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Magnolia Plantation Admission & Tour with Transportation from Charleston
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Magnolia Plantation Admission & Tour with Transportation from Charleston

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Pickup and drop-off from downtown Charleston, South Carolina make it easy to tour Magnolia Plantation, one of the oldest plantations in the South. This 4-in-1 tour includes a narrated drive out to the plantation, a walking tour of the garden, tram tour through the property, and tour of the house itself, providing incredible value.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
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$80.79
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The Best of Charleston: History, Culture & Architecture Tour
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The Best of Charleston: History, Culture & Architecture Tour

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Your guide brings history to life during this Charleston walking tour of the city's historical downtown. See notable buildings including the Nathaniel Russell House, the Old Exchange and Provost Dungeon, and the Old Slave Mart Museum. As you walk over the flat and easy terrain with your guide, discover the history that occurred right under your feet and around every corner from Rainbow Row to the Battery.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$25.00
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$25.00

Boone Hall Plantation Admission & Tour with Transportation from Charleston

Boone Hall Plantation Admission & Tour with Transportation from Charleston

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Visit Boone Hall Plantation and Gardens on this 4.5-hour tour from Charleston, South Carolina. One of the oldest working plantations in the United States, Boone Hall was founded in 1681 and still grows crops. During your tour led by a guide in period costume, you'll see the plantation's slave quarters and learn about its history and modern-day use. Select a morning or afternoon departure time when booking. Enjoy a personalized experience on this small-group tour of just 15 people.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
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Evening Horse-Drawn Carriage Tour of Downtown Charleston

Evening Horse-Drawn Carriage Tour of Downtown Charleston

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Discover downtown Charleston on a Southern-style carriage ride that passes through the Commercial District and Waterfront Park. Learn about the history, architecture, and people of this old South Carolina city throughout the tour.
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  • 35 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$44.95
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Historic Charleston Walking Tour: Rainbow Row, Churches, and More

Historic Charleston Walking Tour: Rainbow Row, Churches, and More

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Experience the charm and beauty of Charleston on a morning or afternoon walking tour. With an entertaining guide, take a leisurely stroll through the city’s Historic District, passing antebellum mansions, hidden gardens, historic churches and graveyards, as well as famous sites like Fort Sumter, Rainbow Row, and the Waterfront Battery. Along the way, learn about Charleston’s rich history and contemporary culture.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$39.50
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2-Hour Historic Charleston Guided Sightseeing Walking Tour

2-Hour Historic Charleston Guided Sightseeing Walking Tour

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Travel back in time to discover one of America’s most historic cities—Charleston, South Carolina—on this guided walking tour. Visit points of interest including Charleston City Hall; the Dock Street Theatre, America’s first theatre; the Old Exchange Building, South Carolina's most historic building; White Point Garden, in the heart of Charleston’s historic district with a spectacular view of Fort Sumter, and many more.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$25.00
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Charleston’s Old South Carriage Historic Horse & Carriage Tour

Charleston’s Old South Carriage Historic Horse & Carriage Tour

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Experience more than 300 years of history on this guided carriage tour of Charleston. See the many mansions, churches, and gardens as your horse-drawn carriage tour covers more than 2.5 miles and 30 blocks of historic Charleston. Belgian and Percheron draft horses will you lead you through the streets while you learn about this “Holy City” and its role in the Civil War.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$50.00
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$50.00

Daytime Horse-Drawn Carriage Sightseeing Tour of Historic Charleston

Daytime Horse-Drawn Carriage Sightseeing Tour of Historic Charleston

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Ride a horse-drawn carriage through the heart of historic Charleston on a guided tour through the heart of the city. Soak up the old fashioned charm of cobblestone streets lined with antebellum houses, lush gardens, and landmark churches as you listen to stories about Charleston history, architecture, and culture.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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Charleston's Hidden Alleyways & Historic Sites Small-Group Walking Tour

