Things To Do In North Charleston

Up to 62% Off CrossFit Classes

North Charleston

$65 $29

Members shed calories and build muscle through group classes, a fully stocked cardio center, free weights, and functional training

Up to 76% Off at Masters Studios

Multiple Locations

$70 $25

Masters Studios trains students to achieve goals, whether to get in shape, train, or to become a martial arts master

50% Off Flight-Simulator Flying Lesson

Charleston International Airport

$125 $62

Take to imitation skies inside a full-motion flight simulator that features wrap-around visuals and a realistic motion platform

55% Off Boot Camp

North Charleston

$119 $54

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Up to 52% Off Group Fitness Classes

North Charleston

$60 $29

Passionate, licensed fitness trainer uses her own experience at weight loss to lead people of all fitness levels in entertaining classes

Up to 50% Off Bowling at Royal Lanes

Goose Creek

$58 $29

36-lane bowling alley with automatic scoring, more than 20 TVs, a sports bar, an arcade, and billiards

Up to 63% Off at The Yoga House of Charleston

Charleston

$90 $40

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"Internationally trained yoga instructors lead beginner classes, gentle yoga, flow sessions, and hot yoga in heated rooms

57% Off Aquatic Memberships at Charleston JCC

Charleston

$250 $109

Individuals and families can splash around in the pool, play tennis and basketball, and work out in group classes at the renovated center

Up to 56% Off at AMF Bowling Co.

AMF Triangle Lanes

$28 $17

Bowling at over 250 locations across the country hosts groups of two, four, or six for two hours of bowling

Bikram Yoga Charleston – Up to 71% Off

Multiple Locations

$120 $35

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Physically challenging yoga classes meet in 105-degree practice spaces with 40% humidity, promoting healthy bodies and focused minds

Up to 81% Off Paintball Package

Mt. Pleasant Paintball

$40 $10

Paintball Promos packages includes admission to area field and all necessary equipment

Up to 53% Off Sailboat Outings

Harleston Village

$350 $175

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

50% Off Flyboard Lesson

Beaches

$299 $149

Attached to a rider's feet, water-propulsion nozzles lift riders into the air to soar over the water and dive beneath the surface

Up to 57% Off from 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

Up to 51% Off Beginner Dance Lessons

Multiple Locations

$70 $35

Experienced instructors lead individuals or pairs through private, personalized lessons and group practice sessions designed for beginners

Up to 58% Off Low-Country Walking Tour

Multiple Locations

$40 $19

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Knowledgeable guides weave tales of Charleston's history during 90-minute walking tours of downtown and two-hour tours of historic areas

Up to 53% Off Pirate and Ghost Walking Tours

Multiple Locations

$40 $19

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

Up to 50% Off Walking Photo Tour

Historic District

$49.60 $27.99

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Walking tours explore Charleston gardens, mansions, and Civil War sites, with historical narration and photography tips along the way

Half Off Disc Golf at Trophy Lakes

Charleston

$20 $9.99

Players toss rental disc on 18-hole course with two tee boxes per hole

Up to 53% Off Yoga Classes at Arts For Fitness

Charleston

$55 $28

Students of all levels improve their balance, strength, and flexibility in a serene, supportive environment

Up to 51% Off BYOB Sailing Excursions

Charleston

$120 $66

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27-foot Stiletto catamaran seating up to six takes guests on sunset or dolphin eco tours or daytime private charters, all of which are BYOB

50% Off Walking-Adventure Tour for 2 or 4

Multiple Locations

$39.95 $20

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

Up to 54% Off Children's Gymnastics Classes

Wando

$60 $30

Instructors guide small groups of children through gymnastics exercises, helping them to develop physical ability and confidence

Up to 60% Off Private Tennis Lessons

Arthur B. Schirmer Jr. Tennis Center

$50 $25

USPTA/PTR-certified coach teaches lessons customized toward students’ playing styles & weaknesses

Up to 63% Off Boot Camp

Multiple Locations

$80 $33

Exercisers sweat through combinations of cardio, interval, and CrossFit techniques to boost metabolism, tone muscle, and burn fat

Up to 77% Off Boot Camp at J Nichols Fitness

Multiple Locations

$150 $49

Outdoor boot camps focus on subjects like flexibility training, strength training, aerobic conditioning, and core work

Up to 53% Off from 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

Up to 58% Off Riding Lessons or Trail Ride

Johns Island

$45 $25

Equestrians lead guests down scenic paths on horseback or teach beginning riders the basics of horsemanship during private lessons

