Tours are taken rain or shine unless the weather is a threat to safety.

              Tours are taken rain or shine unless the weather is a threat to safety.

For the second consecutive year, Charleston has been named the #1 destination in the US and Canada in Travel + Leisure magazine’s World’s Best Awards! 

For the second consecutive year, Charleston has been named the #1 destination in the US and Canada in Travel + Leisure magazine’s World’s Best Awards! 


Picture Perfect
Morning Walk

9am July & August
 10am Sept-June
(Daily except Sundays)
Reservations Required

Picture Perfect
Afternoon Walk

July & August
By Appointment 
1pm Sept-June

Reservations Required

Private Tours
Motorized or Walking

Customized to your 
interests and schedule.
Why a Private Guide?

Remarkable fully narrated two hour walking tour covers 3/4 of a mile in each direction. You'll explore at a leisurely pace, taking frequent rests. Experience the incomparable beauty, unique history and flourishing preservation of Charleston. 

Points of interest will include:

- Waterfront & High Battery Wall
- Old Taverns and Wharfs
- Cotton Barns & Brothels
- Rainbow Row
- Magnificent Mansions  
- Graceful Gardens
- Historic Parks with monuments
- Revolutionary & Civil War sites
- Old Exchange & Provost Dungeon
- Wrought Iron Gates
- The Slave Mart
- Dock St. Theatre
- Colonial Churches & Graveyards
- Earthquake bolts & Insurance markers
- Incredible views and famed history

Tour routes can vary through South of Broad, Waterfront Park, The French Quarter and The Battery. $25 per adult, $15 12 years and under.

Tours begin in historic Washington Square Park. Monuments include Elizabeth Jackson – mother of Andrew Jackson,  who gave her live to the American cause in the Revolutionary War, George Washington, First President of the United States, Gen. Pierre G.T. Beauregard, Confederate general in charge of the city's defenses in 1862-1864, and the 40 foot Washington Light Infantry Obelisk.

Witness the "Four Corners of Law", coined in the 1930's as the only street corner in our country with representation of four laws of man. Federal, State, Municipal and Canon. Known in town as "Hail, Mail, Bail or Jail!"

These are exclusive private tours for families, friends, schools, churches, community and business groups.

Availability and rates depend on the season, time of day, and number of guests.

These tours can be tailored to focus on various aspects of Charleston, as well as offering a more intimate touring experience.  

Contact Joyce directly by phone at 843.901.9283
or email at 
tours@CharlestonHistoryTours.com

Have a camera,
iPhone
or iPad?

Unique Photo Tips Included!

 

Tours are taken rain or shine unless the weather is a threat to safety.

Tours are taken rain or shine unless the weather is a threat to safety.