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2-Hour Historical Walking Tour of Charleston

Spend two hours strolling the historic streets of the Holy City with your friendly and professional guide. Travel back in time and learn about the culture and traditions of this iconic coastal town. You'll encounter friendly locals, see top-rated sites and enjoy the true southern charm of this popular travel destination.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Ghosts of Charleston Tour

Uncover Charleston’s darkest secrets on a 1.5-hour evening ghost and cemetery tour. Stroll through the atmospheric heart of the old city while an entertaining local guide regales you with tales of the dark deeds, restless spirits and supernatural phenomena that make Charleston one of the most haunted cities in America. Get exclusive after-hour access to the famous Unitarian Church Graveyard, where an overgrown southern garden surrounds historic plots said to be haunted by wandering ghosts.
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$25.00
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Savor the Flavors of Charleston Food Walking Tour

Discover the delights of the Charleston food scene on this 2.5-hour walking tour. With a guide, you'll learn about the cuisine of the Lowcountry region as you explore this historic city and sample local food products such as stone-ground grits, pralines, collard greens, and South Carolina barbecue. Tour is limited to 12 people for a small-group experience.
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Ghost and Graveyard Tour in Charleston

Peek into Charleston’s shadowy history with a 90-minute nighttime walking tour of the city’s most eerie sites! Wind through the dark corridors of the Historic District and hear spooky tales of graveyard hauntings, voodoo and botched burials from your local guide. Pass by infamous locations with grisly histories and wander through the Charleston’s oldest cemetery after hours.
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$29.00
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Historic Charleston Walking Tour: Rainbow Row, Churches, and More

Experience the charm and beauty of Charleston on a morning or afternoon walking tour. With an entertaining guide, take a 2-hour stroll through the city’s Historic District, passing antebellum mansions, hidden gardens, historic churches and graveyards, as well as famous sites like Fort Sumter, Rainbow Row and the Waterfront Battery. Along the way, learn about Charleston’s rich history and contemporary culture.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Charleston's Alleys and Hidden Passages

Travel back in time to discover one of America’s most historic cities — Charleston, South Carolina — on this guided, 2-hour, small-group walking tour. Explore some of the city’s most enchanting alleys and hidden passages. Visit the Old Exchange and Provost Dungeon, a colonial building with a 300-year history; Rainbow Row, the longest cluster of Georgian row houses in the United States; plus Elliott Street featuring Poinsett's Tavern; the Heyward-Washington House; Longitude Lane, one of the city’s original streets; mysterious Stoll’s Alley and many more.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Charleston's Upper King Street Culinary Tour

Get to know Charleston through its food on this 2.5-hour walking tour of Upper King Street. You'll meet with culinary innovators and learn about their edgy and creative styles that have turned this once off-the-beaten-path area into a lively destination for food lovers. Along the way, sample dishes at up to four restaurants.
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Historic Charleston Walking Tour

Travel back in time to discover one of America’s most historic cities — Charleston, South Carolina — on this guided, 90-minute walking tour. Visit points of interest including Washington Square Park; the Dock Street Theatre, America’s first theatre; the Old Exchange Building, South Carolina's most historic building; White Point Garden, in the heart of Charleston’s historic district with a spectacular view of Fort Sumter and many more.
  • Duration: 120 to 150 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 120 to 150 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Downtown Charleston Culinary Tour

Combine Charleston’s history with unique food samplings on this guided, 2.5-hour, small-group culinary walking tour. Explore Charleston’s Old and Historic District, discovering the local landmarks and cuisine of three to four favorite, locally owned and operated restaurants. Enjoy enough samples to make a meal for most visitors. Taste local favorites at establishments like Poogan's Smokehouse and Carmella’s Café. All food tastings are included on this fantastic introduction to the ‘Holy City.’
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Charleston Macabre Ghost Tour

