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Make your way to the Charleston Visitors Center to begin your tour at your selected departure time—a variety of options makes it easy to fit this tour into your schedule.

Then, head through the streets of historic downtown Charleston. Drive past must-see Charleston sights such as the Four Corners of Law, Meeting Street, and blocks full of immaculate historic homes, all admired from the comfort of a climate-controlled van that saves summertime visitors from Charleston’s infamous heat.

As you drive, your guide fills you in on 300-plus years of Charleston history from its early colonial days, through the Civil War, and to the present. Perks such as bottled water and a free ride for active duty military with valid I.D. lend this tour a sense of true Southern hospitality.

End your tour back at the Visitors Center.

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Pineapple Tour Group
Overview
This Charleston bus tour takes you past top city sights such as the Battery, Rainbow Row, and White Point Gardens in the comfort of an air-conditioned van in just a couple hours. You guide provides information about the city that you might miss if exploring on your own. Let your driver handle the maze of one-way streets as you relax, learn some history, and enjoy the views.
Highlights
  • Charleston sightseeing tour via bus lets you see top sights quickly
  • Drive past grand homes, historic churches, and city monuments
  • Guide entertains and informs with 300 years of Charleston history
  • See the best of Charleston in a single tour, with multiple departures a day
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Reviewed yesterday
Perfect

This was our (my bestie and I) first tour of our trip. It was absolutely wonderful. Our tour guide, Neil, was hospitable, kind, and had a wealth of knowledge of Charleston, SC. Book this trip it was great!

Thank Marquise V
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Wonderfull!!

We loved this tour! Benjamin is a great tour guide. We learned a lot and enjoyed a comfortable cool ride. I would highly recommend this tour. After the tour as we drove the area again, it was fun to “know” the history . When we...More

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Ben C, President at Pineapple Tour Group, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Penny! I'm glad to hear that our introduction to the city peaked your curiosity further! I sincerely hope that when you do come back to Charleston you look us up! We would love to host you again! Have a safe trip back home!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
One of the highlights of our trip

Booked a bus tour to take a break from the heat, and it was one of the best decisions we made in Charleston. Our tour guide (I forget his name unfortunately, but he said he was a drummer) was fantastic. He was deeply knowledgeable about...More

Thank Jill52787
Ben C, President at Pineapple Tour Group, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks Jill! If your talking about a drummer you must mean our guide Josh. He's great at his job and understands that people come to Charleston to relax when they are on vacation. We like to show folks our beautiful city an talk to them...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Wonderful tour and wonderful guide!

My husband and I took a weekend trip to Charleston, and because we had never been there before, decided to take the bus tour with Pineapple Tours. What a great decision! We went on a hot, rainy day, but our tour was comfortable inside a...More

Thank Tim and Diane H
Ben C, President at Pineapple Tour Group, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

That's awesome! I'm glad that we hit the mark! Josh is a great tour guide, and I'm glad he got to show you our town. Charleston can be quite hot in August and it is certainly a great way to see the city riding in...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Best Sightseeing Tour in the City

Josh is born and raised in Charleston so he knows his history. This is a local company that knows all the details in the culture and stories that only "people in the know" know. I learned so much on this tour and he had great...More

Thank Nicole L
Ben C, President at Pineapple Tour Group, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks Nicole! Josh is a great host and historian. We want folks to share all of the best that our hometown has to offer. It's so satisfying when we make recommendations that end up working out for our guests! Glad josh could point you in...More

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annetteskinner
13 August 2018|
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Great tour. Very clean bus and personable guides
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blawrence1234
21 June 2018|
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You will go by the Charleston Market. It is a several block area with many arts and crafts vendors. Our guide told us it was never a slave market in Charlestons history
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