Sightseeing in Goose Creek

Two-Hour BYOB Cocktail Cruise or Three-Hour Afternoon Sail for Up to Six at Sail South Carolina (Up to 53% Off)

Sail South Carolina

Harleston Village

$350 $175

Expert captain mans a 43-foot sailboat during customized expeditions at sunset or during the day

Ghost or Civil War Walking Tour of Charleston for Two or Four from Old Charleston Walking Tours (Up to 57% Off)

Old Charleston Walking Tours

Charleston

$37 $17

Guides spend up to two hours leading groups through Charleston’s historic and haunted sites, such as old graveyards and battlegrounds

Pirate and Supernatural Tours for Two from Walks in History (Up to 53% Off). Three Options Available.

Walks in History

Multiple Locations

$40 $19

Authors of historical books guide tours past former pirate hideaways and current haunts including a Revolutionary War graveyard

Two-hour Photo Walking Tour of Charleston for 2 or 4 from Say Charleston! Photo Walking Tours (Up to 52% Off)

Say Charleston! Photo Walking Tours

Washington Square Park

$60 $29

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Photojournalist leads tour groups on a 2-mile stroll through Charleston while taking their pictures; access to an online gallery of shots

Crazy Dash Walking-Adventure Tour for Two or Four from Crazy Dash Digital Adventures (50% Off)

Crazy Dash Digital Adventures

Multiple Locations

$39.95 $20

The digital game requires a smartphone and takes you on a tour of the sights

Walking Tour for Two or Four from Civil War Walking Tours (Up to 53% Off)

Civil War Walking Tours

Historic Charleston Foundation Bookstore

$40 $19

History expert and reenactor leads Civil War tour of city, sprinkling in first-person narratives and period photographs

Dolphin Cruise at Sunset or Eco Tour of Capers Island for One or Two from Barrier Island Eco Tours (56% Off)

Barrier Island Eco Tours

Isle of Palms

$34 $16

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Naturalists take guests out to undeveloped Capers Island, whose surrounding salt marshes host bottlenose dolphins and other wildlife

$54 for a Dolphin-Watching Tour or Historical Cruise for Two from Captains Source ($150 Value)

Captains Source

Mount Pleasant

$150 $54

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Captains certified in marine life and harbor history set sail in search of dolphins or to disperse historical knowledge

Walking History or Ghost Tour for Two or Four from Beaufort Tours LLC (Up to 56% Off)

Beaufort Tours LLC

Northwest Quadrant

$40 $19

Walk through a 300-year-old town and learn about its history and pre-Civil War–era homes or spooky apparitions of Revolutionary soldiers

Admission for Two or Four at Brookgreen Gardens (Up to 55% Off)

Brookgreen Gardens

Pawleys Island

$28 $14

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Admission to first U.S. sculpture garden replete with exhibits, a film, and zoo

Visit for Two or Up to Two Adults and Four Kids to the Children's Museum of South Carolina (Up to 44% Off)

Children's Museum of South Carolina

Myrtle Beach

$16 $9

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Interactive exhibits encourage learning through imaginative play and hands-on exploration

Two or Four Tickets to Davenport House Museum (Up to 53% Off)

Davenport House Museum

Downtown Savannah

$18 $9

The award-winning preservation of a Federal-style home built by Isaiah Davenport lets visitors glimpse life in the 1820s

Public Walking Tour for Two or Four from Savannah Belle Tours (Up to 63% Off)

Savannah Belle Tours

Savannah Historic District

$40 $17

Friendly, knowledgeable guide Michelle leads groups on tours around Savannah landmarks, customizing stops to personal interests

Trolley Tours for One or Two from Oglethorpe - Gray Line Savannah Trolley Tours

Oglethorpe - Gray Line Savannah Trolley Tours

City of Savannah Visitors Center

$20 $11

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Narrated tours explore historic Savannah & its waterfront for 90 uninterrupted minutes; passengers hop on & off as they wish until 5:30 pm

Ghost of Savannah Pub Crawl for One, Two, or Four from Full Moon Tours (Up to 51% Off)

