Hit the pavement for a guided stroll through Charleston's charming neighborhoods, delving into the city's rich history as a knowledgeable guide leads you by iconic landmarks and hidden gardens.
Set out behind your guide to check out the vibrant, 18th-century homes of Rainbow Row, and then cross the park at the historic Waterfront Battery—this green space is still dotted with cannons from its time as a fort during the Civil War.
Admire the lavish residences as you approach the city's antebellum mansions, including the Palmer Home—this historic, 18,000-square foot (1,672-sq m) home overlooking the harbor is referred to as “The Pink Palace” by locals. Visit Fort Sumter, the sea fort where the shots that started the Civil War were fired, and learn about Charleston's military history—it played a pivotal role in the Revolutionary War, too.
Duck into hidden gardens and courtyards, and step into solemn, centuries-old churches and historic graveyards as your guide recounts the legends, stories, and notable moments of this city's fascinating past.