Private Full Day Historic Tour, A Plantation and Walled City Tour....

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Tour Number

Activity Level

249822


Categories

Museums / Culture, Local Experience, Day Trip / Out of Town, City

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.
You must be able to get in and out of a car.

Maximum travelers: 6

Language(s)

explanation

Italian (conversational), English (fluent)

Charleston! Voted #1 Best U.S. City by Conde Nast Traveler Readers' Awards


On this full day excursion we will tour one of Charleston's Plantations (your choice) on the Ashley River and the Historic Walled City of Charleston.

Charleston, founded as the "Holy City" in 1670 offers us 67 National Historic Landmarks, more than any county in America!

A place where charms dwell. Cobblestone streets weave between confection-colored Antebellum mansions, and church steeples- not skyscrapers-dot the skyline.

Take in the view. The birthplace of many early American milestones, including the first permanent theater, first musical society, first museum, and the first golf course!

Itinerary

Your choice of 1 of 3 plantations. Drayton Hall; the only original Plantation House, Middleton Place; a formal garden based on the Gardens of Versailles, Magnolia Plantation; romantic gardens.

We tour rain or shine. There are public buildings we are able to go in throughout the tour, so we can seek shelter if the weather is bad.

Along the tour:

The Old Exchange Building: SC's most Historic Buidling, second only to Independence Hall

St. Michael's Church: the oldest church edifice in Charleston, 1752

Dock Street Theatre: America's first theater, 1736

Four Corners of Law: referenced in Ripley's "Believe It or Not"

Rainbow Row: the longest row of intact English Townhouses

Antebellum Mansions: see the grandeur and beauty of these pre-Civil War homes

Historic Waterfront Battery: Forts Sumter & Moultrie

Revolutionary and Civil Wars: overall history and sites that defined t

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: You can be picked up from your Hotel on Charleston's Peninsula, West Ashley, or North Charleston or a convenient location of your choice.

End location: You can be taken back to your place of pick-up or another convenient location.

Duration: 8 hours

Transportation

We will take a private vehicle and also do some walking.

What’s Included

My services as your tour guide, transportation, and parking.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

50 USD - Admission to the plantation averages $20.
Snacks, beverages, souvenirs are additional.

What’s Extra

Admission to the plantation averages $20.
Snacks, beverages, souvenirs are additional.

A Recent Review of this tour

Excellent Tour Guide - Joyce was wonderful and delightful & very informative
David Moses

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