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Highlights of Charleston Walking Tour provided by Oyster Point Historic Walking Tours

Highlights of Charleston Walking Tour

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Overview
Don’t miss the details while exploring Charleston’s highlights. Let a guide shed light on the historical French Quarter and South of Broad neighborhoods during this walking tour of downtown Charleston. Discover the city’s unique culture and architecture, from its tumultuous past to its present status as a popular tourist destination.
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You'll start at
200 E Bay St
200 E Bay St, Charleston, SC 29401, USAWe'll meet on the East Bay Street staircase of the U.S. Customs House, at East Bay Street and South Market street, directly across East Bay Street from the City Market. We recommend guests park at 1 Cumberland Street or 89 Cumberland Street. Both are ~5 minute walk from our tour meeting point.
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  • 1
    St. Philip's Church
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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  • 2
    French Huguenot Church
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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  • 3
    Pink House Gallery
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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  • 4
    Old Slave Mart Museum
    Stop: 10 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 5
    Old Exchange & Provost Dungeon
    Stop: 10 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 6
    Rainbow Row
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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You'll end at
71 Broad St
71 Broad St, Charleston, SC 29401, USAWe generally end near the intersection of Meeting Street and Broad Street. The exact end point can change based on your group's walking speed, and your guide.
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Highlights
  • Guided walking tour of Charleston’s historical highlights
  • View some of the city's oldest houses of worship
  • See antebellum mansions and other picturesque sights
  • Get recommendations on restaurants, bars, and local activities
Important Information
Departure Point
200 E Bay St, Charleston, SC 29401, USA
Duration
2h
Return Details
71 Broad St, Charleston, SC 29401, USA
Inclusions
Exclusions
  • Not included in your ticket price are any parking fees if you choose to drive to your tour. Gratuity is optional, but gratefully accepted.
  • Entry/Admission - Old Slave Mart Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Old Exchange & Provost Dungeon
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Guests are responsible for bringing their own sun protection (sunscreen, hats, sunglasses, parasols) and rain gear
  • We HIGHLY recommend guests bring bottled water. It is not always available for purchase on the route
  • We ask guests to check in at the meeting location 5-10 mins prior to tour time. We cannot hold for latecomers.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Jennifer B wrote a review Mar 2020
2 contributions1 helpful vote
This company canceled my tour less than 24 hours before it was to take place. Due to the extremely short notice, I was unable to find another tour. Then, to add insult to injury, the company claimed they would refund my fees to me. Supposedly, they were unable to do so
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Nicholas L wrote a review Mar 2020
Wilton, Connecticut42 contributions8 helpful votes
We met Dennis at the Custom House steps and took a nice stroll through the French Quarter and the East Bay area. He was full of fascinating information and we really enjoyed the tour. I would have given it 5 stars if we could have seen even more. I could have gone for another
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Anne W wrote a review Mar 2020
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We really enjoyed our tour with Bill whose knowledge of and passion for Charleston was truly impressive! Thanks for a wonderful and insightful tour, and hoping that tourism--and good health--returns soon to the beautiful city of Charleston.
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Troy F wrote a review Mar 2020
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My family and I were fortunate to have Bill as our tour guide today. His knowledge of the area and local history was incredible. It was the best history lesson and tour I've ever done. If you have the opportunity to take this tour, GO! It is fantastic and an incredible value for
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Patrecca wrote a review Mar 2020
Chicago, Illinois3 contributions1 helpful vote
From the moment we met Bill, we knew we were in for an incredible tour. His encyclopedic historical knowledge of Charleston presented in a passionate, articulate, digestible way for the non historians and historians among us was astounding. I did my research and was so happy
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About the operator

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By: Oyster Point Historic Walking Tours
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A Great Look at Charleston History
Bill gave us four hours packed into two. Great insights on the importance of Charleston during the Revolutionary Wa
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TravelForLife54
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Great intro tour to historic Charleston
Palmer was the absolute best. Packed such a great deal of historical perspective into a fast paced two hour walking
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dclem94
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Would highly recommend!
Palmer was very knowledgeable and provided many fascinating details during the tour. She not only provided many his
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Navigate02005855803
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A fantastic experience
This 2 hour tour was perfect. It was filled with historical context while providing a chance to see a beautiful pa
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Ruth B
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Highlights of Charleston
Palmer was a delight. Very informative. You cannot go wrong taking a tour with her. We ended our tour at the Calho
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Culture14535719002
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Bill Harris is amazing.
I have been on a ton of tours in my life. This one was the best ever. I wanted to go to a class and hear Bill lectu
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luvtotravel111
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Simply the best!
William Harris is brilliant and entertaining. With a wealth of knowledge and a great sense of humor, William kept
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peter B
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Excellent walk around Charleston
I had an informative and entertaining 2 hour walk with Palmer..This was an ideal way of getting a taste of the city
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496LarryS
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FANTASTC TOUR
Cannot imagine a better way to get to know the great city of Charleston. Palmer was a fantastic guide; informative,
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Highlights of Charlestown walking tour
Palmer provided the most informative, entertaining, and comprehensive tour that my wife and I have had in over two
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Global53242583142
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Best way to see and learn about the heart of Charleston
First trip to Charleston and this Great first thing to do. Included history, architecture and even restaurant sugg
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Sobrown
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Excellent all around
Palmer was knowledgeable, engaging and quite connected. She shared her love of the city and provided a great perspe
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Molly M
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Walking Tour of Historic Downtown Charleston
Our guide William/ Bill was fantastic!! He is so knowledgeable!!! We learned so many things..I would recommend and
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Jennifer C
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Great tour!
Interesting and a great way to enjoy Charleston without boring you with facts. Palmer was extremely knowledgeable a
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Discover57998765049
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Great Tour
Loved the tour! And the guide was just delightful and she was very knowledgeable. I would highly recommend this tou
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  • Duration: 2h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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