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Itinerary
Your historical tour of Charleston meets at the Gibbes Museum of Art on Meeting Street. Once you get acquainted with your guide, set out on a walking adventure through some of the city’s most well-known areas.

Pass by St. Michael's Church, located on a scenic, tree-lined street. See the city’s historical mansions and gardens, and hear stories about the people that owned them over the years. Your guide will tell you other fascinating facts about Charleston’s past.

Dive into the history of the colonial days, the American Civil War, and the Revolutionary War, and gain a better understanding about Charleston’s present. Learn about its culture, traditions, and Southern charm.
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Ashley on the Cooper Walking Tours
Overview
See Charleston’s main historical attractions as you learn about the city’s history during this walking tour. You’ll save time because your guide knows the fastest ways between landmarks, including historic St. Michael’s Church, and you can be sure you won’t lose your way while strolling the streets. With multiple tours offered daily, you’re also able to choose a time that best suits your schedule.
Highlights
  • Get around Charleston on foot with a guide who knows the way
  • Hear historical stories about the city from an insider 
  • See main sites, such as St. Michael's Church, in just a few hours 
  • Multiple tour times offered to fit your busy sightseeing schedule
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Reviewed 5 days ago
Great Tour - Interesting Details and Tour Guide!

I went on a trip to Charleston with a group of girlfriends. The walking tour was wonderful...tons of interesting facts about the city. I took a few notes on my phone because I wanted to remember some of the details. My friends didn't want to...More

2  Thank CaraMinn
Reviewed 1 week ago
Very nice tour of Charleston

Our tour guide was Barry and he was very informative. Make sure you listen to the instructions that you will be emailed and bring bug spray...you will need it if visiting in the summer months. The tour does stop for a bathroom break and it...More

1  Thank 4444Brendah
Ashley W, Owner at Ashley on the Cooper Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you! We are glad you enjoyed the tour!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Great Family Tour

We have visited Charleston before, but this was the first time that we did a walking tour. It was Great! Our tour guide, Jenny, knew all about the history, architecture, fun facts and recent happenings. We are planning on doing another tour when we come...More

Thank TravelingTrixie95
Ashley W, Owner at Ashley on the Cooper Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you! We hope to see you on a tour again soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Highly recommended

We loved this tour, it was a great way to start our stay in Charleston. Barry, our tour guide, was great and extremely knowledgeable about the city and it's history! Would definitely recommend.

Thank Natalie L
Ashley W, Owner at Ashley on the Cooper Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you Natalie!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Just ok

The tour with Barry was just ok. He is interesting but not much of a story teller. He does know about the city, just needs to weave a story together more.

1  Thank Jackiebaptist
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Kelly L
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Response from John-Katie B | Reviewed this property |
We were a large group which they split into two groups. There were maybe 10 people per group.
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Yes, however some of the streets are uneven.
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