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3 of the Best Charleston Walking Tours

Whether you’re a traveler looking for a convenient and comprehensive sightseeing experience, you can’t wait to soak up the best sites across the city, or you’re a history buff pursuing the past, booking a walking tour is a great way to experience Charleston. There are plenty of customized options to choose from when you’re ready to get out and explore. The following are just a few that you’re going to want to be sure to add to your itinerary the next time you’re in town.

1. Charleston Strolls with Bulldog Tours

Those heading to Charleston looking for a walking tour that hits all of the most impactful historical landmarks will want to make sure to book a Charleston Stroll with Bulldog Tours. From mansions and scenic courtyards to historic landmarks as well, you’ll have a chance to stroll through it all.

Ticket Pricing:

  • Adults: $37/ticket.
  • Children (4-12): $27/ticket.
  • Children (Under 3): Free.

Tour Details:

  • Length of Time: 2 hours total.
  • Time Start: 10 a.m. or 2 p.m.
  • Departure: Mills House Hotel at 115 Meeting Street

Tour Highlights: This tour showcases nearly 300 years of Charleston’s history and includes unique stories about the city’s rich past. Others include:

  • Rainbow Row.
  • The Battery.
  • Four Corners of Law.

The maximum group size for this family-friendly tour is 20 participants, and the cost of the time includes a professional guide as well as a trek through the most historical and residential areas of downtown.

2. Ghost & Graveyard Walking Tour

Travelers who are looking for an other-worldly way to experience the best of Charleston won’t want to miss out on Bulldog Tour’s Ghost & Graveyard Walking Tour during their stay.

Ticket Pricing:

  • Adults: $37/ticket.
  • Children (4-12): $27/ticket.

Tour Details:

  • Length of Time: 90 minutes (1.5 hours).
  • Time Start: 7:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. nightly.
  • Departure: 18 Anson Street

Tour Highlights: A professional guide leading the way through some of Charleston’s most haunted districts as well as an exclusive trek into the city’s oldest burial ground. Others include:

  • Famous historical figures who were buried in Charleston.
  • City cemeteries
  • City gardens.

The Ghost & Graveyard walking tour accommodates guests of all ages and is the perfect tour for those excited to add a spooky touch to their sightseeing experience.

3. Secret Food Tours of Charleston

For a savory take on your Charleston stay, make sure to reserve your place on a food and walking tour with Secret Food Tours of Charleston.

Ticket Pricing:

  • Additional options: Upgraded drink packages

Tour Details: From samples to behind-the-scenes stories at the eateries you’ll enjoy, this is an experience in mouthwatering moments that are bound to be unforgettable.

  • Length of Time: 3 to 3.5 hours and includes

Tour Highlights: The tour hosts 12 participants at a time maximum and your guide will take you through the delights of like never before, including dining options in the:

  • Charleston’s French Quarter.
  • And, 5 other stops around Downtown.

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