Charleston History Tours

Cultural & Theme Tours in Charleston

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Witness history on our daily walks. This breathtaking tour is filled with legends and heritage to proclaim Charleston's vibrant past and opulent history. Discover our quaint alleys, antebellum mansions, private gardens  and cobblestone streets. From 1670 through the Civil War to the present day, I invite you to relish this venture into yesteryear. Have a Camera? Photo Tips Included! - Rainbow Row - French Quarter - Four Corners of Law - High Battery (visual tour of Forts Sutter & Moultrie) - Old Exchange Building - Dock Street Theatre - South of Broad - English Churches Why Travelers Choose This Tour  This is a walking tour with a difference, aimed to make you feel like a local and introduce you to Charleston's hidden gems! Learn about pirates, food and architecture while discovering the city's secret sites. A small-group format ensures a personalized experience.
Meet your guide, Joyce Weir, a certified, licensed Charleston guide. After a brief introduction of the founding of 1670 Charleston, we set off on foot for a 2-hour tour. We stroll at a leisurely pace, taking moments of rest along the 1-1/2 mile round trip route. Three centuries of magnificent architecture, social mores, rich culinary traditions, Gullah (African) Culture, Wrought Iron works, renown graveyards and cemeteries surround you at every corner. Depending on each day's activities, some buildings will be open for us tour. Every tour includes glimpses down hidden passageways and into private gardens. We will be able to branch our roots into areas that the horse and buggies and tour buses are not able to see. Walking is the best way to see Charleston.Along route there are places to rest, a bathroom, and drinking fountains. All buildings that we enter are free of charge. You will not incur any fees on this tour. We return close to Washington Park.

What’s included

  • All sites seen will not require additional payments.
  • Bottled water

What’s not included

  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks