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Charleston’s Old South Carriage Historic Horse & Carriage Tour

Charleston’s Old South Carriage Historic Horse & Carriage Tour

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Experience more than 300 years of history on this guided carriage tour of Charleston. See the many mansions, churches, and gardens as your horse-drawn carriage tour covers more than 2.5 miles and 30 blocks of historic Charleston. Belgian and Percheron draft horses will you lead you through the streets while you learn about this “Holy City” and its role in the Civil War.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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Charleston City Sightseeing Bus Tour

Charleston City Sightseeing Bus Tour

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An air-conditioned sightseeing bus offers a refreshing Charleston Sightseeing Tour for summertime visitors trying to escape the heat or those with limited mobility. Roll by popular "Holy City" sights like Rainbow Row, the Battery, White Point Gardens, Nathaniel Russell House, and St. Michael's Church from wide viewing windows while your guide informs and entertains with stories from Charleston's rich past.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$39.00
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Daytime Horse-Drawn Carriage Sightseeing Tour of Historic Charleston

Daytime Horse-Drawn Carriage Sightseeing Tour of Historic Charleston

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Ride a horse-drawn carriage through the heart of historic Charleston on a guided tour through the heart of the city. Soak up the old fashioned charm of cobblestone streets lined with antebellum houses, lush gardens, and landmark churches as you listen to stories about Charleston history, architecture, and culture.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$49.95
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2-Hour Historic Charleston Guided Sightseeing Walking Tour

2-Hour Historic Charleston Guided Sightseeing Walking Tour

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Travel back in time to discover one of America’s most historic cities—Charleston, South Carolina—on this guided walking tour. Visit points of interest including Charleston City Hall; the Dock Street Theatre, America’s first theatre; the Old Exchange Building, South Carolina's most historic building; White Point Garden, in the heart of Charleston’s historic district with a spectacular view of Fort Sumter, and many more.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$21.06
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Charleston History Sightseeing Bus Tour with Joseph Manigault House Option

Charleston History Sightseeing Bus Tour with Joseph Manigault House Option

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Travel back in time to discover one of America’s most historic cities—Charleston, South Carolina—on this guided sightseeing tour. Visit a plethora landmarks including Rainbow Row, the longest cluster of Georgian row houses in the United States; the Old Exchange Building, South Carolina's most historic building; White Point Garden, in the heart of Charleston’s historic district, with a spectacular view of Fort Sumter and many more. Upgrade option available to include a tour of the famous Joseph Manigault House, one of Charleston's most exquisite antebellum structures.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Charleston See-It-All Sightseeing Bus Tour

Charleston See-It-All Sightseeing Bus Tour

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Charleston's colonial history, laid-back vibe, and beautiful sites continue to steal the hearts of visitors to the Holy City. See the highlights of the peninsula in comfort on this 90-minute guided tour on a climate-controlled minibus with a maximum of 15 passengers. This narrated tour keeps you cool as you ride past must-see Charleston sights such as the Battery, the Citadel, Old City Market, and Hampton Park as well as enjoy spectacular views of Fort Sumter, Castle Pinckney, and the Sullivan Island Lighthouse at a distance. Bonus: Admission to Charleston Powder Museum is also included with the price of your tour.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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$32.00
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Charleston's Alleys & Hidden Passages Guided Small-Group Walking Tour

Charleston's Alleys & Hidden Passages Guided Small-Group Walking Tour

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Travel back in time to discover one of America’s most historic cities—Charleston, South Carolina—on this guided small-group walking tour. Explore some of the city’s most enchanting alleys and hidden passages. Visit the Old Exchange and Provost Dungeon, a colonial building with a 300-year history; Rainbow Row, the longest cluster of Georgian row houses in the United States; plus historic Philadelphia Alley, and many more.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$25.65
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Downtown Charleston Culinary Walking Food Tour of French Quarter & City Market

