- 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.
Magnolia Plantation & Gardens Greenville MoreLess Info
Visit the splendid gardens of a plantation founded more than 300 years ago, then see local wildlife on a self-guided swamp tour
Visitors can view the works and paintings of local, regional, and national artists at Palmetto Frame Gallery. They gallery also offers fashion jewelry and custom picture framing, featuring over a thousand frames.
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The Kayak Farm
St. Helena Island, St. Helena Island, SC 29920 MoreLess Info
Located on St. Helena Island, The Kayak Farm offers rentals of kayaks and rafts for boat trips and fishing trips. Guided trips are available by request, led by knowledgeable guides.
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870 Sea Island Parkway, St. Helena Island, SC 29920 MoreLess Info
Red Piano Too Art Gallery offers a collection that represents the work of over 150 artists including folk, fine and past and present craft. They also carry a number of books and other materials relating to the Gullah culture.
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Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, St. Helena Island, SC 29920 MoreLess Info
The York W. Bailey Museum was established in 1971. It is one of the first schools in the US created for freed slaves. The museum has one permanent exhibition. Other exhibits and displays are changed every six to eight weeks.
Beautfort's Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park is one of city's best family-friendly attractions. The park includes a large children's playground, a band shell, gorgeous views of the Beaufort River and many shady spots that are perfect for picnics.