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Pristine beaches, monumental battleships and beautifully preserved architecture can all be found in Charleston. You can be as adventurous or as tame as you like. Best of all, our mild climate means you can enjoy most of our sights year-round.

We stop for a visit to Charleston Tea Plantation for a fun and educational one-of-a-kind experience. See and hear how tea is grown and made into the world’s 2nd most consumed beverage. You get to see the famous Angel Oak with its massive limbs resting on the ground standing 65ft. tall and offering over 17,000 square feet of shade. With more to explore every day, the South Carolina Aquarium shares the wonders of the sea. Marvel at turtles, stingrays, sharks, otters, jellyfish, alligators and more. Daily dive shows and interactive programs. Travel through the new Madagascar Journey exhibit featuring ring-tailed lemurs then take a cruise and a walking tour, visit the submarine exhibit then take a tour of an aircraft carrier or destroyer. There are endless possibilities for fun and adventure in Charleston where history lives!

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Day 3:

  • Breakfast included at the hotel
  • Morning visit to Patriot’s Point home to an aircraft carrier, destroyer, submarine and Coast Guard Cutter
  • Eco-Cruise highlighting local wildlife and plant life
  • Depart for home

Day 2:

  • Walking tour of the city includes: Provost Dungeon, “Four Corners of Government”, Citadell campus tour, Rainbow Row, and the Battery
  • Cruise to Fort Sumter
  • 4 meals included


 

 

     

       

      Charleston Attractions

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      Let Kelly Tours take care of all of the details for your student trip to Charleston. Travel by deluxe motorcoach charter. Let your students see Charleston's wonderful sites.

      Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum, home of the USS YORKTOWN is South Carolina's most unique and memorable attraction. It appeals to visitors of all ages and backgrounds. The message is presented in an interactive, hands on, respectful and engaging manner. Although our mission of honoring and educating never changes our options of meeting those goals is forever evolving. Get ready to explore and experience the ship affectionately known as the "Fighting Lady." Our History and Science...

      Let Kelly Tours take care of all of the details for your student trip to Charleston. Travel by deluxe motorcoach charter. Let your students see Charleston's wonderful sites.

      Give your students an unforgettable educational experience. Touring the Hunley is a comprehensive educational experience that includes history, forensic science, archaeology, and conservation. When students view the world's first successful combat submarine in her 90,000 gallon conservation tank, they will also enjoy the unique opportunity to see an active archaeological site. All tours are docent lead, and can focus on the area of expertise that fits your curriculum....

      Let Kelly Tours take care of all of the details for your student trip to Charleston. Travel by deluxe motorcoach charter. Let your students see Charleston's wonderful sites.

      Rainbow Row is a vibrant stretch of homes from the mid-1700s and one of Charleston's most unique landmarks. The Battery was originally a public park in 1837 and served as a fort during the Civil War. Today, you'll see children climbing 150-year-old cannons and live oaks dripping with Spanish moss against the Charleston Harbor. It is referred to as Rainbow Row for the pastel colors used to paint all of the houses. It is a common tourist attraction and is one of the most photographed parts of...

      Let Kelly Tours take care of all of the details for your student trip to Charleston. Travel by deluxe motorcoach charter. Let your students see Charleston's wonderful sites.

      Enjoy the Old South as you wander through alleys passing hidden gardens in Charleston's historic district on walking tour. Learn about one of the country's oldest cities and enjoy historic highlights and famous landmarks, including Rainbow Row, Provost Dungeon, "Four Corners of Government", Citidel Campus tour, and the Battery. Antebellum mansions are located at the Charleston Peninsula's southern tip. These are some of the area's most lavish residences, such as the Palmer Home (also known...

      Let Kelly Tours take care of all of the details for your student trip to Charleston. Travel by deluxe motorcoach charter. Let your students see Charleston's wonderful sites.

      Climb aboard one of the tour boats to enjoy the beauty of the Charleston Harbor and learn the rich history. During the scenic and relaxing tour, you will see over 75 landmarks and points of interest! Your professional USCG licensed captain will narrate history, sights, and facts about the Charleston Harbor as you pass locations critical to United States history. While aboard, you'll get close-up views of the Charleston's most famous and charming sights, including: Fort Sumter: One of...

      Let Kelly Tours take care of all of the details for your student trip to Charleston. Travel by deluxe motorcoach charter. Let your students see Charleston's wonderful sites.

      At the Charleston education is a vital part of our mission and we strive to provide all students with engaging experiences, combining lessons in biology, environmental science and conservation with exciting opportunities that make learning fun. The South Carolina Aquarium offers endless benefits to school groups, complimentary standards-based curriculum and unique hands-on educational packages. Walk through our step-by-step field trip planning guide to build the perfect trip for you and your...

      The Angel Oak Tree - Charleston Tree is an absolute must see for anyone visiting Charleston South Carolina. It is on everyone's top ten list of things to do in Charleston. Despite being located on John's Island, the Angel Oak has come to symbolize Charleston South Carolina. A large number of people search for "Angel Oak Charleston South Carolina" even thought this tree is on John's Island. It is a southern live oak located in Angel Oak Park, on Johns Island SC. The Angel Oak Tree is estimated to be in excess of 400-500 years old, stands 66.5 ft (20 m) tall, measures 28 ft (8.5 m) in circumference, and produces shade that covers 17,200 square feet (1,600 m2). From tip to tip Its longest branch distance is 187 ft. The Angel Oak Tree is thought to be one of the oldest living things in the country. The land where the Angel Oak Tree stands was part of Abraham Waight's 1717 land grant. The City of Charleston now owns the property. The Angel Oak Park is free and the tree should be added to any visit to Charleston, Kiawah or Seabrook Islands. In fact, if you are going to Kiawah Island or Seabrook Islands, you will likely drive within a few hundred feet of the Angel Oak Tree.

      The Angel Oak Tree is an absolute must see for anyone visiting Charleston South Carolina. It is on everyone's top ten list of things to do in Charleston. Despite being located on John's Island, the Angel Oak has come to symbolize Charleston South Carolina. It is a southern live oak located in Angel Oak Park, on Johns Island SC. The Angel Oak Tree is estimated to be in excess of 400-500 years old, stands 66.5 ft. tall, measures 28 ft. in circumference, and produces shade that covers 17,200...

      Let Kelly Tours take care of all of the details for your student trip to Charleston. Travel by deluxe motorcoach charter. Let your students see Charleston's wonderful sites.

      Charleston Tea Plantation is the home of American Classic Tea, tea grown in America. It is located on Wadmalaw Island in the heart of South Carolina's Lowcountry. Its grounds include 127 acres of tea plants, a working Tea Factory and a charming Plantation Gift Shoppe. Also available to guests is an adventurous and educational Trolley Tour that explores the scenic grounds that produce American Classic Tea. Did you know that Bigelow Tea owns the Charleston Tea Plantation? In 2003, the Bigelow...


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