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Explore the Things to Do in Charleston, South Carolina
Welcome to Charleston South Carolina, welcome to a world of tradition, where the past is kept alive in beautiful detail at The Mills House Wyndham Grand Hotel. Book your next vacation at our unique hotel in Charleston, South Carolina to delight in the city’s quaint, gas-lit cobblestone streets, horse-drawn carriages and historic antebellum homes.
Top Charleston Attractions
It’s no wonder Charleston South Carolina has been ranked in the top five U.S. destinations for the past fourteen years. Visit America’s first museum, tour a charming plantation or spend a day exploring historic forts. Whether you want to see historic homes, cemeteries or impressive natural vistas, you will find a dazzling array of interesting tours to suit your style. With the earliest church dating from the early eighteenth century, this city provides impressive examples of stunning architecture and visitors are invited to join intriguing tours of these magnificent buildings.
King Street Shopping
Located in downtown Charleston, shopping on King Street includes everything from clothes to books, antiques to jewelry, furniture, souvenirs and more. Over thirty antique malls line King Street, as well as dozens of art galleries, trendy boutiques and nationally known brand name shops.
Charleston Museum Mile
Charleston's Museum Mile has to be one of the most historically concentrated miles anywhere. This one-mile portion of Meeting Street is jam-packed with museums, historic homes, parks and noted houses of worship. In fact, the Mills House is the only hotel on the Charleston Museum Mile. Take an afternoon, a day or even an entire weekend to soak up the rich culture of this charming Southern city.
South Carolina Aquarium
The South Carolina Aquarium is right on Charleston Harbor, and is the home for over 10,000 plants and animals. The largest exhibit is the Great Ocean Tank, which covers portions of the first through the third floors. Kids of all ages enjoy the Touch Tank, which is the aquarium's equivalent of a petting zoo, where you can touch horseshoe crabs, stingrays and more.
Fort Sumter National Museum/Boat Ferry
History is brought to life here where the first shots of the Civil War were fired in 1861. This site actually encompasses three sites across Charleston: the original fort, Fort Sumter Visitor Education Center and Fort Moultrie on Sullivan's Island. The ferry by the same name leaves from the visitor education center and Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum.
A World of Exhilarating Charleston Attractions and EntertainmentLooking for the perfect Charleston hotel for your visit? The Mills House Wyndham Grand Hotel in downtown Charleston is conveniently located near many top attractions. With Charleston beach and Sullivan Island only 8 miles away, fishing and swimming is within a short drive. Explore South Carolina beaches or visit the historic Citadel Military University. Charleston is truly a destination with something for every traveler.