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The Historian

Type of Traveler - The Historian

Learn about the historic Lowcountry.

Wild Dunes Resort offers a wide variety of tours, activities, and adventures for everyone in Isle of Palms and downtown Charleston. Whether you’re a foodie looking for a cooking class or an adventurer gearing up for a day of jet skiing, we offer experiences that take your vacation to the next level.

Do you consider yourself to be The Historian Type? Choose from an array of activities below that are suited just for you and your history buff knowledge.

Charleston Museum

The Charleston Museum is America’s first museum. Learn the history and culture of this wonderful city during your vacation. Permanent exhibits include Lowcountry History Hall, Becoming Americans, Charleston in the Civil War, Historic Textiles, and more.

Boone Hall Plantation

Boone Hall Plantation has been recognized as the #1 Plantation in Charleston. Tour, explore, and create lasting memories at this beautiful and historic plantation. From plantation-wide tours to seasonal events, this plantation has everything.

Middleton Place & Drayton Hall

Middleton Place’s 110 acres include 65 acres of America’s oldest landscaped gardens, a museum, stable yards, a restaurant, and a farm. Drayton Hall, the iconic 18th century estate in the Lowcountry, is vital to our understanding of early American history.

Fort Sumter & Fort Moultrie

Fort Sumter is where the Civil War began. Learn about its world-famous role in battle. Fort Moultrie began as the site of the Palmetto log fort of 1776 and was later used as the WWII Harbor Entrance Control Post. Visit to learn more.

USS Yorktown

Patriots Point was established in the 1970s to develop a maritime museum with the WWII aircraft carrier, USS Yorktown, as its centerpiece. She is one of 24 aircraft carriers built during WWII for the Navy and is named after the Battle of Yorktown of the Revolutionary War.

Carriage Tour

Palmetto Carriage Works, the oldest carriage tour company in the city, offers a blend of knowledge, humor, and history – all while exploring the historic, beautiful, and best sites in downtown Charleston, South Carolina.

Charleston City Market

The historic Charleston City Market features work from hundreds of artists, craftsmen, and small local businesses. It is Charleston’s #1 most visited attraction where you can get your Lowcountry mementos to take home.

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