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Daniel Island

Known for Family-Friendly, Football and Sports

Island views, restaurants, and sights like Blackbaud Stadium—discover it all in Daniel Island.

How do you get to Daniel Island?

Island views, restaurants, and sights like Blackbaud Stadium—discover it all in Daniel Island.

Things to do in Daniel Island

Stroll the city’s waterfront esplanades at sunset, when the afternoon sun begins to dip and the harbor is lit with soft colors.

Tour an aircraft carrier that earned its battle stars in World War II and the Vietnam War.

Wander through excellent gardens, stroll along the scenic banks of the river and learn about Charleston’s dark history in the museum.

Turtles, alligators and birds abound in this former plantation, now swampland, gardens, lakes and forest.

See an array of aquatic creatures, including an albino alligator, in underwater habitats ranging from salt marshes to coastal plains.

Learn about American military heroes, climb aboard the vessels in the harbor and sleep the night in the quarters of a ship.

Purchase food, jewelry and handicrafts in the market and learn about local tradition, the Civil War and slavery at its museum.

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Taste your way through the flavors, savors, and aromas of Charleston on this guided walking tour of the city's favorite eateries and cuisines. Explore the city's history and culture as you sample grits, pralines, sweet tea, and other delicious Lowcountry specialties.

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Climb aboard the Carolina Belle for a daytime voyage through Charleston's harbor. This sightseeing cruise covers more than 20 miles (32 km) and 300 years of interesting area history. Come experience Charleston's history by sailing aboard the Carolina Belle.

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Encounter the best that Charleston has to offer on this informative and memorable walking tour devoted to the city's history.

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Climb aboard for a trip through Charleston that takes you across 300 years' worth of history in this great American city. With comfortable, spacious seating aboard a minibus designed specifically to navigate narrow downtown streets, you get up-close views of the most hard-to-reach sites.

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Immerse yourself in the colonial past, American heritage, and pre-war beauty of Charleston on this tour of the city's historic heart. After scoping out landmarks from Rainbow Row to the City Market, visit a restored mansion for a true glimpse of what life was like here in the country's early days.

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Sit in the lap of luxury as you cruise the streets of Charleston in style and comfort, on an amazing carriage ride. Expert guidance, professionalism and knowledge await your arrival to explore this iconic destination.

Visitor guides from our travel experts

Local experts explore every corner of Daniel Island for you

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Charleston two ways

Experiencing the charm of Charleston, his way and her way

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Four fun day trips from Charleston

Hitting the road (or water) for day trips from Charleston

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Four fun day trips from Charleston