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Charleston in a Nutshell

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Amazing, fun and very interesting tour

Charleston is a city that definitely does not fall short when it comes to art galleries or tours... read more

Reviewed July 28, 2018
Alex J
via mobile
Excellent Walking Tour

Our entire group (two families with teenagers and adult kids) thoroughly enjoyed the tour. Jeff is... read more

Reviewed July 28, 2018
Ashley C
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Charleston in a Nutshell is the ideal walking tour for sightseers who have a limited amount of time yet want to visit the "must-see" places. Learn about the city's history, architecture, and culture with historian Jeff Zimmerman. Jeff has been a...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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375 Meeting St, Waterfront Park, Charleston, SC 29403-6238
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Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

Charleston is a city that definitely does not fall short when it comes to art galleries or tours. But this tour has to be amongst the top. We did the evening/night candlelight tour and loved every minute of it. Jeff was great and had every...More

Thank Alex J
FSUMarley, Owner at Charleston in a Nutshell, responded to this reviewResponded July 29, 2018

Hi Alex. It was a great pleasure meeting you and your family. Thank you for taking time out to submit a review. It was a a beautiful evening we had for our Candlelight stroll. Hope we meet again on a future visit.

Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

Our entire group (two families with teenagers and adult kids) thoroughly enjoyed the tour. Jeff is very knowledgeable about Charleston history and fits a lot into the two hour trip. Highly recommend!!!

Thank Ashley C
Reviewed July 20, 2018 via mobile

We just completed the morning city walk with Jeff. We really enjoyed the tour, lots of info and insights in the city. Great introduction to the old Charleston, recommend to anyone coming to town !

Thank Rene B
Reviewed July 4, 2018

We enjoyed this tour very much. Jeff brought us through the history of Charleston, guiding us through back streets, and adding stories every step of the way. He is cordial, professional, and informative. Both my wife and I highly recommend this tour!

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Reviewed July 2, 2018 via mobile

Jeff provided a great tour filled with lots of fascinating information in his Charleston in a Nutshell tour. He showed us many interesting sights and tried to keep us in the shade as much as possible. He also provided water which was welcomed on a...More

Thank Mitch W
Reviewed June 28, 2018 via mobile

Jeff is a knowledgeable guide who walked us through the history of Charleston while throwing in current tidbits about what’s happening now. He pointed out interesting sites and the stories behind them. I appreciated that he pointed out several vantage points that made good photos.

Thank Catherine R
Reviewed June 27, 2018

We did the morning walking tour of Charleston, SC with Jeff and it was time well-spent! He was very informative, had an answer for all of our questions, and took us places we had never visited before. If you want to experience a whole new...More

Thank Connie T
Reviewed June 20, 2018

We really enjoyed Jeff's Civil War tour. He has a passion for the history and the personalities that played a role in Charleston's experience of the war. It is fascinating and we recommend it to all. Charleston has such a rich and well-preserved historical district....More

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FSUMarley, Owner at Charleston in a Nutshell, responded to this reviewResponded June 21, 2018

Thank you Jane! It was a great pleasure meeting you and your friends, I appreciate you taking the time out to submit a review. The heat was so oppressive, so glad you still found my tour worthwhile.

Reviewed June 20, 2018 via mobile

Jeff was a wealth of knowledge about the city, it’s rich history, the growth of the city, plant life in the city, the people, restaurants, etc. he is personable, approachable, and passionate about his city. The tour was just the right length both distance and...More

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FSUMarley, Owner at Charleston in a Nutshell, responded to this reviewResponded June 21, 2018

Hi waynedallas2018. I appreciate your positive review. Yes, there are many quality guides in Charleston, but so glad you decided to join me. Hope you come back soon.

Reviewed June 15, 2018 via mobile

Jeff’s Charleston In A Nutshell tour was perfect. As a long time Charlestonian it was evident that he was passionate about what he did. The walk and tour were a perfect length and he added a great mix of history and humor. A must do...More

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FSUMarley, Owner at Charleston in a Nutshell, responded to this reviewResponded June 21, 2018

Thank you for taking time out to submit a review. I appreciate your love for this unique city. I am privileged to be a guide. I love being an ambassador to visitors both local and first time visitors. Please come again!

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Response from Ramon H | Reviewed this property |
It's been so long. Maybe less than two hours???
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Thank you Jennifer, you're hired ;)
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