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Spirit of Old Beaufort Heritage Tour

Spirit of Old Beaufort Heritage Tour

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Skip the hassle of renting a car and explore the islands near Beaufort from the comfort of an air-conditioned coach during this sightseeing tour. See the Gullah plantation house, cemetery, and church ruins, and visit the praise house, which still hosts meetings for families on the island. Learn about Gullah heritage with commentary from your guide and experience island life in the South Carolina Lowcountry.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$40.00
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$40.00
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3-Hour Secret Food Tour in Charleston w/ Private Tour Option

3-Hour Secret Food Tour in Charleston w/ Private Tour Option

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Skip the tourist traps and lose yourself in the flavors of true Charleston cuisine. Taste local delicacies like smoked confit fried chicken wings, She-Crab soup, flounder po-boy, shrimp and grits, and as with all of our tours, you'll also sample a Secret Dish, which you'll only find out about that day. Your local guide will steer you toward the very best spots to enjoy these classic dishes.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
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$277.20
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Private Tour: Secret Food Tours Charleston

Private Tour: Secret Food Tours Charleston

Grits, Fried oysters, Fried Green Tomatoes and so much more! As local Charlestonians, we are extremely passionate about our local food, our city and its history. As such, we love to share with you the best southern foods and the unique culture behind them. By booking Secret Food Tours Charleston, you'll get to try delicious food all around the beautiful historic district of Charleston. Plus, we'll show you how to find the best shops and restaurants, and many other great local tips to make your experience truly memorable. As a private tour, everything works around you! Our start times are much more easy going, dates can open up. It's a much more intimate and cozy experience. No need to shout over other tourists, you will have every question answered, and leave feeling like a native yourself!
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
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$128.70
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$128.70

Myrtle Beach Boardwalk Food & Sightseeing Tour

Myrtle Beach Boardwalk Food & Sightseeing Tour

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Satisfy your culinary wanderlust! Join us on a Myrtle Beach Food Tour, where food, fun and quality, give you a food experience, like none other. Sample the best beach-side restaurants. We are The Original Myrtle Beach Walking Food & Sightseeing Tour, with experience and quality tour guides, who lead you on a 3.5-hour tasty culinary excursion. Join us on our signature Boardwalk Food Tour, or book our new foodie excursion, in the tiny fishing village, Murrells Inlet. Called the “Seafood Capital of South Carolina,” Murrells Inlet is also the place where legends say Blackbeard and his band of pirates stashed their ill-gotten booty! Some say their ghosts haunt the inlet today! Your Walking Boardwalk Food & Sightseeing Tour, with Local Tour Guide, 6-tasting locations and 3 alcoholic beverages, waiting for you. Tours fill quickly. Purchase your ticket today! We also offer Chauffeured or Walking Food Excursions, for Private Groups.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$275.90
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Shell Hunting Expedition

Shell Hunting Expedition

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Depart for this 3 hour shell hunting excursion from Ripley Light Marina situated just less than a half mile outside downtown Charleston. Relax on a short cruise over to beautiful Morris Island while enjoying the sights and sounds of the breathtaking Charleston Harbor. Pass just feet from historical landmarks, wildlife, and natural habitats. Disembark onto this unspoiled barrier island while our naturalist amazes you with historical facts, ecology, tideline critters, and tips on finding wonderful seashells, sharks teeth and more. Departure times and dates may vary as this expedition is low tide dependent so to maximize your experience finding some awesome shoreline treasures.
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  • 3 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$51.29
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Middleton Place Tour & Lunch with Transportation from Charleston

Middleton Place Tour & Lunch with Transportation from Charleston

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Middleton Place is one of the most popular plantations in the Charleston area, but getting there can be tricky without a private car. This tour makes it easy by including transportation from downtown Charleston aboard a comfortable, air-conditioned van, plus a guided tour of the house upon arrival. A 3-course lunch is also included for a taste of Lowcountry cuisine.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$120.90
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Charleston Land & Sea Combo: Historical Sightseeing Bus Tour with Harbor Cruise

Charleston Land & Sea Combo: Historical Sightseeing Bus Tour with Harbor Cruise

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On this historical Charleston tour, journey back in time as your guide reveals the beauty and charm of one of America's most historic cities. Learn about the history of Charleston and discover its pivotal role in American history with visits to more than 100 points of interest including Rainbow Row, Colonial Lake, the Old Exchange Building and Whitepoint Gardens. This tour combines a 90 minute Historic City Tour with a 90 minute narrated, non-stop Harbor Tour. The harbor tour may be taken in conjunction with the city tour or you may choose to split them up and take them on separate days.
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  • 3 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$48.00
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$48.00
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Private Hilton Head Dolphin Watching Tour with Waterfront Dining Stops

