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Highlights of Charleston Guided Walking Tour

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Charleston, United States
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icon2 hours  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English

Overview

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.
  • Charleston French Quarter and South of Broad walking tour
  • Quick overview of historic sights for first-time visitors
  • Learn about the city’s history from your guide as you go
  • Visit must-see sights and hidden attractions alike
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Tour Guide
Not included in your ticket price are any parking fees if you choose to drive to your tour. Gratuity is optional, but gratefully accepted.
200 E Bay St, Charleston, SC 29401, USA

Return Details

71 Broad St, Charleston, SC 29401, USA
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Guests are responsible for bringing their own sun protection (sunscreen, hats, sunglasses, parasols) and rain gear
  • We HIGHLY recommend guests bring bottled water. It is not always available for purchase on the route
  • We ask guests to check in at the meeting location 5-10 mins prior to tour time. We cannot hold for latecomers.
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Oyster Point Historic Tours

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the maximum group size during Highlights of Charleston Guided Walking Tour?
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This activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers.

See all safety measures taken by Highlights of Charleston Guided Walking Tour.
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Are there restrooms along the route of the Highlights of Charleston Guided Walking Tour?
A:
Restrooms are not always accessible on our route, so guests are encouraged to use the restroom prior to their tour.
Feb 2021
Q:
What should I bring with me on the Highlights of Charleston Guided Walking Tour?
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Our tour route is almost entirely outdoors. Guests are therefore encouraged to bring sun protection (hat, sunscreen) and bottled water in addition to comfortable walking shoes. For rainy tours, guests should bring their own rain gear.
Feb 2021
Q:
Where should I park my car for the Highlights of Charleston Guided Walking Tour?
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We recommend our guests park in one of two city garages at 1 Cumberland Street or 89 Cumberland Street. Both are a 5-minute walk from our tour meeting location. Note: There may be a parking fee.
Feb 2021
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Are pets permitted on the Highlights of Charleston Guided Walking Tour?
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Unless the dog is a registered service animal, pets are not allowed.
Feb 2021
Q:
Is the Highlights of Charleston Guided Walking Tour appropriate for children?
A:
While our tours are designed for adults, children and young adults of all ages have taken and enjoyed our beautiful route and charismatic guides. Please notify us if you plan on bringing a stroller.
Feb 2021
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What happens if there is bad weather on the day of my Highlights of Charleston Guided Walking Tour?
A:
In the event of rain, our tours typically run as usual. We reserve the right to cancel tours in the event of dangerous or disruptive weather (lightning, flooding, high winds, etc.). If a tour is canceled, you may reschedule or receive a full refund.
Feb 2021

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  • "If you only have time for one tour of Charleston, make this one it!" See review

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star-5
A very interesting tour of historic Charleston
Val_A
, Apr 2021
Dustin interwove history and architecture with nice subtle humor on a tour of all the key attractions in the historic district. Very knowledgeable, personable, and took the time to answer our questions.
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Definitely a great trip!
Jack
, Apr 2021
Dustin was great! Wonderful sense of humor and incredibly knowledgeable about all things South Carolina, Charleston and the war.
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A little too theatrical
Ari-12
, Apr 2021
It was okay. A little too theatrical/ wordy would have preferred more history and facts about the city and establishment of it.
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the Charleston experience
Edward_D
, Apr 2021
The way our guide would take us back in time with his Charles Town accent when describing the different periods of Charleston
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Historical Charleston
LaDaryl_H
, Apr 2021
Easily one the best two hour History Lessons I’ve experienced. Our Tour was so knowledgeable and authentic with his historical perspective on Charleston. Highly recommended and I would suggest this to all those interested learning more about Charleston.
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Amazing
Jennifer_G
, Apr 2021
Our tour guide was awesome! His knowledge and humor made for such an awesome experience! Great way to see the city!
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Awesome tour with amazing guide!
Bob_C
, Mar 2021
Had an outstanding time on this tour. Dustin put so much extra pizzaz in the storytelling of everything! Highly recommend.
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Knowledge and Love for the city of Charleston
CJ_W
, Mar 2021
Obviously Bill is very passionate about Charleston’s history, and also giving 110% to the groups. My wife and I were so grateful to get to experience his last tour. This town will miss you and also good luck on your future endeavors.
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Historical tour of Charleston
Lisa_H
, Mar 2021
It was the tour guides last day. Very emotional for the guide. He was very informative but added his opinion to the subject matter.
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Superb Tour Guide
Willie_P
, Mar 2021
Our tour guide was knowledgeable & entertaining. He did a superb job. I will take another tour and make sure that he is my tour guide.
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Product code: 75309P1

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