Historic Sites

Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum

Literally only a half mile walk from The Cottages on Charleston Harbor the Patriots Point Naval and Maritime Museum offers a chance to experience a bit of history first hand. A visit to this great site gives you and opportunity to tour the USS Yorktown, USS Clamagore, Medal of Honor Museum, Cold War Submarine Memorial and the only Vietnam Support Base Camp in the U.S.

Fort Sumter Tours

Tours depart from Patriots Point only a few minutes walk from the front door of your Cottage. The Fort Sumter National Monument marks the spot where the Civil War began, and provides visitors a chance to see Charleston from the water. We encourage you to visit one of our countries most historic sites.

Magnolia Plantation & Gardens

One of Charleston's oldest sites, purchased in 1676 by the Drayton Family this Pre-Revolutionary War plantation features American's oldest gardens, which blooms year-round. Located only 15 miles from The Cottages on Charleston Harbor.

Boone Hall Plantation

This highly rated Charleston site is located only 8 miles from the Cottages on Charleston Harbor. A fully functioning plantation that boasts over three centuries of production, complete with moss draped old oak trees, house tours, and more. NBC Daytime rated Boone Hall "A must see!"

Middleton Place

This 18th century plantation is a registered National Historic Landmark featuring crafts-people in the Stable yards that recreate the activities of a self-sustaining Lowcountry plantation. Located 19 miles from the Cottage on Charleston Harbor.

Edmondston-Alston House

Experience 19th century elegance only 12 minutes from your Cottage door. Featuring the Alston family furnishings, silver, paintings and more. Located on the harbor, General Beauregard watched the bombardment of Fort Sumter from this location.