Charleston's Hidden Alleyways & Historic Sites Small-Group Walking Tour

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Travel back in time to discover one of America’s most historic cities—Charleston, South Carolina—on this guided small-group walking tour. Explore some of the city’s most enchanting alleys and hidden passages. Visit the Old Exchange and Provost Dungeon, a colonial building with a 300-year history; Rainbow Row, the longest cluster of Georgian row houses in the United States; plus historic Philadelphia Alley, and many more.
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  • 2 hours
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Charleston's Upper King Street Culinary Tour
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Charleston's Upper King Street Culinary Tour

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This 2.5-hour tour offers insight into Charleston's Upper King Street neighborhood (named as one of the top 10 food neighborhoods in America), showcasing four of Charleston's culinary innovators who exemplify cooking in the New South. The Upper King Street district has emerged as an area with tremendous energy; showcasing culinary innovation, experimental design, and exuberant nightlife. The restaurants featured on the food tour are trailblazers in Charleston's culinary scene, edgy and innovative, with tremendous passion for their craft. This Upper King Street tour is designed to show off the modern and eclectic side of the Lowcountry while providing insight into Charleston's ever-changing culinary scene.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$85.00

Charleston City Bus Tour with Charleston Museum Admission

Charleston City Bus Tour with Charleston Museum Admission

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Beat the heat while touring Charleston on this minibus tour. Relax and ride in comfort as your driver takes you to top Charleston sights such as Colonial Lake, Rainbow Row, and Whitepoint Gardens. As a bonus, this tour includes admission to the Charleston Museum—visit the downtown location on your own schedule.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$38.00
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French Quarter Historic Charleston Walk
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French Quarter Historic Charleston Walk

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If you're a history buff or just someone who appreciates how a city has come to be what it is today, Charleston is full of historical stories you'll want to hear. This Charleston French Quarter Historic Walking Tour takes you through the city from Joe Riley Waterfront Park all the way to Philadelphia Alley with more than 10 stops. Learn about the city's history while you see its most impressive sights.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Charleston’s African-American History & Philip Simmons Walking Tour

Charleston’s African-American History & Philip Simmons Walking Tour

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Learn about Charleston's African community on this historical walking tour. Begin at the Philip Simmons House where you’ll learn about one of the greatest African-American artists of the 20th century from museum docents. As you stroll down America Street, learn about the trials and tribulations of the city’s past and present. At the Mother Emanuel AME Church, learn about how free people of color formed communities in the South.
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  • 2 hours
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$35.90
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Charleston's Historic Residential Horse and Carriage Tour

Charleston's Historic Residential Horse and Carriage Tour

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This one-hour tour tells the tales of Charleston's most pivotal moments and will have travelers falling in love with the unique culture and beautiful landscapes of this southern city. Your experience begins in the stable opposite Market Street, where you'll interact with horses before riding along in a custom carriage through the landmarks and attractions of this coastal town. The 16-passenger carriages are lighter and more comfortable that most, making them as enjoyable for the horses are they are for travelers!
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$50.00
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Historic Women of Charleston Guided Walking Tour

Historic Women of Charleston Guided Walking Tour

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Every badass history has a badass...HERSTORY. Walk with us as we celebrate Charleston's. We have a very rich story and the women of Charleston have played an enormous role in it. This is the only tour in the city showcasing badass women.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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$32.00
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Charleston's Best History Walking Tour - 10 AM

Charleston's Best History Walking Tour - 10 AM

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See the historical sights of Charleston on a walking tour with a guide who tells you about the city's long history. You'll wander along narrow streets and alleys, passing by antebellum homes and other attractions as you listen to stories about Charleston's past 300 years.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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$39.95
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Self-Guided "The French Quarter Charleston" Solo Walking Tour

