Original Charleston Tours

With Travel Writer Jill Paris

Fun Things To Do In Charleston - Where To Eat, Drink, Shop, Sleep, Walk, Gawk, Repeat.

The Hibernian Society

One of Historic Charleston’s most recognizable buildings is Hibernian Hall, a lovely white beauty that has endured years of historical change. Hibernian Hall is the only building designed by architect Thomas U. Walter of Philadelphia. Walter’s design included an Ionic pediment that collapsed in the great earthquake of 1886 and was then replaced by a Corinthian pediment and a center circular-arched window. The stately gates which hug the building in front were the work of famed Charleston ironworker, Christopher Werner.  The building, a National Historic Landmark, was built in 1840 to provide a meeting place for the Hibernian Society. This society was founded in 1799 and reorganized in 1801. King Street merchant and society founder James Adger, is credited with bringing back a piece of the Giant’s Causeway, a volcanic formation on the north coast of Northern Ireland which still sits on the portico of Hibernian Hall. The Hibernians were founded by mostly Protestant Irishmen, but

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Best of Historic Charleston

This is the perfect walking tour for the first-time visitor or repeat guest. We’ll cover iconic landmarks such as St. Philip’s Church, the French Quarter, the Dock Street Theatre, Rainbow Row, The Battery, White Point Garden, Calhoun Mansion, and so much more.

TV & Movie Tour by Van

I’m proud to present this exclusive driving tour starring dozens of locations from popular TV and movies filmed around Charleston. This jam-packed route covers the entire peninsula in a climate-controlled van that seats 10 passengers comfortably.

Love Stories of Charleston

Tread carefully inside the graveyard said to be haunted by the subject of Edgar Allan Poe’s poem Annabel Lee. Glimpse the former brothel house once owned by a madam loved by many.

Amazing Ladies of Charleston

Strolling down the charming streets and hidden alleys of the French Quarter and South of Broad, you’ll be privy to the secrets of local characters and learn about the southern culture through heartfelt tales, not lectures.

High Society

After meandering down the tree-lined district where landowners spared no expense learning of their wild and decadent tastes, we’re granted special access inside South Carolina Society Hall.

High Society II: Art & Wine

This unforgettable walking tour features artists, artisans, architects, and more whose contributions are responsible for the rich beauty of Charleston.
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