Things To Do In North Charleston

Laser Tag for Two or Complete Fun Package for Two or Four at GloZone (Up to 51% Off)

GloZone

North Charleston

Laser beams zap the fiber-optic vests of opponents during games of laser tag; fun package includes mini golf and arcade tokens

$24 $12

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5, 10, or Unlimited CrossFit Classes with CrossFit Swagger at Select Fitness (Up to 62% Off)

Select Fitness

North Charleston

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

$65 $29

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$39 for $70 Groupon — Personal Training

Performance Nutrition

North Charleston

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$70 $39

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$20 for 30 Classes from MetaBody Yoga & Fitness Pass ($350 Value)

MetaBody Yoga & Fitness Pass

Multiple Locations

Instructors encourage full-body results in a variety of fitness classes supplemented by a success guide and nutritional coaching

$350 $20

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Two Weeks of Unlimited Classes for Kids or Adults at Masters Studios (Up to 76% Off). Three Options Available.

Masters Studios

Multiple Locations

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

$70 $25

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Go-Kart Rides and VIP Racing Membership for One, Two, or Four at Charleston Rush Speedway (Up to 52% Off)

Charleston Rush Speedway

North Charleston

Race 12 laps in a junior cart, or 16 laps (2.5 miles) in an adult cart, and gain membership privileges for one year

$52 $25

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Flight Aviation Lesson or 30-Minute Helicopter Tour and Photo Safari from Holy City Helicopters (Up to 45% Off)

Holy City Helicopters

North Charleston

Take to the skies for an hour-long lesson in a Robinson R22 helicopter, or sit back for a picturesque cruise above regional landmarks

$325 $225

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10 Group Fitness Classes or One Month of Unlimited Classes at 4Ever Fit Studio (Up to 52% Off)

4Ever Fit Studio

North Charleston

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

$60 $29

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Fresh Beat Band at North Charleston Performing Arts Center on November 11 at 6:30 p.m. (Up to 40% Off)

Fresh Beat Band

North Charleston Performing Arts Center

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Nick Jr. musical quartet take the stage for a summer concert

$39.85 $24

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Maxwell at North Charleston Performing Arts Center on July 29 at 7:30 p.m. (Up to 51% Off)

Maxwell

North Charleston Performing Arts Center

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Grammy-winning neo-soul legend continues to build on his triumphant 2010 return with heartfelt odes to love and loss

$60.30 $30

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Sesame Street Live!: "Make A New Friend" at North Charleston Performing Arts Center on September 9 (Up to 46% Off)

Sesame Street Live!: "Make A New Friend"

North Charleston Performing Arts Center

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Grover, Elmo, Abby Cadabby, and Cookie Monster learn that friendship is universal when a foreign visitor arrives at Sesame Street

$27.90 $15

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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

In six locations around the Charleston area, King Street Grille rolls out upscale pub fare and a few dozen flat-screen televisions. Full of contemporary versions of traditional bar favorites, the menu unfolds to reveal mac ?n? cheese egg rolls, nine types of grilled, hand-formed burgers, and plates weighed down with comforting entrees, such as pork chops and Chicken Madeira. The bar stocks more than 100 beers and its own line of liquor to wash down meals or offer as gifts to the thirsty actors who reenact big games inside the TV. Throughout the week, the eatery pairs good food with good times by transforming its space into a venue for trivia nights, billiards, and live music.

2150 Northwoods Blvd
North Charleston,
SC
US

With their fleet of Robinson R22 utility helicopters, the aviators at Charleston Helicopters take joy in breaking the laws of gravity. They whisk passengers high above Charleston for flight lessons and photo tours, and while passing over the harbor, guests can snap shots of the Battery, Shem Creek, and various forts. Viewers may also zoom over the Charleston skyline to admire buildings soaked in red-and-orange sunsets and the flickering lights of surrounding towns. Many of Charleston Helicopters's tours invite guests to toast airborne triumphs upon landing with champagne, instilling an extra sense of victory without having to drag race passing geese.

5875 S Aviation Ave
North Charleston,
SC
US

Named after the military fortifications that once protected the Carolina coast's precious stores of 9-volts, the Charleston Battery attempts to bring Europe's practiced and precise brand of soccer across the Atlantic, their cleats sharpened by regular exhibitions with teams from the English Premier League. The team has snagged four USL-Pro league titles, performing amid a human mosaic of yellow and black at Blackbaud Stadium, which channels the vibes of British football stadiums with clear sight lines and an English pub, The Three Lions.

1990 Daniel Island Dr
Daniel Island,
SC
US

Students at Paul Mitchell the School Charleston learn techniques cultivated by the widely acclaimed brand that has received many honors, including mentions in Esquire, Seventeen, and Allure magazines. The school’s pupils prettify clients with a host of guest services, including haircuts, highlights, perms, and formal 'dos to match the ice sculptures you saw at your cousin’s wedding.

4952 Centre Pointe Dr
North Charleston,
SC
US