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Private Daytime or Evening Horse-Drawn Carriage Tour of Historic Charleston

Private Daytime or Evening 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
  • iconEnglish
  • Free Cancellation
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US$265.00
per group
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US$265.00
per group

Charleston's Alleys & Hidden Passages Guided Small-Group Walking Tour

Charleston's Alleys & Hidden Passages Guided Small-Group Walking Tour

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Travel back in time to discover one of America’s most historic cities—Charleston, South Carolina—on this guided 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 historic Philadelphia Alley, and many more.
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  • 2 hours
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  • Free Cancellation
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US$25.65
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US$25.65

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
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  • Free Cancellation
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US$76.93
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US$76.93

Charleston City Sightseeing Bus Tour

Charleston City Sightseeing Bus Tour

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An air-conditioned sightseeing bus offers a refreshing Charleston Sightseeing Tour for summertime visitors trying to escape the heat or those with limited mobility. Roll by popular "Holy City" sights like Rainbow Row, the Battery, White Point Gardens, Nathaniel Russell House, and St. Michael's Church from wide viewing windows while your guide informs and entertains with stories from Charleston's rich past.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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  • Free Cancellation
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US$39.00
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US$39.00

Charleston History Sightseeing Bus Tour with Joseph Manigault House Option

Charleston History Sightseeing Bus Tour with Joseph Manigault House Option

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Travel back in time to discover one of America’s most historic cities—Charleston, South Carolina—on this guided sightseeing tour. Visit a plethora landmarks including Rainbow Row, the longest cluster of Georgian row houses in the United States; 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. Upgrade option available to include a tour of the famous Joseph Manigault House, one of Charleston's most exquisite antebellum structures.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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  • Free Cancellation
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US$37.97
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US$37.97

2-Hour Historic Charleston Guided Sightseeing Walking Tour

2-Hour Historic Charleston Guided Sightseeing Walking Tour

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Travel back in time to discover one of America’s most historic cities—Charleston, South Carolina—on this guided walking tour. Visit points of interest including Charleston City Hall; 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.
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  • 2 hours
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  • Free Cancellation
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US$21.06
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US$21.06

Private 3 Hour Charleston Sailing Charter
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Private 3 Hour Charleston Sailing Charter

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See Charleston from the water, and enjoy a luxurious way to admire the sights, with this private sailing charter. This flexible experience is tailored to your preferences: pick your own departure time, bring aboard a picnic and drinks (or upgrade for gourmet catering), and request a photographer if you want to capture the moment. As you go, circle the Charleston Harbor, see landmarks like Fort Sumter, and enjoy a relaxing ambiance.
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  • 3 hours
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US$600.00
per group
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US$600.00
per group

Highlights of Charleston Guided Walking Tour

Highlights of Charleston Guided Walking Tour

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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 Rainbow Row, the Old Slave Mart Museum, and the Old Exchange, all while your guide shares stories from Charleston history and lore.
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  • 2 hours
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  • Free Cancellation
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US$21.80
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US$21.80

Daytime Horse-Drawn Carriage Sightseeing Tour of Historic Charleston

Daytime Horse-Drawn Carriage Sightseeing Tour of Historic Charleston

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Ride a horse-drawn carriage through the heart of historic Charleston on a guided tour through the heart of the city. Soak up the old fashioned charm of cobblestone streets lined with antebellum houses, lush gardens, and landmark churches as you listen to stories about Charleston history, architecture, and culture.
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  • 1 hour
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  • Free Cancellation
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US$49.95
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US$49.95

Charleston’s Old South Carriage Historic Horse & Carriage Tour

Charleston’s Old South Carriage Historic Horse & Carriage Tour

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Experience more than 300 years of history on this guided carriage tour of Charleston. See the many mansions, churches, and gardens as your horse-drawn carriage tour covers more than 2.5 miles and 30 blocks of historic Charleston. Belgian and Percheron draft horses will you lead you through the streets while you learn about this “Holy City” and its role in the Civil War.
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  • 1 hour
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  • Free Cancellation
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US$45.00
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US$45.00

Charleston See-It-All Sightseeing Bus Tour

Charleston See-It-All Sightseeing Bus Tour

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Charleston's colonial history, laid-back vibe, and beautiful sites continue to steal the hearts of visitors to the Holy City. See the highlights of the peninsula in comfort on this 90-minute guided tour on a climate-controlled minibus with a maximum of 15 passengers. This narrated tour keeps you cool as you ride past must-see Charleston sights such as the Battery, the Citadel, Old City Market, and Hampton Park as well as enjoy spectacular views of Fort Sumter, Castle Pinckney, and the Sullivan Island Lighthouse at a distance. Bonus: Admission to Charleston Powder Museum is also included with the price of your tour.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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US$32.00
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US$32.00

2-Hour Private Hilton Head Dolphin Watching Cruise

2-Hour Private Hilton Head Dolphin Watching Cruise

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Experience the Atlantic Bottlenose Dolphin of Hilton Head up close and personal on your own premium private boat tour. We have the newest boat you will find in the charter fleet (2019 Key West 23' DFS with hard top) that will protect you from all the elements Boat tours are limited to up to 6 guests total.
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  • 2 hours
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  • Free Cancellation
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US$320.00
per group
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US$320.00
per group

Outer Banks Film Locations Tour
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Outer Banks Film Locations Tour

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Go behind the scenes of the Netflix series Outer Banks with a film locations tour in Charleston. Meet your guide, who was an extra during season one, for a private half-day tour. Hear stories about the cast and crew of Outer Banks as you visit locations seen in the series. Learn about the history, culture, and architecture of Charleston during the tour as well.
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  • 3 hours
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  • Free Cancellation
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US$120.00
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US$120.00

