- The list below includes 118 free or cheap things to do in or near Charleston, South Carolina, including 54 different types of inexpensive activities like Walking Tours, History Museums, Colleges & Universities and Gardens.
- From College of Charleston to Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Charleston and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Mount Pleasant, North Charleston, Johns Island and Summerville.
Reptile lovers of all ages love the Edisto Island Serpentarium, a quirky and unusual institution in Edisto Island, South Carolina. The Serpentarium contains dozens of species of snakes, lizards and tortoises and is heavly involved in repitile conservation efforts.
Tours of Edisto offers a two-hour air conditioned tour led by a native with roots to colonial times. The tour of the well preserved Edisto Island, settled in the 1600's, visits historic plantation houses, churches and cemeteries by van.
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8123 Chisolm Plantation Road, Edisto Island, SC 29438 MoreLess Info
The small, charming Edisto Island Museum is dedicated to preserving the area's culture and history. It was founded in 1986 and is managed by the local Historical Preservation Society. Tours are available for a small fee.
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2343 Highway 174, Edisto Island, SC 29438 MoreLess Info
Visitors can view artifacts, photos, and documents related to the history of Edisto at the Edisto Island Historic Preservation Society Museum. The museum also hosts special events and exhibits of Edisto artists.
Located on a sixth generation family farm, King's Farm Market features a variety of fresh fruits and vegetables. The market also offers homemade and baked goods, locally produced items, jams, jellies, sauces and other private label foods.
With a variety of trips available, ranging from saltwater to freshwater fishing, Overdose Fishing Charters offers fishing tours of the surrounding rivers and lakes. Visitors have a chance to catch trout, shark, and redfish.
A boutique that features a wide variety of hand crafted art work and curiosities, Palmetto Gallery & Gifts offers jewelry, pottery, photographs, paintings, sculptures, and a variety of other merchandise, most with a beach theme.
Visitors can view a variety of artwork from local artists at the Palmetto Moon Gallery. The gallery is locally owned and operated and features handmade jewelry crafted from Edisto sea glass and shards of pottery.
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900 Stony Landing Road, Moncks Corner, SC 29461 MoreLess Info
Commemorating the rich history and natural habitat of the area, Old Santee Canal State Park, opened in 1989. Visitors can meander along four miles of boardwalk trails through the swamp and explore the Stony Landing House, built in 1843.