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Downtown Charleston Culinary Walking Food Tour of French Quarter & City Market

Downtown Charleston Culinary Walking Food Tour of French Quarter & City Market

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The 2.5-hour Downtown Charleston Culinary Tour visits four different food establishments and combines elements of a historical tour with a culinary adventure! Learn about Charleston's history as you enjoy tastings of traditional favorites and contemporary innovations, all of which highlight the cuisine of locally-owned restaurants. Insight into Lowcountry cuisine accompanies the broad range of samples on your food tour. This is our original tour around the French Quarter and City Market and focuses on the traditional flavors of the region.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$85.00
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$85.00

Savor the Flavors of Charleston Walking Food Tour

Savor the Flavors of Charleston Walking Food Tour

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Discover the delights of the Charleston food scene on this walking tour. With a guide, you'll learn about the cuisine of the Lowcountry region as you explore this historic city and sample local food products such as stone-ground grits, pralines, collard greens, and South Carolina barbecue. Tour is limited to 12 people for a small-group experience.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$95.00
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$95.00

Charleston's Savor the Flavors of Upper King Street Walking Food Tour

Charleston's Savor the Flavors of Upper King Street Walking Food Tour

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Go a bit off the beaten path while in Charleston with this guided walking and eating tour of Upper King Street, an area that is bursting with delicious food. Just make sure your stomach is empty. Sample some South Carolina staples and learn about the history of food in Charleston.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$95.00
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$95.00

Charleston's Upper King Street Culinary Tour
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Charleston's Upper King Street Culinary Tour

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This 2.5-hour tour offers insight into Charleston's Upper King Street neighborhood (named as one of the top 10 food neighborhoods in America), showcasing four of Charleston's culinary innovators who exemplify cooking in the New South. The Upper King Street district has emerged as an area with tremendous energy; showcasing culinary innovation, experimental design, and exuberant nightlife. The restaurants featured on the food tour are trailblazers in Charleston's culinary scene, edgy and innovative, with tremendous passion for their craft. This Upper King Street tour is designed to show off the modern and eclectic side of the Lowcountry while providing insight into Charleston's ever-changing culinary scene.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$85.00
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$85.00

Charleston’s Old South Carriage Historic Horse & Carriage Tour

Charleston’s Old South Carriage Historic Horse & Carriage Tour

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Experience more than 300 years of history on this guided carriage tour of Charleston. See the many mansions, churches, and gardens as your horse-drawn carriage tour covers more than 2.5 miles and 30 blocks of historic Charleston. Belgian and Percheron draft horses will you lead you through the streets while you learn about this “Holy City” and its role in the Civil War.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$45.00
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$45.00

Daytime Horse-Drawn Carriage Sightseeing Tour of Historic Charleston

Daytime Horse-Drawn Carriage Sightseeing Tour of Historic Charleston

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Ride a horse-drawn carriage through the heart of historic Charleston on a guided tour through the heart of the city. Soak up the old fashioned charm of cobblestone streets lined with antebellum houses, lush gardens, and landmark churches as you listen to stories about Charleston history, architecture, and culture.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$49.95
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$49.95

Haunted Evening Horse and Carriage Tour of Charleston

Haunted Evening Horse and Carriage Tour of Charleston

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Get all the thrills of a Charleston ghost tour without any walking on this haunted horse and carriage ride. A horse and carriage takes you down twisting side streets and cobbled alleyways with ease as your guide shares spooky stories from Charleston’s past. Make your way past the Mills House, the Circular Congregational Graveyard, and and Provost Dungeon in the heart of the Holy City.
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  • 40 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$45.00
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$45.00

Charleston's Alleys & Hidden Passages Guided Small-Group Walking Tour

Charleston's Alleys & Hidden Passages Guided Small-Group Walking Tour

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Travel back in time to discover one of America’s most historic cities—Charleston, South Carolina—on this guided small-group walking tour. Explore some of the city’s most enchanting alleys and hidden passages. Visit the Old Exchange and Provost Dungeon, a colonial building with a 300-year history; Rainbow Row, the longest cluster of Georgian row houses in the United States; plus historic Philadelphia Alley, and many more.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$25.65
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Charleston Harbor History Day-Time or Sunset Boat Cruise
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Charleston Harbor History Day-Time or Sunset Boat Cruise

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See the Charleston Harbor by boat with a leisurely sightseeing tour along the Cooper River to Fort Sumter National Monument. This fully-narrated tour focuses on Charleston, South Carolina history from Civil War sites to antebellum houses and landmarks, passes under Cooper River bridges, and explores a waterfront that’s home to bottlenose dolphins and pelicans.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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$36.89
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$36.89

