Original Charleston Tours

With Travel Writer Jill Paris

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

Here’s the Church, Here’s the Steeple

 While most people who celebrate Halloween dress up in fun and scary costumes whilst attending parties or accompanying their children trick or treating, I celebrated All Hallows’ Eve in a very different way — atop the oldest church edifice in Charleston (as well as one of the best Georgian churches in the United States). And, in all honesty, as a person with a severe fear of heights, I was charmed/terrified/ exhilarated all at the same time! St. Michael’s Church construction was begun in 1752 and completed in 1761. This alabaster beauty stands on the site occupied from c. 1682 to 1727 by the first St. Philip’s Church, a black cypress wood structure on a brick foundation. It was demolished when the second St. Philip’s was completed on nearby Church Street. St. Philip’s Parish was divided in 1751, with the lower half becoming St. Michael’s Parish. A Mr. Gibson (possibly Robert Gibson, Sr.) created the original design, 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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