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Historic City Tour and Fort Sumter Tour

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WHY YOU SHOULD GO

Take a journey through Charleston’s 300 years of living history with our licensed tour guides. Experience the Old Market area and the historic homes and churches where generations of Charlestonians worked, lived and worshiped. Step out of the air-conditioned minibus onto the famous Battery Seawall. See and hear about Fort Sumter, the Harbor of History and the Aircraft Carrier Yorktown at Patriots Point. PLUS Enjoy a cruise to historic Fort Sumter "where the Civil War began". The Fort tour last 2 1/4 hrs. and may be taken with the city tour, or you may split them and take them on different days

Historic City Tour and Fort Sumter Tour Highlights

  • Charleston's Historic Homes
  • The Battery Sea Wall
  • Historic Churches
  • Old Market Area
  • The Four Corners of Law
  • Rainbow Row
  • Fort Sumter
  • Aircraft Carrier Yorktown
  • America's longest cable-stayed bridge
  • Charleston's bustling Port

Historic City Tour and Fort Sumter Tour Inclusions

  • 90 minute guided tour of historic Charleston
  • Cruise to historic Fort Sumter. Includes 30 minute cruise to the fort, approx. one hour on Fort Sumter for visitation and a 30 minute return cruise.
  • Tours run consecutively. Breaking tours up will not include complimentary transportation.
  • Complimentary transportation to & from the Fort Sumter Visitor Education Center.

Please Note

  • Please confirm date and times before submitting reservation.
  • Times listed denote City Tour portion only. Please allow extra time for combination tours.
  • Please note that booking times are exact and not an arrival window
  • Changes may be made on a space available basis
  • Departs from the Visitors Center at 375 Meeting Street
  • Must cancel scheduled tour 24 hours prior to tour departure time in order to receive a full refund
  • All Gray Line City Tours depart from the Charleston Visitors Center located at 375 Meeting Street.
  • Boat Vouchers: Gray Line guests will receive vouchers for boat passage to Fort Sumter upon check-in with the Gray Line dispatcher.

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Oct 13 2019
We had so much fun on the boat, and saw dolphins and had some wonderful snacks. We learned a lot about fort Sumter and made some great memories!
reviewed by Mrs Jamie Hansen
Oct 13 2019
Fort Sumter tour was very interesting.
reviewed by Ms Beverly Smith
Oct 11 2019
We enjoyed it very much, thanks.
reviewed by Mrs Linda Railey
Oct 10 2019
Great experience all around
reviewed by a Gray Line customer
Oct 07 2019
Great speech by Ranger James.. tour was nice
reviewed by Mrs Joyce Austin
Oct 07 2019
Fun!! Very informative!!
reviewed by Ms Diane Holzer
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Tour Itinerary

Take a journey through Charleston’s 300 years of living history with our licensed tour guides. Experience the Old Market area and the historic homes and churches where generations of Charlestonians worked, lived and worshiped. Step out of the air-conditioned minibus onto the famous Battery Seawall. See and hear about Fort Sumter, the Harbor of History and the Aircraft Carrier Yorktown at Patriots Point. PLUS Enjoy a cruise to historic Fort Sumter "where the civil war began".

This tour combines our 90 minute Historic Charleston City Tour with a boat tour to Fort Sumter "where the civil war began". The fort tour is 2 1/4 hours. Tours run consecutively with guests booking the 9:30 am & 10:00 am tour will be on the 12 noon Fort Sumter Tour boat. Guests on the 12:00 pm & 12:30 pm tour will take the 2:30 pm Fort Sumter Tour boat. Guests who wish to split the tours are responsible for their own transportation to and from the Fort Sumter Visitor Educational Center.

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[email protected] -- Phone: (843) 722-4444
Tours depart from 375 Meeting St. Charleston SC, you may check in directly with your Gray Line Representative at the bus

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