Full Moon Tours

Downtown Savannah

$20 $10

Learn about Savannah's spooky history during a pub crawl with stops at three to five watering holes

90-Minute Savannah Hauntings Ghost Tour for One, Two, or Four from See Savannah Walking Tours (Up to 51% Off)

See Savannah Walking Tours

Wright Square

$20 $11

Experienced guides lead walking tour groups between haunted sites, recounting paranormal events and stories of hauntings

Ghost Tour for Two, Four, or Six from Stroll Savannah (Up to 59% Off)

Stroll Savannah

Savannah

$32 $15

A fictional gravedigger or mortician's wife leads groups through the haunted mansions, cemeteries, and squares of Savannah

Crazy Dash Walking-Adventure Tour for Two or Four from Crazy Dash Digital Adventures (50% Off)

Crazy Dash Digital Adventures

Savannah

$39.95 $20

The digital game requires a smartphone and takes you on a tour of the sights

Outing for Two or Four to The Harper Fowlkes House (Up to 53% Off)

The Harper Fowlkes House

Downtown Savannah

$20 $10

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Nineteenth-century Greek Revival mansion showcases antique artwork, two-story porch & once-gas-burning chandeliers during regular tours

Ghost Tour for Two or Four from The Savannah Walks (Up to 54% Off)

The Savannah Walks

Downtown Savannah

$27 $13

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Guides shepherd groups through Savannah’s colonial district to induce shivers with tales of hauntings, exorcisms, and Gullah superstitions

Crazy Dash Walking-Adventure Tour for Two or Four from Crazy Dash Digital Adventures (50% Off)

Crazy Dash Digital Adventures

Columbia

$39.95 $20

The digital game requires a smartphone and takes you on a tour of the sights

Haunted-History Walking Tour for Two or Four with Ghost-Hunting Equipment from Spirit Expeditions (50% Off)

Spirit Expeditions

Columbia

$50 $25

A two-hour walking tour covers Columbia's most haunted areas and allows guests to conduct their own paranormal investigation

Historic Riverwalk Walking Tour for Two, Four, or Six from Palmetto Outdoor Center (Up to 60% Off)

Palmetto Outdoor Center

West Columbia

$20 $10

During a leisurely 1 mi. stroll along the boardwalks, knowledgeable guides illuminate guests on South Carolina’s history

Admission to the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force for Two or Four (Up to 50% Off)

National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force

Pooler

$20 $10

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Museum chronicles Mighty Eighth Air Force's legacy with stunning exhibits and a combat gallery with a B-17 bomber, currently being restored

Cooking Class for One or Two with Wine Tasting at The Presidential Culinary Museum (Up to 51% Off)

The Presidential Culinary Museum

Grover

$80 $40

Learn how to cook the same meals former presidents enjoyed from former White House chefs

$12 for an Annual Family Membership at Lexington County Museum ($25 Value)

Lexington County Museum

Lexington

$25 $12

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36 buildings, such as an original post office, populate the seven-acre museum, which recreates 19th century life in Lexington County

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A bird's eye view of Charleston affords spectacular vistas of the colonial charm of the city, the vast blue ocean that surrounds it, and the green marshes that separate the two. Holy City Helicopters organizes flight tours that provide anyone with access to these unparalleled views from above.

The helicopter tours hover over locations as far flung as Kiawah Island or Edisto Beach to let tour goers soak in the colorful sights of the Low Country. From inside the cabin of a chopper during some tours, guests can see local buildings and landmarks such as Rainbow Row from above or get a better look at the U.S.S. Yorktown at Patriot's Point. Though helicopters are not usually equipped with gyro stabilized imaging, this can be requested prior to the tour.

5875 S Aviation Ave.
North Charleston,
SC
US

Drayton Hall

When John Drayton broke ground on Drayton Hall in 1738, he had no idea that his estate would survive the American Revolution, the Civil War, an earthquake, and numerous hurricanes. The stories contained in the building?s walls span seven generations of history tied to the Draytons and the Bowens family, an African American family that lived and worked at Drayton Hall before and after emancipation. Since 1974, when Charles and Frank Drayton sold their ancestral home to the National Trust, visitors have been able to transport themselves into the past with more ease than rubbing the beard at the Lincoln Memorial.

