Charleston Strolls Tour
On your next vacation, take the historic walking tour where you will encounter the colorful, fascinating and charming past of Charleston. Sign up for the morning or afternoon 2-hour tour and walk along the beautiful cobble streets. View the 18th and 19th-century architecture of single one room houses too. During the walk, you will see large historic antebellum mansions, churches, gardens and graveyards. Your tour will include visiting the famous Rainbow Row, Waterfront Battery and Fort Sumter. Here are some highlights you will want to know about on your tour of the historic district of Charleston:
Learn about the myths of Rainbow Row. After the tour, you'll be able to answer some interesting question. For instance, why the building was painted in pastel colors? Was it so that the drunken sailors could remember which house they bunked in or that the slave owners use the color to let their illiterate slaves know what buildings to shop in?
You will learn the history about Charleston's Rainbow Row. It is a series of thirteen colorful historic homes
Learn the history and importance about the Waterfront Battery
You will stroll pass the Antebellum Mansions and take in the beautiful structured houses
The Hidden Gardens & Courtyards are some areas that you don't want to miss seeing on the tour
Visit the oldest church in Charleston, Saint Michael's Church where you will learn some amazing information about this National Historic Landmark.
Learn about the oldest graveyard in the city where monuments are kept dating back to 1695
Learn information about The Revolutionary and Civil War
Learn about Fort Sumter where the Civil War began on April 12, 1861
Charleston has a lot of current trips and events to do during your stay. Nothing can compare to the guided tours full of history and excitement. Be captivated by the secrets the city has. Be amazed by the history. Love the beauty you'll find. Take the tour and discover a different side of Charleston that will remain with you forever in a positive way.
Meet your professional guide in the Mills House Hotel Lobby at 115 Meeting Street and enjoy our 2-hour journey through Historic Charleston South Carolina. You will see everything from beautiful cobblestone streets and custom Iron Gates as well as an incredible collection of 18th and 19th-century architecture, including a large number of distinctive Charleston single houses. These houses are typically a single room in depth, and oriented with the short access toward the street, with the entrance area on a long side in the alley.
Our Charleston walking tour will take you through areas with a rich history and colorful past so you can get a good grasp of America's most charming historical district to make sure you are immersed in our city. Throughout the tour you will see some of our incredible sites such as our beautiful Antebellum Mansions, Rainbow Row which is a series of thirteen colorful historic houses in Charleston. Historic Waterfront Battery is a great place for photos as you will see southern mansions, cannons, cannon balls, palmettos, incredible views of Fort Sumter and so much more.
Our tour guides live, work and play in Charleston and can offer a wealth of historical information and 'insider tips' on where dine and things to do. Let our knowledgeable tour guides show you some of Charleston's most famed landmarks as well as give you glimpses of this historic city that you can only see on foot. Our guides are there to answer any questions that you may have as you stroll through the 'cradle of southern charm and hospitality'.
Pickup & Return:
Bulldog Tours Inc.
Mills House Hotel Lobby.
Departure Times: 10:00am and 2:00pm (minimum numbers apply for the 2:00pm tour)
- All taxes, fees and handling charges
- Rainbow Row
- Historic Waterfront Battery
- Antebellum Mansions
- A visual tour of Fort Sumter
- Hidden Gardens & Courtyards
- Historic Churches & Graveyards
- The Revolutionary and Civil War
Does not include:
- Gratuities (Optional)
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- The pace of our walking tour is leisurely
- Minimum numbers apply for the 2:00pm only. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund.