Things to do in Charleston, SC for FREE

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Things to do in Charleston, SC for FREERavenel Bridge, Charleston, SC 

1.  Take a stroll across the Arthur Ravenel Bridge, on foot or bicycle.  FREE   Arthur Ravenel Bridge, Charleston, SC

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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Rainmaker
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Mary-kay Canfield and Chris Canfield
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Hi Joye - Great localism post!  And everything is free--my favorite price!

Nov 02, 2010 10:52 PM #1
Rainmaker
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Joye Hollis Ridgeway
AgentOwned Realty, Charleston SC - Charleston, SC
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Thanks Chris....

Nov 02, 2010 11:10 PM #2
Rainmaker
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Tony & Darcy Cannon
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Joye, that is a great post!  Lots of fun stuff to do for free! 

Nov 03, 2010 12:30 AM #3
Rainmaker
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Patricia Feager, MBA, GRI, Cert Negotiations Expert, Military Relo Prof
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You're just as good, if not better than your Chamber of Commerce! Lots of good information and fun things to do on a tight budget!

Nov 03, 2010 12:47 AM #4
Rainmaker
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Joye Hollis Ridgeway
AgentOwned Realty, Charleston SC - Charleston, SC
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Thanks Tony...Charleston offers so much for FREE....for the tourists and for the residents, too.  Have a great day.

Nov 03, 2010 08:15 AM #5
Rainmaker
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Joye Hollis Ridgeway
AgentOwned Realty, Charleston SC - Charleston, SC
- Homes, Land, Investment, Commercial

Hi Patricia....you are so kind to leave such nice comments.  Just hope folks find me before they find the Chamber of Commerce.....Have a great day !!

Nov 03, 2010 08:16 AM #6
Rainer
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Diane Williams
Pell City, AL

Joyce what a great localism post.  In today's economic times a lot of people will take advantage of this post!

Nov 03, 2010 08:37 AM #7
Rainmaker
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Darrell Walters
W. Darrell Walters - Newnan, GA

Great local post. I'm always looking for free things to do with my family.

Nov 03, 2010 09:44 AM #8
Rainmaker
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Joye Hollis Ridgeway
AgentOwned Realty, Charleston SC - Charleston, SC
- Homes, Land, Investment, Commercial

Hi Dianne....thank you sooooooo much for the comment....I hope people see the post....I googled searched and the competition is National Geographic post on the same subject.....Hope peeps seek LOCAL !!

Nov 03, 2010 11:42 AM #9
Rainmaker
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Joye Hollis Ridgeway
AgentOwned Realty, Charleston SC - Charleston, SC
- Homes, Land, Investment, Commercial

Darrell.....there is tons of free stuff in Charleston....come see us !  Thanks for comment and have a great day !

Nov 03, 2010 11:43 AM #10
Rainmaker
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Teresa Cooper
Home Solution Real Estate Services - North Charleston, SC
SC Lowcountry - Charleston, Dorchester, Berkeley

Ah yes, the Coburg Cow!  Now that would be a great localism blog!

Nov 23, 2010 01:21 AM #11
Rainmaker
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Joye Hollis Ridgeway
AgentOwned Realty, Charleston SC - Charleston, SC
- Homes, Land, Investment, Commercial

Hi Teresa....The Cow was dressed for Halloween, but not yet for Thanksgiving.  I'll keep her posted....no pun intended...lol....have a great day !

Nov 23, 2010 07:57 AM #12
Rainmaker
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Kim Peasley-Parker
AgentOwned Realty, Heritage Group, Inc. - Sumter, SC

Joye, what an awesomely great post!  Love this!!!!!!

Nov 23, 2010 04:03 PM #13
Rainmaker
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Joye Hollis Ridgeway
AgentOwned Realty, Charleston SC - Charleston, SC
- Homes, Land, Investment, Commercial

Hi Kim...thanks....I must have gotten the idea in Orlando at one of those camps I went to.  I'm going to try to expand the links over time.  Have a great Thanksgiving.

Nov 23, 2010 07:11 PM #14
Rainmaker
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Diane McDermott
Realtor®, GRI, Landis e2 Real Estate, LLC - Charlotte, NC
Charlotte NC Real Estate Market

Joye, LOVE this list!!! Wish I'd seen it before we visited in the Spring but it'll come in handy next time we go!

Jul 31, 2011 02:26 PM #15
Rainmaker
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Joye Hollis Ridgeway
AgentOwned Realty, Charleston SC - Charleston, SC
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Hi Dianne, this post is ever evolving.  Hope to add a few more links this year.  There are still a few more amazing places in Charleston.  You will enjoy your visit more when it's not so HOT and HUMID.....like Jan-May., lol...

Jul 31, 2011 02:51 PM #16
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William Johnson
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Hi Joye, Now this is a great local and consumer post that has very good consumer value. You should run tis several times for your local area  and keep adding to it as you discover more things that families can particpate in and do it at no or little cost. Terrific!

Jan 31, 2012 10:53 PM #17
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Joye Hollis Ridgeway
AgentOwned Realty, Charleston SC - Charleston, SC
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Hello there William, it's always an honor to receive a compliment from you !  This post has been a lot of fun and well received in the community.  Charleston has so much to offer to locals, and tourist alike.  Thanks !

Feb 01, 2012 09:31 PM #18
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