Discover the essentials of historic Charleston on this 2 to 2.5 hour walk. A wonderful introduction that begins in front of City Hall at 80 Broad Street, continues through the heart of the Old Walled City, passing through the French Quarter and down to the tip of the peninsula at White Point Gardens.
We begin in the Historic Market, continue through the heart of the Old Walled City, pass through the French Quarter and down to the White Point Gardens. We will encounter hundreds of historic homes and buildings, beautifully designed and perfectly manicured gardens and stately churches.
Walks of Charleston offers the best behind-the-scenes cultural history tours. Our walking tours take you to the Holy City’s most intriguing destinations. From its well-preserved architecture, rich history, vibrant culture and breathtaking views, you won’t help but fall in love with Charleston, South Carolina’s oldest city.
Charleston’s Best Tour Guides
Our walking tours feature some of the best tour guides in Charleston, and they can’t wait to share the stories that date back as far as the city’s 1670 birth. Our tours feature stops, such as Rainbow Row, the French Quarter and the Battery. We also delve a little deeper into the city’s history, divulging information you won’t find in many history books.
All of our tour guides at Walks of Charleston have taken the rigorous Charleston Tour Guide Exam and are licensed by the City of Charleston and are extremely passionate about the past. They’re experienced storytellers who make the lore ripe in your imagination. Our guides are one of the best sources you can find in the city for history — and the best in the city for a guided walking tour of the “Lowcountry.”
Small Group Tours
Interested in a more intimate tour? Our sister company, Lowcountry Walking Tours, offers small group tours, including Charleston’s Alleys & Hidden Passages. Our combo deals offer discounts on tours led by our partner tour companies, including food tours and carriage tours.
We bring Charleston’s fascinating history to life for you!
Family owned and operated from the beginning, Walks of Charleston is passionate about the history, architecture and culture of Charleston and is dedicated to sharing it with you for a memorable experience on every tour.
“Everywhere is walking distance if you have the time”
– Steven Wright