Historic Walking Tour of Charleston

90 minutes of sightseeing

Discover Charleston’s Rich History, Unique Charm, & Beautiful Architecture

Our 90-minute historic Charleston walking tour guarantees you will see Charleston’s famous Rainbow Row, beautiful water views, historic battlefields and mansions. Explore hidden alleys and quaint by-ways that are inaccessible to carriages.

Tour Details

  • Adult $25, Child $15
  • 90 minutes
  • Available daily, year-round
  • Up to 20 guests per tour
  • Starts next to the Charleston City Market at 2 Anson Street. Directions

WALKING TOUR

Historic Charleston Walking Tour

Adults 12+

Children (4-11)

Infants (3 & Under)

$25.00

$15.00

FREE

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Millions served. Millions delighted.

We've run over 220,000 carriage tours and walking tours and served millions of guests since 1983.

What to Expect

Rich History & Unique Charm

An intimate and detailed look into many of the nuances that make Charleston a charming historical location.

Certified, Fun Guides

Our Charleston guided tours use only top-tier Palmetto Guild certified guides to provide the best Charleston walking tour experience, with the most accurate information.

Charleston’s Friendliest Team

We are happy to serve our guests with top-notch southern hospitality.

Rich History & Unique Charm

An intimate look into the nuances that make Charleston a charming historical location.

Certified, Fun Guides

We use only top-tier Palmetto Guild certified guides for the best, most accurate tour.

Charleston’s Friendliest Team

We are happy to serve our guests with top-notch southern hospitality.

Iconic Sights You'll See

This historic sightseeing tour explores the rich history of Charleston and its renowned beauty.

Customize Your Experience

Combos & Related Tours

Combo: Historic Carriage & Walking Tour

$45 Adult, $28 Child

For both a broad overview and more in-depth look into Charleston’s fascinating history, bundle our Charleston Walking Tour with our Historic Carriage Tour.

Upgrade: Private Tour of Charleston

$25 per adult, $15 per child. (Minimum quantity required.)

Enjoy an exclusive tour only with members of your own party. Let Old South provide your group with a professional, memorable and custom tour experience tailored to your special occasion.

Related Tour: Haunted Walking Tour

$25 adult, $15 child

Explore the disturbing and unusual phenomenon of 350 years of haunted legends and stories in this ghost walk of Charleston, SC. 

Essential Tips For Your Visit

Meeting location:

2 Anson St. Charleston, SC 29401

We are proud to offer guests a comfortable, air conditioned, indoor meeting location with seating and bathrooms.

Arrive 10 minutes early to tour times.

Find parking lots and garages near us using Parkopedia.

City-metered street parking is free on Sundays.

You can also park at the Visitor’s Center and ride the free Downtown Area Shuttle (DASH) to the Market.

Restrooms: A restroom is available in our building at 2 Anson St. There will be no scheduled breaks during the 90-minute tour.

Attire: Dress for the weather and wear comfortable walking shoes. 

Accessibility: Portions of the city have cobblestone streets or uneven sidewalks—all part of Charleston’s historic charm!

Drinks: Stay hydrated with your own beverage or water can be purchased at our office.

We donate 25 cents of each bottled beverage sold to Water Missions International.

We operate rain or shine with your safety in mind. Rain ponchos are available on-site for $2.00.

In the event of lightning, or when determined by the City of Charleston ordinance, both walking and carriage tours will be canceled. You’ll be notified in advance if a tour will be canceled.

Millions served. Millions delighted.

We’ve run over 220,000 Charleston carriage tours and walking tours and served millions of guests since 1983. Here’s what they’re saying: