We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Share
Save

2-Hour Historical Walking Tour of Charleston

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 
More
2-Hour Historical Walking Tour of Charleston
From US$22.00
Check Availability
  • Overview
  • What to Expect
  • Important Information
  • Reviews
  • Q&A
Select Date and Travellers
9:45am TourMost Popular
This tour departs at 9:45am for a 2-hour historical walking tour of Charleston.
US$22.00
3:00pm Tour
This Tour departs at 3:00pm for a 2-hour historical walking tour of Charleston.
US$22.00
1:00 pm Tour
This tour departs at 1:00 pm for a 2-hour historical walking tour of Charleston.
US$22.00
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.
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.
Write a ReviewReviews (161)

1 - 5 of 73 reviews

Reviewed 5 days 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

Thank 4444Brendah
Reviewed 6 days 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
Reviewed 1 week 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
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
Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Excellent Walking Tour

Charleston has been on my list of cities to visit for a while, and since I only had a few hours to work with I needed an extended walking tour that included everything at once: respectful, historical significance, architectural highlights, insightful observations and stories, and...More

5  Thank kmcompositions
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Kelly L
24 July 2018|
Answer
Response from Donna F | Reviewed this property |
There were only six in our group but, there were other walking tours with more. I didn’t see any with more than 10-12.
0
Votes
tbarnickel
12 July 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from PLRE2016 | Reviewed this property |
It would be tough--narrow sidewalks, cobblestones, etc. I would take a horse-drawn carriage ride.
0
Votes
Travellers Also Viewed
Historic Charleston Walking Tour
128 Reviews
from US$20.00*
Charleston's Alleys and Hidden...
89 Reviews
from US$25.00*
Historic Charleston Walking Tour...
51 Reviews
from US$28.00*
Charleston’s Old South Carriage...
668 Reviews
from US$26.00*
Frequently bought together
Magnolia Plantation Tour with...
54 Reviews
from US$56.18*
Charleston Harbor History Tour
430 Reviews
from US$27.56*
Downtown Charleston Culinary Tour
170 Reviews
from US$65.00*
Ghosts of Charleston Tour
78 Reviews
from US$25.00*
Downtown Charleston Culinary Tour
170 Reviews
from US$65.00*
Ghosts of Charleston Tour
78 Reviews
from US$25.00*
Historic Charleston Walking Tour
128 Reviews
from US$20.00*
Savor the Flavors of Charleston Food...
71 Reviews
from US$68.00*