Charleston Boo Hag & Brews Walking Ghost and Bar Tour

Charleston Boo Hag & Brews Walking Ghost and Bar Tour

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Join this combination bar crawl and ghost tour with a local Charlestonian and spend your evening learning about the scary side of the city. Visit two bars as part of the tour and enjoy a complimentary snack at the first bar location. Hear ghost stories as you stroll by graveyards and historic homes. Finish the tour at a local park where you’ll learn about a grizzly historical fact. (Please note we do not enter the graveyards)
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$35.00
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$35.00

Historic Charleston Walking Tour: Rainbow Row, Churches, and More

Historic Charleston Walking Tour: Rainbow Row, Churches, and More

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Experience the charm and beauty of Charleston on a morning or afternoon walking tour. With an entertaining guide, take a leisurely stroll through the city’s Historic District, passing antebellum mansions, hidden gardens, historic churches and graveyards, as well as famous sites like Fort Sumter, Rainbow Row, and the Waterfront Battery. Along the way, learn about Charleston’s rich history and contemporary culture.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$39.50
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Charleston See-It-All Sightseeing Bus Tour

Charleston See-It-All Sightseeing Bus Tour

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Charleston's colonial history, laid-back vibe, and beautiful sites continue to steal the hearts of visitors to the Holy City. See the highlights of the peninsula in comfort on this 90-minute guided tour on a climate-controlled minibus with a maximum of 15 passengers. This narrated tour keeps you cool as you ride past must-see Charleston sights such as the Battery, the Citadel, Old City Market, and Hampton Park as well as enjoy spectacular views of Fort Sumter, Castle Pinckney, and the Sullivan Island Lighthouse at a distance. Bonus: Admission to Charleston Powder Museum is also included with the price of your tour.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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Charleston City Sightseeing Bus Tour

Charleston City Sightseeing Bus Tour

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An air-conditioned sightseeing bus offers a refreshing Charleston Sightseeing Tour for summertime visitors trying to escape the heat or those with limited mobility. Roll by popular "Holy City" sights like Rainbow Row, the Battery, White Point Gardens, Nathaniel Russell House, and St. Michael's Church from wide viewing windows while your guide informs and entertains with stories from Charleston's rich past.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$45.00
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$45.00

Charleston History Sightseeing Bus Tour with Joseph Manigault House Option

Charleston History Sightseeing Bus Tour with Joseph Manigault House Option

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Travel back in time to discover one of America’s most historic cities—Charleston, South Carolina—on this guided sightseeing tour. Visit a plethora landmarks including Rainbow Row, the longest cluster of Georgian row houses in the United States; 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. Upgrade option available to include a tour of the famous Joseph Manigault House, one of Charleston's most exquisite antebellum structures.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$37.97
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$37.97

Historic Carriage Tour of Charleston

Historic Carriage Tour of Charleston

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Travel back to Colonial times aboard a horse-drawn carriage and discover more than 300 years of history on this guided, 1-hour tour of Charleston. See the many mansions, churches and gardens of yesteryear on this narrated tour around historic Charleston. Enjoy the romantic clip-clop sound as this educational adventure winds through the streets and learn about this ‘Holy City’ and its rich history and role in Civil War times. See the Old Exchange and Provost Dungeon, one of the most historic buildings in America, and much more.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$30.00
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$30.00

Small Group Haunted History Walking Tour of Charleston

Small Group Haunted History Walking Tour of Charleston

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Come join Charleston's premier ghost tour company on a 60 minute haunted history adventure. On this small group tour, you will be guided by a history expert familiar with the darker side of Charleston. See why leading publications tout Charleston as one of the most haunted cities in America. Come join us on a journey were memories haunt visions lurk and the impossible and unexplained could be around the next corner. This tour company was featured in "Formers" as one of the best ghost company's in the nation. We also only used licensed tour guides. Other company's hire college students who do not meet the same standards set forth by Charleston tour guide guild.
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  • 1 hour 10 minutes
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$26.67
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$26.67

Lost Stories of Black Charleston Walking Tour

Lost Stories of Black Charleston Walking Tour

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Get an inside perspective on Charleston's lesser-known black history during this 2-hour walking tour. Listen as your guide tells forgotten folktales and facts about important figures in the city's history.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$32.00
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$32.00

Private Daytime or Evening Horse-Drawn Carriage Tour of Historic Charleston
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Private Daytime or Evening Horse-Drawn Carriage Tour of Historic Charleston

