Historic Charleston
Day Trip to Charleston

Historic Charleston Day Trip

The charm and romance of Charleston, SC come together with historic trademarks that leave this city to be one of the most sought after tourist destinations. Listed below is an attempt to showcase some of the historical prominence that Charleston offers... packed into one day! Once you see the beauty firsthand, I'm sure you'll want to come back for more!

Keep in mind that this is not a one-size-fits-all itinerary. So use the following simply as a suggestion and curtail it to your liking.

Also, please note that there are multiple options listed under each part of the day. Your ability to do more than one option will depend on how much time you spend at your first stop. In some instances, only one activity will be doable.

Regarding any of the dining options: These are purely suggestions based on where you may end your touring of the city. Visit our Charleston Restaurants page for a plethora of dining opportunities that may better fit your palate and budget.

Disclaimer: Please note that www.Things-To-Do-In-Charleston.com is not a concierge and is unable to make bookings for the below Charleston Day Trip. The itinerary listed below is merely a suggestion to assist you in developing your own agenda while in the Lowcountry. As always, please contact any listed attractions to assure the correct operating hours and pricing.

If you are interested in a planned itinerary, please visit our Charleston Tours page for touring companies who specialize in optimizing your time in Charleston.

Historic Charleston Day Trip
A Suggested Itinerary

Breakfast Options
Hominy Grill
Diane’s Restaurant

Morning Activity Options (9:00am – 11:30am)
Carriage Tour of Charleston
Walking Tour of Charleston
Old Exchange and Provost Dungeon

Lunch Options (12:00pm – 1:30pm)
Poogan’s Porch
Wild Wing Café
East Bay Crab Shack
Fleet Landing

Afternoon Options (2:00pm – 4:30pm)
Tours of Historic Homes. (tours are from 45 minutes to an hour)

Pre-Dinner Options (4:30pm – 6:30pm)
Walk through Old City Market & Shops of Market Street
Shopping along King Street

Dinner Options (6:30pm – 8:00pm)
Mad River Bar and Grill
Tommy Condon’s
Peninsula Grill
Circa 1886

Night-time Options
Stroll down Waterfront Park, continuing onto the Battery & White Point Gardens
Ghost tour

View other Charleston Day Trip suggested itineraries:

Charleston Favorites
History Buff
Foodies Delight
The Shop-a-holic
Riding in Style
Sunny Side Up
All in the Family (Things to do with Kids!)

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