Downtown Charleston Culinary Walking Food Tour of French Quarter & City Market

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The 2.5-hour Downtown Charleston Culinary Tour visits four different food establishments and combines elements of a historical tour with a culinary adventure! Learn about Charleston's history as you enjoy tastings of traditional favorites and contemporary innovations, all of which highlight the cuisine of locally-owned restaurants. Insight into Lowcountry cuisine accompanies the broad range of samples on your food tour. This is our original tour around the French Quarter and City Market and focuses on the traditional flavors of the region.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Ghosts of Charleston Night-Time Walking Tour with Unitarian Church Graveyard

Ghosts of Charleston Night-Time Walking Tour with Unitarian Church Graveyard

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Uncover Charleston’s darkest secrets on an evening ghost and cemetery tour. Stroll through the atmospheric heart of the old city while an entertaining local guide regales you with tales of the dark deeds, restless spirits and supernatural phenomena that make Charleston one of the most haunted cities in America. Get exclusive after-hour access to the famous Unitarian Church Graveyard, where an overgrown southern garden surrounds historic plots said to be haunted by wandering ghosts.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Highlights of Charleston Guided Walking Tour

Highlights of Charleston Guided Walking Tour

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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.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Haunted Evening Horse and Carriage Tour of Charleston

Haunted Evening Horse and Carriage Tour of Charleston

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Get all the thrills of a Charleston ghost tour without any walking on this haunted horse and carriage ride. A horse and carriage takes you down twisting side streets and cobbled alleyways with ease as your guide shares spooky stories from Charleston’s past. Make your way past the Mills House, the Circular Congregational Graveyard, and and Provost Dungeon in the heart of the Holy City.
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  • 40 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Charleston Ghost & Graveyard Night-Time Guided Walking Tour

Charleston Ghost & Graveyard Night-Time Guided Walking Tour

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Peek into Charleston’s shadowy history with a chilling nighttime walking tour of the city’s most eerie sites! Wind through the dark corridors of the Historic District and hear spooky tales of graveyard hauntings, voodoo and botched burials from your local guide. Pass by infamous locations with grisly histories and wander through the Charleston’s oldest cemetery after hours.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$39.50
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Historic Charleston Walking Tour: Rainbow Row, Churches, and More

Historic Charleston Walking Tour: Rainbow Row, Churches, and More

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Experience the charm and beauty of Charleston on a morning or afternoon walking tour. With an entertaining guide, take a leisurely stroll through the city’s Historic District, passing antebellum mansions, hidden gardens, historic churches and graveyards, as well as famous sites like Fort Sumter, Rainbow Row, and the Waterfront Battery. Along the way, learn about Charleston’s rich history and contemporary culture.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$39.50
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Evening Horse-Drawn Carriage Tour of Downtown Charleston

Evening Horse-Drawn Carriage Tour of Downtown Charleston

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Discover downtown Charleston on a Southern-style carriage ride that passes through the Commercial District and Waterfront Park. Learn about the history, architecture, and people of this old South Carolina city throughout the tour.
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  • 35 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$40.00
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Charleston in a Nutshell Private Tours

Charleston in a Nutshell Private Tours

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This private sightseeing tour of Charleston offers a local perspective on the most charming city in the South. Beat the crowds of bus tours and go where carriage rides can’t as your licensed guide drives you around the peninsula in the comfort of a private vehicle. As you drive past top sights like Waterfront Park and the Battery, hear stories of Charleston history and culture in the Holy City.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$76.93
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Savor the Flavors of Charleston Walking Food Tour

Savor the Flavors of Charleston Walking Food Tour

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Discover the delights of the Charleston food scene on this walking tour. With a guide, you'll learn about the cuisine of the Lowcountry region as you explore this historic city and sample local food products such as stone-ground grits, pralines, collard greens, and South Carolina barbecue. Tour is limited to 12 people for a small-group experience.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Narrated Haunted Ghost Cruise of Charleston Harbor
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Narrated Haunted Ghost Cruise of Charleston Harbor

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This Charleston ghost cruise brings you to the city’s spooky sites that can’t be reached on foot. Board a 45-foot catamaran and set sail on the Charleston Harbor, passing by the sites of pirate attacks, naval battles, and more. As you sail, your guide tells haunting stories of Charleston’s past.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Charleston's Pleasing Terrors Night-Time Walking Ghost Tour
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Charleston's Pleasing Terrors Night-Time Walking Ghost Tour