The main house, a sweeping example of Georgian Palladian architecture, is the oldest near-original, unrestored colonial home in the United States. Like a helpful ghost, the grand rooms and original fireplaces whisper history into the ears of all visitors, telling tales of British and colonial soldiers who occupied the house during the American Revolution. Views from the portico are filled with drooping trees, spanish moss, and a grand driveway. Surrounding the estate, an undisturbed historic landscape backs up to the Ashley River, and also encompasses A Sacred Place, the oldest African American cemetery in the country still in use.

3380 Ashley River Rd
Charleston,
SC
US

Though built only in 2011, the nonprofit Redux Contemporary Art Center’s new 12,000-square-foot facility stays bustling all year, hosting six to eight free exhibitions in two galleries. After taking in the artwork, visitors can attend numerous free events, such as artist talks, film screenings, panels, and concerts. More than 100 classes foster artistic inclinations throughout the year as local qualified instructors help students master disciplines such as painting, drawing, and printmaking.

Redux's galleries stay full thanks in part to its 22 private artist studios, which accommodate emerging and mid-career artists with up to 240 square feet of creative space. Twenty-four-hour studio passes grant access to Redux’s darkroom, print studio, and woodshop. To encourage a sense of community, artists can participate in quarterly critiques, attend visiting-artist lectures, and debate their studio neighbors on artistic controversies such as whether Michelangelo’s David is as good as the earlier one he sculpted from Play-Doh.

136 Saint Philip St
Charleston,
SC
US

When the Charleston Museum was founded in 1773, South Carolina was still a British colony. Today, the museum is itself a historical gem, surviving both the American Revolution and Civil War and acquiring an astounding collection of South Carolinian artifacts along the way. Nine permanent exhibits include the Armory, brimming with antique weaponry, and the Lowcountry History Hall, which chronicles the land's metamorphosis from a tribal society into an agricultural empire, telling the story with early trading goods, slave badges, and pottery. Temporary exhibits change regularly, keeping visitors on their toes in the same way changing cell phone numbers every 24 hours does.

The museum extends its history-preserving mission to two area homes: the 19th-century Joseph Manigault House, once home to a wealthy rice plantation owner, and the Heyward-Washington House, where George Washington once stayed during a weeklong visit to the city. Restored rooms, period pieces, and loudly snoring grandfather clocks await guests during scheduled tours.

360 Meeting St
Charleston,
SC
US

At Walks in History, 1-mile tours are based on stories from the books Haunted Charleston and Haunted Harbor by authors Geordie Buxton and Ed Macy. The 90-minute Pirate and Haunted History tour tracks the fading footsteps of Blackbeard, Stede Bonnet, Anne Bonney, and Mary Read through the cobblestone streets and bastion walls of the Old Walled City. Making pit stops at six to eight haunts, the guides unravel tales regarding pirate hangings, Fort Sumter and the Pink House, where Blackbeard once shot rum and drunk dialed former first mates.

The 90-minute Supernatural Charleston Ghost Tour ventures into the murky twilight like a darkness-starved vampire bat after the summer solstice. As the expert guides snake through six to eight stops, they shed light on ghostly activity at sites such as the Old Citadel, a Revolutionary War burial ground, and the remains of the Charleston Orphan Asylum.

174 E Bay St, Ste 303
Charleston,
SC
US

"I love that I get to take a walk, literally, into the past every day." That's how Charleston Sole's owner, Brian Simms, described his job for the company website's Q & A section. A self-described history buff and Charleston native, Simms leads tours that explore the Holy City's past, lore, and legends. He spins tales of days past at landmarks such as Revolutionary War sites, Antebellum Mansions, and St. Michael's Church—Charleston's oldest church edifice. Simms' walking adventures last approximately two hours and cover 1.5 miles—the average distance humans can walk before needing to recharge their batteries.

122 East Bay Street
Charleston,
SC
US