Charleston Adventures You Don’t Want to Miss

From historical tours to fine art and culture, Charleston is filled with adventure. Located right outside the doors of Belmond Charleston Place, you’ll discover the most legendary landmarks including the iconic City Market, century-old homes, and museums. And, for one-of-a-kind experiences the masterful concierge team can curate some of the most exclusive tours and experiences for their guests. Read on to discover these unique adventures that are special to the Lowcountry.  

Bulls Island Adventure

Explore Charleston’s wilderness merely 30 minutes away from downtown. A haven for wildlife, pristine hiking, beach combing, and unmatched naturalist-guided tours, this experience is your chance to get away from the mainland. Take time to reconnect with nature as you explore 16 miles of trails and roads and seven miles of undeveloped shoreline. An experience unlike any other in the Lowcountry, special tours like the Bulls Island Beach Drop, Sunrise Photography Tour, and Cape Romain Lighthouse Tour can be arranged in partnership with Coastal Expeditions.

Concierge Tip: Allow us to curate the perfect picnic menu for your excursion. Complete with a blanket and basket, this experience will please any palate.

Helicopter Tour

Soar the friendly skies and discover a new perspective of the diverse Lowcountry landscape. As you take off from the banks of Charleston Harbor, you’ll be instantly immersed with scenic sky-high views. Here, you’ll notice the steeple dotted skyline with bursts of colorful homes speckled throughout. Whether you’re a lighthouse enthusiast or beach lover, tours can be customized to whatever you prefer.

Concierge Tip: Let us know your favorite sparkling or still wine, and we’ll help add a bit of romance to this special experience.

Tasting Menu at Charleston Grill

Take off on a culinary journey at the Forbes Four Star Charleston Grill. Known as one of the best fine dining restaurants in America, Executive Chef Michelle Weaver prepares a tasting menu that leaves nothing to be desired. From wild game to superb seafood, each dish is uniquely presented and prepared to perfection. And for extra indulgence, rely on our Advanced Sommelier and Wine Director Rick Rubel to curate delectable wine pairings. The live jazz and flawless French service is the perfect accompaniment to a magical evening to remember.

Concierge Tip: Celebrating a special occasion? Allow us to create a beautiful floral arrangement that will be waiting for your arrival in the hotel or in the restaurant.  

Boone Hall’s Gullah Presentation

Immerse yourself with the Gullah culture, and discover the entertaining and educational performance of this unique culture. Boone Hall is the only South Carolina plantation to showcase a live performance of the Gullah culture, and is a remarkable and moving experience. Taking place sporadically throughout the year, the performances are live in “The Gullah Theater.”

Concierge Tip: Let us arrange your transportation to and from Boone Hall, so you don’t have to worry about a thing.

Kayak to Historic Morris Island Lighthouse

Discover the historic Morris Island Lighthouse that once helped guide sailors into the Charleston Harbor dating back to 1892. This fixture has survived the ravages of war, erosion, hurricanes, and time. There’s no better way to view it than to paddle by and feel it’s towering presence. As you set out on this guided journey, you’ll have an opportunity to see dolphins, sea turtles, and other inhabitants of the estuary.

Concierge Tip: Traveling with a group of four? Let us book a private excursion with a dedicated guide for a more personal experience.

From unmatched-guided tours to awe-inspiring coastal views from 10,000 feet above, Charleston is filled with unparalleled experiences. A stay at Belmond Charleston Place opens your doors to truly remarkable adventures that can only be curated by our tenured concierge team. Book your stay today to explore charming Charleston, and take advantage of our abundance of activities.