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|Number of Daily Flights||26|
|Earliest Flight Departure Date||May 30|
|Latest Flight Departure Date||May 30|
|Popular Airlines||JetBlue Airways|
While Charleston has bus service throughout the city, a rental car allows you to see things on your own schedule. You'll be able to pick up a car after your flight from the terminal at Charleston International Airport (CHS). After, the Magnolia Plantation & Gardens is only a short drive from the airport. You can enjoy a tour of this stately home and gardens that include a zoo.
I-26 cuts through downtown Charleston while I-526 circles the city. The highways make it easy to get to the widespread attractions. The Port of Charleston bustles with a dedicated cruise ship terminal where you can watch the large ships come into port. At the Fort Sumter National Monument, you can visit the location of the first battle of the Civil War. The South Carolina Aquarium juts out into the harbor and houses more than 10,000 plants and animals. In addition to exploring the different flora and fauna, you can learn more about this aquarium's efforts to rescue the sea turtle.
When you leave the John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK), your flight time to Charleston will last about two hours. If you plan to travel on from Charleston, you can catch a connecting flight, train or cruise ship at the city port. If you're staying nearby, Charleston, which was founded in 1670, is the oldest city in the state with a beautiful historic district for you to explore.