Getting there is half the fun.

There seems to be no better way to see all the sites in the Charleston are than to embark on one of the many sightseeing tours. Whether by land or sea, Charleston offers plenty of special interest tours to learn all of the rich history of the area. Whether you prefer to stroll down quaint alleyways by foot or trot through the streets in a carriages, all paths lead visitors on an unforgettable journey back in time. You'll be entertained and enlightened by knowledgeable guides giving tours on foot, by carriage, by van - even by boat!

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Take a bateau ride on a genuine black water swamp, explore nature trails and the beautiful grounds of Cypress Gardens. Learn More
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As featured on The Travel Channel, Food Network, and in Southern Living, we offer the best history, culinary, and ghost tours in Charleston. Voted Charleston's Best Tour Companyť the last five years. Exclusive access to Charleston's Most Haunted Locations.
This is the only tour that can take you into Charleston’s oldest graveyard at night! View Charleston’s famous tombstones and explore the streets and alleyways of our haunted Historic District while listening to stories of ghosts, haunted houses, and superstitions.
Featured in Southern Living, New York Times, and AAA, this two-hour tour is the best overview of Charleston’s rich history, antebellum homes, architecture, gardens, and culture. Reservations Recommended. Departs from the Mills House Hotel at 10 am & 2 pm.
Learn about Charleston’s ghostly past as you enjoy libations at some of the city’s finest taverns and pubs. Sip on a martini, guzzle a beer and toast your cocktails to the Bulldog Tours Haunted Pub Crawl! Reservations are required.
Charleston’s most photographed guides lead you on a walk through Charleston’s Golden Age of Piracy – stories about Blackbeard, Ann Bonny, Stede Bonnet, and more. Children’s Tours & Ghost Tours also offered. Appearances on Travel Channel, Lifetime, A&E, Syfy, ETV.
Call for schedule. Experience the real charm and grace of Charleston with Charleston's Finest. See the historic city like you have never seen it before. Our family has been living South Carolina history since 1690 and we'd like to share it with you!
Around Town Tours
Come delight in our colonial history with the Charleston in General Tour. This 2 Hr. walking tour through the historic district includes many popular sites. Tours begin at the Charleston Crab House, Mon-Thurs. 1 PM
Candlelight Ghost Tours - Ghosts of the South
Join our expert guides as they take you into Charleston's Haunted History. See haunted sights that have been on the History Channel and Discovery Channel. AAA rated and highly ranked on "trip advisor". $5 off every adult. Tour with the best!
Charleston 101
Let a 4th-generation Charlestonian introduce you to the city! Author of six books about Charleston, Mary Coy has been featured in Fodor’s and Diversion Magazine. Uniquely personal - no more than 12 per tour. Reservations required. 10 a.m. Fri & Sat. $20
Charleston History Tours...Picture Perfect
This two hour tour is the premier review of Charleston's opulent history, stately architecture, graceful gardens, charming antebellum homes, colorful culture and active preservation. Have a camera? Photo tips provided! Reservations required. $20 tours daily. Private tours also! 843-901-9283
Charleston Photography Tours
Spend more time shooting, and less time searching". Whether you're a seasoned pro or a beginner, join us as we introduce you to all the very best photographic opportunities the Lowcountry has to offer.
Charleston Sole
Discover Historic Charleston with Charleston native, Brian Simms. This two hour tour covers our remarkable history, fascinating stories and hidden gems, making this such a special place to visit! Mon-Sat 10am & 2pm, Adult $18, Child 6-12 $10, Under 6 free.
Charleston Tea Party Private Tour
The 9:30 2-hour morning tour of the heart of the historic Old Walled City includes hidden nooks and crannies, and ends with tea on the Battery overlooking the harbor.
Charleston's Best Tours, LLC
Get spooked with Charleston's Best Tours walking nighttime ghost tour as seen in AAA Magazine! Our career guides will share site-specific, well-documented stories and other recent sightings. The only ghost tour with the same location and local people since 1999!
Historic Charleston City Tours
Charleston’s only combination ride/walk tour brings the narrative to life. Experience Citadel, White Point Gardens, Waterfront Park, 4 Corners of Law and Joseph Manigault area with our licensed Tour Guides. Fully narrated City tour, too!
Janice Kahn Tours
The name for 43 years synonymous for quality, customized tours with wit & enthusiasm. Learn about Charleston’s sites-not just see them! Past member Mayor’s Commission of Tourism, CNN, Fodors & more. Private car, strolls, step on guide. Reservations-843-556-0664
Mary-Margaret's Walking Tours
Delve into female history on "Ladies of the Lowcountry". Explore the famous and notorious on "2 Graveyards & a Cocktail". Both tours promise a wonderful time with your guide, Mary-Margaret. Call now!
Old Charleston Walking Tours, LLC
The most intimate and sophisticated tours in the city with highly experienced guides. History, ghost, Civil War and slavery walks. Tours start in Washington Square Park, next to City Hall (intersection of Meeting and Broad).
Old Walled City Walking Tours
See Charleston's Historic Sites with Al Ray, Charleston native and licensed guide for 36 years. Three tours offered, The Old Walled City Walk at 10AM, and Home & Garden tour at 1:30PM.
Palmetto Tours
Palmetto Tours is the premier tour company servicing Charleston. Our expert tour guides combine the beauty and excitement of Charleston while leading you through some of our most historic areas; teaching you Charleston's rich and illustrious history along the way.
Tour Charleston LLC
Offering The Historical Highlights of Charleston, The Ghosts of Charleston and customized private walking tours. Seventeen years conducting Charleston tours. No tour company can match our historical knowledge, service or quality. The New York Times/Southern Living/National Geographic Traveler.
Yorktown Ghost Tours
Exclusive guided ghost tour explores the sacrifice, heroism and unexplained mysteries of the USS Yorktown. Learn the devastating history and strange activity that has been documented and reported including the startling results of the investigation by Syfy Channel’s “Ghost Hunters”.