Frequently Asked Questions About Charleston History Walk, LLC
The most unique aspect of my tour is the high level of historical professionalism that I deliver to my guests. Earning a Ph.D. in history meant spending thousands of hours reading and researching primary sources in the South Carolina archives. I use the knowledge that I have obtained from that hard work and pass it off to you on the tour. Because I limit the number of guests to 10 and offer a tour that is 30 minutes longer than most in town, you will receive a degree of exclusivity and historical depth that is far greater than what is offered by the larger tour companies in Charleston.
Yes, you must reserve a spot for the tour by booking online or calling 843-655-9551
Active Military or Veteran: $30
First Responder: $30
Child (7-17): $20
Under age 6: Free
Your tour is guaranteed to have no more than 10 people.
The tour begins at 108 Meeting Street in front of the Historic Charleston Foundation gift shop. The tour ends on the Battery next to Charleston Harbor on East Bay Street.
All tours are 2.5 hours in duration. The 9:30am tour ends at 12pm and the 2pm tour ends at 4:30pm.
Schedule of Tours:
Tuesday: 9:30am and 2pm
Thursday: 9:30am and 2pm
Saturday: 9:30am and 2pm
Sunday: 9:30am and 2pm
Schedules are subject to change, please check the calendar on my website's booking engine for current availability.
Private Tours are available by appointment. Please call (843) 655-9551 to inquire.
There is a public parking garage right across the street from the starting point. The garage is located at 85 Queen Street.
The tour will go out rain or shine unless it is unsafe to do so. Unfortunately, I am unable to offer a refund for weather conditions beyond my control. However, I will gladly offer you a credit for a tour on another day and time.
Yes! Private tours must be made in advance by calling (843) 655-9551. The cost is $300 for a group of 1 to 10 people, or $400 for a group of 11-20.
You may cancel up to 24 hours before the tour begins with a full refund. There will be no refunds for tours canceled within 24 hours of the tour start time. If you need to change your reservation that is not a problem, provided it is done within 2 hours of the start time.
You can pay for the tour with a credit card through the website’s booking engine. I also accept cash, check, or Venmo.
Yes, but keep in mind that Charleston’s old sidewalks are often made of slate, rather uneven, and can be difficult to navigate. We will be walking through some sections of the city that may prove challenging for these devices, but if you are willing to give it a go then they are welcome to come on the tour.
Of course! Families and children of all ages are welcome on my tour. But keep in mind that this is primarily a history tour that addresses issues of the past, some of which are complex. While I wholeheartedly want to get children interested in history, some topics may not be as appealing to children of young ages.
Unfortunately, no, dogs are not allowed on my tours unless they are registered service dogs.
Absolutely! If for any reason (other than unfavorable weather conditions) you feel that your expectations were not met on my tour, I will give you a full refund.
No, gratuity is not included in the tour price. Gratuity is not expected but it is certainly appreciated.