There are so many fun things to do in Charleston, SC with kids. From roaming the streets by horse-drawn carriage to building sandcastles at the beach, there are so many activities in the Holy City to entertain both kids and adults alike!
Check out some of the top kid-friendly things to do in town, and book a tour with us at Classic Carriage Works to start your Charleston expedition off right!
Ride With Classic Carriage Works
One of the most fun things to do in Charleston, SC with kids is to take a carriage tour with Classic Carriage Works. Your kids will love being carted around by our gentle horses and climbing aboard our spacious carriage. Make memories that last a lifetime as you and your child ride through the cobblestone streets on a perfectly sunny day. Plus, when you’re done with your ride, you can stop by a nearby ice cream shop or candy store. There are plenty located right by our location in the heart of downtown Charleston. Book your tour with Classic Carriage Works today!
Visit The Children’s Museum
Your kids will have a blast at the Children’s Museum. It has so many interactive exhibits to explore, like playing on an indoor pirate ship, navigating through a Medieval castle, making masterpieces in the art room, and racing toy boats through a mini replica of the Charleston Harbor. All of these activities are both educational and fun! Watch your child’s face light up as you make your way through this self-guided museum.
Take A Trip To The Aquarium
Anyone could appreciate the grandeur of the South Carolina Aquarium. It contains a two-story, 385,000 gallon Great Ocean Shark Tank. This is enough in itself to have your kids entertained for hours as they watch marine life swim before their eyes. But there’s even more than that! Your kids will also love to visit the aquarium’s touch tank, where they’ll have the chance to touch hermit crabs, sea urchins, horseshoe crabs, and starfish. Plus, if you take them to The Shallows, they’ll actually get to feed cownose rays and southern stingrays! A trip to the aquarium is a must with your kids!
Go To The Beach
You can’t visit Charleston without going to the beach. Whether you choose to visit Isle of Palms, Sullivan’s Island, or Folly Beach, there are endless activities your kids can partake in on the shore. Watch them boogie board, splash around in tide pools, search for shells, build sandcastles, kick a soccer ball, chase seagulls, catch minnows—or all of the above. All the while, you can sit back in your beach chair and bask in the sun. You and your kids will never have a dull moment on a beach in Charleston, South Carolina!
Come Back For More!
Because we take different routes through the city with each trip, every carriage tour at Classic Carriage Works is unique! Come back for another ride with your family, and experience a whole new side of the city together. We hope to see you soon!