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Charleston Walking Tours


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Historic Charleston

Take our free Historic Charleston Tour by Free Tours by Foot. Experience Charleston and learn the epic story of the city’s role in history.
Schedule: Daily
Duration: 2 hours

Architecture Tour

Join Free Tours by Foot as we explain history, culture and style on this pay-what-you-like Charleston architecture tour.
Schedule: Thurs (select other dates)
Start Time: Afternoon
Duration: 2 Hours

Ghost Tour

This tour goes behind the sensational ghost stories to understand the tragedies of the human beings who once walked the streets of Charleston and whose spirits still remain.
Schedule: 2-3x week
Start Time: 930pm
Duration: 2 hours

Pirates Tour

This fun and fascinating tour covers the sites and stories of the pirates connected to Charleston, including the gentleman pirate, Stede Bonnet, fearsome woman pirate Anne Bonny and, of course, the most infamous pirate of all…Blackbeard!
Schedule: 2-3x a week
Duration: 90 minutes

Garden Geeks Tour

Get your cameras ready and join one of our certified tour guides for a seasonal tour of the most beautiful window boxes in Charleston! You’ll see the best blooms while learning all about Charleston’s gardens, plants, and botanists.
Schedule: Daily (Spring & Fall)
Start Time: 9am
Duration: 90 mins

Civil War Charleston

Join Free Tours by Foot as we bring to life the stories of Charlestonians who lived through four years of hellish conflict, from secession and beyond.
Schedule: Private Only

Free Tours by Foot is pleased to present free, self-guided and name-your-own-price guided Charleston walking tours.

We provide a platform for licensed, professional, freelance tour guides to lead sightseeing tours where you decide what the tour is worth at the end of the tour.

Whether you are here for a weekend or an extended visit, you can enjoy a quality experience no matter what your budget. 

Enjoy a guided Charleston city tour for a price you feel it was worth - even free! 

No two tours are the same. All tours are memorable.

Be sure to also check out our guide on tourist discount passes.

Charleston Walking Tours - Free Tours by Foot

Our guided walking tours are one of the best things to do in Charleston.

Enjoy your trip with an expert guide who can answer questions, and offer advice on places to visit in Charleston and where to eat.

Charleston Tour Calendar

We run tours all year long but we only post the schedule a few months in advance! We are unable to run tours on certain holidays.

If one of our tours does not fit into your schedule, look into our Audio Tours or contact us about a Private Tour.

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Charleston Architecture Tour

We offer many different types of walking tours:

Sightseeing doesn't have to be expensive and boring.

That's because we must be at our best at all times to ensure that your guided tour is interesting and of the highest quality. 

If you don't like what you see, all you lose is your time. It's the best guarantee in the business. 

So join us on one of our city tours and discover the beauty of this wonderful and enchanting city.

Want a Private Tour of Charleston?

We also offer our guiding services for private groups where we can guide you in the Historic District and anywhere else in Charleston.

Any of our tours are available as private tour options in Charleston.

Tours are limited by law in Charleston to 20 guests.

But, some tours are smaller by guide choice and some tours can be arranged with multiple guides for larger groups.

Email us and we will get back to you with a timely quote.


There are other ways to explore Charleston - by boat, carriage, or bike!

And much, much more

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