While exploring the historic streets and beautifully preserved landmarks of the Charleston area, groups have the firsthand opportunity to meet the friendly people who call the area home. Prepare to be immersed in the culture and cuisine. What groups see and experience in Charleston is genuine. Just like its hospitality.
“Having the opportunity to showcase the low country to tour operators is one we take seriously,” said Jennifer Cecil, sales manager with the Charleston Area Convention & Visitors Bureau. “Charleston has been welcoming guests for over 300 years and the history you see in Charleston is real and alive.”
SpiritLine Cruises offers the only true waterfront dining experience in all of Charleston. Aboard the Spirit of Carolina, groups will enjoy a three- or four-course dinner, made-to-order from local seasonal ingredients. The Spirit of Carolina will cruise through the Charleston Harbor, past Fort Sumter, along the Battery and beneath the Ravenel Bridge, revealing expansive views.
If groups haven’t eaten their way through Charleston before, they are in for a treat. Bulldog Tours promotes local artisan growers and producers and helps preserve South Carolina’s culinary heritage with its Charleston food tours. Take a Savor the Flavors tour, where groups will experience South Carolina’s cuisine and hospitality.
Charleston Tea Plantation
The Charleston Tea Plantation, America’s own tea garden, offers groups an experience that is not only educational, but more importantly, one-of-a-kind. Groups will learn firsthand how tea is made during an informative factory tour. Guests can also take a trolley ride through the tea fields, which makes a stop at a state-of-the-art greenhouse.
Andell Inn is Kiawah Island’s boutique hotel nestled within Freshfields Village. Studio, one- and two-bedroom plans feature full kitchens, living rooms and some of the finest luxury accommodations. Freshfields Village is a true town center, offering a distinct mix of dining, service and shopping establishments all shaped by the low country tradition and style.
Charleston Area Convention & Visitors Bureau