14327
South Carolina
A Cultural Christmas Feast in Historic Charleston
You’ll catch the holiday spirit in Charleston as you attend a Christmas show, see the James Island Festival of Lights and learn about historic homes decked out in their holiday finest.
Rating (5)
Program No. 14327RJ
Length
6 days
Starts at
879
Getting There
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At a Glance

Experience time-honored holiday traditions and a unique cultural legacy in "America's Most Historic City." Get caught up in Charleston’s particular brand of holiday spirit on a visit to historic homes decked out in their holiday finest, at the Festival of Lights on James Island and at a theatrical Christmas production in historic downtown. Enjoy Christmas music through the centuries with live performances, observe traditional sweetgrass basket sewing and admire the architectural heritage of Charleston with a historian.
Activity Level
On Your Feet
Minimal walking and standing on this program.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Experience the Holiday Festival of Lights on James Island, featuring millions of lights, carols, gingerbread houses, a life-size greeting card display and more.
  • Walk with an architectural expert through Charleston’s Battery to analyze the exterior features of elegant Colonial and antebellum homes.
  • Visit the Manigault and Aiken-Rhett homes decorated for the holidays and reflecting Charleston's celebrations of early Christmases.
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Brian Simms
Explore the Charleston’s history, lore and legends from the ground up. Get to know the city from the unique perspective of Charleston-native Brian Simms, who will lead you on a memorable two-hour walking journey that includes an introduction to some of our most celebrated landmarks and hidden gems that make Charleston such a special place to visit. We look forward to showing you the sights of our beautiful city, and creating an experience you will remember for years to come!
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Brian Simms
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Al Miller
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Ann Caldwell
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Pegi Roberts
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