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“Loved the carriage ride and our tour guide’s history lesson and intelligent wit! A-plus!!”
A Southern-style carriage ride is a classic activity in Charleston. This quick tour offers a look at the historical sights of downtown and the Commercial District. Relax while you ride through the streets, from Joe...read more
“The tour gave you highlights of Charleston and there is so much follow-up to do visiting the Town Hall to view George Washington paintings, the slave market, the Exchange buildings.”
Without a guided tour of Charleston’s Historic District, you’re likely to miss the city’s seemingly endless array of beautiful historical sites that make it so popular. A Charleston walking tour is the perfect way...read more
“Geordie or one of his equally knowledgeable partners will bring Charleston to life for you, and it will become even more than just beautiful architecture, stunning gardens and incredible food.”
“... destinations and he gave us a deep look at the history of the city, as well as some incredible views of some of Charleston’s most iconic architecture, as well as some much-appreciated restaurant recommendation...”
This private tour is a stress-free way to see Charleston. Skip the crowded coach tours and join a...read more
“And in in addition to being a superb chef, and food ambassador, Forrest has a background in creative writing plus a rich personal history that adds humor, empathy, and invaluable colorful perspective to help revea...”
Enjoy a half day interactive Charleston experience with celebrated local chef, Forrest Parker. Start...read more
“Dave, a Charleston native, gave a great tour highlighting historical facts, interesting architecture, unique gardens, and local lore, with good wit while guiding horse Toogoodoo through the maze of streets.”
If you’re a big history buff or just want to make your way around Charleston’s historic district without walking miles on foot, then opt for this guided tour. Travel around in a horse-drawn carriage as your guide...read more
“We were hesitant to do a walking tour of Charleston as we were concerned that the information given would gloss over or tread in euphemisms when it comes to Charleston's inextricable link to the slave trade and th...”
“Such a fun thing to do on a beautiful Charleston day! Graham was very safety-conscious, his boats are well-maintained, and he’s very knowledgeable about the different ships in the area.”
“Mr. Fordham combines vast knowledge, original research and personal and family memories to provide a unique and exemplary set of stories, all complimented by his theatrical flare.”
Hear the lost stories of African American residents during this unique walking tour of Charleston. Your guide shares forgotten tales of local heroes who were often left out of the history books. You’ll visit sites...read more
“The weather was fantastic and the captain and crew made the afternoon absolutely delightful and we toured the harbor and saw many of the sites and learned about the city from this truly unique and great vantage po...”
Combine cool city sights from the water with a boatload of historical facts during this Charleston, South Carolina history cruise—a great way for first-time visitors to orient themselves. An easy-to-find meeting...read more
“We were fortunate to have Shawn Matticks as our guide; he was extremely knowledgeable about this beautiful city’s history, he was entertaining which made for a fun time, and bonus points for being a safe driver (h...”
Touring Charleston by minibus introduces you to far reaches of the city that walking tours skip. In a single outing, drive through the famous military school at the Citadel, see Hampton Park, and make it all the way...read more
“Jim helped us to orientate ourselves and gave us tips for places to eat, shop, and activities that we may enjoy!! Thank you for the great history lessons and for the beautiful hidden treasures of Charleston!!!”
Book ahead to guarantee your spot on this walking tour of Charleston’s alleys and hidden passages. Your guide knows the quickest routes around the city to show you multiple highlights in just a few hours. Plus, some...read more
“Stops included graveyards and cemeteries, churches a walk up the city's (unlikely) former red-light district, the back balcony of one of Charleston's most famous families and the outside of the city's historic dun...”
“Great way to see sights from the water and very affordable !it was overcast but still amazing all the stops are convenient I just wish we had more time!”
“I hope they have more audio tours of other cities as we will definitely use them.”
Explore the Historical French Quarter of Charleston and discover its story. Go at your own pace, on your own schedule and on your own terms. It's like a real life tour guide, only it's on your phone, way more...read more
Not quite a private tour, yet not as crowded as a group tour. We've found that the larger group tours tend to take away from the overall experience of exploring Charleston, so we are happy to offer this alternative....read more
Guided tour through downtown Charleston with mini-photoshoots at the most photogenic spots. Utilizing iPhone camera technology, pictures are digitally delivered the same day (with quick edits). Insta Shoot is the...read more
Get a taste of the authentic antebellum American south with this tour of Charleston, SC. Explore historic districts packed with lovely shops and beautiful architecture as you relive the dramatic events of the leadup...read more
“The peaceful experience of a sailboat vs a motor driven boat is amazing alone but when you add in the beautiful views and friendly, knowledgeable crew this can' be topped.”
A tall ship cruise is a classic way to experience Charleston. This evening tour lets you set sail on tranquil waters of the harbor and soak up the sunset views. Listen to live commentary on board while the captain...read more