Local Excursions

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  • Monday, April 10, Middleton Plantation, Charleston,


    Step back in time as we tour the beautiful grounds of Middleton Place, a National Historic Landmark, home to the oldest landscaped gardens in America. Henry Middleton, a South Carolina delegate to the First and Second Continental Congress, began to create the gardens in 1741 in the classical style of those at the Palace of […]

  • Monday, April 24, Artfields, Lake City,


    The Artfields competition began in 2013 with a simple goal: honor the artists of the Southeast with a week’s worth of celebration in the heart of a traditional Southern small town, Lake City. The competition and exhibits offer $145,000 in cash prizes. Up to 400 works of art will be on display in locally owned […]

  • Monday, April 3, Charleston Tea Plantation & Angel Oak, Charleston,


    The Charleston Tea Plantation is located on the historical Wadmalaw Island, which is the heart of the Lowcountry of South Carolina. Charleston Tea Plantation teas are the only brand in the world made exclusively with 100 percent tea grown in America. You will enjoy a trolley ride through the tea fields, stopping at the greenhouse […]

  • Monday, February 13, Victorian Tea at Top Hat Teas/free time downtown Florence,


    Put on your Sunday best and join us for an afternoon Victorian tea at the Top Hat Specialty Teas in Florence. Enjoy a delicious cup of tea as you dine on your choice of finger sandwiches, scones, and a Devonshire cream, lemon curd fruit medley with cheese tea bread, miniature quiche, and a dessert tray. After […]

  • Monday, February 27, Guided Tour of the Gibbs Art Museum, Charleston,


    Experience Charleston’s history through art with a guided tour of the Gibbs Art Museum. You’ll have the opportunity to view the permanent collection, which spans four centuries and provides a dynamic introduction to the visual culture of America and the American South from the colonial era to the present. The Gibbs houses a premier collection […]

  • Monday, February 6, Ripley’s Aquarium/Marine Science Research Center, Myrtle Beach,


    Dive in and enjoy the adventures at Ripley’s aquarium, home to more than 10,000 exotic sea creatures in exhibits like Rio Amazon, Dangerous Reef, Ray Bay, and more! After we explore the aquarium, we’ll enjoy lunch at Broadway at the Beach. Following lunch, we’ll board the SALT van and drive a short distance and have […]

  • Monday, March 13, The Hunley, Charleston,


    Visit the world’s first combat submarine, the H. L. Hunley, which disappeared after its battle with the USS Housatonic in 1864 and was not found again until 1995. Successfully recovered from the sea in 2000, the submarine now occupies a 75,000-gallon conservation tank. Come with us on this private, self-paced tour to see the sub […]

  • Monday, March 20, Magnolia Plantation & Gardens, Charleston,


    Magnolia Plantation has been selected as one of “America’s Most Beautiful Gardens”(Travel + Leisure Magazine), and is the only garden honored with this distinction in the state of South Carolina.  Founded in 1676 by the Drayton family, Magnolia Plantation has survived the centuries and witnessed the history of our nation unfold before it from the American Revolution through the […]

  • Monday, March 27, Walking Tour of McClellanville, Awendaw,


    This richly endowed region, settled in 1685, lent itself to an agrarian economy and became synonymous with rice plantations, homes of architectural grandeur, and culture. Hampton, situated on Wambaw Creek, was the home of the Horry and Rutledge family. Hopsewee, on North Santee River, was the home of Thomas Lynch III, a signer of the […]

  • Monday, May 1, Walking Tour of Georgetown & Cap’ N Rod’s Low Country Boat Tour,


    The first part of this tour will be a leisurely stroll underneath canopied live oaks that line Georgetown’s historical district as we learn about pre-Revolutionary, antebellum, and 19th century structures that have made Georgetown one of the best-kept secrets on the East Coast. Listen as history comes alive as Paige Sawyer narrates a walking tour […]

  • Monday, May 8, Private Beach Drop at Bulls Island,


    Coastal Expeditions will drop us off directly at one of the most secluded and pristine beaches in the world of shelling and birding in SC. This will give us the change to connect with nature as we explore the island for four hours with a guide. Seven miles of Bulls Island’s beach are part of […]

  • Saturday, April 1, The Carolina Cup, Camden, (You must register before Feb. 1 to go on this trip!)


    We’ve taken several trips to the National Steeplechase Museum in Camden, but this is our first excursion to the actual Carolina Cup Steeplechase. This “rite of spring” draws over 30,000 visitors from around the world to enjoy the riveting sport of steeplechase horse racing. Who knows, we may offer a pop-up class beforehand so that […]