Explore the historic city of Charleston on a 2-hour walking tour of its main attractions. Take in the stately elegance of the French Quarter, and discover hidden passageways and mysterious graveyards.
What to Expect
Discover the colonial history and architecture of South Carolina’s 2nd largest city on a 2-hour walking tour of its downtown area. The sights you will visit include the colorful houses of Rainbow Row, the landmark seawall and promenade of The Battery, and the legendary Four Corners of Law, named for the concentration of federal, state, local, and ecclesiastical law buildings at the intersection of Meeting and Broad Streets.
You will also stroll through the enchanting French Quarter, location for the original walled city, where French merchants once gathered. Go to the first purpose-built theater in the US at Dock Street Theater, now reopened after a massive renovation. And visit sites associated with the American Revolution and Civil War, as well as sites that were significant during the slave trade.
The city’s unique history and ambitious preservation projects will open before your eyes as you walk its streets with a guide whose knowledge of local heritage, culture and architecture is unmatched. She will customize the tour to highlight whatever interests you most, and - as an added bonus - share tips on how to compose great souvenir pictures of the photogenic city.
- Fully narrated 2-hour walking tour
96 Meeting St., in Washington Park, under the statue of President George Washington. Convenient parking is available at 85 Queen Street.
What to Remember
• Please wear comfortable walking shoes, bring water, wear a hat, and apply sunscreen