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Join Charleston native and host of the popular Pleasing Terrors Podcast, Mike Brown, on this 90-minute Pleasing Terrors Night-Time Walking Ghost Tour. Join Mike as he combines suspenseful storytelling with unparalleled knowledge of the hidden and often frightening stories lurking in Charleston's past and present.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Middleton Place All-Access Admission & Guided Tour with Lunch from Charleston

Middleton Place All-Access Admission & Guided Tour with Lunch from Charleston

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Middleton Place is one of the most popular plantations in the Charleston area, but getting there can be tricky without a private car. This tour makes it easy by including transportation from downtown Charleston aboard a comfortable, air-conditioned van, plus a guided tour of the house upon arrival. A 3-course lunch is also included for a taste of Lowcountry cuisine.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$120.90
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Historic Carriage Tour of Charleston

Historic Carriage Tour of Charleston

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Travel back to Colonial times aboard a horse-drawn carriage and discover more than 300 years of history on this guided, 1-hour tour of Charleston. See the many mansions, churches and gardens of yesteryear on this narrated tour around historic Charleston. Enjoy the romantic clip-clop sound as this educational adventure winds through the streets and learn about this ‘Holy City’ and its rich history and role in Civil War times. See the Old Exchange and Provost Dungeon, one of the most historic buildings in America, and much more.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$30.00
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Charleston's Best History Walking Tour - 10 AM

Charleston's Best History Walking Tour - 10 AM

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See the historical sights of Charleston on a walking tour with a guide who tells you about the city's long history. You'll wander along narrow streets and alleys, passing by antebellum homes and other attractions as you listen to stories about Charleston's past 300 years.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Private Daytime or Evening Horse-Drawn Carriage Tour of Historic Charleston

Private Daytime or Evening Horse-Drawn Carriage Tour of Historic Charleston

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Explore Charleston in an intimate horse-drawn carriage during this private tour. Get personalized attention from your guide while riding through the historic streets of the old walled town.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$265.00
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Charleston's Historic Residential Horse and Carriage Tour
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Charleston's Historic Residential Horse and Carriage Tour

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This one-hour tour tells the tales of Charleston's most pivotal moments and will have travelers falling in love with the unique culture and beautiful landscapes of this southern city. Your experience begins in the stable opposite Market Street, where you'll interact with horses before riding along in a custom carriage through the landmarks and attractions of this coastal town. The 16-passenger carriages are lighter and more comfortable that most, making them as enjoyable for the horses are they are for travelers!
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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Charleston City Bus Tour with Charleston Museum Admission

Charleston City Bus Tour with Charleston Museum Admission

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Beat the heat while touring Charleston on this minibus tour. Relax and ride in comfort as your driver takes you to top Charleston sights such as Colonial Lake, Rainbow Row, and Whitepoint Gardens. As a bonus, this tour includes admission to the Charleston Museum—visit the downtown location on your own schedule.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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What people are saying about Tours, Sightseeing & Cruises in Charleston

