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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 classic Carolina-style BBQ, historic She-Crab soup, and famous fried green tomatoes and, as with all of our tours, you'll also indulge in our decadent Secret Dish, which just might make you leave singing a happy song! Your local guide will steer you toward the very best spots to enjoy these classic Southern dishes.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
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USD105.93
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USD105.93

Middleton Place All-Access Admission & Guided Tour with Lunch from Charleston

Middleton Place All-Access Admission & Guided Tour with Lunch 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
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USD120.90
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Undiscovered Charleston: Half Day Food, Wine & History Tour with Cooking Class
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Undiscovered Charleston: Half 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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USD200.00
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USD200.00

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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USD67.76
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USD67.76

Charleston Haunted Boos and Booze Tour
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Charleston Haunted Boos and Booze Tour

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Your pirate guide will lead the group on a 2.5-hour walking tour through historic downtown Charleston. You will begin and end at a bar, 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
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USD36.80
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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, 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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USD80.79
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USD80.79

Charleston Harbor History Day-Time or Sunset Boat Cruise
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Charleston Harbor History Day-Time or Sunset Boat Cruise

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See the Charleston Harbor by boat with a leisurely sightseeing tour along the Cooper River to Fort Sumter National Monument. This fully-narrated tour focuses on Charleston, South Carolina history from Civil War sites to antebellum houses and landmarks, passes under Cooper River bridges, and explores a waterfront that’s home to bottlenose dolphins and pelicans.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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USD37.12
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USD37.12

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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USD32.20

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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USD54.95

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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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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USD44.95

Charleston Marsh Eco Boat Cruise with stop at Morris Island Lighthouse
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Charleston Marsh Eco Boat Cruise with stop at Morris Island Lighthouse

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Cruise through Lowcountry tidal creeks and marshes en route to the uninhabited Morris Island on this boat cruise from the Charleston area. A private boat company launches from Bowens Island for the scenic ride through an estuary rich in biodiversity before a soft landing on Morris Island. Spend free time to taking photos of the historic Morris Island Lighthouse, combing for seashells, and looking out for birds, sea turtles, and dolphins before your return.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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USD54.00
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USD54.00

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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USD30.00

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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USD25.00

Charleston Harbor Sunset Cruise
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Charleston Harbor Sunset Cruise

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Watch the sun set above Charleston, South Carolina with a 2-hour sunset harbor cruise aboard a 45-foot motorized catamaran. Find a comfortable seat on deck, spot the landmarks of downtown Charleston and the waterfront, and watch for the dolphins and sea birds that thrive along the South Carolina shoreline. Enjoy a relaxing break from the city while spending a romantic evening on the water.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD49.00
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USD49.00

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 classic Carolina-style BBQ, historic She-Crab soup, and famous fried green tomatoes and, as with all of our tours, you'll also indulge in our decadent Secret Dish, which just might make you leave singing a happy song! Your local guide will steer you toward the very best spots to enjoy these classic Southern dishes.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
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USD105.93
Price varies by group size
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USD105.93
Price varies by group size

Outer Banks Film Locations Tour

Outer Banks Film Locations Tour

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Go behind the scenes of the Netflix series Outer Banks with a film locations tour in Charleston. Meet your guide, who was an extra during season one, for a private half-day tour. Hear stories about the cast and crew of Outer Banks as you visit locations seen in the series. Learn about the history, culture, and architecture of Charleston during the tour as well.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD125.00
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USD125.00

Chef's Farm-to-Table Challenge and Walking Tour in Charleston
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Chef's Farm-to-Table Challenge and Walking Tour in Charleston

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This 3-hour tour showcases the seasonal bounty of the Lowcountry and the creative prowess of a local chef. - Handpick local seasonal produce at a neighborhood market alongside a Charleston chef. - Explore the historic Cannonborough-Elliotborough neighborhood with a city-certified guide. - Enjoy a one-of-a-kind farm-to-table experience at a local restaurant with a 5+ course feast, created from your seasonal Market selections. This is a great way to explore a beloved local produce shop and historic neighborhood, meet a Charleston chef (or two!), and see their creativity in action. Come enjoy a true Charleston farm-to-table experience, that's unique, local, and not-to-be-missed.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD110.00
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USD110.00

Charleston Photography Tours - Half Day Expedition
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Charleston Photography Tours - Half Day Expedition

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Explore the hidden gems and iconic locations around Charleston on this leisurely half-day photography tour. Enjoy plenty of time at each stop to get the best shot and take advantage of tips from a guide along the way. Participants will meet at a designated location and follow the guide in their own vehicles.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD185.00
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USD185.00

Charleston Private Secret Food Tour

Charleston Private Secret Food Tour

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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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USD217.46
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USD217.46
Price varies by group size

