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Ed Grimball's Walking Tour of Historic Charleston

Ed Grimball's Walking Tour of Historic Charleston
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Ed Grimball is a 12th generation Charlestonian whose family settled on Edisto Island in 1682 and has been here ever since. Ed opened his walking tour business in 1996 and would consider it a privilege to personally show you his city.Your tour will...more
Pineapple Fountain - Concord Street, Charleston, SC 29412
James Island
+1 843-813-4447
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Reviewed 30 December 2018

Ed is very knowledgeable and friendly. It was a leisurely but fact-filled tour. We hit all the major buildings and sites. As a fifth generation Charlestonian, he had lots of incidental background to add. The bathroom break midway is a plus. He went out of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Karen S
Reviewed 19 November 2018

This was perhaps the highlight of our 7 day trip to Charleston. Without a doubt this is the best guided tour of Charleston. Ed was so knowledgeable, interesting, helpful, and friendly. He seems to know almost everything about the history of Charleston including all the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Kenneth K
Reviewed 18 November 2018 via mobile

We had exactly one morning in Charleston and we decided to spend it with Ed walking this beautiful city. We met at 9:30 and began our tour. It was a slow pace but took an entire 3 hours. Ed was very knowledgeable and made each...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 19 October 2018

Ed has so much information that we would have loved for it to keep going, except we had to go to lunch. He seems to know the back story to every building, and just about every local that we met, in this easy going walking...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Ken M
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Friends told us to make sure we did the walking tour with Ed Grimball. We did and it was the highlight of our trip! What a wonderfully insightful interpreter of history. It was so much more that facts which anyone could learn, but he put...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed the walking tour with Ed. He took his time and showed us a lot if wonderful things in Charleston. Ed loves his city and shared his passion with us. Our teenager son loved the tour as well and had a lot of...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

Great tour with Ed Grimball. So much knowledge this man has of Charleston with a true love of the city.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Dottie R
Reviewed 30 May 2018

Ed is a great guide with lots of information to impart. Ed really loves the City of Charleston. The pace of the tour was perfect and 3 hours went by very quick. You will not be disappointed with this tour.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank JTGeo72
Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

We we’re so lucky we found Ed’s tour. It was a wonderful morning spent learning about Charleston and it’s history. Ed clearly loves his job and sharing his knowledge about Charlston. And that’s what you want in a tour guide. It was just perfect. Full...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Barbara H
Reviewed 4 May 2018

First and foremost, Ed is a true southern gentleman who takes his time and makes sure everybody has an enjoyable experience on his walking tour of Charleston. His knowledge of the history of the area mixed with modern day facts makes for a fun filled...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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