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2-Hour Historical Walking Tour of Charleston provided by Ashley on the Cooper Walking Tours

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2-Hour Historical Walking Tour of Charleston

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Overview
See Charleston’s main historical attractions as you learn about the city’s history during this walking tour. Save time because your guide knows the fastest ways between landmarks, including historic St. Michael’s Church, and you can be sure you won’t lose your way while strolling the streets. With multiple tours offered daily, you’re also able to choose a time that best suits your schedule.
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100 Meeting St
100 Meeting St, Charleston, SC 29401, USATours depart in Washington Square Park by Elizabeth Jackson Monument (looks like a headstone) park is located behind 100 Meeting Street.
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100 Meeting St
100 Meeting St, Charleston, SC 29401, USATours depart in Washington Square Park by Elizabeth Jackson Monument (looks like a headstone) park is located behind 100 Meeting Street.
See address & details
Highlights
  • Get around Charleston on foot with a guide who knows the way
  • Hear historical stories about the city from an insider 
  • See main sites, such as St. Michael's Church, in just a few hours 
  • Multiple tour times offered to fit your busy sightseeing schedule
What to Expect
Your historical tour meets in central Charleston. Once you get acquainted with your guide, set out on a walking adventure through some of the city’s most well-known areas. Pass by St. Michael's Church, located on a scenic, tree-lined street. See the city’s historic mansions and gardens, and hear stories about the people that owned them over the years. Your guide tells you other fascinating facts about Charleston’s past. Dive into the history of the colonial days, the American Civil War, and the Revolutionary War, and gain a better understanding of Charleston’s present. Learn about its culture, traditions, and Southern charm.
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Important Information
Departure Point
100 Meeting St, Charleston, SC 29401, USA
Duration
2h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Local guide
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Comfortable walking shoes are strongly advised
  • 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 tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Olde_biL wrote a review Mar 2020
Markham, Canada984 contributions83 helpful votes
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We chose and booked 2-hour "Ashley on the Cooper Walking Tour" via the Tripadvisor site. The tour started right on time as we all met at the appointed time and place. It was a small group and included a lady with a mobility challenge and was often using her wheelchair. There
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Wes wrote a review Mar 2020
Knoxville, Tennessee3 contributions
When our tour guide Jini introduced herself, my wife said 'oh she'll be great.' We've done a lot of tours and must say he has a pretty special skill for this. The sheer amount of fascinating history and information received in just a few hours is hard to believe and we are
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Bruce wrote a review Mar 2020
Newtown, Connecticut17 contributions3 helpful votes
Ashley did a great job directing our tour today. Casual but informative and fun. Definitely worthwhile!
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Jim T wrote a review Mar 2020
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Ashley was a great tour guide. She was extremely knowledgeable and was really fun to spend some time with. She taught us a great deal and entertained us along the way. We highly recommend this tour.
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Sonja M wrote a review Mar 2020
Mansfield, Massachusetts3 contributions
Ashley was extremely knowledgeable and very friendly. Definitely recommend as your first activity when you arrive in Charleston. It was the favorite part of my trip. Feel like I got to know the city - past and present. Great tour!!!! Thanks Ashley!!! Sonja from Boston
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prose1053
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Fabulous Tour
Jenny was our tour guide and she was very knowledgeable, told funny back stories and gave us a wonderful tour of th
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jessicacook25
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Great story telling!
Ashley is an amazing story teller! The tour was great, walked to some churches, houses, graveyards and cemeteries,
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trinityc986
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Wonderful Tour
Brie was an awesome tour guide. She told us some really great stories. She made it very interesting. The tour was g
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Cbass428
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Great experience for the whole family!
We had a great time! I highly recommend. We went on the 7pm tour, including my 6 and 10 year old daughters. The st
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afein249
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Als walk
super and enlightening walking tour Charleston a very interesting place and Ashley made it come alive
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nikogomes
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Great Presentation.
Our host was a great storyteller - engaged with the audience, fluid, and compelling. Would definitely recommend.
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Tarabelle2778
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Mrs.
We did this tour tonight and loved it. Bond was our tour guide and she was absolutely the best. Could not have aske
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juliedouglass17
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Great tour
Adam led a great, informative tour not only about the ghosts of Charleston but also about its slavery history. We
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laurenrT341ZL
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Spooky night out!
Adam was great! He was very knowledgeable about the history of Charleston. We were able to get a private tour due t
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lilbitt98
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Spooky Night Out!
Adam was awesome! He was vary knowledgeable about Charleston’s history. We got to have a private tour with him due
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joelandannie
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Really Fun Experience
Our tour guide, Rebecca, was super sweet and very knowledgeable. Her enthusiasm and interest in Charlestons history
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Traveler531555
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Charleston Ghost Walking Tour
We were in town for a quick visit and took the Ghost Walking Tour the night we got in. It was fantastic - ghosts,
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luv2travelfromAR
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Good tour
Ghost tours are one of our favorite activities. There’s so much history in Charleston that we knew it would be a ho
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647dianac
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Ghost Tour
Great tour. Bree did a wonderful job of taking us around Charleston telling us history, interest and ghost stories
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homerfranklin
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Extremely interesting
The gentleman was very knowledgeable about the area and the history of Charleston. This is a MUST DO on your visit
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Key Details
  • Duration: 2h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English
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