Walking Tour of Charleston Historic Homes, Sites, Churches and More!
Visit the iconic sites of Charleston while hearing of the events and the people that make our city so unique and fascinating.
See the Old Slave Mart Museum and hear about the evolution of slavery from colonial days to the Civil War.
View Fort Sumter from the waterfront and learn about the wars waged in Charleston harbor.
Visit the battery where leisure and tragedy coexist. Learn about how colonists banded together to capture the pirates plaguing the new settlement of Charles Towne.
See the beautiful homes, gardens and churches Charleston is known for.
Visit Waterfront Park on the Cooper River to view Fort Sumter, Fort Pinckney, the Ravenel Bridge and the USS Yorktown at Patriot's Point. Learn the fascinating history of the Old Exchange and Provost Dungeon before strolling past Rainbow Row to White Point Gardens in the Charleston Harbor, second site of original Charles Town, a place of innocent leisure, violent war battles and pirate hangings.
Travel up Meeting Street past the homes of the aristocracy to Ripley's Believe it or Not "Four Corners of Law" intersection.
Continue up Meeting Street to enter the French Quarter, where we will hear about the Old Slave Mart Museum, see the Pink House, the Dock Street Theatre, the French Huguenot Church, and St Philip's Episcopal Church.
We will see and learn about the Powder Magazine, the Circular Congregational Church, and the Gibbes Museum.
Our tour would not be complete without a peek at King Street, our antiques, clothing and jewelry shopping main street, and the local vendors at City Market.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: I will meet you at your hotel, cruise terminal, or another convenient location to be agreed upon booking.
End location: Cruise ship terminal, hotel, restaurant, or another location agreed upon.
Duration: 3 hours
Please wear comfortable walking shoes, and bring an umbrella if rain is predicted!
This is a walking tour.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
25 USD - There will be an opportunity to purchase a light lunch or snack depending on the time of day.
I do not generally guide within the museums.