Fort Sumter: National Monument Entry Ticket & Ferry
- Valid: 1 day
Enjoy 2 convenient ferry departure points: Liberty Square in downtown Charleston or Patriot’s Point in Mount Pleasant. See the Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge as you ride the ferry along, and take in sighes of Charleston’s stately Rainbow Row and Battery homes. As you approach Fort Sumter, graceful sailboats and playful dolphins add to the photogenic scene. If you depart from Mt. Pleasant you will enjoy views of the USS Yorktown Aircraft Carrier from up-close, while tours embarking from downtown will see Aquarium Wharf as they depart and return. Arrive at The Fort Sumter and Fort Moultrie National Historical Park, which sits prominently at the mouth of the Charleston Harbor, a strategic location that was crucial to its defense. While here, explore the grounds of Fort Sumter. Stand on the grounds where America’s deadliest war began at Fort Sumter and Fort Moultrie National Historical Park...
It was raining so we didn't have the ability to enjoy the fort but the ranger provided a good, detailed history.
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Great ferry ride. Knowledgeable volunteer speaker and park ranger. Interesting and informative!
Excellent excursion ; I was busy every minute ; could have stayed longer
Great ferry ride. Park rangers were informative, welcoming, and helpful.
This is a must see for anyone interested in civil war history.
It's all about respect and this tour represents that.