Private Hilton Head Dolphin Watching Tour with Waterfront Dining Stops

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This tour will be the family memory you’ll always remember! You’ll depart from Palmetto Bay Marina and enjoy this fully narrated tour by our licensed captains explaining the ecosystem, wildlife, and Hilton Head in general! We’ll show you the beloved Atlantic Bottlenose Dolphins in their natural environment! Along the way, we will make 2-3 stops at exclusive waterfront restaurants! You will have time to sample local Hilton Head/Daufuskie Island cuisine!
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$413.02
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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. 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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$60.50
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Magnolia Plantation Admission & Tour with Transportation from Charleston

Magnolia Plantation Admission & Tour with Transportation from Charleston

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Pickup and drop-off from downtown Charleston 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
  • Taking safety measures
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$70.77
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4-Hour Charleston Paranormal Encounter Tour

4-Hour Charleston Paranormal Encounter Tour

We will bring you into a Real Paranormal Location for a Full Investigation, and Guarantees that you, or your group, will experience paranormal activity. We have regularly investigated these locations and offer to bring you there and show you how to find your own answers to questions you may have for them! We provide you with a variety of Premium Gear that we use regularly in the field and gather all of the night's events on UDH4k & UHD Audio, to be processed & shared later for you own Episode, your own Paranormal Investigation, at one of our Haunted Locations!
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$200.00
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Lonely Planet Experiences: Private Walking Tour of Charming Charleston

Lonely Planet Experiences: Private Walking Tour of Charming Charleston

One of America's oldest cities - and one of its wealthiest preceding the Civil War - a visit to Charleston is a walk through the pages of the country's history books. With nearly four centuries of history, Charleston is jam-packed with stories waiting to be heard. Let yourself be transported into the romanticism of the painted houses and the beautiful waterfront. Enjoy the easy stroll the city - Charleston is a flat city, and perfect for anyone looking to enjoy a day at a leisurely pace.  On your private walking tour, your guide will discuss with you the first few centuries of the city - the way the slave-trade evolved over the years, and the way the system made Charleston the wealthiest city in the South; then hear how the Civil War dismantled and destroyed the city's infrastructure. To walk in Charleston is to grapple with the complexity of its past, while seeing the work it has done and continues to do to make its Southern hospitality inclusive and sincere to all.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$220.00
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$220.00
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Greenville E Bike Brewery Crawl

Greenville E Bike Brewery Crawl

The E-bike Brewery Crawl starts at our shop right outside of downtown Greenville. You’ll begin by getting acquainted with your ride and we’ll talk through bike safety, etiquette and favorite beer styles. The first stop of the day is usually Fireforge Brewery, a local favorite. At Fireforge we will have our first beer and toast the day to come. After emptying our glasses we will move on to our favorite breweries in Greenville, making sure to offer plenty of insights along the way. We will make sure to see lots of the Greenville area, including downtown and the famous Swamp Rabbit Trail while offering plenty of perspective and history about the town we love. We will conclude at Birds Fly South in Hampton Station and rehash a fantastic trip. You can be sure to gain a unique perspective on this vibrant town and leave knowing that you spent the afternoon drinking the best suds that Greenville has to offer while cruising around leisurely on our awesome e-bikes. It’s a really good day.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$65.00
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Scenic Greenville E-bike Tour

Scenic Greenville E-bike Tour

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With more than 25 years spent in the Upstate, we are truly experts on what makes Greenville and the surrounding area so great. We will hit all of the greatest hits around Greenville on this ride. We will start out on the famous Swamp Rabbit Trail and ride into downtown Greenville where we will pass through scenic Falls Park. After stopping to take in this beautiful waterfall we will head through one of Greenvilles historic neighborhoods and review some of the history of the upstate. We will conclude with a ride down main street and a drink by the Reedy River before heading back to our shop. It will be the highlight of your trip!
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$59.00
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Ghost Walking Tour and Pub Crawl in Haunted Charleston

Ghost Walking Tour and Pub Crawl in Haunted Charleston

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Combine the mystery of a haunted tour with fun of a pub crawl for a great night out. A guide will lead the group on a 2.5-hour walking tour through historic downtown Charleston. Stop at several bars along the way, each housed in historic buildings with their own unique ghosts and stories. Guests will have time to enjoy a delicious libation as the guide tells them all about the fascinating history of Charleston and some of its most famous and creepy haunted stories!
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$36.80
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Outer Banks Film Locations Tour

