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Charleston in a Nutshell Private Tours

Charleston in a Nutshell Private Tours

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This private sightseeing tour of Charleston offers a local perspective on the most charming city in the South. Beat the crowds of bus tours and go where carriage rides can’t as your licensed guide drives you around the peninsula in the comfort of a private vehicle. As you drive past top sights like Waterfront Park and the Battery, hear stories of Charleston history and culture in the Holy City.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$76.93
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US$76.93
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Private 2-3 Hour Charleston Sailing Charter (Sunsets & Day Sails)

Private 2-3 Hour Charleston Sailing Charter (Sunsets & Day Sails)

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We are a family owned sailing charter business. Come enjoy a day of sailing and seeing the historic sites of Charleston from the water in a 36' Beneteau Sailboat. We offer hourly, daily, or customized tours according to your desires for up to 6 guests maximum (USCG Rules & Regulations). Sit back and relax while a professional crew caters to your every need on your private yacht. Most tours are 2-3 hours in length and circle the entire Charleston harbor before returning to the docks where you boarded the vessel. Bring your favorite beverages, a picnic, or you can also request gourmet catering to fit your desires. A professional photographer can be requested as well. If you are looking for a romantic evening we can accommodate with a 3 hour sunset sail with downtown Charleston in the background. We want to make sure you have the 5 star experience you deserve and will do everything we can to ensure this. Book now to enjoy the Charleston views from your privately chartered yacht!
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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US$330.00
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US$330.00
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Private Horse-Drawn Carriage Tour of Historic Charleston

Private Horse-Drawn Carriage Tour of Historic Charleston

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Explore Charleston in an intimate horse-drawn carriage during this private tour. Get personalized attention from your guide while riding through the historic streets of the old walled town.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$225.00
per group
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US$225.00
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Private Historic Carriage Tour of Charleston

Private Historic Carriage Tour of Charleston

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Travel back to Colonial times aboard a horse-drawn carriage and discover more than 300 years of history on this private, 1-hour tour of Charleston. See the many mansions, churches and gardens of yesteryear on this narrated tour around historic Charleston. Enjoy the romantic clip-clop sound as this educational adventure winds through the streets and learn about this ‘Holy City’ and its rich history and role in Civil War times. See the Old Exchange and Provost Dungeon, one of the most historic buildings in America, and much more. Hotel pickup/drop-off included.
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  • 50 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$205.13
per group
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US$205.13
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Priate Charleston BYOB City Tour with Luxury Transport

Priate Charleston BYOB City Tour with Luxury Transport

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Enjoy a Private 2 hour Historic Charleston Driving Tour with a Certified Charleston Tour Guide.  Enjoy Luxury Transportation with a Certified Tour Guide with our unique Door-to-Door Service from your home or hotel.  Feel free to bring your cooler and beverages as it is highly encouraged.  We are proud of show off Charleston and give guests a deeper insight into Charleston's rich historic past.  Our Certified Tour Guides and Limousine vehicles make the difference.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$110.00
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US$110.00
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Charleston's Private Old South Carriage Evening Tour

Charleston's Private Old South Carriage Evening Tour

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Put a romantic twist on Charleston sightseeing with this private horse and carriage tour of the historic district. Trot through a 15-block area of cobbled streets, passing lovely homes, historic monuments, and more, all while your licensed guide shares stories about Charleston’s fascinating history. Because this tour is just for you and your party of up to four people, you have plenty of opportunities to ask questions.
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  • 40 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$250.00
per group
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US$250.00
per group
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Private Charleston Walking Tour

Private Charleston Walking Tour

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Take a private tour of Charleston on this exclusive walking tour. After meeting your guide, wander through the South of Broad area to visit the Charleston highlights like Waterfront Park, the Battery, and Saint Philips Church. Stroll through historic alleyways, admire architecture and scenery, and enjoy commentary from your licensed guide. Because this is a private tour, you can customize your itinerary to suit your interests.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$85.00
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US$85.00
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Charleston's Haunted Ghost Tour - Smart Phone Guided Tour

Charleston's Haunted Ghost Tour - Smart Phone Guided Tour

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On our ghostly journey we will see Charleston’s most haunted sites and hear their ghostly stories including: Old Exchange and the Ghosts of the Prisoners Below The Blind Tiger and the Woman in Black The Dock Street Theater and the Ghost of Nettie The Pirates Courtyard and the Ghosts of the Hung Pirate St. Philips Church and the Ghost of the Weeping Woman The Powder Magazine and the Ghost of Gabriel The Circular Church Graveyard and the Trench Ghost Poogan’s Porch and the Ghost of the Pooch Haint Blue and it’s Spooky Past The Unitarian Cemetery and the Ghost of Anna The Old Charleston Jail and the Ghost of Lavinia Fisher This ghostly adventure is smart phone guided. You go to the Old Exchange, open the tour, enter your experience code from Viator and press play. From there you are guided turn by turn through Charleston's haunted streets.
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  • 25 to 35 minutes
  • Taking safety measures
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US$5.00
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US$5.00
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Private Sunset Cruise

Private Sunset Cruise

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We offer a Private Sunset Cruise for up to 20 passengers. You and your family or friends enjoy being on the water with a Licenced Captain and Crew to attend to your needs. We provide unique local knowledge of Charleston Harbor. You play the music you want. Bring anything you would like to eat or drink. Sit back, relax, and enjoy a beautiful Charleston Sunset.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$769.24
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US$769.24
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Charleston Walking Tours with Ann

Charleston Walking Tours with Ann

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"Private" Charleston Walking Tour with a certified/licensed guide who grew up in Charleston and will relate personal experiences as well as the city's history. This is your tour which gives you the flexibility of what day, what time, how long, any specific interests, and any modifications to address special needs.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$61.54
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US$61.54

