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2-Hour Historic Charleston Guided Sightseeing Walking Tour

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2-Hour Historic Charleston Guided Sightseeing Walking Tour

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Overview

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.
  • Take a walking tour of Charleston, South Carolina
  • Visit many of the city’s historic points of interest
  • Enjoy a great view of Fort Sumter
  • Fun for the entire family
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2-Hour Sightseeing Walking Tour of Historic Charleston
Professional & Licensed Local Guide
Stroll through the quaint and charming streets of the historic district
Learn about the history and events that shaped Charleston
Explore notable sites in the French Quarter
Several popular points of interest including Rainbow Row
Explore the residential area "South of Broad"
Gratuities
80 Broad St , 80 Broad St, Charleston, SC 29401, USA

Please meet your tour guide outside City Hall on the corner of Meeting St and Broad St.

The Battery , Charleston, SC 29401, USA

The end location will vary depending on the guide and route taken, but they will always walk you back to the start if requested.

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • A moderate amount of walking is involved, comfortable walking shoes are strongly advised
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour operates in all weather conditions. Please check the forecast prior to the tour.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Walks of Charleston
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
Is there parking available near the departure point for the 2-Hour Historic Charleston Guided Sightseeing Walking Tour?
A:There are several “pay as you go” parking garages and open-air lots scattered throughout the downtown area. If you are joining us for the Charleston History Tour, we recommend the parking garage at 85 Queen Street.
Feb 2021
Q:
What happens if it rains on the day of my 2-Hour Historic Charleston Guided Sightseeing Walking Tour?
A:We generally have a “rain or shine” policy but may cancel tours in potentially dangerous weather conditions. If we must cancel your tour, we will notify you by email, phone, or both and a reschedule or full refund will be offered.
Feb 2021

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  • "Wear comfortable shoes as you will be walking or standing for the majority of the tour." See review
  • "Highly recommend this tour before you look at any others!" See review
  • "A good time to visit if you want leas crowds than normal." See review

Reviews

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Our walking tour
Don_H
, Jul 2022
Kay was phenomenal! She kept us interested in the architecture and the history. Her easy and friendly guidance made the tour really enjoyable.
star-5
Very informative and...
Robin_K
, Jun 2022
Very informative and Emily was a great tour guide! The two hours went by really fast. It was a nice leisurely pace.
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Our tour guide was very...
Adarsh_N
, Jun 2022
Our tour guide was very knowledgeable. We started our trip to Charleston with this tour and I'm glad!
star-5
Very good and informative experience.
Gregory_G
, Jun 2022
Laurence was a great guide. Added information that we hadn’t learned on two previous visits to Charleston.
star-5
Great way to learn the history of Charleston!
Mark_J
, Jun 2022
Very knowledgeable & captivating guide. Well paced and interesting stops. The theater and powder magazine were my favorites.
star-5
Great experience
Emma_R
, Jun 2022
We had a really great time on our tour! We would highly recommend our guide Laurence he was so friendly and knowledgeable! 10/10 experience
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Laurence was an absolute...
Mark_E
, Jun 2022
Laurence was an absolute joy as a tour guide. He was very personable, knowledgeable, and talked with all of the tour group at various points throughout the tour.
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Great tour our guide...
Michael_M
, Jun 2022
Great tour our guide Emilie did a great job. Hot day. Great history and detail you just won’t get on a self tour.
star-5
Excellent tour
David_C
, Jun 2022
This was a great tour and Lawrence was an excellent guide! We learned a ton about Charleston and got to see many very interesting and historic sites. We would highly recommend.
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See above!
Janine_H
, Jun 2022
Our tour guide, Amy, was outstanding. Amy is what made the experience so Positive and memorable. Charleston has so much history and beauty. Amy was great at pointing that out and at educating us. Highly recommend.
star-5
Outstanding
Katherine_D
, Jun 2022
Amy was an outstanding tour guide, easily ranking among the best I have had. I highly recommend this tour.
star-5
Emily did a great job! Very interesting tour!
Rich_P
, Jun 2022
Seeing the homes and learning why they were built the way they were. Local stories were interesting. Finding out about the 4 walls was very interesting.
star-5
Great way to see Charleston
Jason_U
, Jun 2022
Emily was great. Very informative. This tour took us to many historical places in Charleston. Great experience. Would recommend to anyone.
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Charleston walking tour
Chris_P
, Jun 2022
The tour guide was incredibly informative, from the little things to the big. Unbelievably enjoyable.
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Walking tour
Sarah_B
, Jun 2022
Tour guide, Evans, was very knowledgeable about the history of Charleston. He gave great information and fun! We would highly recommend this tour and guide!!
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Historical Walking tour - great choice
Cindy_F
, Jun 2022
Great tour guide. She was very knowledgeable and funny! I would recommend this tour. Be aware of how hot it gets in June!!
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Charleston Historical Charm
Katie_D
, Jun 2022
I greatly enjoyed learning about the life of Robert Smalls! What an incredible man. Our tour guide was a distinguished Charlestonian and knew so very much about the city and its patriotic rich history. I would highly recommend this tour! Just incredible!
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The knowledge of our tour...
Kelly_A
, Jun 2022
The knowledge of our tour guide, Kay, was exceptional! She had a rich understanding of the history of Charleston. She pointed things out that we otherwise would never have noticed. It was clear that she loves the city and appreciates its history.
star-5
Excellent walking tour.
Ray_W
, Jun 2022
Excellent!!!! Great tour guide, very knowledgeable and funny at the same time. My third trip, would go again.
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Finding out about Charleston
Barbara_L
, Jun 2022
Taking the walking tour we were able to learn the history of Charleston , through Dennis’s local knowledge. Also St Michael’s church tour impressed us as well as the George Washington monument in the park.

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