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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 National Monument 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
  • Booking can not be changed once reservation is made
  • Departs from the Visitors Center at 375 Meeting Street
  • Daily Tours begin at 9:30 a.m.
  • 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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Mar 24 2019
Our guide was excellent and very knowledgeable on the area.
reviewed by a Gray Line customer
Mar 23 2019
Excellent! Very informative.
reviewed by Mr Bruce Land
Mar 22 2019
City tour fair. Fort Sumpter tour very good
reviewed by Mr Bruce Schwan
Mar 22 2019
Enjoyed the day. Lots of history.
reviewed by Mr William Gibbs
Mar 20 2019
Fort tour was great...bus tour was monotonous and unenthusiastic
reviewed by Mr Nick Simon
Mar 19 2019
We had a code from the website and it wouldn’t allow us to apply it.
reviewed by Mrs Sandra Jordan
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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 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 9:30 am, 10:00 am, 12:00 pm or 12:30 pm Historic Charleston City tour to conform to the boat schedule. These times will allow Gray Line of Charleston to provide you with complimentary transportation to the boat dock as well as arrange for your transportation back to the Visitor’s Center.

Gray Line City Tours depart from the Charleston Visitors Center located at 375 Meeting Street.

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charleston@grayline.com -- 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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