Charleston Food Tour – 3 hours 30 minutes
Spend a half-day with a small, intimate group of no more than 10 people as you take your taste buds on a tour of Charleston and discover its historic sites on this exciting cuisine excursion. With the option to sample a “secret dish” and discover historic sites like City Market of Charleston and the French Quarter, this tour is ideal for families who love history and food enthusiasts alike!
You will be provided an expert guide who knows the ins-and-outs of Charleston’s vast culture and rich history as you walk past historic buildings with iconic architecture. From grits, to fried oysters, fried green tomatoes and so much more, sample some local favorites and learn of the unique culture behind them. Plus discover along the way the best shops, restaurants and many other great local tips to make your experience truly memorable.
Why the French Quarter? Charleston was first founded in 1670 and walking around the French Quarter is like taking a step back in time. The city has a preservation society that goes to great lengths to make sure the charm of Charleston stays where it is. This preservation society has been hard at work since 1973. View Charleston’s single houses learn about the history of certain paint colors and learn fun facts that make the city unique. Not only does the French Quarter have some of the most historic churches and buildings, but it’s also filled with amazing restaurants and boutiques. This fun mix of history and the new Charleston is what many people come here to experience and visit the place where locals live everyday lives.
Begin your scenic, cultural tour by meeting your local guide and starting your day with a stop at a family restaurant where Grandmother’s recipes have been handed down from generation to generation. Take in the beautiful sights of this historic city and admire its centuries-old buildings and Antebellum homes with intricate architecture as you stroll the city.
Dishes to discover will include fried oysters and crab succotash, fried green tomatoes, grits and corn salad. A few streets later you will see the City Market of Charleston and learn the history of the beautiful sweet grass baskets. Learn of the unique story of how one of the city’s most famous soups came about, the she-crab soup. See the picturesque harbor and the houses surrounding the area dating to the colonial era.
Wrap up your tour with a stop near the Fashion District and take a bite of a sweet treat. And, of course, this secret food tour would not be complete without the secret mystery dish. If you’re looking to escape from the crowds of Charleston and experience good Southern Low Country dishes in a historic district, then you won’t want to miss this tour.
$155.00 per person – minimum of 2 people required
5 Minute walk from the Port, If you wish transportation we can add that for an additional fee
Charleston Small Group Carriage and Walking Tour – 3 Hours
For both a broad overview and more in depth look into Charleston’s fascinating history, bundle our Historic Carriage Tour with our Walking Tour. Roll and stroll with the best and save!
Our horse-drawn carriage tour will reveal over 300 years of history, including antebellum mansions, churches, and gardens. A certified guide wearing the red sash will inform and entertain you with historical facts, lore, and humor. Our one-hour narrated carriage tour covers more than 2.5 miles and 30 blocks of historic Charleston.
On our 2-hour walking tour, your guide is delighted to answer any questions that you may have as you stroll through the “cradle of southern charm and hospitality” and learn about Charleston’s important role in the development of our nation. Highlights on this tour include a view of Fort Sumter, secluded gardens and courtyards, historic churches and graveyards, as well as important landmarks such as Rainbow Row, Dock Street Theatre, Old Exchange and Provost Dungeon, Four Corners of Law, and Old Slave Mart.
$85.00 Per Person
Transportation to and from additional