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Historic City Tour and Fort Sumter Tour

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WHY YOU SHOULD GO

Tour Fort Sumter "where the Civil War began"

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

Inclusions

  • Please confirm date and times before submitting reservation.
  • Please note that booking times are exact and not an arrival window
  • Booking can not be changed once reservation is made
  • 90 minute guided tour of historic Charleston
  • Cruise to historic Fort Sumter. Includes 30 minute cruise to the fort, one hour on Fort Sumter for visitation and a 30 minute return cruise.
  • Times listed denote City Tour portion only. Please allow extra time for combination tours.

Exclusions

  • Please note the City of Charleston does not allow Hop on Hop off services

Please Note

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 lasts 2 1/4 hours. These tours may be taken on separate days. If you decide to take both tours on the same day you must purchase either the 9:30am, 10:00am 12:00pm or 12:30pm Historic Charleston City tour to conform to the boat schedule. These times will allow Gray Line of Charleston to provide you with transportation to the boat dock as well as arrange for your transportation back to the Visitor’s Center.

  • All Gray Line City Tours depart from the Charleston Visitors Center located at 375 Meeting Street. Tours depart every 30 minutes (on the hour and half hour) beginning at 9:30am, with the final departure of the day at 2:30pm/3:00pm.

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Nov 16 2017
Tour guide was good. Facts for overwhelming for history novices. A lot of information in a short amount of time.
Nov 15 2017
Good value for both a bus tour and the boat ride to Sumter Fort.
Nov 11 2017
The driver was very informed
Nov 10 2017
It's history....who doesn't love history!
Itinerary

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 lasts 2 1/4 hours. These tours may be taken on separate days. If you decide to take both tours on the same day you must purchase either the 9:30am, 10:00am, 12:00pm or 12:30pm Historic Charleston City tour to conform to the boat schedule. These times will allow Gray Line of Charleston to provide you with transportation to the boat dock as well as arrange for your transportation back to the Visitor’s Center.

Gray Line City Tours depart every 30 minutes from 9:30am until 3:00pm 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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Redemption Instructions

ours Start Location:
All tours start at 375 Meeting Street (The Bus Shed - between John & Ann Streets behind the Visitor Center), Charleston SC 29403. You may check in directly with your Gray Line Representative at the bus. If you have trouble finding us, please call 843-722-4444.
Important Notice:
• Please make sure to arrive 20 minutes prior to tour start time. You will not be entitled to a refund or rescheduling if you are late and miss the tour.
• Food and beverages are not allowed on buses
• There is parking available for $2 per hour.
Tour Policies:
• Non-refundable cannot be rescheduled – once purchased. (tickets cannot be refunded & cannot be rescheduled because your space is being guaranteed at the event.
• Tours take place rain or shine. The tour runs regardless of weather conditions. In the rare situation where the seller is forced to cancel the tour, ticket-holders will be allowed to reschedule to another time (subject to availability).
For questions regarding tours:
• Contact the Gray Line of Charleston office at 843-722-4444 or email us at Charleston@grayline.com

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