Charleston is known for it’s well-preserved architecture, Southern hospitality, and proximity to beautiful beaches. With great restaurants, bars and cultural activities, the city has become a popular tourist destination. If you and the girls are looking for a warm weather escape, organize a Charleston bachelorette party! We have picked out a few of our favorite venues in the area to help you start planning.
Charleston Bachelorette Party Daytime Activities:
Spend an afternoon sight-seeing in Charleston! Don’t rely on your camera phones to capture your girls’ day though. Flytographer will send a professional photographer to show your group around and to snap some incredible photos of you and your gal pals. (Psst this makes for an unbelievably thoughtful gift for the bride-to-be!)
Are your group of gals the adventurous & outdoorsy type? Enjoy an exciting 2 hour Dolphin Kayak tour, exploring the marshes and creeks around Edisto Island. You will have the opportunity to see Bottlenose Dolphins, pelicans, egrets, herons, and more on this breathtaking eco-tour! Be sure to bring your camera, and capture Charleston’s beautiful wildlife- not to mention the greatest bachelorette group photo on your kayaks!
Looking for a more low-key adventure? Board the Carolina Belle and enjoy a relaxing boat ride around the Charleston Harbor with Charleston Harbor Tours. You will get close-up views of many of Charleston’s famous attractions, including Fort Sumter, USS Yorktown, St. Michael’s Episcopal Church, stately homes on the Battery, and Cooper River Bridges. You may even catch a glimpse of some dolphins and pelicans!
If you and your girls would prefer to stay on land- climb aboard a carriage and take in the sites during this historical tour of Charleston with Classic Carriage Works . You will ride past antebellum mansions, churches and gardens, while a licensed guide narrates the tour. The carriages hold up to 16 people, and can be booked for a private tour, or you can jump on board one of their daily tours that depart frequently. It’s a great way to learn about Charleston on your visit.
Want to enjoy the history of Charleston and get a little boozy? Spend an afternoon learning about the history of Charleston while enjoying some of Charleston’s best pubs on the Original Pub Tour of Charleston. Snacks are provided with your ticket price but drinks are not included. You can also add on a water taxi sunset cruise around Charleston’s harbor.
There’s no better way to learn about the Lowcountry than through food! If you and your girls are foodies check out the Savor The Flavors Tours. You and your bachelorette crew will get to sample delicious specialties from local eateries, markets, bakeries, restaurants, and culinary landmarks. It’s the perfect activity for a foodie bride!
Charleston Bachelorette Party Evening Activities:
Do you and your girls love scary movies? Learn about Charleston’s ghostly past while enjoying libations at some of the city’s finest bars, taverns and pubs on a Haunted Pub Crawl.
There are tons of bars downtown that are perfect for a Charleston bachelorette party. However, if you are looking for a unique, and memorable experience set sail on a Sunset Wine Tasting Cruise. You and your gals will set sail on the wonderful Charleston Harbor, while enjoying: 4-5 hand selected wines by experts, light hors d’oeuvres, and the sight of dolphins playing in the distance all while enjoying Charleston’s beautiful sunset.Want a rowdier sunset cruise? Enjoy a Sunset Booze and BBQ Cruise featuring amazing live music, breathtaking views, and some of Charleston’s best BBQ. (Think pulled pork, smoked chicken, sweet tea and more!) There is also a fully stocked bar on board.
For a trendy night out, book a table for your crew at Social Wine Bar. As the name suggests, this restaurant has a lively scene both in the dining room and at the bar. The energetic vibe combined with a delicious menu and wine list will surely get everyone in the mood to go after!
Coordinate Your Event:
We know it can be difficult organizing a weekend full of activities for a large group. For more great Charleston bachelorette party ideas and venue recommendations, be sure to check out The Bach. Our free site will help you streamline your communications with guests with itineraries, feedback options and electronic invitations.