21793
South Carolina
Made in Carolina: Our History and Culture That Helped Shape America
Discover Charleston, “America's Most Historic City,” through excursions to historical sites, architectural lectures, living history reenactments and performances of traditional music.
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Program No. 21793RJ
Length
6 days
Starts at
959
6 days
5 nights
14 meals
5B 5L 4D
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At a Glance

Help yourself to some of the warm hospitality the South is known for in Charleston, a city as famous for its kind and friendly people as for its rich history, preserved buildings and church spires. View the city’s architectural masterpieces during walks and talks with local historians who reveal 300 years of history from the pre-Revolution era to the present day. Hear echoes of the region’s cultural heritage in the melodies of Classical, Celtic and American folk music, performed just for you by a classically trained musicians on a variety of instruments.
Activity Level
On Your Feet
Walking up to one mile a day over narrow, uneven, flagstone-paved sidewalks and cobblestone streets; some standing.
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 ...

  • Visit the places where Charleston history happened with local experts, including The Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina and St. Michael’s Episcopal Church.
  • Trace the layered history of the Gullah people, descendants of enslaved West Africans whose culture impacts South Carolina to this day.
  • Choose from two themes, each focused on a different period from Charleston’s history, to learn from passionate and knowledgeable reenactors in period dress.
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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!

Please note: This expert may not be available for every date of this program.

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David Gobel
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Brian Simms
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