2-Hour Historic Charleston Guided Sightseeing Walking Tour

2 hours
Free cancellation
1 - 15
Mobile ticket


Every corner of Charleston hides a world of history. Join us as your guide shares with you hundreds of years of stories, history, and local knowledge. This is a relaxing 2-hour stroll through the quaint and charming streets of the historic district including the French Quarter and the residential area "South of Broad", all the while learning about the people and events that shaped Charleston.

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. Visit their website for more info and opening hours.


  • 2-Hour Sightseeing Walking Tour of Historic Charleston
  • Professional & Licensed Local Guide
  • Stroll through the quaint and charming streets of the historic district
  • Learn about the history and events that shaped Charleston
  • Explore notable sites in the French Quarter
  • Several popular points of interest including Rainbow Row
  • Explore the residential area "South of Broad"

What to expect

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Charleston City Hall, 80 Broad St, Charleston, SC 29401-2225

The tour will begin in front of City Hall which is one of the pillars of the "Four Corners of Law" which also includes the Courthouse, the Post Office and St Michaels Church at the intersection of Meeting Street and Broad Street. From here you will explore many notable sites in the French Quarter and the residential area "South of Broad".

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: French Quarter, Charleston, SC 29401, USA

Stops on the tour will vary but you can generally expect to see notable sites in the French Quarter including the Dock Street Theatre, St Philips Church, The Slave Mart Museum, The Powder Magazine, the French Huguenot Church and the Pink House as well as many others.
**Please note that stops on the tour may vary**

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Rainbow Row, 79 E Bay St # 107, Charleston, SC 29401-2544

Learn the history behind the famous Rainbow Row, one of the most photographed sites in Charleston. Rainbow Row is located in the "South of Broad" neighborhood which we will explore and includes many historically significant homes including the antebellum mansions located along the famous "Battery".
***Please note that stops along the tour may vary.***

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Battery & White Point Gardens, East Battery & Murray Blvd., Charleston, SC 29401

Explore the residential area "South of Broad" including the Battery with views over the water to Fort Sumter.

Duration: 30 minutes

Meeting point

80 Broad St, Charleston, SC 29401, USA

Additional information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • A moderate amount of walking is involved, comfortable walking shoes are strongly advised
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour operates in all weather conditions. Please check the forecast prior to the tour.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers


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Ticket delivery

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For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.
May 2022

Loved the historical information. Guide did a great job of blending local sites and focal points and providing the broader historical context to give us deeper understanding of the city.

May 2022

We enjoyed all of the history and fascinating information that was shared during our walking tour. Amy Tankersley was our guide. She had a great sense of humor and made the tour lively and engaging.

May 2022

Dennis was very knowledgeable and passionate about the history of Charleston really enjoyed the tour

Nissa H
May 2022

A very enjoyable and informative way to spend the afternoon in Charleston. Thank you, Dennis, for a great introduction to your hometown.

May 2022

Kay was a remarkable guide, and a bargain at $25/person. Carriage tours point down narrow passages that we could investigate up close, right down to the slave children's hand prints in the early bricks. If you have ANY INTEREST in the area history, spring for a 2 hr walking tour.

May 2022

Portions of the tour when we went inside a few landmarks. We’ll try to remember some of the many facts related to us by Dennis.

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