12 days in Charleston Itinerary

12 days in Charleston Itinerary

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Charleston

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Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Fort Moultrie and St. Michael's Church. Hunting Island Lighthouse and Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Charleston: Botany Bay Plantation Heritage Preserve and Wildlife Management Area (in Edisto Island), Beaufort (Charlesfort / Santa Elena Monument, Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park, & more) and Old Sheldon Church Ruins (in Yemassee). There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of Charleston Museum, contemplate the long history of Hopsewee Plantation, explore the different monuments and memorials at Magnolia Cemetery, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Charleston trip planner .

In January in Charleston, expect temperatures between 59°F during the day and 40°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Charleston

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Beaufort, Georgetown, Mount Pleasant, Kiawah Island, The Center for Birds of Prey
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Fort Moultrie ©
Fort Moultrie
The Charleston Museum ©
The Charleston Museum
Old Sheldon Church Ruins ©
Old Sheldon Church Ruins

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