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Charleston Perspective Walking Tour
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Join a local Charlestonian for a personalized local perspective of the history and characters of the city. All of our guides are licensed locals who possess a knowledge and love of Charleston which will give a unique and accurate understanding of...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
200 E Bay St, Steps of the US Custom House, Charleston, SC 29401-2611
+1 843-460-8671
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed at the Spectator hotel and our butler Chuck recommended this tour. We were absolutely amazed by the way Martha introduced us to her city! All the history about it and all the beautiful places she took us. Will recommend this to everyone!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed our stroll around the historic part of Charleston with this local, Martha Middleton.... she added a personal perspective and her knowledge and enthusiasm was even more than we had hoped for on our walking tour....

Thank Ginny M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

13th generation Charleston resident Martha Middleton, a practicing archaeologist, was a fountain of information. She greeted us with a warm smile, explained the history in flawless detail, was pleasant, and answered numerous questions during the tour with our group of 12. Other tour groups had...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We took the afternoon tour on a Sunday. We drive down from Myrtle Beach to spend the day in Charleston. Our only problem was running into some traffic on the drive which put us a little behind. We had a little difficulty finding where to...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enjoyed the stroll through side streets and alleyways. Got to see some beautiful old homes and peek in the courtyards. Would have liked a little less talking and more strolling.

Thank Viki C
Reviewed 29 September 2018

On 9/21 my Mom, sister and I wound up getting a private tour with Martha, an unexpected bonus! We never would have discovered the various alleyways, gardens courtyards and neighborhoods we experienced without this tour. Martha is very knowledgable and presented an intelligent, historic, very...More

Thank tldunne
Reviewed 27 September 2018

Great experience. Martha Middleton’s intimate knowledge of Charleston based on her personal background added a wonderful dimension to the guided tour. Highly recommend it.

Thank obendrauf
Reviewed 5 September 2018

I had Bradley Wallace as the guide (the husband of one of the Middleton's). He was enthusiastic, answered everyone's questions, and was extremely knowledgeable about the area. He added personal anecdotes to the history which was a nice touch. I highly recommend this tour based...More

Thank Daniel B
Reviewed 5 September 2018

I took this tour a few weeks ago. The first mention of slavery was 55 minutes into the tour. I know because I looked at my watch, astounded that it had taken so long. Despite a sprawling, detailed history of Charleston's colonial founding, the economics...More

Thank gretchen12387
Reviewed 27 August 2018

The Middleton Sisters really know their stuff! And learning about the history of Charleston on one of their walking tours shouldn't be missed when you are visiting the city.

Thank Suzanne H
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Brooke T
13 March 2018|
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Response from Jessica O | Reviewed this property |
Yeah, this might wear out a five-year-old. You walk slow and stand around a bit. After two hours, my kids were getting tired, and they are 10 and 13. if you are willing to leave after an hour or so, that could be a solution... More
Janie R
15 February 2018|
Response from JRF11983 | Reviewed this property |
The tour has many stops and between the stops it’s a regular pace of walking. I’m not sure how your knee would be by then but another thing to consider is the tour covers a large distance around town. There might be a more... More
JoAnn A
1 July 2017|
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Response from Anne H | Property representative |
Hi, the tour lasts 2 hours and it's $20 per person
11 August 2016|
Response from Anne H | Property representative |
I am certainly a dog lover, and I don't mind. However, people on tour may be a little nervous around dogs. Please be sure to have the dog on a leash, bring water, and try to be curtious of others. Thanks, Anne