Private Historic Carriage Tour of Charleston
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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
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  • Free Cancellation
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US$275.00
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US$275.00
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Private Hilton Head Sunset Boat Cruise (Up to 14 Passengers)
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Private Hilton Head Sunset Boat Cruise (Up to 14 Passengers)

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The private sunset cruise is the perfect way to end a day on Hilton Head Island. There is nothing quite like a low country sunset, especially seeing one from the water were you can see the broad spectrum of colors such as vibrant oranges, reds, and multiple shades of pink. This sunset cruise is perfect for a romantic evening, family time, friends gathering, bachelor or bachelorette parties, team bonding, the possibilities are endless. The boat holds up to 14 passengers.. The captain will show you what the low country has to offer on this 2 hours private cruise.
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  • 2 hours
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  • Free Cancellation
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US$529.00
per group
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US$529.00
per group

Private Charleston Driving History City Tour with Luxury Transport

Private Charleston Driving History 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
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  • Free Cancellation
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US$159.00
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US$159.00

Charleston Walking Tours with Ann

Charleston Walking Tours with Ann

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Enjoy a private walking tour of Charleston with a guide who was born and raised in the city. Your guide Ann will weave in her own personal stories as she shares information on the city's history and culture. Plus, because it’s a private tour, you can tailor the experience to your preferences and needs.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
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  • Free Cancellation
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US$75.00
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US$75.00

Private Dolphin Tour

Private Dolphin Tour

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Combine an excursion to see Atlantic bottlenose dolphins in their natural environment with personalized attention on this private tour. Depart from the Palmetto Bay Marina in a boat headed for the dolphins' swimming and hunting grounds with a guide, who will teach you all about their biology and behavior. Having a dedicated guide means you can ask plenty of questions as you travel.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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  • Free Cancellation
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US$349.00
per group
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US$349.00
per group

Charleston's Haunted Ghost Tour - Solo Smart Phone Guided Tour

Charleston's Haunted Ghost Tour - Solo 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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  • 50 minutes to 1 hour
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  • Free Cancellation
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US$5.50
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US$5.50

Private Hilton Head Dolphin Watching Tour with Waterfront Dining Stops

Private Hilton Head Dolphin Watching Tour with Waterfront Dining Stops

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This tour will be the family memory you’ll always remember! You’ll depart from Palmetto Bay Marina and enjoy this fully narrated tour by our licensed captains explaining the ecosystem, wildlife, and Hilton Head in general! We’ll show you the beloved Atlantic Bottlenose Dolphins in their natural environment! Along the way, we will make 2-3 stops at exclusive waterfront restaurants! You will have time to sample local Hilton Head/Daufuskie Island cuisine!
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  • 3 hours
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  • Free Cancellation
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US$413.02
per group
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US$413.02
per group

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Self-Guided "The French Quarter Charleston" Solo Walking Tour

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Ya’ll come to the right place for a true Charleston experience. On our journey I’ll be taking you to the best historical spots and the hidden treasures of the French Quarter and I’ll tell you their story. Oh, them friends back home goanna be jealous. 1 purchase works on 2 phones! So why don’t you just skedaddle down to the Market Hall on Meeting street and we’ll get this hootenanny started. I’ll meet you there. You will discover Charleston's French Quarter on our Solo Smart Phone Powered Walking Tour. Go anytime and explore on your own schedule. The WalknTours app guides Solo travelers on a hands free tour. Go anytime, explore on your own schedule. Perfect for Solo Travelers. Especially Solo Travel Rebels. How it works: 1. Get the WalknTours app 2. Register an account and use the experience code in your booking to unlock the tour. 3. Go to Charleston City Market front door - 73 North Market Street, Charleston, SC, USA 4. Press start experience.
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  • 50 minutes to 1 hour 10 minutes
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  • Free Cancellation
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US$5.00
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US$5.00

Private Half Day Tour of Middleton Place & Drayton Hall Tour including Box Lunch

Private Half Day Tour of Middleton Place & Drayton Hall Tour including Box Lunch

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Explore beyond the Charleston city limits with this private half-day tour. Get picked up at the location of your choice and set out along the scenic River Road to the historic landmarks of West Ashley. Visit Drayton Hall, Magnolia Plantation and Gardens, and Middleton Place at your leisure. Maximize time with this private, half-day sightseeing excursion including a box lunch.
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  • 4 to 6 hours
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  • Free Cancellation
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US$450.00
Price varies by group size
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US$450.00
Price varies by group size

Shoot My Travel- Experience Charleston With a Local Photographer

Shoot My Travel- Experience Charleston With a Local Photographer

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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
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US$241.03
per group
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US$241.03
per group

Private Tour of Historic Charleston by Foot

Private Tour of Historic Charleston by Foot

Charleston was one of the wealthiest cities in the south until the Civil War broke out and destroyed everything that city had built up. Your private walking tour will be led by a local expert who will share stories jam-packed with four centuries of history. Stroll past pretty painted houses and the waterfront whilst hearing about how the slave-trade developed and evolved. As the city is flat, it's easy to walk around as you soak up its history and hear how hard Charleston has worked to overcome the complexities of the past to be one of the most hospitable cities in the south. After your walking tour through the city, enjoy a snack or drink at the local market at a place recommended by your guide.
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  • 2 hours
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  • Free Cancellation
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US$120.00
Price varies by group size
From
US$120.00
Price varies by group size

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