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Two Sisters Tours

Historic Charleston Walking Tours

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Therese Smythe: 843-270-9945

Mary Helen Dantzler: 843-343-2981

Frequently Asked Questions

1. What kind of tour do we give?

Our walking tour is an overview of Charleston’s history, culture, architecture, gardens and much more. We cover about 18 city blocks through the most historic part of our city. The tour spans 350 years from our Colonial era to our modern day preservation efforts and the recent restoration that led to our being the most historically preserved city in America. If there are topics that you want more detail about, please let us know!

2. How big are the tours?

Our group tours might have as many as 20 people on them, the maximum allowed by City Ordinance. Private tours may be arranged for a smaller group.

3. Do we go into any homes?

We don’t go into any homes because they are mostly private. There are a few lovely museum homes which we will point out along the way for you to visit at a later time.

4. What time does the tour start? How long does it last? Where does it begin and end?

Our tour times are listed on our Book a Tour Page. Each tour lasts a little over 2 hours and covers about 2.5 miles. We begin in Washington Park next to City Hall at 80 Broad Street, and usually end at the Dock Street Theater at the corner of Church and Queen Streets. There is a map on the Book a Tour page.

5. Can I bring my dog?

We’re very sorry, but dogs are not allowed on our tours unless they are registered service dogs.

6. What about the weather?

Our tours run rain and shine, except in the event of severe weather. Please plan accordingly!

7. What else should we do in Charleston?

A few of our favorite attractions are the Nathaniel Russell House, the Aiken-Rhett House, Middleton Place, and Fort Sumter.

Some of our favorite restaurants are SNOB 843-723-3424; Magnolias 843-577-7771; Cru Café 843-534-2434.