Things to do in Charleston, SC for FREE
1. Take a stroll across the Arthur Ravenel Bridge, on foot or bicycle. FREE
2. Walk the Labyrinth - Meditation Garden at Roper St. Francis hospital. FREE
3. Visit Waterfront Park downtown Charleston in the historic district. Views of Charleston Harbor where the Cooper River meets the Ashley River. The USS Yorktown is across the harbor. FREE
4. Whitepoint Gardens at The Battery downtown Charleston...take a picture of the gazebo, the cannonballs. From the point at the Battery, see Castle Pickney, Fort Sumter, James Island, Sullivan's Island Lighthouse. FREE
5. Go inside The Wentworth Mansion - the cupola is Open to the public. FREE
6. Visit Karpeles Manuscript Museum - World's largest private collection of documents and manuscripts. 68 Spring St. Tuesday-Friday 10:00 - 4:00 FREE
7. Visit Hampton Park and see the gazebo. Site of the World's Fair 1901-1902. FREE
8. See The Hat Man - corner of Broad & Church St. Charleston's oldest citizen. FREE
9. See the Four Corners of Law - the only place in America that host four branches of government in one corner. City, County, Federal and God's law. FREE
10. Visit US Post Office on the Four Corners of Law. Open for business. FREE.
11. Visit the Charleston City Hall on the Four Corners of Law. Open to visitors FREE. See Trumbull's painting of George Washington, done in 1791. FREE
12. Visit Charleston County Courthouse on the Four Corners of Law. Open to visitors. Originally completed in 1792. FREE
13. Visit St. Michael's Church Episcopal Church on the Four Corners of Law. Hear the chimes ring. Constructed 1752-1761. Open to visitors. FREE
14. Visit the Churchyard at St. Michael's Church - Open to visitors. Two signers of the constitution are buried here. FREE
15. The City Market - on Market Street. FREE
16. The Charleston Farmers Market on Marion Square - Saturday's at 8:00 to 2:00. FREE
17. Visit Washington Square - a park behind City Hall. Statue of George Washington. FREE
18. Walk down Tradd St - where the first English child born in Charleston circa 1727. FREE
19. See Rainbow Row on East Bay St. Built in 1740-1787 with first floors being stores and shoppes, with second floors as living space for merchants. FREE
20. Dock Street Theatre - 135 Church St, America's first building built as a theatre in 1736. FREE
21. The Pink House - 17 Chalmers - Built in 1712. Notice copplestone street. Stones were used as ballast of incoming ships and unloaded to used to make streets. Ships were loaded with rice, indigo and furs an were on their way back to Europe. FREE
22. Drive by The Wedding Cake House - 14 Lamboll St. Built in 1850. FREE
23. Statue of Athena - Goddess of War, Wisdom and the Arts - The Citadel - FREE
24. Angel Oak Tree on Johns Island - the oldest oak tree east of the Mississippi. FREE
25. The famous Coburg Cow, 975 Savannah Highway, Charleston, SC. FREE
26. Walk past the French Huguenot Church, 136 Church St. (across from Dock Street Theatre). FREE
27. Second Sunday on King St - King St is closed it traffic every second Sunday from 1:00 to 5:00 from Calhoun to Broad. Shoppes and restaurants are open for business for pedestrians. Get your voucher for FREE parking in City Garages.
28. Watch this video on Charleston Door Knockers, then see how many you can find.
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