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    Explore the site where the Union and Confederate armies clashed for the first time in the American Civil War. Your visit to Fort Sumter Natio
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    Patriots Point , Mount Pleasant
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    A backdrop for celebration, military reenactments, and speeches from the nation's leaders, Patriots Point is home to several war vessels, inc
    Tours from $45
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    Middleton Place , Charleston
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    Middleton Place once housed several generations of the Middleton family, including Arthur Middleton, a signer of the Declaration of Independe
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    One of the country's oldest plantations, Magnolia Plantation & Gardens dates back to 1676, when locals Thomas and Ann Drayton built a house a
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    Experience all the grandeur of the city that was once among the most prosperous in the Western Hemisphere at Nathaniel Russell House. In the
    Tours from $26
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    Where to stay in Charleston

    Charleston is serviced by dozens of local hotels and practically every major U.S. chain. Expect to pay top dollar for a room on the downtown peninsula, particularly if you wish to stay in one of the historic hotels. The upside of taking a room there is the proximity of all major attractions--you won't need a car to explore and enjoy your visit. Less expensive options are available in North Charleston, West Ashley, and Mount Pleasant, where you'll find all kinds of inns for the budget-conscious traveler.
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