Half-Day Private Tour Up Ashley River Road with Lunch Box

Half-Day Private Tour Up Ashley River Road with Lunch Box

We offer transportation for Private Groups and Families to explore all that the Charleston Area has to offer. Enjoy a beautiful ride up the Spanish Moss Canopied River Road to the historic Plantations in West Ashley. Each offers a unique perspective on antebellum life and educational programs for all ages.
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  • 4 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$425.00
Price varies by group size
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US$425.00
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Bruce Knows Charleston: Insider Walking Tour of Downtown

Bruce Knows Charleston: Insider Walking Tour of Downtown

Bruce Burris a 7th generation Charlestonian represents a look into Charleston’s past from the inside of Ft. Sumter to South Of Broad Street the tales of by gone years. Please join us everyday in Downtown Charleston for Tours.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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US$25.65
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US$25.65

Shoot My Travel- Experience Charleston With a Local Photographer

Shoot My Travel- Experience Charleston With a Local Photographer

Charleston’s welcoming embrace is one of salty air, Lowcountry living, Southern hospitality and rich history. Located on a peninsula near a harbor, this port city celebrates its coastal lifestyle. Walk out on the pier of Waterfront Park for a sweeping vista of Charleston Harbor at sunset. In between, ferry across the harbor to Sullivan Island to explore the lighthouse and enjoy a lazy day of beachcombing. You’ll definitely want to visit the historic churches, along with the still bustling City Market and the grand homes on Broad Street. Also wander the French Quarter, admire the colorful Georgian houses of Rainbow Row, and tour Fort Sumter where the first shots of the American Civil War were fired in 1861. Book one of our Charleston photographers and accept the invitation. You may never want to leave!
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  • 1 hour
  • Taking safety measures
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US$235.00
per group
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US$235.00
per group
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The best of Charleston walking tour

The best of Charleston walking tour

Together with the professional guide, you will visit the most charming places in the city. Did you know that Charleston was the fourth largest city in colonial America, and the wealthiest? Or that the first golf club in America was established in Charleston in 1787? You will have a chance to explore the city, while hearing fascinating facts and legends. Charleston boasts the first public college, museum, and playhouse in the U.S. You will be surprised how many stories are hidden in the streets, buildings and corners of Charleston. Your charming guide will tell you what is special and unique about living in this city. Perfect for those who are visiting the city for the first time and want to get the most of it!
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  • 2 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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US$486.83
per group
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US$486.83
per group
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Private Tour: Secret Food Tours Charleston

Private Tour: Secret Food Tours Charleston

Grits, Fried oysters, Fried Green Tomatoes and so much more! As local Charlestonians, we are extremely passionate about our local food, our city and its history. As such, we love to share with you the best southern foods and the unique culture behind them. By booking Secret Food Tours Charleston, you'll get to try delicious food all around the beautiful historic district of Charleston. Plus, we'll show you how to find the best shops and restaurants, and many other great local tips to make your experience truly memorable. As a private tour, everything works around you! Our start times are much more easy going, dates can open up. It's a much more intimate and cozy experience. No need to shout over other tourists, you will have every question answered, and leave feeling like a native yourself!
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
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US$128.70
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US$128.70

Charleston Airport to Isle of Palms/Sullivans Island -Roundtrip Private Transfer

Charleston Airport to Isle of Palms/Sullivans Island -Roundtrip Private Transfer

Book your Private Round-Trip Transfer from Charleston Airport (CHS) to Isle of Palms/Sullivans Island hotel or address and return. Don't go through all the hassle of waiting in a long taxi or shared shuttles queues and use our private, door to door airport transfer. Your driver will be waiting for you at a scheduled time and you will travel comfortably to your destination. • Meeting with a Nameplate • We track your Flight • Door-to-door Service • No Hidden Charges • Clean cars & Professional drivers
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  • 1 hour 10 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$143.62
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US$143.62
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Guided tour

Guided tour "Love Stories of Charleston"

An exclusive tour for all the romantics of the world! Together with the professional local guide, you will visit the most romantic places in the city. Did you know that Charleston was the fourth largest city in colonial America, and the wealthiest? You will feel spellbound in a charming atmosphere. What is considered as one of the best places to have a date in the city? Where can you make lovely photos? You will be surprised how many historical love stories are hidden in the streets, buildings, parks of the city. From heartbreaking and tragic, to the hilarious or spicy ones. Did you know that the first golf club in America was established in Charleston in 1787? What is the most famous historical couple of Charleston? Stephen Colbert and Evelyn McGee-Colbert. This tour is especially recommended in the Saint Valentine period!
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  • 2 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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US$486.83
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US$486.83
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Lonely Planet Experiences: Private Walking Tour of Charming Charleston

Lonely Planet Experiences: Private Walking Tour of Charming Charleston

One of America's oldest cities - and one of its wealthiest preceding the Civil War - a visit to Charleston is a walk through the pages of the country's history books. With nearly four centuries of history, Charleston is jam-packed with stories waiting to be heard. Let yourself be transported into the romanticism of the painted houses and the beautiful waterfront. Enjoy the easy stroll the city - Charleston is a flat city, and perfect for anyone looking to enjoy a day at a leisurely pace.  On your private walking tour, your guide will discuss with you the first few centuries of the city - the way the slave-trade evolved over the years, and the way the system made Charleston the wealthiest city in the South; then hear how the Civil War dismantled and destroyed the city's infrastructure. To walk in Charleston is to grapple with the complexity of its past, while seeing the work it has done and continues to do to make its Southern hospitality inclusive and sincere to all.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$172.00
Price varies by group size
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US$172.00
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