Are you dreaming of a tropical vacation in one of the oldest cities in the US? If you want to steep yourself in old-fashioned Southern charm, look no further than Charleston, SC. As you fly into the Charleston International Airport (CHS), one of the first things you might be itching to do is explore Charleston's historic downtown. After strolling through its brick-lined streets and moss-laden oak trees, you're sure to have built up an appetite. Take the time to sample a few of Charleston's famous restaurants that offer Southern-style comfort food. After dining, why not take a horse-drawn carriage ride through the historic Battery? Stop at the 12-acre Waterfront Park to read the many historic markers that give you insight into Charleston's fascinating past.
Transportation from CHS
Passengers on flights to Charleston usually book hotels near Charleston International Airport to utilize the hotels' free airport transfers and to rejuvenate. You can also catch a shuttle or taxi outside the baggage claim area in the front of the terminal building to quickly reach downtown Charleston. At the Rental Car Pavilion, which is located in the baggage claim area, you can book a rental car at any one of five rental car agencies. Located curbside by the baggage claim is the CARTA, the Charleston Area Regional Transportation Authority, which provides bus services to downtown Charleston and many other locations within the city for a nominal fee to people arriving on Charleston flights.
No matter where you turn in Charleston you will be greeted with a bit of history. Even the cemeteries in Charleston are on the must-see agenda; the Magnolia Cemetery dates back to 1850 and is known for its elaborate headstones. If you can't wait to explore the area's history, peruse the vacation packages to Charleston, SC, combining airfare and hotels, Travelocity offers. Save up to $537 when you book a hotel and flight at the same time with Travelocity. With affordable plane tickets to Charleston and an abundance of hotel deals, your dream vacation to South Carolina can be a reality.