Charleston Waterfront Hotels and Harbor Tours!

Charleston Harbor is one of the most beautiful and interesting spots in South Carolina. Spend some time watching the sun come up over the ocean or watching the boats pull in and out of the harbor during a stay at Charleston waterfront hotels. If you want a real treat, take a tour around Charleston Harbor!

Charleston Harbor Tours and the Schooner Pride offer several great tour options through Charleston Harbor. So carve out a time during the day or at night for one of these great tours around the area.

Historic Charleston Harbor Tour– Board the amazing Carolina Belle riverboat for a ninety-minute tour around the harbor. This tour will take passangers passed some of Charleston’s most famous landmarks including Fort Sumter, the USS Yorktown, St. Michael’s Episcopal Church and more. The tour costs $19.50 per person and tours are held daily ay 11:30, 1:30 and 3:30. Snacks and drinks are available from the snack bar onboard the ship.

Sunset Blues & BBQ Tour – Have a taste of traditional Southern Barbeque with this fun summer cruise around the harbor. This tour is held most Thursday nights during the summer at 7 p.m. and features a scrumptious barbeque buffet with pulled pork, corn on the cob, mac and cheese and more provided by Fiery Ron’s Hometeam BBQ.  Local Charleston musician Shrimp City Slim will be playing live blues music as the Carolina Bell cruises around the Charleston Harbor.  This tour lasts two hours and costs $39.95 per person.

Afternoon Dolphin Sail– Watch dolphins playfully romp through the harbor on an 84-foot tall replica of an 18th century ship. Patrons will board the Schooner Pride and sail around the harbor during this two hour tour. Tickets cost $35 and tours are held daily at 3 or 4 p.m.

Sunset Sail on the Schooner Pride– Sit back and watch the beautiful sunset over downtown Charleston from this fun tour. This two-hour tour is perfect for couples and will show off some of the best Charleston sights as well as the occasional dolphin or pelican sighting. Tickets cost $35 and the tour is held daily at 7 p.m. until August when times adjust for the sunset.

Check out one of these great tours when you stay at hotels near Charleston like the Shem Creek Inn.



Posted in Blog by shemcreekadmin on June 3, 2013