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2-Hour Historical Walking Tour of Charleston

  • 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 
2-Hour Historical Walking Tour of Charleston
From US$22.00
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This tour departs at 9:45am for a 2-hour historical walking tour of Charleston.
From US$22.00
3:00pm Tour
This Tour departs at 3:00pm for a 2-hour historical walking tour of Charleston.
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1:00 pm Tour
This tour departs at 1:00 pm for a 2-hour historical walking tour of Charleston.
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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.
What to Expect
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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1 - 5 of 67 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Walking Tour

Just "okay...." Plenty of interesting info, but no real heart or humor. Few people are really cut out to be a great guide - sadly, wrong vocation!😞

Thank Tracelia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
This tour company sucks!

I do not recommend this tour company at all. Use other tour companies that really care about their customers even after you’ve paid for the tour! I bought a 9:45am 2-hr walking tour with them and by 9:30am I already know I’ll be late by...More

4  Thank Daya888
charlestonashley, Owner at Ashley on the Cooper Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

A message was left at the phone number you used to book your tour. It included the location of the first point of interest. The tour was then delayed till 9:50 giving you extra time to make the tour. I have called and personal apologized...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
Getting Your Daily Steps & Exploring Charleston

Barry was a wonderful tour guide, well versed on the need to knows of historical Charleston. Fun group, great guide, steps in for the day AND saw the landmark buildings and houses in just two hours!

Thank Leeza C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
2hour walking tour

Jackie was our tour guide for our walking tour. She was friendly and personable and knew her history. Lots of info in two hours. It was enjoyable as we were in a small group of six. Lots of interaction with our group. Jackie also had...More

Thank Donna F
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile
Average at Best

The tour company’s owner’s Mother was the tour guide and not only was she not very friendly, but didn’t learn anything not easily gleamed from a pamphlet. Then at the end, there was some sort of the ‘North mistreated blacks too’ so we were all...More

2  Thank lovefood1693
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Response from John-Katie B | Reviewed this property |
We had a dog on our tour who barked quite a bit and was a distraction. However, I saw another group with a mellow golden retriever and all was good in their group.