Tucked in the heart of the Charleston, the Fulton Lane Inn offers the prime location for visiting historic sites and attractions while making memories with the ones you love. The Family Fun Package at the Fulton Lane Inn gives you access to the best of the city and provides the ideal itinerary for a vacation full of memorable experiences in a city with so much to explore. Plan your trip to Charleston where together your family can share in the beauty and history of the city.
To start, you’ll choose a day to spend at either the….
South Carolina Aquarium
Set against the backdrop of the Charleston Harbor, the South Carolina Aquarium features creatures of all kinds. Aquarium exhibits range from local sea life, to exotic reptiles and mammals, and fish from the great ocean beyond. You can easily spend the day here, drifting from one captivating exhibit to the next. Plan your trip to the Sea Turtle Hospital visiting hours for an even more memorable experience. A trip to the Aquarium is a great learning experience for kids of all ages to learn about our world and how to appreciate the creatures in it. Take a break and grab lunch at the cafe or find a spot on the sundeck to admire the view of ships passing by.
Patriot’s Point Naval and Maritime Museum.
History buffs, this one is for you. Patriots Point in Mount Pleasant cannot be missed if you are seeking stories of Charleston’s past. On display here are “a fleet of National Historic Landmark ships,” including the USS YORKTOWN, Cold War Memorial, and USS Laffey Destroyer. Patriots Point is also headquarters to the Congressional Medal of Honor Society and the agency’s official Medal of Honor Museum.” The Yorktown, Patriot’s Point main attraction, is an out of commission aircraft carrier that played a significant role in World War II. While on the flight deck you can take in the beauty of Charleston, where you’ll see a beautiful view of downtown and the Ravenel Bridge.
Next, you will enjoy…
A Downtown Carriage Ride
Ride through the pretty streets of downtown Charleston in a shaded horse drawn carriage. Get an enticing history lesson as you meander through our beautiful streets, admiring architecture, and secret gardens. In the summer, you’ll be overcome by the fragrance of jasmine and depending on your tour route, enjoy a sea breeze off the harbor of the famous Battery. This preview of the peninsula’s most famous sites will help you decide where to revisit for a closer look.
Carriage rides start at the nearby City Market. You can spend extra time here before or after your tour to pick up Charleston goodies and souvenirs like sweetgrass baskets and stone ground grits.
The next day you have a choice between visiting the…
The Charleston Museum
Commonly regarded as “Americas First Museum” the Charleston Museum was built in 1773. The Museum’s collections represent a comprehensive look at the history of South Carolina. If you are hoping to dive into the Lowcountry’s past you won’t find a better place to do it. Hours can be spent roaming here, and family members of all ages will be intrigued by their extensive exhibits.
The Children’s Museum
The Children’s Museum of the Lowcountry is a special place where kids from birth to 10 years, and their families can play and learn through interactive exhibits. One room houses a giant pirate ship while another is an art center where creative juices can flow. If you are looking for a place where your kids can get out their energy while learning and discovering this is the museum for you.
As a special treat, upon check-in, the kids will receive a goodie bag and Charleston scavenger hunt as well as a $20 gift card to a confection shop. This package is based on accommodations for two people and available year round. Rates vary depending upon the season. Each additional adult $100.00. Each child under 12 years old $40.00.