Outer Banks Film Locations Tour

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Fans of the Netflix series Outer Banks are in for a thrill! As a background actor on the series, I participated in three different film shoots on Season One and share tons of behind-the-scenes stories of the cast, crew, and other fun stuff. Tour includes the cast's favorite snacks, bottled water, and other surprised. Parents will love this tour because as a licensed tour guide, I also share some wonderful history while we're traveling from one site location to the other. It's such a fun and new way to visit Charleston!
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$97.44
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High Society: Combo Walking Tour & Gibbes Museum

High Society: Combo Walking Tour & Gibbes Museum

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I am the only licensed tour guide in Charleston that is also a docent at the Gibbes Museum of Art. Charleston may not have been the largest city in the colonies, but it certainly was the richest. Art is what made Charleston. This tour connects the stories around the city throughout the Historic District, covering all the iconic landmarks you need to see, followed by a private guided tour of a wonderful museum that showcases the foremost collection of American art that incorporates the story of Charleston. You will be pleasantly surprised at how charming the Gibbes is!
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$40.00
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Undiscovered Charleston: 1/2 Day Food, Wine & History Tour with Cooking Class

Undiscovered Charleston: 1/2 Day Food, Wine & History Tour with Cooking Class

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This walking tour and interactive lunch combo provides a two-in-one experience in Charleston. With a celebrated local chef, Forrest Parker, you'll start with a 1.5-hour historical walking tour about the influences of Lowcountry food in the city of Charleston. Then watch a cooking demonstration from Parker before enjoying lunch paired with wine.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$153.85
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Charleston Ghost Tour: Two Bars, One Graveyard, and a Ghost Story

Charleston Ghost Tour: Two Bars, One Graveyard, and a Ghost Story

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It’s a bar crawl, history walk, and paranormal experience with a tarot reading for dessert. Charleston is home of the supernatural, paranormal, and existential: 350 years of graveyards, ghosts, and ghouls in a drinking town with a history problem. Starting at one of Charleston's most notorious watering holes, an upscale dive, we begin our experience at the bar. Listen to ghost stories and tales of Charleston’s darker side while enjoying your favorite beverage. From the bar, we walk to a graveyard. Learn how to see a ghost, and along the way, you may even answer the questions, "Are we alone?," and "Why are we here?" From the graveyard, we walk to another bar. We finish the evening with more history and ghost stories and a tarot reading.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$35.90
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$35.90
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Charleston Photography Tours - Half Day Expedition

Charleston Photography Tours - Half Day Expedition

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Unlike walking tours, this adventure is not only getting you to the hidden gems around Charleston, but we operate on your pace. We never rush you or hurry you along. Take all the time you need at each location to get the best shot, and our guides are always available to answer any questions you might have. We'll pick you up from your hotel or rental and whisk you away to your adventure! Don't miss this complete Charleston experience! UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE: All tours will operate with the guests following in their own vehicle. We will designate a safe and secure meeting location near your place of stay.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$185.00
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Killer Bees Farm & Honey Culinary Experience

Killer Bees Farm & Honey Culinary Experience

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Get up close and personal with honeybees during this half-day beekeeping experience. Listen as your guide shares stories about the queen bee and her subjects, before going inside the hive for an experience you can’t easily replicate on your own. Then, sample the honey during a honey pairing and learn how to differentiate between different kinds.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$110.00
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Charleston Scavenger Hunt Adventure

Charleston Scavenger Hunt Adventure

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Add some strategy to your Charleston tour with a fun scavenger hunt adventure! This competition turns your 3-hour historic walking tour into a friendly race through Charleston to solve clues, complete challenges, and track down some of the city’s hidden gems. Don’t forget your smart phone or sleuthing sensibility! Note: Price is per individual, but each team must book together to join in the same adventure.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$20.52
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Charleston Tea Garden Admission with Winery & Distillery Tour

Charleston Tea Garden Admission with Winery & Distillery Tour

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Experience beautiful Wadmalaw Island’s wines, teas, and spirits on this guided excursion. Step aboard a luxury bus and admire Wadmalaw’s picturesque trees at Angel Oak Park before touring Charleston Tea Garden and sampling its delicious beverages. Learn about the region from a professional guide, sip complimentary muscadine wines at Deep Water Vineyard, and sample sweet tea vodka at Firefly Distillery.
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  • 5 hours
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$84.47
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