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2-Hour Historic Charleston Guided Sightseeing Walking Tour

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icon2 hours  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English

Keeping you safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during your visit
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Guides required to regularly wash hands
Regular temperature checks for staff
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Overview

Travel back in time to discover one of America’s most historic cities—Charleston, South Carolina—on this guided walking tour. Visit points of interest including Charleston City Hall; the Dock Street Theatre, America’s first theatre; the Old Exchange Building, South Carolina's most historic building; White Point Garden, in the heart of Charleston’s historic district with a spectacular view of Fort Sumter, and many more.
  • Take a walking tour of Charleston, South Carolina
  • Visit many of the city’s historic points of interest
  • Enjoy a great view of Fort Sumter
  • Fun for the entire family
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2-Hour Sightseeing Walking Tour of Historic Charleston
Professional/Local Guide
Stroll through the quaint and charming streets of the historic district
Learn about the people and events that shaped Charleston
Gratuities

Departure Point

80 Broad St, Charleston, SC 29401, USA

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • A moderate amount of walking is involved, comfortable walking shoes are strongly advised
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Walks of Charleston

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.

  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience 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 social distancing policy during 2-Hour Historic Charleston Guided Sightseeing Walking Tour?
A:
The policy on social distancing is:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
See all safety measures taken by 2-Hour Historic Charleston Guided Sightseeing Walking Tour.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during 2-Hour Historic Charleston Guided Sightseeing Walking Tour?
A:
The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
See all safety measures taken by 2-Hour Historic Charleston Guided Sightseeing Walking Tour.
Q:
What is the maximum group size during 2-Hour Historic Charleston Guided Sightseeing Walking Tour?
A:
This activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers.

See all safety measures taken by 2-Hour Historic Charleston Guided Sightseeing Walking Tour.
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Is there parking available near the departure point for the 2-Hour Historic Charleston Guided Sightseeing Walking Tour?
A:
There are several “pay as you go” parking garages and open-air lots scattered throughout the downtown area. If you are joining us for the Charleston History Tour, we recommend the parking garage at 85 Queen Street.
Feb 2021
Q:
What happens if it rains on the day of my 2-Hour Historic Charleston Guided Sightseeing Walking Tour?
A:
We generally have a “rain or shine” policy but may cancel tours in potentially dangerous weather conditions. If we must cancel your tour, we will notify you by email, phone, or both and a reschedule or full refund will be offered.
Feb 2021

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Fun, informative tour
Jessica_M
, Jun 2021
Amy told great stories and provided a solid summary tour of Charleston history. Walking is the best way to see Charleston
icon Response from Host , Jun 2021
Thank you, Jessica! We love hearing feedback like yours. Amy will be so happy to hear you loved her tour so much! We hope you will join us again soon!
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Excellent and fun walking tour
Catherine_A
, Jun 2021
Our tour guide was Evans Byrd. He did a great job of sharing the history of Charleston with interesting facts and stories, especially the one on Robert Smalls. This walking tour is definitely worth your time and money. Highly recommended.
icon Response from Host , Jun 2021
Thank you, Catherine! We are lucky to have a great team of passionate guides like Evans who do their very best to bring the history of Charleston to life for visitors and locals alike. We are so glad you enjoyed it and hope to welcome you back again
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Highly recommend
Christina
, Jun 2021
Dennis was an excellent guide. He was enthusiastic about the rich history of Charleston. He was animated and funny and was able to pack a lot of content into the 2 hour tour. I would recommend his tour to anyone interested in learning more about all this city has to offer.
icon Response from Host , Jun 2021
Thank you so much for choosing us to explore Charleston with and on top of that, for taking the time to post your review! Dennis will be thrilled to hear that you enjoyed his tour so much. We hope to welcome you back to Charleston soon!
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Informative and Interactive
Shane_R
, Jun 2021
Tour guide, Dennis, was informative, interactive, and funny. Excellent value. I highly recommend this tour.
icon Response from Host , Jun 2021
Thank you kindly for your review and recommendation of our tour, we really appreciate your support!
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Charleston is awesome!
Michael_M
, Jun 2021
Dennis our guide was fantastic....extremely knowledgeable and interesting. He has a vast knowledge of Charleston history and tells it in clear and understandable way. Would recommend him and the tour to anyone who wants to gain a better appreciation for Charleston’s history. A+
icon Response from Host , Jun 2021
Thank you so much, Micheal! Our guides take great pleasure in sharing their knowledge and passion with our guests, and in making the visit extra special for our visitors. We are delighted that you had a great time and hope to see you again on another walking tour soon.
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History to remember
Brian_G
, Jun 2021
Evans was very informative and told the stories behind the dates and facts. He made it interesting and not just like a history lesson.
icon Response from Host , Jun 2021
It is such a joy to learn that Evans was able to provide you with the excellent customer experience that we always strive to deliver! We cannot express how happy we are to know we have succeeded in making this such a wonderful experience for you!
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Great time
Ncs1
, Jun 2021
Evans is great! Very nice, funny, knowledgeable…made you feel comfortable to ask any questions to. The tour was fantastic. Highly recommend.
icon Response from Host , Jun 2021
It is amazing to hear that you had a brilliant time with Evans, and that you enjoyed your tour so much. Here at Walks of Charleston, we all love to know that our guests have had a fabulous time as it is our number one goal!
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Tour guide
William_F
, Jun 2021
The tour guides knowledge. However according to the itinerary we were suppose to see the slave quarters. He was against it so we did not see it nor was their any mention of it. He was ver biased about slavery. That is fine but should not put it into his talks
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Fun and Interactive
Arissa_G
, Jun 2021
I learned so much about Charleston's history. The tour was interactive and the tour guide was open to random questions. We had a great time. The 2 hours flew by. Kat was a great tour guide.
icon Response from Host , Jun 2021
Thank you for your review, Arissa! It is wonderful to hear that Kay was able to provide you with such a wonderful tour experience. We look forward to sharing many more walks with you soon!
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Excellent tour!
Mary_B
, Jun 2021
Our guide Evan incredibly knowledgeable about Charleston and very interesting. He showed us many sites and knew a story behind each one. He didn't rush through and he answered all our questions. This was a great tour.
icon Response from Host , Jun 2021
Thank you so much for your review, Mary! It is fantastic to hear that you had a wonderful time exploring Charleston with us, and we hope to welcome you back onto another tour soon.
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