Up to 51% Off Kayak Tour

James Island

$49 $24

Side creeks, marshes & winding waters along Folly River take kayakers & guides into habitats of bottlenose dolphins & shore birds

Captain Dan's Water Tours – Up to Half Off Boat Tour

Shen Creek Marina

$350 $189

Glimpse dolphins and a seaside view of Charleston and the harbor aboard the vessel of an experienced captain licensed by the US Coast Guard

65% Off Martial-Arts Lessons

Mount Pleasant

$240 $84

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Up to 69% Off at Capital Karate

Mount Pleasant

$174 $69.99

Classes teach American freestyle karate with elements of other martial-arts styles

Up to 55% Off Sailing Lesson

Mount Pleasant

$95 $47

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Afternoon or sunset lessons sail through the harbor year-round as US Sailing–certified instructors teach sailing basics to students

50% Off Music Lessons

Mount Pleasant

$120 $60

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Up to 50% Off Sailing Trip for Up to Four

Mount Pleasant

$240 $119

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

Up to 53% Off Soccer Training Sessions

Mount Pleasant

$40 $19

Players work on footwork and ball control through futsal, an indoor soccer variant with a smaller ball

50% Off Music Equipment

Mount Pleasant

$20 $10

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Up to 58% Off Tennis Lesson for Two or Four

Mount Pleasant

$75 $35

USPTA–certified tennis instructors help hone players' skills during one-hour private lessons, followed by an hour of court time

51% Off Guitar Lessons at Music Unlimited

Mount Pleasant

$120 $59

Guitar lessons taught by John Madden, an instructor who has worked with hundreds of students in rock, blues, jazz, and classical styles

Up to 52% Off Boat Cruises

Charleston Harbor Resort and Marina

$295 $145

Passengers can kick back and enjoy the beauty of the waterfront, and keep an eye out for local wildlife such as dolphins and pelicans

Up to 57% Off Sunset Dolphin Cruise

Mount Pleasant

$110 $49

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Bottlenose dolphins occasionally appear as groups glide past Charleston Harbor sites including Ravenel Bridge and USS Yorktown

55% Off Martial Arts

Mount Pleasant

$29 $13

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Up to 52% Off Youth Dance Classes

Mount Pleasant

$60 $29

All experience levels are welcome in youth recreational classes that teach styles such as ballet, tap, hip-hop, and jazz

Up to 59% Off Cruises from Centerline Charters

Charleston Harbor Marina

$200 $99

Kick back and coast around Charleston's waterways during daytime or sunset cruises that explore rivers and pass sites such as Fort Sumter

Up to 56% Off a Guided Paddleboard Tour for Two, Four, or Six

Mount Pleasant

$150 $75

Groups stand atop paddleboards for a scenic two-hour tour that departs from Shem Creek boat landing

50% Off Standup Paddleboarding

Mount Pleasant

$30 $15

Clients of all skill levels explore local surf atop rental standup paddleboards; customers can also purchase paddleboards or surfboards

75% Off CrossFit

Summerville

$125 $31

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Up to 57% Off Boot Camp or Personal Training

Summerville

$80 $39

Students can work out as a group in boot-camp classes, or meet one-on-one with a personal trainer for in-depth coaching

55% Off a Dolphin Tour via Kayak

Edisto Beach

$88 $40

Experienced biologist leads kayaker groups through the marshes of Edisto Beach to catch glimpses of dolphins, snowy egrets, and bald eagles

45% Off One-Hour Flight Tour for Three at Fidelis Aviation

Multiple Locations

$290 $159

Experienced commercial pilots take up to three guests soaring through the air over sea islands, marshlands, and Atlantic coastline

50% Off Mini Golf at Legendary Golf

Multiple Locations

$30 $15

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Players can traverse three courses and challenge their skills as they encounter curved tracks, water hazards, trees, and other obstacles

Up to 52% Off Kayak Rental for One or Two

Hilton Head Island

$30 $15

Paddle through calm waters of Pinckney Island while keeping an eye out for dolphins, manatees, and shorebirds

Up to 60% Off Private Golf Lessons

Bluffton

$90 $39

Instructor with more than a 10 years of teaching experience helps golfers perfect their short game or overcome other issues

Up to 53% Off Standup-Paddleboarding Tour

Bluffton

$100 $49

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Knowledgeable guides lead two-hour paddleboarding expeditions through Hilton Head Island waterways in search of dolphins, fish, and birds

Up to 63% Off Shooting-Range Packages

Ridgeland

$55 $25

Air-conditioned range at an outfitter staffed by experts in all manner of firearms

51% Off Guided Hand-Crabbing Trip in Bluffton

Bluffton

$200 $99

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On 24-foot Carolina Skiff, captains ferry private parties of up to six to Bluffton's back creeks in search of blue crab to catch by hand.

