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Al R.

Charleston, SC, United States

Welcome to Charleston! Charleston is a city of ancient memory and traditions.

As a small child I devoured the tales of my ancestors related to me by my elders. I have always felt that this is not my first life in the City by the Sea.
I have been a Certified Charleston Tour Guide since 1981, starting out as a stable hand and then a carriage driver. Later I moved on to bus tours. Today I do walking tours and private passenger driving tours of my lovely old home town
My talent lies in creating a story line that is both entertaining and educational. Having spent numerous years in Health Care outreach, I attended many seminars that taught me strategies that convey information in a manner that is compelling , interesting and relatable. After all , you dont come for a college lecture, you come for the fun!
I am a student of history, not just Charleston history, but national and international history as well. Charleston history did not happen in a bubble; I expose it in relation to the events that created it.
My goal is that when we part ways, that you will have a better context on the city and that you will share my love of Charleston, SC , "America's Most Historic City"!

Credentials

Licensed Charleston Tour Guide 1981 - current
Vice President , Charleston Tour Association 2009 -2011
President, Charleston Tour Association 2011-2015

Restrictions

No restrictions

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Historic Charleston Scenic Walkabout,...

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Stroll Charlestons beautiful Historic District

688 USD per tour

(max 10 people)

6 hours

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Charleston Old Walled City Private Tour

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Stroll Charlestons most beautiful and historic neighborhoods!

400 USD per tour

(for up to 10 people)

4 hours

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Charleston Gardens and Architecture Private,...

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Tour Charleston Homes and Gardens!

464 USD per tour

(max 10 people)

3 hours 30 min.

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Charleston Town and Country Driving Tour,...

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Tour Charleston and visit a plantation with luxury transportation!

850 USD per tour

(for up to 5 people)

4 hours 30 min.

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Charleston Town and Country Private Driving,...

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Tour Charleston and visit a plantation with luxury transportation!

615 USD per tour

(max 5 people)

4 hours

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