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Historic Charleston Walking Tour: Rainbow Row, Churches, and More

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Tour where carriages and motorcoaches are not allowed as you take a fascinating stroll with stories and traditions revealing Charleston’s rich history and colorful past. This two hour tour through America’s most charming historical district is sure to be the highlight of your visit.
Highlights
  • Historic Charleston walking tour brings you to city highlights
  • See Rainbow Row, White Point Gardens, the Battery, and more
  • A guide informs and entertains throughout the walking tour
  • Perfect way for first-time visitors to learn about Charleston
What to Expect
Your Charleston walking tour meets at an easy-to-find spot in the French Quarter. Begin to follow your guide to some of the city’s top historical sites, as you listen to stories from Charleston’s eclectic past. As you walk, you pass popular Charleston sights, such as Rainbow Row and the Battery. Take in views of historic Fort Sumter, pastel Antebellum mansions, classic wrought-iron gates, and cobbled alleyways—the perfect photo is always just around the corner. Your guide tells you fun facts about Charleston’s colorful history as you go, and you’re free to ask any questions, too. Your walking tour of Charleston concludes at the starting location in the French Quarter.
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Important Information
Departure Point
115 Meeting St, Charleston, SC 29401, USA
Duration
2h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Rainbow Row
  • Historic Waterfront Battery
  • Antebellum Mansions
  • A visual tour of Fort Sumter
  • Hidden Gardens & Courtyards
  • Historic Churches & Graveyards
  • The Revolutionary and Civil War
  • Entry/Admission - Charleston Strolls History Tour
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • The pace of our walking tour is leisurely
  • Minimum numbers apply for the 2:00pm only. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Franny was the best! She is like a walking dictionary but so much more fun! It was thoroughly enjoyable and informative! It would be a shame to visit Charleston and not learn about the history. Just the right pace. I would highly recommend it!
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The 2 hour walking tour of Charleston was an easy walk for just about anyone. The guide was very knowledgeable of her Charleston history. She was not extremely personable or engaging though it didn’t make the tour unbearable.
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Response from BulldogTours1, Manager at Historic Charleston Walking Tour: Rainbow Row, Churches, and More
Responded 1 week ago
Miss Lollie101, we are delighted that your overall experience was an enjoyable one, but sorry that your guide wasn't as engaging as you would have hoped. Please contact Randy Johnson, our Guide Manager, at randall@bulldogtours.com, to explore ways we might redeem ourselves. Your feedback spurs us on, to seek better ways to deliver the tour, including additional training for your guide. Huge thanks for letting us know.
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We were fortunate to take a tour that only included one other couple and they were courteous about keeping side conversations to a minimum so that we all could hear our tour guide. Very informative and interesting. We appreciated that she asked if we had plans directly after the
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Response from BulldogTours1, Manager at Historic Charleston Walking Tour: Rainbow Row, Churches, and More
Responded 1 week ago
Thanks so much for your review! With small groups on a tour, like y'alls, it creates a very intimate and personal experience. We are very happy to hear you enjoyed the time spent with your guide. Thanks again for visiting Charleston with us!
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Beth, who knows more about history than anyone I have EVER met, does NOT make it a pedantic tour. She makes it fun poignant, isn't afraid to talk about the no no's of our society, and keeps us moving. By far the GREATEST historical walking tour I have ever done. EVEN in the rain.
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Response from BulldogTours1, Manager at Historic Charleston Walking Tour: Rainbow Row, Churches, and More
Responded 3 weeks ago
Thanks so much for your review of the history tour with Beth! We could not agree more that any tour is made or broken by the guide leading. Beth is a phenomenal guide, well-versed in all that is Charleston. There are many topics covered on our history tours, like slavery, that are still considered taboo but they are what make Charleston what it is today, and we do a disservice to their memory if we were to neglect or avoid discussing that history. Thanks again for visiting Charleston with us!
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Took a walking historical tour with Frannie Russell today and learned so much about Charleston. Frannie was very knowledgable and interesting. I enjoyed her presentation and how she covered such an enormous amount of history. The highs and the lows of Charleston's history and
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Response from BulldogTours1, Manager at Historic Charleston Walking Tour: Rainbow Row, Churches, and More
Responded 3 weeks ago
Thanks so much for the review! We are delighted to hear you enjoyed the walking tour with Franny. She is a wealth of knowledge and has so much to share on any tour that she gives. There are a number of "firsts" in Charleston and almost could be a tour on those alone. Thanks again for visiting Charleston with us!
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