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Janet's Walking History Tour

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Address: Downtown Marina, Beaufort, SC 29901
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You are about to take a fascinating walk back in time ! Join Janet Matlock...

You are about to take a fascinating walk back in time ! Join Janet Matlock for a 2 hour Walking Tour through the National Historic District of Beaufort, a stroll amidst some of the finest antebellum homes in America.

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I could have walked with Janet forever!

My husband and I almost skipped our day in Beauford en route from Charleston to Savannah, and I'm so glad we didn't. Janet right away made us feel like we knew her from forever... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I almost skipped our day in Beauford en route from Charleston to Savannah, and I'm so glad we didn't. Janet right away made us feel like we knew her from forever, and her heart is absolutely in this town. Not only is she up on all of the history of the buildings and streets, but she is... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent tour! Such a beautiful town and Janet was extremely knowledgeable and fun! I look forward to visiting again

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Beaufort, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Janet gives a great introduction and overview to this historic and beautiful town. It's a nice two-hour walk with visits to historic antebellum homes, monuments and old graveyards that tell the story of Beaufort's fascinating past. She is fun and upbeat and she includes lots of interesting anecdotes. Well worth the money!

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were lucky enough to find availability with Janet on our one day stopover in Beaufort. We were traveling between Hilton Head and Charleston and thankfully made the decision to take a one day pause to explore Beaufort. We walked and walked and every home we saw was more beautiful than the last. Janet knows the history of this beautiful... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

My wife and I visited Beaufort a number of times over the past 25 years but we've never toured the city. We considered a trolley tour but felt like walking so we booked a tour with Janet. I can't tell you how much we loved this tour! Janet is amazing and we had the most amazing experience. Janet knows her... More 

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Festus, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

You remember that one aunt who was the most fun, but at the same time you knew she'd run a knitting needle right through your hand if you tried to grab an extra piece of her rhubarb pie? Well, she is doing walking tours in Beaufort S.C. now, and hasn't lost a step. Although she never actually produced a knitting... More 

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Clearwater, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

Because of reading previous reviews, my husband and I did not want to miss Janet's tour of Beaufort so we skipped breakfast and raced up from Hilton Head to be there by 11. We're so glad that we did! The tour was comprehensive, perfectly paced and filled with all the local history, anecdote and information you could ask for. Janet... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

Great walking tour. A fun way to learn about the fascinating history of Beaufort and South Carolina. Janet weaves in interesting and quirky anecdotes about the town, its residents and mansions. Who never knew history could be this fun? Janet is engaging and a great tour leader. Plus you walk around a quaint and beautiful town. Great for everyone except... More 

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Okatie, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

While we are locals, we were looking forward to taking Janet's Walking Tour with visiting friends. Janet does not disappoint! She gave us a very interesting and wonderfully knowledgeable tour of this southern gem of a town! Time flew by and Janet made history come alive.

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Martinez, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

We absolutely enjoyed our tour with Janet. She is extremely knowledgeable and customized a tour for our group. She is so fun and energetic. We learned many new facts about Beaufort and it's colorful citizens!! Would highly recommend her tour.

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