Fort Sumter National Monument
King Charles Inn is a great place to stay during your next visit to Charleston. It is placed in the perfect location making it easy to get around to all the historical local attractions. The hotel also offers the most affordable prices year round making your next vacation the best one yet. There are also many packages offered in order to see all of the best entertainment, attractions, and more. A historical place that everyone must see when visiting Charleston is Fort Sumter National Monument. This is a day filled with where the American Civil War began.
The Civil War took place on April 12, 1861 between the North and the South. The Confederate artillery opened fire right at the Charleston Harbor. A total of 34 hours later Fort Sumter surrendered. Only four years later union forces would try to take it back. There are many activities to participate in at Fort Sumter including indoor and outdoor activities. Some of the outdoor activities include bird watching, boating, fishing, kayaking, nature walks and more. The best part is that during the fall months the weather is beautiful in Charleston making all outdoor activities still possible to do. The indoor activities include the Fort Sumter museum which tells the story of the fort and island. Find exhibits throughout from the beginning until modern times.
At the area there are also guided tours. This will teach guests more about the area that they did not know. All of the tour guides are extremely educated on the topics. Throughout the year there are typically events going on as well. There could be anything from festivals, reenactments and live music. This area is truly a beautiful place to see and learn more about what really happened hundreds of years ago.
Call King Charles Inn today and make your reservation for your Charleston vacation.