Charleston is one of the oldest cities in the United States, having been founded in the 1670s. The area was a hot bed for pirate activity and the notorious pirate Blackbeard even held the city captive. If you want to learn about all the great pirate activities in the area take a pirate tour around historic Charleston!
Charleston Pirate Tours are a very a popular attraction for visitors. They have been even featured on the Travel Channel, Lifetime, A&E, and Syfi. Trip Advisor awarded the tour a certificate of excellence. Tour Guide Eric Lavender, dressed in full pirate regalia will give you an amazing tour around the Charleston area with his trusted assistant, a parrot named Captain Bob. They will share great stories about all the pirate activity in the area including the aforementioned blockade of Charleston by Blackbeard. Other stories include: the capture and execution of Stede Bonnet, why Anne Bonny and Mary Read dressed as male pirates, and torrid love affair between Calico Jack and Anne Bonny among others. The Charleston Pirate Tour is a fun way to learn about the pirate history of Charleston. Children and adults will enjoy this fun and educational tour. Tickets range from $13-25 dollars per person.
Have a ton of fun learning all about Charleston’s history with pirate tours and other great historical tours around Charleston. The Andrew Pinckney Inn is a great downtown Charleston hotel close to all the great attractions and activities. Spend some time sitting out at Waterfront Park or shopping at all the cute boutique stores around the hotel during your stay. The Andrew Pinckney Inn offers great vacation packages during the year, so there is never a bad time to visit Charleston. Contact their friendly staff today with any questions or to plan your vacation to the Holy City!