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History Walking Tour

Don't Miss Charleston's Beautiful Gardens & Streets

What is This Tour?


History Walking Tour

Discover the stylish Southern charm of Charleston as you stroll through the most prominent landmarks and streets of this coastal town in our Charleston private walking tour. Our tour guide, Mike, will reveal the unique culture and history that forms the foundation of this city’s past and present.

The most prestigious neighborhood in Charleston is the area south of Broad Street. There, you’ll find eight of the ten largest historic homes in Charleston, as well as the most significant museum homes, public buildings, and the original walled city. History lovers will enjoy this tour for its variety of mansions, forts, and historic churches that rank as this city’s most popular attractions.


At Historic Charleston Tours, we are proud to offer you a memorable walking tour in Charleston, alive with the stories and sights of the United States’ most historic city. With years of experience, we know how best to showcase all that the Holy City has to offer for regular visitors and newcomers alike. Join our history walking tour in Charleston and prepare yourself for a personal, tailored walk. Secret gardens, cobblestone streets, and antebellum homes. Alongside our licensed, passionate tour guide, you’ll explore the rich history of Charleston on an insightful, engaging journey through the built environment, art, architecture, historic sites, and vibrant neighborhoods. So, see the skill of a craftsman brought to life in wrought iron, touch a name from the past etched in stone, and learn why Charleston is one of the most beloved and fascinating historic cities in the world.


See Catfish Row, Rainbow Row, the high battery, White Point Gardens, the original walled city, Charleston’s largest homes including the Williams Mansion, at 25,000 Charleston’s largest home, and much more. Learn what it’s like to live in Charleston today, the very beginnings of this beautiful city, and its role in the Civil and Revolutionary Wars.

Why choose this tour?


Mike is a licensed city guide who’s lived in this wonderful neighborhood for more than 25 years. He has served numerous community organizations so he knows this community intimately. Allowing him to share amusing and interesting stories of 300-year-old customs and institutions few others can.

Give him a call now for more information; our history walking tour is the perfect primer for tourists interested in taking an academic and amusing look at Charleston’s distinctive culture, geography, architecture, and history!

1.5 Hour Tour


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