Up to Half Off at Old Carolina Golf Club

Bluffton

$48 $24

9-hole course designed by course architect Clyde Johnston set on the site of a former horse farm features palms, pines, and waterways

Up to 56% Off Kayaking and Paddleboarding

Bluffton

$130 $65

Steer a kayak or paddleboard through the estuaries and blackwater rivers of Hilton Head Island and Bluffton, following a guide the whole way

55% Off

Shaw AFB-Horatio

$110 $49

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49% Off Martial-Arts Lessons

Sumter

$45 $23

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Up to 55% Off Visit at Brookgreen Gardens

Pawleys Island

$28 $14

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

Up to 66% Off Classes at Savannah Yoga Room

Whitemarsh Island

$75 $30

Dedicated instructors teaches Hatha Yoga Flow techniques; host heated and unheated sessions for a range of skill levels

Up to 44% Off Boutique Shopping Tour from 'Tiques

Savannah

$37.50 $21

Follow your style host as they lead you to nine of Savannah's hottest boutiques while shopping and spotting historic landmarks along the way

Up to 53% Off Folklore and Ghost Tour

Savannah Visitors Center

$40 $19

Tourists go on a journey to explore local folklore, history, and culture with a special focus on ghosts and spirits

48% Off Paddleboard Rental and Lesson

Tybee Island

$75 $39

Students embark onto the flat waters surrounding Tybee Island to learn standup paddleboarding techniques during one-hour tutorials

Up to 63% Off Spooky Tales Ghost Tour

Downtown Savannah

$40 $16

Guides share Savannah’s haunted history with a guided walking tour filled with stories and spooky happenings

Up to 56% Off Savannah Hauntings Ghost Tour

Wright Square

$20 $10

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

Up to 60% Off Historical or Ghost Tour from The Savannah Walks

Downtown Savannah

$36 $18

Guides shepherd groups through Savannah’s historical sites and induce shivers with tales of hauntings, exorcisms, and Gullah superstitions

Up to 67% Off Adult or Youth Wing Chun Classes

Savannah

$150 $49

Wing chun fitness classes teach a self-defense art while whipping bodies into physical specimens

Up to 52% Off at Fitness on Broughton

Downtown Savannah

$79.99 $39

Burn fat and build muscle with the gym's weights and cardio and strength equipment, then relax in the hot tubs, dry saunas, and steam rooms

42% Off Trolley Tours

City of Savannah Visitors Center

$26 $15

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Narrated tours explore historic Savannah & its waterfront for 90 uninterrupted minutes; includes entrance to Massie Heritage Center

Up to 64% Off at Spotlight Theatres Eisenhower 6

Savannah

$14 $5

Six screens with digital sound and 3-D-ready projectors show first-run films while audiences fill plush seats

Up to 53% Off Ghost Tour or Historical Cemetery Tour

Multiple Locations

$60 $29

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Get a taste of Southern Gothic horror with tours to spooky Savannah neighborhoods, cemeteries, and historic sites

55% Off Boot Camp and Cardio Kickboxing

Champions Training Center

$96 $43

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Up to 51% Off Ghost-Themed Pub Crawl

Downtown Savannah

$20 $10

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

Up to 60% Off Tour of Bonaventure Cemetery

Victory Heights

$35 $16

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History buff Shannon Scott’s graveyard tales span an era from 1754 to now, touching on Al Capone’s hooch runner & historic local characters

50% Off Walking-Adventure Tour for 2 or 4

Savannah

$39.95 $20

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

Up to 71% Off Yoga at AOA Fitness, LLC

Wilmington Island

$120 $40

Instructors lead attendees through series of flowing poses in Hatha-style basic yoga, prenatal yoga, and power yoga classes

53% Off Roller Skating

Skyland Terrace/Greenway Park/Grove Park

$40 $19

This medieval-castle-style roller-skating rink pairs stone walls, archways, and coats of arms with modern music and lights

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It was February 17, 1864. The USS Housatonic floated in Charleston Harbor atop calm, cold waters. Below the surface, a group of Confederate soldiers sweated bullets as they cranked the propellers of the H. L. Hunley, speeding toward the Union's Housatonic on a historic mission: they would become the first submarine crew ever to sink an enemy ship. A 135-pound torpedo struck the Housatonic's stern, detonating a fiery explosion that sank the vessel within minutes. The Hunley then surfaced just long enough for the crew to flash a blue magnesium light, signaling to fellow forces on the shore that the mission succeeded and the submarine would return. And it did—but not until almost 140 years later, when it was raised from the harbor's sandy bottom on August 8, 2000, after author Clive Cussler discovered the wreck intact.

