Planning Your Day Efficiently with Tour Pass Charleston

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” A goal without a plan is just a wish.”


Insider Tip:

Save time, money and the hassle of figuring out what to do by visiting attractions in the same area.

  • The Mobile Pass you’ll receive after purchase has a map feature which shows you what’s nearest and is a fantastic planning aid.


There are 4 major areas to plan your days around:

  • Charleston. Downtown, 2-3 Days
  • East of the Cooper River (Mount Pleasant, Isle of Palms, Sullivans Island), 1 Day
  • West of the Ashley River (West Ashley, Johns, James, Kiawah and Wadmalaw Islands), 1-2 Days
  • North Area Charleston, only 1 attraction in this area.


No transportation is needed. Use the city’s free DASH Shuttle service, a hop-on-hop-off bus.


Insider Tips for Downtown Exploring:

  • Park at the Visitors Center garage located at: 375 Meeting Street.
  • Enter the Visitors Center, grab maps or brochures if you wish.
  • Grab a DASH Shuttle bus route map.
  • Take the DASH Shuttle (free service) for transportation throughout downtown. Find a printable map on this page


Featured Downtown Attractions:

  • Adventure Sightseeing City Bus Tour
  • Charleston Harbor Tour by SpiritLine
  • Charleston Harbor Tours
  • Charleston Strolls History Walking Tour
  • Ghost & Dungeon Walking Tour
  • Ghost & Graveyard Walking Tour
  • GrayLine City Bus Tour
  • Palmetto Carriage Tour
  • Pounce Cat Cafe


Standard Downtown Attractions:

  • Charleston Water Taxi
  • Confederate Museum
  • Glazed Gourmet Doughnuts
  • Nathaniel Russell House Museum
  • Old Exchange & Provost Dungeon
  • Palmetto Brewery
  • Nathaniel Russell House
  • Aiken-Rhett House
  • Heyward Washington House
  • Joseph Manigault House
  • Slave Mart Museum
  • The Gibbes Museum of Art
  • The Powder Magazine
  • South Carolina Historical Society Museum
    Plan 1-2 full days of touring for this area.

Transportation will be needed. Uber and Lyft are available.


Featured West of Ashley Attractions:

  • None


Standard West of Ashley Attractions:

  • Charles Towne Landing State Historic Site
  • Caw Caw Interpretive Center
  • Charleston Tea Plantation
  • Deep Water Vineyards
  • Firefly Distilleries
  • McLeod Plantation
  • Also go see the Angel Oak Tree
    Also known as Mount Pleasant.

Plan 1 full day of touring in this area.

Transportation will be needed. Uber & Lyft are available.


Featured East of Cooper Tours:

  • Boone Hall Plantation
  • The Center for Birds of Prey, Flight Demonstration


Standard East of Cooper Attractions:

  • Charleston Fun Park
  • Charleston Water Taxi (transportation to downtown)
  • The Grit Counter
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