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Charleston, SC

Cruises out of Charleston are a great idea for foodies and anyone who loves American history. Give in to the genteel feel of the old South on Carnival cruises from the beautiful port of Charleston, South Carolina. This is a gracious city of antebellum 18th- and 19th-century houses and sprawling plantations, easy to appreciate from the comfort of a horse-drawn carriage. The city’s unique Lowcountry cuisine and dozens of delicious restaurants make it a popular southern foodie destination. Enjoy warm southern hospitality and a breezy waterfront as you prepare to depart on your cruise from Charleston.

  • Set foot where English settlers first touched land.
  • Buy a sweetgrass basket to use aboard your Carnival cruise from Charleston.
  • Tuck into Lowcountry-style shrimp and grits at a downtown restaurant. 
  • Hop on a horse-drawn carriage for a slow-paced tour of the Historic District.