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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 convenient and a better story teller. WalknTours technology seamlessly guides you step by step through The French Quarter telling you the stories of it's alleys, it's history, it's buildings, Church Street, churches, Pineapple Fountain, the Old Slave Market, Charleston Green, the Civil War and so much more. The tour takes about 1 hour to walk. But feel free to stop in the shops, historical sites or restaurants you'll discover as you walk through this picturesque city. The WalknTours app guides Solo travelers on a hands free tour. Go anytime, explore on your own schedule. Perfect for Solo Travelers. Especially Solo Travel Rebels. How it works: 1. Get the WalknTours app 2. Register an account using the code in your email 3. Go to 73 North Market Street 4. Press start
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  • 50 minutes to 1 hour 10 minutes
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$5.00
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Highlights of Charleston Self-Guided Walking Audio Tour

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Highlights of Charleston Self-Guided Walking Audio Tour

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 to (and aftermath of) the Civil War. Plus, get an inside look at what life was like not only for Charleston’s most wealthy, but also for the enslaved people who generated all that wealth. This tour offers a comprehensive view of this fascinating city and its past. Here's how it works: Within 30 min, we'll send you two things: a unique password and the Action Tour Guide app. Download the Action Tour Guide onto your phone and enter the password. Then download the tour inside. When you arrive, go to the Visitor Center to start the tour. Stick to the tour route & speed limit for the best experience. No expiration — The tour comes with lifetime validity! This isn't an entrance ticket. Check pandemic rules and opening hours before your visit.
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  • 2 hours
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Evening History Tour

Evening History Tour

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The Evening History Tour is the only evening tour that IS NOT A GHOST TOUR. We focus on the history of the people and places of this most historic city. Take a tour in the evening to beat the heat of the day. Go before or after dinner at one of our fine restaurants.
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  • 1 hour 5 minutes
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Private Walking Tour of Historic Charleston

Private Walking Tour of Historic Charleston

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Who better to guide you through the heart of Charleston than a native Charlestonian? Discover Charleston's heart and soul as you walk through the picturesque streets and quaint alleyways of Charleston’s Historic District. Guided by Timothy Trouche, an eighth-generation Charleston native and third generation Charleston tour guide, you will learn how “The Holy City” withstood the test of time, rebuilding upon her ashes and ultimately being preserved as the gem you see today. Share in Tim’s hometown knowledge of Charleston’s rich history from its colonial days as Charles Town, through the American Revolution and Civil War. Each tour offers breathtaking views of the harbor, beautifully preserved historic homes, churches and gardens.
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  • 2 hours to 2 hours 30 minutes
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$70.00
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Historic Charleston Walking & Storytelling Tour
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Historic Charleston Walking & Storytelling Tour

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Delve into the history and lore of Charleston with this in-depth tour that takes in the top landmarks in just a few hours. Enjoy tales of the pirates and patriots the founded the city while you admire highlights like the Old Exchange and Provost Dungeon, East Bay Street and its Rainbow Row mansions, the storied shops and homes along Broad Street, and the Four Corners of the Law.
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  • 2 hours
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Behind the Scenes of Shem Creek Shrimp Walking Tour
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Behind the Scenes of Shem Creek Shrimp Walking Tour

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Get a look behind the scenes of the historic South Carolina shrimping industry with a guided walking tour of Shem Creek. This immersive experience will give you a chance to see this nearly century-old waterfront community at work, as you learn all about the history, ecology, culture, and language of this special place.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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Charleston Walking Tours with Ann

Charleston Walking Tours with Ann

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Enjoy a private walking tour of Charleston with a guide who was born and raised in the city. Your guide Ann will weave in her own personal stories as she shares information on the city's history and culture. Plus, because it’s a private tour, you can tailor the experience to your preferences and needs.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$75.00
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Small Group History & Storytelling Tour of Historic Charleston

Small Group History & Storytelling Tour of Historic Charleston

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Learn about the history and heritage of Charleston during a small-group walking tour. Meet your guide for a city stroll that includes popular attractions such as the French Huguenot Church, the Dock Street Theater, and Waterfront Park. Hear stories about local architecture, historic figures, and cultural landmarks during this guided tour.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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