Private Charleston City and Plantation Tour with Transportation


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Activity Level



Museums / Culture, Local Experience, First Time Visitor, City


Kid Friendly: Yes. I can customize this tour for all ages.

Friendly: Yes.
You must be able to get in and out of the minivan.

Maximum travelers: 4



English (fluent)

Town and Country Life

Explore picturesque Historic District neighborhoods from Rainbow Row to the Battery and learn what city life was like.

We'll also visit the plantation of your choice to experience what life was like for wealthy planters. . . and the slaves who served them. Each of the area plantations has something to offer. I'll help you make your choice/s based on your interests.

We will cover Charleston's 347-year history from the Colonial Period to today including visits the Powder Magazine Museum and the Old Exchange Building (both National Historic Landmarks).

I'm happy to customize your tour. Just let me know your specific interests, and I'll create an itinerary just for you.

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We'll begin the day the day with a tour of Charleston's Historic District. We will do some walking and driving.

Next we'll have lunch. Charleston has a number of wonderful restaurants. Let me know your food preferences, and I will make restaurant suggestions.

After lunch, we'll head to one of the plantations.

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Cruise Ship Port, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building

End Point Options: Cruise Ship Port, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building

Duration: 7 hours


We will travel in a 2016 Town and Country minivan, which seats 5 guests. I will drive. I do have transport-for-hire insurance on the vehicle and the necessary Charleston permits for touring by private vehicle.

What’s Included

Other: This tour includes my services as your guide, transportation, and admission to the Powder Magazine Museum and Old Exchange Building. Both are National Historic Landmarks.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

50 USD - Lunch costs and plantation admissions.

What’s Extra

Other: Lunch costs and plantation admissions are not included.

Plantation admissions (adults) range from $22 to $28.

If you have more than 4 people in your group, please let me know. I can accommodate up to 20 guests for an additional fee. Just let me know the number of people, and I'll prepare a customized tour option for you.

A Recent Review of this tour

Excellent tour guide. Worth his weight in gold. We had a great time.
Marta Calvert

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