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Charleston’s Old South Carriage Historic Horse & Carriage Tour
"Learning more about the history and houses of SNOB and SOB. Loved how Carol talks and directs her horse Mack."..."
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Charleston City Sightseeing Bus Tour
"Smithy our drive was excellent, knowledgeable and humorous I would highly recommend this company for a wonderful experience."..."
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Daytime Horse-Drawn Carriage Sightseeing Tour of Historic Charleston
"Our guide was great-knowledgeable and pleasant. This was a perfect way to see some of the history of the city without having to walk."..."
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2-Hour Historic Charleston Guided Sightseeing Walking Tour
"Our guide, Dennis, was great! Very knowledgeable and made the whole tour fun! The two hours flew by!!"..."
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Charleston History Sightseeing Bus Tour with Joseph Manigault House Option
"The tour and tour narrator was very informative. Really enjoyed it. Love learning about the history and the difference landmarks."..."
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Charleston See-It-All Sightseeing Bus Tour
"Great job- Educational. Kept us entertained. Learned more about where we want to go and what we want to see & do next."..."
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Charleston's Alleys & Hidden Passages Guided Small-Group Walking Tour
"Mark was amazing!! Made historical Charleston come to life. He was informative but not boring. The time spent with him flew by and we saw parts of Charleston that we would not have discovered on our own"..."
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Downtown Charleston Culinary Walking Food Tour of French Quarter & City Market
"Our guide Charley was very pleasant and easy to talk to. We very much enjoyed the tour. We would recommend to anyone."..."
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Ghosts of Charleston Night-Time Walking Tour with Unitarian Church Graveyard
"Simon was an outstanding guide. You can tell that he has a true passion for his work, or even art, as he truly immerses himself into the Spirit world while he tells the stories of times past. As a bonus, he might get side tracked and you can learn some other history in the area. Will definitely come back on this tour, and asking for Simon again!!"..."
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Highlights of Charleston Guided Walking Tour
"Dustin was amazing!! Was knowledgeable about so much history of the city! Loved his jokes! Really got to see a lot and learned so much! 100 recommend to friends! :)"..."
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Haunted Evening Horse and Carriage Tour of Charleston
"This evening carriage tour was one of the highlights of our trip! Our guide was very knowledgeable about Charleston history and shared some great stories, not fake ghost stories. We had a great time. Highly recommend (and please remember to tip your tour guide)!"..."
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Charleston Ghost & Graveyard Night-Time Guided Walking Tour
"Our guide Noah was the best ever great story teller and cool dude ! And the whole history of everything was great and explained very well"..."
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Historic Charleston Walking Tour: Rainbow Row, Churches, and More
"Very informative- Keith knew so many interesting details about the city ! It was a fun and we learned so much , I would definitely recommend this tour and Especially Keith !"..."
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Evening Horse-Drawn Carriage Tour of Downtown Charleston
"Super fun 45m tour very knowledgeable tour guide easy to understand and fun!! Nice clean stables horses well cared for Big Plus"..."
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Charleston in a Nutshell Private Tours
"Jeff was very knowledgeable and personable and we enjoyed our tour very much! Good overview of Charleston."..."
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Savor the Flavors of Charleston Walking Food Tour
"Blake was a very knowledgeable and friendly guide. We did not find ourselves bored at any time, he kept us well entertained and engaged. We'll be telling our friends and family to check out the tour."..."
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Narrated Haunted Ghost Cruise of Charleston Harbor
"Our tour guide was amazing . I believe her name is lee ! She did a fantastic job during the entire tour !"..."
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Charleston's Pleasing Terrors Night-Time Walking Ghost Tour
"Mike Brown is an excellent storyteller, sharing first the paranormal experiences that people have had at the various sites, then giving the real history behind each location and his theory of what might be behind this experiences. Highly recommend!"..."
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Middleton Place All-Access Admission & Guided Tour with Lunch from Charleston
"A beautiful preserved land, peaceful and historic. Lunch was very good. Need 3 to 4 hours to look around properly."..."
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Historic Carriage Tour of Charleston
"Eric was an amazing tour guide! Gibbs was our fabulous horse. We learned so much about the beautiful town of Charleston! Loved it!"..."
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Charleston's Best History Walking Tour - 10 AM
"Cooper did a great job of blending history into a walking tour of Charleston older area. I would recommend it to anyone looking to learn more about Charleston while taking it it’s beautiful neighborhoods."..."
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Private Daytime or Evening Horse-Drawn Carriage Tour of Historic Charleston
"Excellent guide! She was very pleasant and knowledgeable about the history of Charleston. Check in process was very easy."..."
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Charleston's Historic Residential Horse and Carriage Tour
"Great tour with Mikey the horse with lots of Charleston history. Something my wife and I would definitely do again when in the area. Charleston Carriage Works takes really good care of their horses."..."
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Charleston City Bus Tour with Charleston Museum Admission
"Nick was very well spoken and knowledgeable. Our adult daughter and son-in-law throughly enjoyed the tour with us. It was very comfortable as well."..."

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