Historic Charleston: 2-hour Private Highlights Walking TourPrivate Tour
Stroll the quaint streets of Charleston and discover the romanticism of the painted houses and the beautiful waterfront on a private 2-hour walking tour of the historic city highlights.
Adults: 2 Children: 0
Things to know
Couples, Culture Vulture, Family, History Buffs
You and our own professional guide. 100% exclusive
Walking tour: no transportation is included
- English-speaking tour guide - A beer, glass of house wine, or a soft drink per person during a comfort break
- Gratuities optional
- Hotel pick-up and drop-off are not included
Meeting points: Your guide will meet you at the George Washington Statue in Washington Square that can be reached from 96-98 Meeting St., Charleston, SC 29401, USA
What makes this tour special
With nearly four centuries of history, Charleston is jam-packed with stories waiting to be heard. Enjoy a walk through the pages of the country's history books and discover Charleston highlights, one of America's oldest cities - and one of its wealthiest preceding the Civil War.
On your 2-hour private walking tour of Charleston, you will:
Walk by the picturesque Rainbow Row and learn about why houses have maintained their colourful facades through the years;
Hear about the city's darker history and the impact of the slave trade on the city and state;
See the house where President George Washington stayed;
Hear about pointsof interestaround the harbour like the Battery and FortSumter;
See the only still-practising French Huguenot Church in the country;
Stroll the stalls of crafts, produce, and local fare at the Historic Charleston City Market.
Let yourself be transported into the romanticism of the painted houses and the beautiful waterfront. Enjoy the easy stroll in 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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