On this 90-minute small-group walking tour of Charleston, learn about the city's haunted history while following in the footsteps of lords and generals, murderers and thieves. Hear stories from a guide about horrifying, macabre, and occult events, tales that have been passed down through generations in quiet voices. More than just a ghost tour, this is a great way to see a different side of one of the South's oldest cities.
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Supernatural Walking Tour of Charleston

Discover the spooky charms of South Carolina on this supernatural walking tour. Walk the nighttime streets of Charleston as your guides share chilling tales of public executions, exhumations, and violent episodes of the Civil and Revolutionary Wars. This 90-minute tour is led by local authors who are experts in supernatural history.
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Charleston in a Nutshell Private Tours

Looking for a stress-free way to see Charleston? Join local guide Jeff Zimmerman on his 2 hour citywide private driving tour. Beat the crowds in a comfortable full sized weatherproof SUV. Experience Charleston your way as Jeff tailors your private tour to suit your own personal interests. As a licensed tour guide since 1997, Jeff provides a unique narrative on the city's history, eclectic architecture, culture, and even the natural world. You will not only visit the must-see places but also get off the beaten path and get closer to less touristy nooks that are off limits to carriage and bus tours.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Savor the Flavors of Upper King Street

Go a bit off the beaten path while in Charleston with this guided walking and eating tour of Upper King Street, an area that is bursting with delicious food. Just make sure your stomach is empty. Sample some South Carolina staples and learn about the history of food in Charleston.
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Charleston Chefs' Kitchen Tour

Spend three hours exploring the greatest restaurants in Charleston on this chef's kitchen tour that takes you behind the scenes of the town's top flavor makers. You'll stop at five different restaurants with your professional local guide and discover the inspiration and motivation behind some of the New South's best dishes. Sample coffee, pastries and other traditional dishes. This tour is ideal for food lovers, aspiring chefs and anyone else interested in seeing professional kitchens up close.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Charleston Mixology Walking Tour: History and Cocktails

Experience the spirited side of Charleston with a 1.5-hour mixology tour that explores the city’s craft bars, history and cocktail culture. Visit a series of three neighborhood bars with your local guide, and enjoy a signature cocktail prepared for the group at each stop. Learn the process behind the drink recipes and hear stories about Charleston’s moonshining past. Explore the revival of South Carolina’s 'farm-to-tumbler' distilling culture while kicking off your evening in Charleston with a small group of cocktail lovers.
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Historic French Quarter Walk of Charleston

This historical overview of Charleston's French Quarter highlights much of the Holy City's finest points of interest inside the national historic district. Bring a camera if you have one, and enjoy a breathtaking walk through colonial and early American architecture. Your native storyteller/guide will show you some of America's most unique landmarks with intriguing narratives of how these structures originated in the historical fabric of the city and nation. The route includes visits to admire beautiful parks with historic monuments, especially along the waterfront with its expansive views of Charleston's great harbor with its castle and forts that shaped much of America's maritime and military history.
  • Duration: 1 hour 40 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 hour 40 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Middleton Place Admission with optional House Tour

Welcome to Middleton Place, an 18th century historic plantation comprising over 65 acres of America's oldest Landscaped Gardens. Located just a short drive from downtown Charleston, this registered National Landmark spans across 110 vibrant acres and is home to the Middleton Place House Museum, Eliza’s House, working Stableyards featuring artisans and heritage breed animals, and so much more. Middleton Place General Admission tickets provides all-day access to one of Charleston's most recognized plantations. Upon entry, explore over 65 acres of lush gardens; stableyards featuring Belgian Horses, Cashmere Goats, Water buffalo, and Gulf Coast Sheep; tour Eliza's House; and enjoy Guided Walking Tours of the grounds such as the Gardens Overview, Meet the Breeds, and Beyond the Fields tours. Guarantee admission to one of Charleston's most popular plantations by reserving your visit today!
  • Duration: 1 to 4 hours
  • Duration: 1 to 4 hours
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Charleston Historical Walking Tour: Pirates, Patriots, and More

