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Janet's Walking History Tour

Downtown Marina, 1006 Bay Street, Beaufort, SC 29901
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Janet was amazing from start to finish! We emailed at the last minute to see if we could get a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
queendupe
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Clearwater, Florida
Great way to see Beaufort! Janet is a true gem.

Highly recommend!! Loved Janet! She made the tour amazing with her authentic charm and stories... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Leigh N
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You are about to take a fascinating walk back in time ! Join Janet Matlock for a 2 hour Walking Tour through the National Historic District of Beaufort, a stroll amidst some of the finest antebellum homes in America.
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Downtown Marina, 1006 Bay Street, Beaufort, SC 29901
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Janet was amazing from start to finish! We emailed at the last minute to see if we could get a tour, and she was so gracious to accommodate our late request. The tour itself was as entertaining as it was educational. We learned about the...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Highly recommend!! Loved Janet! She made the tour amazing with her authentic charm and stories. She clearly is doing what she loves vs doing her job. Amazing stories for a very historical town.

Thank Leigh N
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been on many tours in our travels, but Janet is by far and away the best tour guide we have encountered. She has a very unique way of engaging her customers so we all felt to be a very integral part of the...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

When I called Janet she answered her phone where others did not when I made inquiries. The first time I talked to her was about 5 mins. She had me laughing several times. I have 8 things wrong with my spine and both my knees...More

Thank Tammy N
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The tour Janet provided was almost 2 1/2 hours long and she really knew her Beaufort history. She is very enjoyable to listen to and fun to be around. I highly recommend taking a walking tour with Janet, you won’t be disappointed!!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My out-of-state company and I took Janet's walking history tour on May 23rd. What a great way to end their vacation as this tour was the best any of us has taken. Janet is so personable and knowledgeable. She is able to incorporate humor into...More

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Reviewed May 12, 2018

I live in Charleston and I have been on many walking tours and carriage rides with out of town guests. Janet beat them all. Janet is very knowledgeable and enthusiastic. I am a Civil War bus, and learned from Janet that there is far more...More

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Reviewed May 9, 2018

Janet provides an excellent tour of Beaufort. She is quite knowledgeable about the history of the area and packs a lot of content into this 2.5 hour tour. She also adds many personal touches and seems to know everyone on the street! This is a...More

Thank John B
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Reviewed May 3, 2018

We took this tour on Monday and thoroughly enjoyed it. Janet is terrific! She keeps the group moving and is very thorough and interesting. I will definitely bring family and friends on this tour again.

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Reviewed April 23, 2018

Very complete walking tour, lots of great stories, history long ago and yesterday. This guide is a bit of a character - definitely high energy and makes the whole thing so much fun. Beaufort is a beautiful and fascinating town, lots more big events in...More

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durhamtraveller2017
April 3, 2017|
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Response from Wendy C | Reviewed this property |
Janet will arrange private tours if you have ten or so people. Sorry for the late response!
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Ted C
February 5, 2017|
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Response from sgtspoon56 | Reviewed this property |
Janet will meet you at Beaufort Bay waterfront, very easy walking tour. Extremely informative and entertaining. Reasonable cost, for 2.5 hours of tour with some treats included !
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Leighannariley
January 20, 2016|
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Response from Marsudu | Reviewed this property |
$25 for the history tour, according to her website and my memory. Janet also suggested a breakfast place beforehand, A bit expensive, but a lovely start to an enjoyable day.
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