Charleston has something exciting and interesting to offer area residents as well as visiting business or leisure travelers. Scores of tours can be experienced in multiple areas of interest so that one has to choose carefully if time is limited while here in the Holy City. So named for the unusually high number of churches and temples found here in Charleston resulting from a rather large migration of Western Europeans. If a touch of mystery and suspense is what you seek, perhaps a walk at night by lamplight and tour the Charleston sites known for reports of hauntings and sightings of ghostly apparitions. See the places, hear the stories and test whether you trust your own eyes and ears.
For a city this old and packed with hundreds of years of transition from a port city to what she has become, the historical buildings and sites may be just the thing for history buffs. Right from early Revolutionary days, through the War of 1812 and having fired the first shot of the Civil War, there is enough history as a city that housed George Washington and provided the battle headquarters for Robert E. Lee, and where a signer of the Declaration of Independence lived right next to his brother, a signer of the United States Constitution. American history can not only be taught here, but also taught with a visual accounting of exactly where the history took place. For the history buff with a particular interest in the mechanics of war, there are several tours in connection with important sites for many of the country's wars: Revolutionary, Civil and World Wars such as Fort Moultrie, Fort Sumter, and the USS Yorktown, respectively. Enjoy using our trip planner when selecting what you want to see and do during your visit to Charleston!