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Explore Charleston in an intimate horse-drawn carriage during this private tour. Get personalized attention from your guide while riding through the historic streets of the old walled town.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$265.00
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$265.00
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Evening Horse-Drawn Carriage Tour of Downtown Charleston
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Evening Horse-Drawn Carriage Tour of Downtown Charleston

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Discover downtown Charleston on a Southern-style carriage ride that passes through the Commercial District and Waterfront Park. Learn about the history, architecture, and people of this old South Carolina city throughout the tour.
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  • 35 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$39.95
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$39.95

3-Hour Secret Food Tour in Charleston w/ Private Tour Option

3-Hour Secret Food Tour in Charleston w/ Private Tour Option

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Skip the tourist traps and lose yourself in the flavors of true Charleston cuisine. Taste local delicacies like classic Carolina-style BBQ, historic She-Crab soup, and famous fried green tomatoes and, as with all of our tours, you'll also indulge in our decadent Secret Dish, which just might make you leave singing a happy song! Your local guide will steer you toward the very best spots to enjoy these classic Southern dishes.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
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$105.93
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$105.93
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Private Historic Carriage Tour of Charleston
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Private Historic Carriage Tour of Charleston

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Travel back to Colonial times aboard a horse-drawn carriage and discover more than 300 years of history on this private, 1-hour tour of Charleston. See the many mansions, churches and gardens of yesteryear on this narrated tour around historic Charleston. Enjoy the romantic clip-clop sound as this educational adventure winds through the streets and learn about this ‘Holy City’ and its rich history and role in Civil War times. See the Old Exchange and Provost Dungeon, one of the most historic buildings in America, and much more. Hotel pickup/drop-off included.
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  • 50 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$275.00
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$275.00
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Chef's Farm-to-Table Challenge and Walking Tour in Charleston
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Chef's Farm-to-Table Challenge and Walking Tour in Charleston

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This 3-hour tour showcases the seasonal bounty of the Lowcountry and the creative prowess of a local chef. - Handpick local seasonal produce at a neighborhood market alongside a Charleston chef. - Explore the historic Cannonborough-Elliotborough neighborhood with a city-certified guide. - Enjoy a one-of-a-kind farm-to-table experience at a local restaurant with a 5+ course feast, created from your seasonal Market selections. This is a great way to explore a beloved local produce shop and historic neighborhood, meet a Charleston chef (or two!), and see their creativity in action. Come enjoy a true Charleston farm-to-table experience, that's unique, local, and not-to-be-missed.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$110.00
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$110.00

Charleston Ghost Tour: Two Bars, One Graveyard, and a Ghost Story

Charleston Ghost Tour: Two Bars, One Graveyard, and a Ghost Story

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Explore the many sides of Charleston with this tour that combines a bar crawl with a history lesson and a paranormal experience. Start at a Charleston watering hole and listen to ghost stories and tales of the city’s darker side. Then, head to a nearby graveyard and learn how to spot a ghost. Finish the evening with more ghost stories, plus a tarot reading.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$61.55
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$61.55

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Self-Guided "The French Quarter Charleston" Solo Walking Tour

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Ya’ll come to the right place for a true Charleston experience. On our journey I’ll be taking you to the best historical spots and the hidden treasures of the French Quarter and I’ll tell you their story. Oh, them friends back home goanna be jealous. 1 purchase works on 2 phones! So why don’t you just skedaddle down to the Market Hall on Meeting street and we’ll get this hootenanny started. I’ll meet you there. You will discover Charleston's French Quarter on our Solo Smart Phone Powered Walking Tour. Go anytime and explore on your own schedule. The WalknTours app guides Solo travelers on a hands free tour. Go anytime, explore on your own schedule. Perfect for Solo Travelers. Especially Solo Travel Rebels. How it works: 1. Get the WalknTours app 2. Register an account and use the experience code in your booking to unlock the tour. 3. Go to Charleston City Market front door - 73 North Market Street, Charleston, SC, USA 4. Press start experience.
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  • 50 minutes to 1 hour 10 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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What people are saying about Food Tours in Charleston

