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Travel By Sea Or Land

Travel By Sea Or Land is an independently owned and operated travel franchise of Cruise Planners/American Express. Cruise Planners is a national company that has a tremendous reputation for quality, service and values. Paula and Dwight Ford of Georgetown are the owners and Paula has been in the travel industry since the early 1980s. Whether wishing to travel by cruise, or vacation at a resort, or spend your vacation at cities around the world, Paula can assist you in all of your travel needs.

Contact: Paula Ford
3085 Luvan Blvd. Georgetown  SC  29440

843-436-0238

paula@travelbyseaorland.com

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Rover Boat Tours, Inc.


Contact
: Tamela Walter
735 Front Street
Georgetown  SC 29440
843-546-8822

Email: roverboattours@hotmail.com
Website: www.roverboattours.com
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Cruise on smooth inland waters to a remote barrier island and beachcomb where the Winyah Bay meets the Atlantic Ocean. Explore where the sea unfolds her secrets depositing an ever changing array of shelling opportunities. The Carolina Rover take you on a three hour boat tour through a bird-watchers paradise to the lighthouse that lit the way for a century of seafarers. Enjoy our on-board naturalist’s commentary of these historic tideland plantations.

Ghosts of Georgetown – Lantern Tours

Phone: 843-543-5777

Address:
Begins corner of Front and Broad Street in Georgetown, South Carolina

Tour haunted Georgetown with  storyteller Elizabeth Robertson Huntsinger, Author of Ghosts of Georgetown and More Ghosts of Georgetown

This is a Lantern led walking tour  taking 1 to 1 1/2 hours.  Wear comfortable shoes as you will be walking 1 to 1 1/2 miles.

Cost $15 per adult *$8 ages 8 – 12 *   Reservations ONLY

*NO WALKS WILL BE SCHEDULED WHEN THERE ARE NO RESERVATIONS * Ghosts tours depart Friday evenings at dusk with no less than five adults *Times will vary by season *Wheelchair friendly

Cash only Call 843-543-5777 for reservations

Brookgreen Gardens

Phone: 843-235-6000
Website: http://www.brookgreen.org

Address:
US 17 South
Murrells Inlet
South Carolina
29576

A showplace of art and nature developed in the 1930s by Archer and Anna Hyatt Huntington on the site of four colonial rice plantations. Over 550 pieces of America’s finest 19th and 20th century sculptures, by artists such as Frederic Remington, Daniel Chester French and Mrs. Huntington, are exhibited among 2,000 species of plants. Native animals and birds can be seen in a wildlife park, and special guided nature cruises and kayak trips wind through the tidal creeks and abandoned rice fields for a closer peek at the area’s history and wildlife.

Named by TripAdvisor in 2013 as one of the Top 10 Public Gardens in the US!

Open M-Su 9:30am-4:45pm. Closed Christmas Day.

Hobcaw Barony Discovery Center

Hobcaw Barony, a natural preserve and wildlife refuge, was also the winter residence of presidential advisor and Wall Street millionaire Bernard M. Baruch. Open to the public through guided tours, you see the 13,500 sq. ft. mansion he called home and where he hosted such visitors as President Franklin D. Roosevelt and Sir Winston Churchill. Other stops in the 17,500-acre refuge include the grounds and stables of Bellefield Plantation, a ride through the only existing slave street left on the Waccamaw Neck, and a stroll along a salt marsh boardwalk. the Visitors Center features over 1800 sq ft of exhibits about the unique history and ecology of the Barony. Please call for more information.

Phone: 843-546-4623
Email: hobcaw@belle.baruch.sc.edu
Website: http://www.hobcawbarony.com

Address:
22 Hobcaw Road
Georgetown
South Carolina
29440

 

The Rice Museum

Phone: 843-546-7423
Website: http://www.ricemuseum.org


Address:
633 Front Street
Georgetown
South Carolina
29440

 

 

Museum of history and art. History of rice culture in the South Carolina low country told through maps, dioramas, artifacts and videos. Browns Ferry Vessel, oldest vessel of colonial manufacture in the U.S, exhibits on Kaminski Hardware Company, Gullah history, Miss Ruby Forsythe, and Joseph Hayne Rainey. Art gallery with rotating exhibits, gift shop.

Walking Shadows Ghost Tours

Phone: 843-543-5321
Website: http://www.myspace.com

Address:
701 Front Street/ Beside the Town Clock
Georgetown
South Carolina
29440

Walking Shadows Ghost Tours offer a fun way to learn the legends and history of our lovely town. Tours are given each night @ 7:30pm and 9:30pm. Tours take about 2hrs. and we have water, bug spray, and rain gear at no cost!! Each site we visit has been declared haunted!! Come and join us for some spooky history and happy hauntings!! Call for Informaion or Reservations: 843-543-5321. “WHERE THE PAST MEETS THE PRESENT”

Plantation River Tours

Phone: 843-651-2994
Email: info@plantationrivertours.com
Website: http://www.plantationrivertours.com

Address:
PO Box 109
Murrells Inlet
South Carolina
29576

Plantation River Tours offers scenic boat tours along historic plantations of South Carolina’s beautiful Lowcountry rivers. Departing from Wacca Wache Marina in Murrells Inlet, you’ll see rice plantations, trunk gates, slave cabins, moss-laden oak trees, alligators, eagles and osprey. Your narrator will be a local historian and will educate you on the history, mystery and legends of the Rice Plantations. So sit back, relax and enjoy the cruise!