Discover the "Holy City" with a professional Guide on this comprehensive Walking Tour through the popular sites of Charleston, South Carolina. Follow your guide on a leisurely stroll down cobbled alleyways and boulevards lined with grand antebellum homes as you listen to a highlight reel of Charleston history. Stop long enough to snap photos at top landmarks like the Battery, Rainbow Row, Waterfront Park, Old Customs Exchange, Nathaniel Russell House, Whitepoint Garden, and St. Michael's Church. Walk with us and learn about bawdy taverns & pirates, heroic patriots, the grandeur of antebellum architecture, the devastation of the Civil War, and much more! History will come alive as we stroll through the historic streets and gardens of the “Holy City.”
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Walking Tour of Charleston's Historic District

Experience 12-15 blocks of Charleston’s historic downtown district during this 2-hour walking tour. Learn about buildings, history, architecture, flora, & the people that make up the “Holy City."During this 2-hour walking tour you will:• Experience 12-15 blocks of Charleston’s historic downtown district• Stroll by houses, gardens, mansions, churches, ironwork, & parks• Learn about buildings, history, architecture, flora, & the people that make up the “Holy City”• Tour the Powder Magazine, which housed the City’s gunpowder in colonial times
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Highlights of Charleston Walking Tour

Without a guided walking tour, you might miss some of the eclectic history and hidden nooks and crannies around Charleston that make this city such a gem. This walking tour takes you through the French Quarter and South of Broad neighborhoods to top sights such as the U.S. Customs House, the City Market, and the Old Exchange, all while your guide shares stories from Charleston history and lore.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Small-Group Tour: Charleston Old Walled City Historical Walking Tour

A walking tour of Charleston is especially pleasant when done in a small group of just 15 people or fewer. Avoid overcrowded sidewalks and photo ops as you follow your guide through the historic French Quarter, past the mansions of Broad Street, and down to the Charleston Battery. As you walk, your guide regales you with tales of Charleston's fascinating history, which is all too easy to miss if you forgo a guide.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Undiscovered Charleston, Where Food and History Meet

Charleston's only chef led historic walking tour, cooking demonstration and lunch!Our experience begins with a 90 minute food history walking tour of the Holy City, followed by a cooking demonstration, lunch & wine pairing at the popular local's spot Bistro a Vin. It's led by Charleston's only South Carolina Chef Ambassador & Palmetto Guild Certified tour guide, Forrest Parker. Leading the teams at some of Charleston's most iconic restaurants, Parker has been called a "visionary who calls upon the culture, history & flavor traditions of South Carolina to create heritage-infused experiences." Parker was recognized by then Governor Nikki Haley as a S.C. Chef Ambassador in 2016, a capstone for a culinary career that began in 1995.Chef Forrest invites you to take the path less traveled; to see, touch, sip and taste the Undiscovered Charleston!
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Duration: 3 hours
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Dark Side of Charleston Walking Tour

See Charleston through a darker lens on this 90-minute walking tour of the Holy City’s most notorious locations. With an expert guide, learn about the debauchery that lies beneath Charleston’s polished surface. Hear about brothels, scandals, criminals and other wayward behavior as night falls on the city. A great uncensored tour for mature audiences only.
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Charleston City Walking Tour with Edmondston-Alston House Admission

This is the only walking tour in Charleston that includes a tour of the historic Edmondston-Alston House. Charleston's history and unique way of life can be greatly attributed to its location on a small peninsula bounded by two rivers. The southern tip of this peninsula, known as the Battery, has become one of the city's most treasured sites and no visit to Charleston would be complete without touring this historic district. Starting and ending at the Edmondston-Alston House, take an hour-long guided walking tour South of Broad Street and learn not only about the area's rich history, but about the extended Alston family during the years before the Civil War. Your experience will conclude with a 30 minute tour of the Edmondston-Alston House with its magnificent view of Charleston Harbor.
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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