Charleston’s Plantations and Quaint Towns

Three Days+/Three Nights Itinerary

Day 1

Afternoon: Check-in at the Charleston Place, renowned as Charleston’s finest hotel.  After meeting one another we start with a walking tour of historic Charleston led by Alex, a licensed Charleston tour guide and an 11th generation South Carolinian. The two hour tour takes us past “The Four Corners of Law”, “Rainbow Row”, “the Battery”, historic homes and private gardens.

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Evening: Tonight we enjoy Charleston’s oldest and most iconic seafood house, tucked away on a sparsely populated little island. Situated overlooking the water and it’s fishing boats that deliver up some of the freshest seafood around, it’s a casual, delicious and a memorable experience. Afterwards, we retire to our luxurious rooms.

Day 2

dsc_0496 Morning:  After breakfast at the Palmetto Cafe, we begin our ride today as we will cycle past historic homes and to the top of the new Ravenel Bridge for a panoramic view of the harbor and city. We cruise down the bridge and onto Mount Pleasant’s waterfront park and onto Patriots Point and a close up view of the USS Yorktown, then  to the Old Village of Mount Pleasant. We continue and Sullivan’s Island and Ft. Moultrie, then across Breach Inlet to Isle of Palms, as well. The serene beaches, rich marshes, and striking views of the Atlantic Ocean are a treat. Group ride of 26 miles with an option of 10 more.

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2017 Dates & costs / person

Dates in blue are available.Dates in gray are filled or no longer available.

Long Weekend Tours $1,495.00 (Thurs-Sun)

Sept. 14 -17 (2 spaces left)  ; Oct. 12-15 (6 spaces left)

Nov. 2 – 5 Nov. 23 -26 

Weekday Tours $1,395.00  (Mon – Thurs.)

Sept.18 -21 Full ; Sept.25 -28 Full ; Oct.2-5  Full

Oct. 9-12 (6 spaces left) ; Oct. 16-19  Full ; Oct. 23-26 (4 spaces  left)

Nov. 6-9 ;  Nov. 13 – 16

Spring 2018 Dates & costs / person

Long Weekend Tours $1,495.00 (Thurs.- Sun)

March 22 -25; April 19 – 22

May 17 -20; May 31 – June 3 

Weekday Tours $1,395.00 ( Mon -Thurs.)

March 19 -22 ;  March 26-29

April 2 – 5 ; April 9 -12 

April 16 -19 ; April 23 – 26

April 30 -May 3 ; May 7 – 10

dsc_0045 After a ride to Ft. Moultrie on Sullivan’s Island ,we enjoy lunch a favorite Carolina BBQ restaurant serving pulled pork, beef brisket, BBQ chicken and more. Afterwards we drive by van to Boone Hall Plantation for a tour of America’s most photographed plantation as well as one of America’s oldest working, living plantations which has produced crops continuously for over 320 years.

Afternoon: We return to Charleston Place where you may relax at their stunning pool, spa or shop on your own.

Evening: Enjoy a delicious meal at one of Charleston’s many fine restaurants  on your own this evening.

Day 3

054_1_0 Morning: After a full southern breakfast, we start our 28 or 37 mile ride on Wadmalaw Island just minutes away. We’ll ride past old farms and plantations

dsc_0226_0 making our way to the Charleston Tea Plantation, home of the only tea grown in America. We’ll enjoy a tour of the tea factory and a trolley ride of the fields followed by a picnic featuring low country foods under the shade of the plantations Live Oaks. Afterwards,  for those wishing a longer ride, and additional 9 miles is available. We then will shuttle to John’s Island to view Angel Oak, an amazing Live Oak tree, with a 28 foot circumference.

Afternoon: We return to the Charleston Place, where you may relax at the pool/spa or enjoy walking or shopping in the market area across the street from our hotel.

Evening: This evening we walk to dinner at one of our favorite Four Star restaurants with a very creative chef serving a delicious three course meal of your choice.

Day 4

mc-63689724-1 Morning: Some may take an early optional self- guided one hour bike ride through the streets of Charleston, before our last delectable breakfast and saying farewell.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

164 Market St Ste 104, Charleston, SC 29401, Phone: 1-800-408-1830 or 843-881-9878
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