Charleston Driving Tour
1-800-717-9964 Chat Now
Begin your journey through history on the Charleston Driving Tour, a delightful blend of classic Southern charm, eerie tales of the past, stunning architecture and breathtaking views of Charleston, South Carolina. With the romance of colorful rows of historic homes, the intricate beauty of Gothic Revival-style churches, and the ghostly allure of centuries-old tales, the driving tour offers a truly captivating encounter with the city's past. Experience Charleston's sprawling plantations lined with ancient oaks and the magical soirée of sizzling Jazz music that brings the city to life as the sun sets.
The Charleston Driving Tour, a guided hop-on-hop-off adventure, takes you through some of the most iconic sites. Journeying through the city, expect about a 2-hour ride filled with amusing anecdotes from an experienced, engaging guide. As you marvel at the city streets lined by pastel-colored mansions, famous landmarks such as The Battery, The Market and King Street lie close by, offering an eclectic mix of shopping, dining, and sightseeing.
The tour provides a journey into America's deepest past, with a glance at the ominous gloom of former slave markets and a walk through Rainbow Row, an Instagram-famous line of 18th-century houses painted in Caribbean hues. Not to mention a stop at Middleton Place, a plantation with stunning gardens and a riveting history of the Planters of the Old South. Comfortable clothing is advised, as you're likely to hop off for short walks or to take photos of the picturesque cityscape.
Originally a hub of American history and culture, Charleston has evolved from a colonial seaport to a wealthy city and now a leading tourist destination. Named one of the "World's Best Cities" in 2018 by Travel + Leisure, it's not only the cobblestone streets and antebellum mansions that beguile visitors, but the charisma and charm of its people that truly capture the essence of Charleston. The city played a crucial role in America's past and with each shared story or explored corner, a piece of history comes alive, adding to the beauty and understanding of the tour.
As your Charleston Driving Tour comes to an end, you'll not only carry home a camera filled with stunning photos but also a heart filled with memorable experiences. You'll have savored the warmth of Southern hospitality and appreciated the resilience of a city that has endured the test of time with grace and vigor. Whether history buff, architecture enthusiast, or simply a traveler seeking a unique Southern experience, the Charleston Driving Tour is a dazzling display of history wrapped in Southern charm that you wouldn't want to miss.
Thus, we invite you to unwind to the pace of the South. Explore Charleston's past, admire its beauty, and let its charm captivate you on a drive that welcomes you not as a visitor but as a part of its vibrant community. Step into the quaintness of Southern life and let each turn in the road take you on a magical journey through time on the Charleston Driving Tour. Get ready for a unique blend of exploration, fascination, and ultimate enjoyment.
- What methods of transportation does the Private Charleston Walking History City Tour use?
This is a walking tour.
- Approximately how long does the Private Charleston Walking History City Tour last?
It lasts approximately 2 hours.
- For what ages is the tour appropriate?
Great for all ages.
- What type of dress & footwear are recommended?
Wear comfortable shoes.
- Is photography / video recording allowed on the Private Charleston Walking History City Tour?
- Is the Private Charleston Walking History City Tour handicap accessible?
No, it is not wheelchair accessible.
- Is there a minimum number of tickets?
Yes, there is a minimum of 1 tickets.