This is the most popular tour offered by our sister company, Lowcountry Walking Tours, which specializes in small-group tours for a more intimate experience.
Charleston History Tour
- Adult Ages 13+
- Child Ages 7-12
Enjoy a Walking Tour Through Historic Charleston
On our walking tour through this wonderful city, we encounter hundreds of historic homes and buildings and stately churches as well as perfectly manicured lawns and impressively designed gardens. From 1670 through the Civil War and up to the Charleston Modern Renaissance period, our licensed guides entertain you with Charleston’s rich and colorful history.
Please note that stops along the tour vary depending on the tour guide, but you can generally expect to see some of the following points of interest on the tour:
- Rainbow Row
- French Quarter
- Old Exchange Building
- St. Philip’s Church
- St. Michael’s Church
- Views of historic Fort Sumter
- White Point Gardens, the “Battery”
Admission to the Powder Magazine Museum is included with the price of your walking tour! Just show them your ticket at the door. Visit the museum at your leisure before or after your walking tour. Located at 79 Cumberland St. Click here for more info and opening hours: The Powder Magazine Museum
Charleston’s Finest History Tour
Our Charlestonian tour guides tell you everything you want to know about the history of Charleston — and more. Whether you need directions to your next tour, recommendations on where to get the best grits, or just a few cool facts about Charleston history, we’ve got you covered. Our licensed guides have over 130 years of combined tour guiding experience. Most of us are Charleston natives, and some of our guides are even accomplished historians and docents. What we all have in common? A passion for Lowcountry history.