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Historic Charleston Walking Tour
"Discover the essentials of historic Charleston on this 2 hour walking tour. After meeting your guide near the Historic City Market you'll continue through the heart of the Old Walled City passing famed Charleston French Quarter before walking down to the tip of the peninsula at White Point Gardens also known as the Battery. On your walk encounter hundreds of historic homes buildings beautifully designed and manicured gardens as well as stately churches. From 1670 through the Civil War and up to the Charleston Modern Renaissance period your guide will entertain you with Charleston’s rich and colorful history.Points of Interest on your tour will include: Historic Charleston Market
From $20.00
 
Private Historic Carriage Tour of Charleston
"Experience Charleston's downtown historic district by private carriage on a 1-hour guided tour. Travel through the quaint and charming streets of downtown Charleston as your passionate and engaging guide bring to life the history of Charleston for your g you will see famous points of interest that bring the city to life. Based on the route selected (which is determined by the city on the day of your tour) highlighted areas include the Old Exchange Building Rainbow Row and White Point Gardens (The Battery). Your guide will give you the history of the many mansions that line Meeting Street and Church Street. How to book: the price displayed is for a four-passenger carriage. For either option below please select one (1) passenger as the pricing is for the total vehicle.The Vis-a-Vis carriage holds four (4) passengers with the seats face-to-face For groups of five (5) to 16 passengers you must book the large carriage Please note: Routes are chosen prior to departure on the date of travel. This is determined by a City of Charleston Tourism official and is out of the control of the local operator."""
From $150.00
 
Evening Carriage Tour of Downtown Charleston
"Choose either the 5:45pm tour or the 6pm tour. Then meet your guide and team of mules that will pull your carriage at the Big Red Barn located at 8 Guignard Street. Find a seat on the carriage and then begin your 35-minute tour of Downtown Charleston. Listen to your guide narrate the history of the Commercial District and learn about the buildings you pass. While going thro see the Old Exchange Building where George Washington visited. Admire several historic churches and their amazing architecture. Feel the cool evening breeze as you ride through the Waterfront Park on the Cooper River. Enjoy a relaxing and informative evening on this 35-m"""Enjoy the history and sights of Downtown Charleston on this 35-minute carriage ride. Learn about the buildings
From $16.00

More Off The Beaten Path in Summerville

Audubon - Francis Beidler Forest

Early one fall, we visited the Beidler Forest from our son's place in Summerville. We visited the little information center (my grandson was leery of the snakes) and took a self-guided tour on the...
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grandmaR
Oct 08, 2008

Old Fort Dorchester

Old Fort Dorchester State Park is only 15 minutes away from Charleston, in Summerville. The fort was founded in 1697, on the banks of the Ashley River, by a church group from MA. The town/fort was...
MandaJ320
Feb 02, 2005
 
 
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Magnolia Plantation and Gardens

This multi-faceted plantation on the outskirts of Charleston has everything from the Old South: swamps, mansion, gardens, slave quarters. If you like to take pictures, time your visit for when the...
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Audubon Swamp Garden

This swamp is on the grounds of Magnolia Plantation but is visited with a separate ticket. The garden is a refuge for birds and other animals including alligators. The walk through the gardens is...
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Drayton Hall

drayton hall is a plantation house built for john drayton in 1742. dayton was a indigo and rice planter on the ashley river during the 18 th century. drayton hall is considered the finest example of...
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Charles Towne Landing

The first permanent European settlement in the Carolinas was at this location, occuring in 1670. The South Carolina State Park system has established an interactive, living history museum here, one...
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Museum

The Old Slave Mart Museum recounts the story of Charleston's role in this inter-state slave trade by focusing on the history of this particular building and site and the slave sales that occurred...
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Aiken- Rhett House

It was a home and working farm with slave quarters along the back in a row as well as horse stalls. It was built in 1820 and the only one to this date preserved in its original condition-except for...
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