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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
  • Free Cancellation
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$45.00
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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
  • Free Cancellation
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$45.00
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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
  • Free Cancellation
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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
  • Free Cancellation
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$49.95
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$49.95

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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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
  • Free Cancellation
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$21.06
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Downtown Charleston Culinary Walking Food Tour of French Quarter & City Market

Downtown Charleston Culinary Walking Food Tour of French Quarter & City Market

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The 2.5-hour Downtown Charleston Culinary Tour visits four different food establishments and combines elements of a historical tour with a culinary adventure! Learn about Charleston's history as you enjoy tastings of traditional favorites and contemporary innovations, all of which highlight the cuisine of locally-owned restaurants. Insight into Lowcountry cuisine accompanies the broad range of samples on your food tour. This is our original tour around the French Quarter and City Market and focuses on the traditional flavors of the region.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$85.00
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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
  • Free Cancellation
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$25.65
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Ghosts of Charleston Night-Time Walking Tour with Unitarian Church Graveyard

Ghosts of Charleston Night-Time Walking Tour with Unitarian Church Graveyard

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Uncover Charleston’s darkest secrets on an 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.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$35.00
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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
  • Free Cancellation
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$21.80
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Haunted Evening Horse and Carriage Tour of Charleston

Haunted Evening Horse and Carriage Tour of Charleston

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Get all the thrills of a Charleston ghost tour without any walking on this haunted horse and carriage ride. A horse and carriage takes you down twisting side streets and cobbled alleyways with ease as your guide shares spooky stories from Charleston’s past. Make your way past the Mills House, the Circular Congregational Graveyard, and and Provost Dungeon in the heart of the Holy City.
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  • 40 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$45.00
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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
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$76.93
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Savor the Flavors of Charleston Walking Food Tour

Savor the Flavors of Charleston Walking Food Tour

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Discover the delights of the Charleston food scene on this 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.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$95.00
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$95.00

Private Daytime or Evening Horse-Drawn Carriage Tour of Historic Charleston
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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
  • Free Cancellation
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$265.00
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Charleston's Historic Residential Horse and Carriage Tour
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Charleston's Historic Residential Horse and Carriage Tour

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This one-hour tour tells the tales of Charleston's most pivotal moments and will have travelers falling in love with the unique culture and beautiful landscapes of this southern city. Your experience begins in the stable opposite Market Street, where you'll interact with horses before riding along in a custom carriage through the landmarks and attractions of this coastal town. The 16-passenger carriages are lighter and more comfortable that most, making them as enjoyable for the horses are they are for travelers!
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$45.00
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Historic Charleston Walking Tour: Rainbow Row, Churches, and More

Historic Charleston Walking Tour: Rainbow Row, Churches, and More

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Experience the charm and beauty of Charleston on a morning or afternoon walking tour. With an entertaining guide, take a leisurely 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.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$39.50
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Evening Horse-Drawn Carriage Tour of Downtown Charleston
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Evening Horse-Drawn Carriage Tour of Downtown Charleston

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Discover downtown Charleston on a Southern-style carriage ride that passes through the Commercial District and Waterfront Park. Learn about the history, architecture, and people of this old South Carolina city throughout the tour.
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  • 35 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$39.95
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2-Hour Charleston Historic Downtown Guided Walking Tour

2-Hour Charleston Historic Downtown Guided 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, 2-hour walking tour. Visit points of interest including Chalmers Street and the Old Slave Mart; the Dock Street Theatre in the historic French Quarter neighborhood; Rainbow Row, the longest cluster of Georgian row houses in the United States; the Old Exchange Building, South Carolina's most historic building; plus St. Michael's Alley, Washington Square and 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
  • Free Cancellation
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$22.00
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Historic Carriage Tour of Charleston

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 guided, 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.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$30.00
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Lost Stories of Black Charleston Walking Tour

Lost Stories of Black Charleston Walking Tour

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Get an inside perspective on Charleston's lesser-known black history during this 2-hour walking tour. Listen as your guide tells forgotten folktales and facts about important figures in the city's history.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$32.00
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Small-Group Tour: Charleston Old Walled City Historical Walking Tour

Small-Group Tour: Charleston Old Walled City Historical Walking Tour

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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.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Charleston's Savor the Flavors of Upper King Street Walking Food Tour

Charleston's Savor the Flavors of Upper King Street Walking Food Tour

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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.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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90-Minute Historic Walking Tour of Charleston
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90-Minute Historic Walking Tour of Charleston

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Charleston’s historic alleyways and pocket gardens can’t be reached by car or carriage, making this Charleston walking tour an excellent option for visiting the Holy City’s enticing nooks and crannies. Follow a guide through the French Quarter, down to the Battery, and right past Rainbow Row as you learn about the city’s 350-year history from a licensed tour guide.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$25.00
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Charleston's Most Beautiful Walk Guided Small-Group Walking Tour

Charleston's Most Beautiful Walk 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 historic neighborhoods on Charleston’s most beautiful walk. 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 the private gardens along Tradd Street; White Point Garden at the tip of the peninsula; the mansions along East Battery Street; mysterious Stoll’s Alley and many more.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$25.65
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What people are saying about City Tours in Charleston

