Charleston, SC, offers some of the country’s most beautiful scenery! Cobblestone streets, historic homes, and national landmarks are all within walking distance. That brings us to the best way of exploring Charleston, exploring the Charleston walking tours. There are several ways to take a walking tour of the city, and we will explore the options in this blog. For even more Charleston trip tips, get your copy of our Destination Guide! Inside, you’ll find activities sure to please the entire family. Let’s explore Charleston!
Charleston walking tours
Charleston Footprints Walking Tours
Charleston Footprints Walking Tours has some of the best knowledge in the business. The staff of four tour guides has decades of experience walking the city streets! Prices start at $25, and the tour can last anywhere from 1-1/2 to 2 hours. This company also offers private tours, perfect for families and groups looking for a more personalized experience. Contact them and get ready for a unique and fun Charleston day!
Two Sisters Walking Tour
These sisters are known for their unique tours! Native Charlestonians Mary Helen Dantzler and Therese Smythe can trace their family back generations right here in Charleston. Two Sisters will tell you the history of downtown Charleston from the earliest days of colonization to modern times. Prices start at $25 for group tours; book yours today!
Free Tours By Foot
Free Tours by Foot offers an array of focus areas for Charleston tours. Tours areas include architecture, wondow-box, Civil War, ghosts, and more! These tours are provided at no upfront costs, ideal for families and large groups. Get ready for a fun and informative experience.
A Charleston classic, Bulldog Tours features ghosts, history, and even food tours! The tour guides love the city and know what happens here every step of the way. Tour guests will soon see what makes The Holy City so unique. The tours focus on stories that made Charleston and America; you will learn things that will surprise and fascinate you, so get ready for the ultimate experience! Tours prices range, but most walking tours start around $40 and increase depending on the type.
Walks of Charleston
Richard Knoth is a Charleston native who grew up downtown and knows the streets like the back of his hand. In addition to growing up in Charleston, he has over 25 years of experience as a licensed tour guide! He and his dedicated guides are here to show you what makes our city so special. Join Walks of Charleston and enjoy learning the rich history of the city and the people. Tours with this company start at $25.
Historic Charleston Foundation App
Sometimes, taking a tour is best done at your own pace. The Historic Charleston Foundation has you covered! The app, of the same name as the foundation, offers visitors and residents an opportunity to learn the history of Charleston and visit an array of sites, from the most historical landmarks to lesser-known spots hidden among the others! This is ideal for those looking to go at their own pace. Best of all, the app is free! Check out the app and learn more!
After exploring our historic city, stay with Charleston Coast Vacations!
Our homes are in the city’s beach communities of Isle of Palms, Sullivan’s Island, and Folly Beach. Each town offers something unique. From the lively streets of Folly Beach to the private and quiet Sullivan’s Island, there is something for everyone! Our homes provide plenty of space, top-notch amenities, and an unmatched Charleston experience. Stay with us and enjoy the very best of our historic city!