Get Out of Town! Lighthouses, Beaches and Forts Tour! Folly to Sullivan's Island

Get Out of Town! Lighthouses, Beaches and Forts Tour! Folly to Sullivan's Island

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Let us whisk you away from the bustle of the city, out into the Lowcountry, in luxury Mercedes Sprinter Van style. This tour has something for everyone. Visit both area lighthouses to get an up close view (both do not have direct access but we will get as close as you can to each). We will drive around famed The Citadel campus -- and the ghosts of students that took the first shots at the union in the civil war. And a stroll the grounds of Fort Moultrie, out to the beach, and the best view of Charleston from the water.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD60.00
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USD60.00

4-Hour Charleston Paranormal Encounter Tour

4-Hour Charleston Paranormal Encounter Tour

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Explore the paranormal side of Charleston with this half-day tour. Meet your guide for a paranormal investigation at several locations in North Charleston. Use high-tech tools to seek communication with spirits and bring home audio and video files of the night’s events. Learn about Charleston’s haunted past during this small-group tour.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD160.00
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USD160.00

Private Half Day Tour of Middleton Place & Drayton Hall Tour including Box Lunch

Private Half Day Tour of Middleton Place & Drayton Hall Tour including Box Lunch

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Explore beyond the Charleston city limits with this private half-day tour. Get picked up at the location of your choice and set out along the scenic River Road to the historic landmarks of West Ashley. Visit Drayton Hall, Magnolia Plantation and Gardens, and Middleton Place at your leisure. Maximize time with this private, half-day sightseeing excursion including a box lunch.
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  • 4 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD450.00
Price varies by group size
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USD450.00
Price varies by group size

Charleston Plantation Tour - Middleton Place Plantation

Charleston Plantation Tour - Middleton Place Plantation

This is a private tour which includes a brief driving tour of Charleston's Old and Historic District and one of Charleston's premier plantatons. Your guide is a licensed city guide who's lived in the historic district for more than 20 years. Your guide will provide you wtih interesting historic facts and amusing stories of 300 year old traditions that exist in this wonderful city today.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD125.00
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USD125.00

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Middleton Place All-Access Admission & Guided Tour with Lunch from Charleston
"Our driver provided excellent commentary on the history and importance of the Middleton family and this property in America’s history. Had plenty of time to explore and enjoyed a great lunch. One of the best excursions we have done."..."
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Undiscovered Charleston: Half Day Food, Wine & History Tour with Cooking Class
"My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. We'd live in Charleston and we learned so much and I'm going to reboot with every guest that comes to visit me I'm also going to place information on this tour in our airbnb"..."
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Boone Hall Plantation Admission & Tour with Transportation from Charleston
"Every part of the tour was amazing. Our driver was knowledgeable and personable. Learning about the Gullah life was fascinating."..."
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Magnolia Plantation Admission & Tour with Transportation from Charleston
"Walking tour of the gardens was an informative and beautiful experience. Tour guide, Lisa was knowledgeable and fun to be with."..."
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Charleston Harbor History Day-Time or Sunset Boat Cruise
"I enjoyed and felt very special when the captain recognized me and my husband as newlyweds. He came down to use after the cruise was over and had a conversation with us. That placed icing on the cake."..."
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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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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 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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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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Charleston Marsh Eco Boat Cruise with stop at Morris Island Lighthouse
"Wonderful excursion with a very knowledgeable guide/captain. Saw several dolphin pods and a small shark."..."
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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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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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Charleston Harbor Sunset Cruise
"Lovely evening touring harbor. Our Captain and guide were great. Sadly the clouds didn’t give us much of a sunset, but it still a great time."..."
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3-Hour Secret Food Tour in Charleston w/ Private Tour Option
"Our guide was terrific, though not a Charleston native he was a foodie and picked out a great selection of food and restaurants"..."
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Outer Banks Film Locations Tour
"The tour guide was awesome and it was so cool to see places they actually filmed at! It was a private tour which made it even better."..."
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Chef's Farm-to-Table Challenge and Walking Tour in Charleston
"Had a brief history walking tour and saw some parts of Charleston we had never seen despite being here multiple times in the past. Very knowledgeable guide. Great food."..."
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Charleston Photography Tours - Half Day Expedition
"Tiffany was fantastic. Helpful pointers in composition and always helping to look for the best light. The locations were beautiful and able to take our time there and never felt rushed.. I strongly recommend this tour if you are looking for some great nature photography in Charleston"..."
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Get Out of Town! Lighthouses, Beaches and Forts Tour! Folly to Sullivan's Island
"Great tour of beach, historical sights and islands. Leanne provides personalized service and interesting background and local color. I’ve already recommended this tour!"..."
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4-Hour Charleston Paranormal Encounter Tour
"Having a voice whisper in my ear and 2 other people heard it. Also having an entity say my name. Responses to our questions."..."

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