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Charleston City Sightseeing Bus Tour
"The tour guide was very enthusiastic and educated with the city and was the greatest experience while in Charleston!"..."
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Charleston’s Old South Carriage Historic Horse & Carriage Tour
"Our guide did an awesome job at sharing about the history of Charleston. Our son was born in the NW so he learned a lot about Charleston."..."
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Charleston History Sightseeing Bus Tour with Joseph Manigault House Option
"Tour guide was excellent. Approachable. Knowledgeable. Even funny. I highly recommend this tour to anyone wanting a good overview of Charleston’s fascinating history."..."
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Daytime Horse-Drawn Carriage Sightseeing Tour of Historic Charleston
"Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and had great personal history with the city which made the tour feel as if we were getting VIP tour that we couldn’t get anywhere else. Not only did he provide recommendations but he also accompanied some facts with video footage which made it even more interactive."..."
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Charleston See-It-All Sightseeing Bus Tour
"The guide was very interesting. This is my 4th trip to Charleston,but I saw things I had never seen before. Throughly enjoyed it."..."
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2-Hour Historic Charleston Guided Sightseeing Walking Tour
"Walked through Charleston and learned so much about its history with Lawrence as our tour guide. He did a great job explaining what make Charleston such an amazing place"..."
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Downtown Charleston Culinary Walking Food Tour of French Quarter & City Market
"Table chats, snippets of local history, good food, beautiful alleyways, and interesting folks around the table. What’s not to like?!"..."
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Charleston's Alleys & Hidden Passages Guided Small-Group Walking Tour
"Kay was a terrific food guide! She was a great speaker and answered all of our questions and always kept it interesting. We had been on a couple other tours and the info our guides were giving was repetitive. Kay gave us unique stories and historical facts. She also stayed with us and gave us her favorite spots. Thanks Kay! Cristina + Eric"..."
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Ghosts of Charleston Night-Time Walking Tour with Unitarian Church Graveyard
"Jonathan was a great guide. Enjoyable ghost tour. Good stories about haunted sites in Charleston. Recommend for an evening activity …"..."
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Highlights of Charleston Guided Walking Tour
"I was the only person on the tour and they did not cancel. Very nice of them to do that. Dustin was my guide and I had a very informative and fun hour and a half walk with him. Also, because it was just me he personalized it a bit. Shout out to him for that :-)"..."
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Haunted Evening Horse and Carriage Tour of Charleston
"Ronald was our horse. Donald was our guide. They both did a great job. Donald was very knowledgeable and made the stories interesting and fun. Great tour!"..."
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Charleston in a Nutshell Private Tours
"Jeff was extremely knowledgeable. Friendly and professional. We came away knowing much more then we could have imagined."..."
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Savor the Flavors of Charleston Walking Food Tour
"Blake was awesome and knowledgeable. The food chosen was a reflection of the cuisine of Charleston. I would recommend to family and friends."..."
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Private Daytime or Evening Horse-Drawn Carriage Tour of Historic Charleston
"The driver was very friendly and knowledgeable. would highly recommend this tour. Beautiful city and friendly people"..."
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Charleston's Historic Residential Horse and Carriage Tour
"Tour guide was informative and entertaining! He knew Charleston’s history well! Answered all of our questions"..."
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Historic Charleston Walking Tour: Rainbow Row, Churches, and More
"Linda was one of the best guides I’ve ever had. Professional, friendly, funny and her historical knowledge was incredible!!!"..."
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Evening Horse-Drawn Carriage Tour of Downtown Charleston
"The guide was really funny but also helpful with answering any questions we had. Definitely coming back to do it again"..."
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2-Hour Charleston Historic Downtown Guided Walking Tour
"Amy was a wonderful guide. Very knowledgeable of Charleston history and happy to answer any questions."..."
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Historic Carriage Tour of Charleston
"Our horse, Amigo, was strong. Our tour guide was amazing and gave very detailed and intersects historical information about the area. Honestly, I didn’t want the tour to end as I was enjoying it so much."..."
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Lost Stories of Black Charleston Walking Tour
"It really hit home when I was standing in front of the orphanage and watching the video that I was standing in the spit where history was made!"..."
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Small-Group Tour: Charleston Old Walled City Historical Walking Tour
"Eric was the most amazing and knowledgeable tour guide I’ve ever experienced. He made the history and architecture of Charleston come alive through vivid description. Thank you for a memorable introduction to this city."..."
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Charleston's Savor the Flavors of Upper King Street Walking Food Tour
"Gordon, a former chef, was a fascinating guide who shared his personal culinary knowledge of the local cuisine while also mixing in some of Charleston’s interesting history. Thanks so much for introducing us to some of Charleston’s food favorites! We loved the green fried tomatoes! Fun day in Charleston!! Thanks, Gordon"..."
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90-Minute Historic Walking Tour of Charleston
"Lawrence did an amazing job giving us details of the area. He answered all of my 10 year olds questions. Beautiful area to visit. Will be back!"..."
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Charleston's Most Beautiful Walk Guided Small-Group Walking Tour
"Me and my wife had a great Sunday tour of Charleston it wasn’t busy and crowded walking the town. Jim is a great and very informative guide which try’s showing and giving you as much information as he can in the two hours, he went over 15 minutes which we didn’t mind. I highly recommend."..."

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