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Charleston City Sightseeing Bus Tour

Charleston City Sightseeing Bus Tour

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An air-conditioned sightseeing bus offers a refreshing Charleston Sightseeing Tour for summertime visitors trying to escape the heat or those with limited mobility. Roll by popular "Holy City" sights like Rainbow Row, the Battery, White Point Gardens, Nathaniel Russell House, and St. Michael's Church from wide viewing windows while your guide informs and entertains with stories from Charleston's rich past.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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USD45.00
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USD45.00

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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USD50.00
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Charleston History Sightseeing Bus Tour with Joseph Manigault House Option

Charleston History Sightseeing Bus Tour with Joseph Manigault House Option

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Travel back in time to discover one of America’s most historic cities—Charleston, South Carolina—on this guided sightseeing tour. Visit a plethora landmarks including Rainbow Row, the longest cluster of Georgian row houses in the United States; 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. Upgrade option available to include a tour of the famous Joseph Manigault House, one of Charleston's most exquisite antebellum structures.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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USD37.97
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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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USD54.95
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Charleston See-It-All Sightseeing Bus Tour

Charleston See-It-All Sightseeing Bus Tour

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Charleston's colonial history, laid-back vibe, and beautiful sites continue to steal the hearts of visitors to the Holy City. See the highlights of the peninsula in comfort on this 90-minute guided tour on a climate-controlled minibus with a maximum of 15 passengers. This narrated tour keeps you cool as you ride past must-see Charleston sights such as the Battery, the Citadel, Old City Market, and Hampton Park as well as enjoy spectacular views of Fort Sumter, Castle Pinckney, and the Sullivan Island Lighthouse at a distance. Bonus: Admission to Charleston Powder Museum is also included with the price of your tour.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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USD32.20
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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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USD25.00
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Downtown Charleston Culinary Walking Food Tour of French Quarter & City Market
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Downtown Charleston Culinary Walking Food Tour of French Quarter & City Market

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The 2.5-hour Downtown Charleston Culinary Tour visits four different food establishments and combines elements of a historical tour with a culinary adventure! Learn about Charleston's history as you enjoy tastings of traditional favorites and contemporary innovations, all of which highlight the cuisine of locally-owned restaurants. Insight into Lowcountry cuisine accompanies the broad range of samples on your food tour. This is our original tour around the French Quarter and City Market and focuses on the traditional flavors of the region.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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USD85.00
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Charleston's Alleys & Hidden Passages Guided Small-Group Walking Tour

Charleston's Alleys & Hidden Passages Guided 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
  • Free Cancellation
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USD30.00
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Ghosts of Charleston Night-Time Walking Tour with Unitarian Church Graveyard

Ghosts of Charleston Night-Time Walking Tour with Unitarian Church Graveyard

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Uncover Charleston’s darkest secrets on an evening ghost and cemetery tour. Stroll through the atmospheric heart of the old city while an entertaining local guide regales you with tales of the dark deeds, restless spirits and supernatural phenomena that make Charleston one of the most haunted cities in America. Get exclusive after-hour access to the famous Unitarian Church Graveyard, where an overgrown southern garden surrounds historic plots said to be haunted by wandering ghosts.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Highlights of Charleston Guided Walking Tour
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Highlights of Charleston Guided Walking Tour

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Without a guided walking tour, you might miss some of the eclectic history and hidden nooks and crannies around Charleston that make this city such a gem. This walking tour takes you through the French Quarter and South of Broad neighborhoods to top sights such as the Rainbow Row, the Old Slave Mart Museum, and the Old Exchange, all while your guide shares stories from Charleston history and lore.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD30.00
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Haunted Evening Horse and Carriage Tour of Charleston

Haunted Evening Horse and Carriage Tour of Charleston

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Get all the thrills of a Charleston ghost tour without any walking on this haunted horse and carriage ride. A horse and carriage takes you down twisting side streets and cobbled alleyways with ease as your guide shares spooky stories from Charleston’s past. Make your way past the Mills House, the Circular Congregational Graveyard, and and Provost Dungeon in the heart of the Holy City.
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  • 40 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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USD50.00
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Charleston in a Nutshell Private Tours
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Charleston in a Nutshell Private Tours

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This private sightseeing tour of Charleston offers a local perspective on the most charming city in the South. Beat the crowds of bus tours and go where carriage rides can’t as your licensed guide drives you around the peninsula in the comfort of a private vehicle. As you drive past top sights like Waterfront Park and the Battery, hear stories of Charleston history and culture in the Holy City.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD97.50
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Savor the Flavors of Charleston Walking Food Tour

