Charleston (South Carolina)
Savor Charleston's Culinary History, Heritage and Delectable Flavors
Learn the story of Charleston through its cuisine as you enjoy culinary demonstrations, visit the Charleston Tea Plantation and learn to make your own authentic Lowcountry delights.
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Program No. 19280RJ
6 days
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Taste the flavors of the Lowcountry during this culinary immersion into the history and cuisine of South Carolina. Rub elbows with some of Charleston’s top chefs as you explore this historic city and its most notable restaurants and take part in a private cooking demonstration that will introduce you to the techniques of Lowcountry cooking. Discover how Charleston’s cuisine has evolved over the past 300 years as you sample the specialties of local eateries and culinary landmarks.
Activity Level
Walking up to two miles per day, some uneven terrain. Bicycle taxi -seats two people- available (your cost) for those who would like to ride instead of walk. Must be arranged ahead of time.

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  • Take part in a private cooking demonstration that will introduce you to the techniques of Lowcountry cooking and enjoy the fare the chef has prepared.
  • A field trip to the Charleston Tea Plantation — located on picturesque Wadmalaw Island — offers a look at the only tea plantation in the U.S and Angel Oak Tree.
  • Soak up the history of Charleston at sites like the French Huguenot Church, the Battery and the City Market.
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Ruth Miller
Ruth Miller, a graduate of Duke University, has lived all over America and journeyed throughout the world. As a Charleston historian and excursion leader, she enjoys tying local history into the American story and worldwide events. Ruth is the author and co-author of numerous books, including “Charleston Charlie — A Family Activity Book for Kids of All Ages,” “Touring the Tombstones,” and “The Angel Oak Story.” She is a member of the South Carolina Historical Society and the National Trust.
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