and hours of operation.
When temperatures start rising, visitors of all ages will enjoy this favorite summer playground located within James Island County Park. Splash Zone provides hours of fun for the entire family. Visit our website for park amenities, fees, and operating schedule.
Enjoy the beautiful views of the Arthur Ravenel, Jr. Bridge and Charleston Harbor from bench swings and shade structures located on the 1,250-ft Mount Pleasant Pier. Visit our website for pier amenities, fishing fees, and hours of operation.
Cool down during the hot summer months. Tucked deep within the tropical vegetation of Palmetto Islands County Park, Splash Island provides hours of fun for toddlers to pre-teen children. Visit our website for park amenities, fees, and operating schedule.
This 943-acre park offers a variety of recreational opportunities, including crabbing and fishing along tidal creeks and lagoons, biking, paddle boats, and picnic sites with grills. Visit our website for park amenities, fees, and hours of operation.
Experience the beauty and charm of America's only tea garden...View acres of breathtaking tea plants, learn how tea is made during an informative factory tour, take a trolley ride through the tea fields and drink American Classic Tea as you browse the unique Shoppe.
This 28 acre remnant of historic Snee Farm interprets the contributions of Founding Fathers Charles Pinckney, s SC delegate to the Constitutional Convention and life on a Lowcountry plantation.
Site of the first permanent English settlement in South Carolina. Walk in the footsteps of the first settlers and experience history up-close. Park experiences include a museum, the History Trail with audio tour, a replica of a 17th-century trading vessel, the Animal Forest zoo, settlement-era house, breathtaking vistas and gardens, picnic areas and more. Scheduled group tours are available.
At Fort Moultrie you can experience 171 years of coastal military history. The fort defended Charleston's harbor from the Revolutionary War through World War II.
Ruins of historic Fort Sumter, where the Civil War began. Hours vary throughout the year. Please call Fort Sumter National Monument for departure times, location and ticket prices. 843-883-3123
This state-of-the-art facility is the primary departure point for visitors to Fort Sumter, serving as an interpretive education center for the National Park Service to communicate the significance of Fort Sumter and its history. Exhibits provide an overview of the events leading up to the Civil War.
No parking fee. Boasting the longest fishing pier in the southeast, the park also features a snack and gift shop, Sweetgrass Cultural Arts Pavilion, War Memorial and Visitors Center. Visit www.ComeOnOverMP.com to view the calendar of events.
Overlooking the Cooper River, featuring performance pavilion, expansive lawn, picnic shelter, acres of walking paths, playground, fishing pier, dog park, and play fountain.