Savor the Flavors of Charleston Walking Food Tour

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Discover the delights of the Charleston food scene on this walking tour. With a guide, you'll learn about the cuisine of the Lowcountry region as you explore this historic city and sample local food products such as stone-ground grits, pralines, collard greens, and South Carolina barbecue. Tour is limited to 12 people for a small-group experience.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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USD95.00
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Private Daytime or Evening Horse-Drawn Carriage Tour of Historic Charleston

Private Daytime or Evening Horse-Drawn Carriage Tour of Historic Charleston

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Explore Charleston in an intimate horse-drawn carriage during this private tour. Get personalized attention from your guide while riding through the historic streets of the old walled town.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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USD265.00
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Charleston's Historic Residential Horse and Carriage Tour
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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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USD50.00
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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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USD39.50
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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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USD44.95
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2-Hour Charleston Historic Downtown Guided Walking Tour

2-Hour Charleston Historic Downtown Guided 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, 2-hour walking tour. Visit points of interest including Chalmers Street and the Old Slave Mart; the Dock Street Theatre in the historic French Quarter neighborhood; Rainbow Row, the longest cluster of Georgian row houses in the United States; the Old Exchange Building, South Carolina's most historic building; plus St. Michael's Alley, Washington Square and 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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USD25.00
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Historic Horse and Carriage Tour of Charleston

Historic Horse and Carriage Tour of Charleston

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Travel back to Colonial times aboard a horse-drawn carriage and discover more than 300 years of history on this guided, 1-hour tour of Charleston. See the many mansions, churches and gardens of yesteryear on this narrated tour around historic Charleston. Enjoy the romantic clip-clop sound as this educational adventure winds through the streets and learn about this ‘Holy City’ and its rich history and role in Civil War times. See the Old Exchange and Provost Dungeon, one of the most historic buildings in America, and much more.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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USD45.00
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Lost Stories of Black Charleston Walking Tour

Lost Stories of Black Charleston Walking Tour

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Get an inside perspective on Charleston's lesser-known black history during this 2-hour walking tour. Listen as your guide tells forgotten folktales and facts about important figures in the city's history.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD32.00
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Small-Group Tour: Charleston Old Walled City Historical Walking Tour

Small-Group Tour: Charleston Old Walled City Historical Walking Tour

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A walking tour of Charleston is especially pleasant when done in a small group of just 15 people or fewer. Avoid overcrowded sidewalks and photo ops as you follow your guide through the historic French Quarter, past the mansions of Broad Street, and down to the Charleston Battery. As you walk, your guide regales you with tales of Charleston's fascinating history, which is all too easy to miss if you forgo a guide.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD26.00
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Charleston's Savor the Flavors of Upper King Street Walking Food Tour

Charleston's Savor the Flavors of Upper King Street Walking Food Tour

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Go a bit off the beaten path while in Charleston with this guided walking and eating tour of Upper King Street, an area that is bursting with delicious food. Just make sure your stomach is empty. Sample some South Carolina staples and learn about the history of food in Charleston.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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USD95.00
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90-Minute Historic Walking Tour of Charleston

