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Highlights of Charleston Guided Walking Tour

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Highlights of Charleston Guided Walking Tour

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icon2 hours  (Approx.)
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Overview

Without a guided walking tour, you might miss some of the eclectic history and hidden nooks and crannies around Charleston that make this city such a gem. This walking tour takes you through the French Quarter and South of Broad neighborhoods to top sights such as the Rainbow Row, the Old Slave Mart Museum, and the Old Exchange, all while your guide shares stories from Charleston history and lore.
  • Charleston French Quarter and South of Broad walking tour
  • Quick overview of historic sights for first-time visitors
  • Learn about the city’s history from your guide as you go
  • Visit must-see sights and hidden attractions alike
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Tour Guide
Not included in your ticket price are any parking fees if you choose to drive to your tour. Gratuity is optional, but gratefully accepted.
200 E Bay St , 200 E Bay St, Charleston, SC 29401, USA

We'll meet on the East Bay Street staircase of the U.S. Customs House, at East Bay Street and South Market street, directly across East Bay Street from the City Market. We recommend guests park at 1 Cumberland Street or 89 Cumberland Street. Both are ~5 minute walk from our tour meeting point.

71 Broad St , 71 Broad St, Charleston, SC 29401, USA

We generally end near the intersection of Meeting Street and Broad Street. The exact end point can change based on your group's walking speed, and your guide.

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Guests are responsible for bringing their own sun protection (sunscreen, hats, sunglasses, parasols) and rain gear
  • We HIGHLY recommend guests bring bottled water. It is not always available for purchase on the route
  • We ask guests to check in at the meeting location 5-10 mins prior to tour time. We cannot hold for latecomers.
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Oyster Point Historic Tours
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
Are there restrooms along the route of the Highlights of Charleston Guided Walking Tour?
A:Restrooms are not always accessible on our route, so guests are encouraged to use the restroom prior to their tour.
Feb 2021
Q:
What should I bring with me on the Highlights of Charleston Guided Walking Tour?
A:Our tour route is almost entirely outdoors. Guests are therefore encouraged to bring sun protection (hat, sunscreen) and bottled water in addition to comfortable walking shoes. For rainy tours, guests should bring their own rain gear.
Feb 2021
Q:
Where should I park my car for the Highlights of Charleston Guided Walking Tour?
A:We recommend our guests park in one of two city garages at 1 Cumberland Street or 89 Cumberland Street. Both are a 5-minute walk from our tour meeting location. Note: There may be a parking fee.
Feb 2021
Q:
Are pets permitted on the Highlights of Charleston Guided Walking Tour?
A:Unless the dog is a registered service animal, pets are not allowed.
Feb 2021
Q:
Is the Highlights of Charleston Guided Walking Tour appropriate for children?
A:While our tours are designed for adults, children and young adults of all ages have taken and enjoyed our beautiful route and charismatic guides. Please notify us if you plan on bringing a stroller.
Feb 2021
Q:
What happens if there is bad weather on the day of my Highlights of Charleston Guided Walking Tour?
A:In the event of rain, our tours typically run as usual. We reserve the right to cancel tours in the event of dangerous or disruptive weather (lightning, flooding, high winds, etc.). If a tour is canceled, you may reschedule or receive a full refund.
Feb 2021

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Charleston Walking Tour with Dustin
Irina_N
, Oct 2021
The best highlight of the trip was our tour guide Dustin. On the top of being knowledgeable and well spoken, Dustin has a good sense of humor, and is a great performer too. This enthusiastic young man is passionate for history and the history of his city. 10 stars.
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Great walking tour
Rita_B
, Oct 2021
Our guide was amazing. Funny and very knowledgeable. Was very helpful recommending restaurants and other activities
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Great tour and guide for a first visit to Charleston!
Andrea_B
, Oct 2021
Our guide, Dustin, was excellent (should have been a drama major), but when I clicked on the address in the email reminder it took us to a wrong location and the phone number was also wrong (which we needed because we were late from going to the wrong location). Luckily Dustin called us and we set up a meet-up point. Overall the tour was good, and Dustin was great. This is best as a genera history and overview, but it doesn’t get into a lot of the less known historical places or architecture.
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Bringing history to life
Leslie_E
, Oct 2021
Dustin was a fun, witty and knowledgeable tour guide. He was welcoming to everyone in our group. Plus, he shared incredible insights about the city.
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Brought History Alive
Lauren_B
, Oct 2021
Ben brought history alive with his stories. He clearly was passionate for history and the history of his city. Not only was it informative, it was fun to listen and learn!
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Educational and Fun!
Joshua_D
, Oct 2021
Ben was awesome! Fun, engaging, sensitive to the harder details of Charleston’s past. We really enjoyed our afternoon with him and learned so much about the city.
star-5
Awesome Tour, Awesome Tour Guide
Andree_P
, Oct 2021
Great tour - made even better by our awesome tour guide Dustin. Charleston has a beautiful historic downtown. Dustin really brought Charleston’s history to life for us with his enthusiastic and well informed recounting of historical events. Loved it!
star-5
Fantastic Tour!
Joanna_B
, Oct 2021
Dustin was a great tour guide! My group of friends enjoyed the tour and learned a great deal about Charleston. Had a great time and would definitely recommend!
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A brief history lesson
Joanne_S
, Oct 2021
Learning a little history about Charleston. Living in North, I had no idea of the city's past. Great tour director.
1 traveler found this review helpful
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Great overall info...
Jean_B
, Oct 2021
Great overall info presented in an easy going entertaining manner Smaller group perfect. Leader made everyone feel like good friends

Product code: 75309P1

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