Today, the leaders of the nonprofit H. L. Hunley Submarine seek to conserve, restore, and ultimately exhibit this historic vessel, as well as solve the mystery of how it completed its mission only to vanish moments later. They welcome visitors to see the submarine in its current condition—within a 90,000-gallon conservation tank—and educate guests on the vessel's many details. Guides walk guests through features such as the manual-propulsion system and automatic moon roof, and illuminate exhibits such as a lifesize model from the TNT movie The Hunley.

1250 Supply St
North Charleston,
SC
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Designed to look like an island retreat, Whirlin’ Waters Adventure Waterpark is more than just a place to beat the heat. It’s a fun-filled playground complete with slides, squirt guns, and a wave pool. The Big Splash Tree House is outfitted with 66 interactive features, including a giant bucket that drenches visitors with more than 1,000 gallons of water. The Tubular Twister sends riders shooting down a trio of 300-foot slides, while the Big Kahuna recreates the ocean’s waves in a 27,000-square foot pool. Little ones can play in gentler areas such as Lily Pad Lagoon and Otter Bay, which has a six-lane racer slide. In between aquatic activities, you can relax in the lazy river or stop by the concession stands for a quick bite.

8888 University Blvd
North Charleston,
SC
US

Bring your kids to Monkey Joe's fun-filled inflatable play center! Our wall-to-wall inflatable slides, jumps, and obstacle courses will keep your kids active, happy, and healthy. Our play center is suitable for kids 12 years-old and younger. Our Mini Monkey Zone is a separate toddler play area that will keep your little one

4952 Centre Pointe Drive
North Charleston,
SC
US

CTK Fitness’s troupe of certified health heroes connects consistent workouts to improved eating habits to help clients lose weight and achieve fitness goals. Each 60-minute boot-camp class begins with a gentle warm-up to loosen limbs from atrophic tendencies before enlisting bodies in a fast-paced circuit-training routine, including stations for weight training, cardio, and acceptable bed making. Focused on treating bodies inside and out, CTK complements fitness classes with specially designed eating plans. A certified trainer works with individual svelte seekers to create a preplanned menu and nurture corporeal vessels with either 1,200–1,500 healthful calories per day or one loving grandmother to tuck them in at night.

283 Dorchester Manor Blvd
N Charleston,
SC
US

Budding skaters can learn to sail on frozen seas at Carolina Ice Palace, whose coaches are all members of the Professional Skaters Association and have decades of combined experience. Designed by the U.S. Figure Skating Association, the Basic Skills Learn to Skate Program introduces essential ice maneuvers to both recreational skaters and those who wish to decorate Christmas trees with Olympic medals, helping them to explore moves including forward skating, backward skating, stops, edges, crossovers, turns, and mohawks. Classes, which consist of 30 minutes of instruction and 30 minutes of practice time each week, are available on Mondays and Saturdays and are suited for children or adults who want to put the running sneakers on ice, strap on skates, and incinerate many calories.

7665 Northwoods Blvd
North Charleston,
SC
US

A cannon sits on the top of a grassy mound, greeting golfers as they pass through the fairway. Though it has long been dormant, the cannon seems primed for ambush, nestled under the cover of live oak trees. The artillery is just one way The Links at Stono Ferry's golf course showcases its storied history; the acclaimed, 18-hole course once served as the riverside setting for the Battle of Stono Ferry during the Revolutionary War, an outpost for Confederate artillery during the Civil War, and a modern-day battleground for war-mongering sprinklers.

Running along a track of ancient oak trees and intracoastal waters, the course challenges golfers with a 6,814-yard layout designed by Ron Garl. The front nine meanders through Lowcountry pines and sprawling wasteland, while the back nine lets lonely golf carts hug the coast as they progress towards slick, Bermuda grass putting greens. The par-three 18th hole brings rounds to a dramatic conclusion, as golfers must fight through a sea of Redcoats in order land tee shots on a true island green.

4812 Stono Links Dr
Hollywood,
SC
US

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