90-Minute Historic Walking Tour of Charleston

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Charleston’s historic alleyways and pocket gardens can’t be reached by car or carriage, making this Charleston walking tour an excellent option for visiting the Holy City’s enticing nooks and crannies. Follow a guide through the French Quarter, down to the Battery, and right past Rainbow Row as you learn about the city’s 350-year history from a licensed tour guide.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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USD25.00
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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
  • Free Cancellation
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USD39.95
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Charleston City Sightseeing Bus Tour
"Our driver/guide, Ryan, was very personable and knowledgeable. Couldn’t have been better except if there had been a stop or two at which we could have disembarked and walked around and taken pictures that weren’t through the windows of the bus."..."
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Charleston’s Old South Carriage Historic Horse & Carriage Tour
"Beautiful day to go on a Carriage tour. Our tour guide, Chris knows his history of Charleston. The architecture, the flowers and trees felt like you were in a story book. Great time! Our leader, CASH.., did a superb job! What a beautiful horse with a sassy personality! Take this tour!! It will leave you with a smile and great memories."..."
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Charleston History Sightseeing Bus Tour with Joseph Manigault House Option
"City tour was good, lots of information on Charleston during the years. House tour was kind of ordinary."..."
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Daytime Horse-Drawn Carriage Sightseeing Tour of Historic Charleston
"We had a great guide who was great with Maggie snd Butter, the horses on our carriage. They all seemed to take the horses care in mind while sharing history and some humor on the way and being attentive to us all."..."
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Charleston See-It-All Sightseeing Bus Tour
"We really loved the Citadel portion of the tour. Guide B. T. Was excellent! The tour is just the right length of time."..."
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2-Hour Historic Charleston Guided Sightseeing Walking Tour
"Amy was awesome!! I love a history storyteller and she had so many great stories to bring history to life. I was fascinated with the old walled city of Charleston. That part stuck out to me."..."
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Downtown Charleston Culinary Walking Food Tour of French Quarter & City Market
"Excellent food and tour guide was very knowledgeable of the area. Enjoyed everything about the tour. Highly recommend the experience."..."
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Charleston's Alleys & Hidden Passages Guided Small-Group Walking Tour
"Excellent tour guide Lawrence who was informative and very knowledgeable. It was over 90 degrees so a 2 hour tour was a challenge."..."
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Ghosts of Charleston Night-Time Walking Tour with Unitarian Church Graveyard
"Simon was an incredible story teller and he really had us hooked from start to finish. We would highly recommend this tour and would definitely love to go again!"..."
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Highlights of Charleston Guided Walking Tour
"Very knowledgeable Nice pace Worth it In depth knowledge- learned a lot about early Charleston Early in the day was pleasant"..."
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Haunted Evening Horse and Carriage Tour of Charleston
"Rowdy, our horse and Shannah our guide gave us a terrific haunted evening ride. Not their fault that the ghosts choose not to cooperate. This was a very pleasant experience and my husband and I recommend this tour."..."
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Charleston in a Nutshell Private Tours
"He did an amazing and thorough job during our tour. Also he was really friendly which is a major plus."..."
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Savor the Flavors of Charleston Walking Food Tour
"Great food tour that was fun and informative. Our guide Blake was awesome, he is full of knowledge about Charleston and made it a great way to spend the morning."..."
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Private Daytime or Evening Horse-Drawn Carriage Tour of Historic Charleston
"Outstanding carriage tour. The driver was very friendly and extremely knowledgeable. Fun experience."..."
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Charleston's Historic Residential Horse and Carriage Tour
"First time in Charleston, so glad we did the tour. Very informative, I would do it again. Tray, our guide was great."..."
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Historic Charleston Walking Tour: Rainbow Row, Churches, and More
"Our tour guide, David Romein, was outstanding. I’ve done a number of Charleston tours, both walking and carriage, he is superb. If you are lucky enough to have David for your guide you’re in for a treat."..."
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Evening Horse-Drawn Carriage Tour of Downtown Charleston
"Josh was great! He was knowledgeable, friendly and personable. Great time and would definitely recommend."..."
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2-Hour Charleston Historic Downtown Guided Walking Tour
"My husband and I really enjoyed this walking tour. Our tour guide Evans was excellent. We learned a lot about the history of Charleston & loved Evans passion for the city & its history."..."
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Historic Horse and Carriage Tour of Charleston
"Our guide’s sense of humor and his wealth of knowledge for Charleston’s history. You can tell he enjoys what he does!"..."
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Lost Stories of Black Charleston Walking Tour
"Prof. Fordham was very knowledgeable about the history he presented, and his openness to questions and his in depth and informative responses were very appreciated. I'd recommend the tour to anyone who wants to hear and experience a 'fuller' and well rounded presentation of the history of Charleston."..."
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Small-Group Tour: Charleston Old Walled City Historical Walking Tour
"Eric has an amazing amount of knowledge of this lovely city and the history details was phenomenal. Great tour on a very hot and humid day"..."
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Charleston's Savor the Flavors of Upper King Street Walking Food Tour
"Blake Mims was an excellent tour guide. He made the tour fun, exciting, and educational. We will definitely be booking another tour with Bulldog Tours."..."
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90-Minute Historic Walking Tour of Charleston
"Tour was amazing! History of Charleston is amazing! Our guide knew her stuff and was thrilled to be giving the tour."..."
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Charleston's Best History Walking Tour - 10 AM
"Cooper was our tour guide. He made the walk very fun and informative. We learned more about history through the walk that you would not have learned elsewhere. We had a great time and would do it again."..."

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