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Downtown Charleston Culinary Walking Food Tour of French Quarter & City Market
"Table chats, snippets of local history, good food, beautiful alleyways, and interesting folks around the table. What’s not to like?!"..."
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Savor the Flavors of Charleston Walking Food Tour
"Blake was awesome and knowledgeable. The food chosen was a reflection of the cuisine of Charleston. I would recommend to family and friends."..."
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Charleston's Savor the Flavors of Upper King Street Walking Food Tour
"Gordon, a former chef, was a fascinating guide who shared his personal culinary knowledge of the local cuisine while also mixing in some of Charleston’s interesting history. Thanks so much for introducing us to some of Charleston’s food favorites! We loved the green fried tomatoes! Fun day in Charleston!! Thanks, Gordon"..."
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Charleston's Upper King Street Culinary Tour
"Satisfying amount of food. Great discussions. Learned a lot about history of the South. Charleston in recovery."..."
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Charleston’s Old South Carriage Historic Horse & Carriage Tour
"Our guide did an awesome job at sharing about the history of Charleston. Our son was born in the NW so he learned a lot about Charleston."..."
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Daytime Horse-Drawn Carriage Sightseeing Tour of Historic Charleston
"Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and had great personal history with the city which made the tour feel as if we were getting VIP tour that we couldn’t get anywhere else. Not only did he provide recommendations but he also accompanied some facts with video footage which made it even more interactive."..."
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Haunted Evening Horse and Carriage Tour of Charleston
"Ronald was our horse. Donald was our guide. They both did a great job. Donald was very knowledgeable and made the stories interesting and fun. Great tour!"..."
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Charleston's Alleys & Hidden Passages Guided Small-Group Walking Tour
"Kay was a terrific food guide! She was a great speaker and answered all of our questions and always kept it interesting. We had been on a couple other tours and the info our guides were giving was repetitive. Kay gave us unique stories and historical facts. She also stayed with us and gave us her favorite spots. Thanks Kay! Cristina + Eric"..."
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Charleston Harbor History Day-Time or Sunset Boat Cruise
"Beautiful day out on the water learning about the history of Charleston. Wonderful staff and crew who were funny and knowledgeable!"..."
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Charleston Boo Hag & Brews Walking Ghost and Bar Tour
"Captain Bryan was fantastic. Our group thoroughly enjoyed all the information he shared and the great stops he provided. His passion and enthusiasm shine throughout the tour. I would absolutely recommend this experience."..."
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Historic Charleston Walking Tour: Rainbow Row, Churches, and More
"Linda was one of the best guides I’ve ever had. Professional, friendly, funny and her historical knowledge was incredible!!!"..."
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Charleston See-It-All Sightseeing Bus Tour
"The guide was very interesting. This is my 4th trip to Charleston,but I saw things I had never seen before. Throughly enjoyed it."..."
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Charleston City Sightseeing Bus Tour
"The tour guide was very enthusiastic and educated with the city and was the greatest experience while in Charleston!"..."
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Charleston History Sightseeing Bus Tour with Joseph Manigault House Option
"Tour guide was excellent. Approachable. Knowledgeable. Even funny. I highly recommend this tour to anyone wanting a good overview of Charleston’s fascinating history."..."
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Historic Carriage Tour of Charleston
"Our horse, Amigo, was strong. Our tour guide was amazing and gave very detailed and intersects historical information about the area. Honestly, I didn’t want the tour to end as I was enjoying it so much."..."
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Small Group Haunted History Walking Tour of Charleston
"Great tour that was entertaining! Guide was very knowledgeable and passionate. Would definitely recommend!"..."
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Lost Stories of Black Charleston Walking Tour
"It really hit home when I was standing in front of the orphanage and watching the video that I was standing in the spit where history was made!"..."
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Private Daytime or Evening Horse-Drawn Carriage Tour of Historic Charleston
"The driver was very friendly and knowledgeable. would highly recommend this tour. Beautiful city and friendly people"..."
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Evening Horse-Drawn Carriage Tour of Downtown Charleston
"The guide was really funny but also helpful with answering any questions we had. Definitely coming back to do it again"..."
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3-Hour Secret Food Tour in Charleston w/ Private Tour Option
"Zach was wonderful with his information and the food/restaurant choices were spot on! Couldn’t be more pleased! Our group consisted of old ladies, pregnant women and two brides. We all enjoyed Zach’s knowledge and humor he brought to our time together. Highly recommend!!"..."
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Private Historic Carriage Tour of Charleston
"Wonderful ride with a great tour guide…Michael was very knowledgeable and quite fun to be with! I would suggest this private tour to all!"..."
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Chef's Farm-to-Table Challenge and Walking Tour in Charleston
"Giles was an awesome history and food guide! Chefs were awesome friendly and the meal out of the park!! we will be back for dinner for sure on our next trip!!"..."
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Charleston Ghost Tour: Two Bars, One Graveyard, and a Ghost Story
"It was an amazing time with old friends while we met new friends! Our guide was a great storyteller. This was definitely one of our favorite memories in Charleston."..."

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