Winter Outdoor Activities in Charleston, South Carolina

Posted by Lee and Katherine Keadle on Friday, February 15th, 2013 at 11:18am.

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We are extremely lucky in Charleston, South Carolina to be able to enjoy outdoor activities throughout the year. Here are a few options to entice you and your family to get outdoors this winter:

  • Swamp Nature Hike: On Saturday, Feb. 23, at 10 AM, the Sewee Visitor Center is offering a free event. You can join guides for a hike along the rice dikes to discover what lives within the aquatic and terrestrial habitats. Located in Awendaw at 5821 Hwy. 17 North.
  • Camellia Walks: On Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays at 11 AM, Middleton Place is offering special guided tours that focus on camellias throughout the original gardens as well as the “new” camellia garden of the 1950s. These ongoing tours will take place through Feb. 23, and reservations are required. Ticket includes general admission to Middleton Place. $25/adult, $15/student, $10/child, Free/children 5 and under. Middleton Place (pictured) is located at 4300 Ashley River Road in West Ashley.
  • Romantic Carriage Tour: Through March 2, enjoy a 45-minute carriage tour on the traditions, tales, and love stories of the South, narrated by a licensed tour guide. After the tour, enjoy a sweet treat in the courtyard. Tours start at 5:30 PM, and these are on a group carriage. (Private carriages are available at an extra cost.) Price is $50/couple. Old Towne Carriage Company is located at 20 Anson Street in Downtown Charleston.

If you are tired of seemingly endless winters, and you’d like to experience the joy of being outdoors year round, Charleston may be a wonderful place for you to live. I am happy to talk with you about your goals and options for purchasing a new home in Charleston. You can also learn more about living in Charleston South Carolina on our site!

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