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20 Kid-Friendly Places to See in Charleston, S.C.

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20 Kid-Friendly Places to See in Charleston, S.C.

Introduction - Charleston is an ideal vacation destination for travelers of all ages. If you plan to visit with your family, then...

 
 

Shop or dine at the historic Charleston City Market

Place To See 1 - For made-in-Charleston goods, there's no better place in town than the Historic Charleston City Market. This market has been around...

 
 

Stroll through Joe Riley Waterfront Park

Place To See 2 - Joe Riley Waterfront Park is perfect for a relaxing stroll along Charleston's historic harbor. Two large fountains offer a break...

 
 

Charter a boat at Charleston Harbor Marina

Place To See 3 - Just across the Cooper River from the city's downtown area, Charleston Harbor Marina is a launching point to the open...

 
 

See the bobcats on Kiawah Island

Place To See 4 - Just over twenty miles from Charleston, Kiawah Island offers visitors a surprisingly pristine getaway from the city. The island is...

 
 

See the famous Angel Oak Tree

Place To See 5 - The gnarly, sprawling Angel Oak Tree on St. John's Island is about forty minutes from Downtown Charleston and makes a...

 
 

Learn about the Civil War at Fort Sumter National Monument

Place To See 6 - Charleston is steeped not only in America's colonial history but also in the events of its bloody civil war. Fort...

 
 
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Spend the night at Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum

Place To See 7 - This military museum gives visitors the full naval experience, with virtual reality flight simulators and the chance to board both...

 
 

Peruse seaside mansions along the Battery

Place To See 8 - This area gets its name from the artillery once placed along its seafront, but the Battery is far from the...

 
 

Visit the South Carolina Aquarium

Place To See 9 - It's tough to beat a family visit to the Aquarium, and the South Carolina Aquarium will not disappoint. The state's...

 
 

Learn about plantation life at Middleton Place

Place To See 10 - This 110-acre estate has been beautifully maintained as a time capsule for both high-society plantation life and America's roots in...

 
 

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