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Charleston’s Magnolia Plantation and Gardens

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In this post, we share everything you need to know about visiting Magnolia Plantation and Gardens. There are several plantations in the Charleston area, but few are as historic and notable as Magnolia.  Admission Price Hours and Directions History Additional Guided Tours Visiting other Charleston Plantations  

Which Charleston Tourist Pass is Best?

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This post will provide details about each of the tourist passes that are available in Charleston, South Carolina. We will also compare and contrast all of the services they offer to help you make a decision about which one to purchase.​​ Charleston Tour Pass Charleston Heritage Passport Things to Do in Charleston Plantation Tours   […]

Historic Charleston | A Self-Guided Tour

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This self-guided tour takes you through a section of the city with a large density of 18th-century sites, including those open to the public for free and some that that charge admission.  With houses and buildings that have remained intact since before the American Revolution, Charleston allows your imagination to travel back in time to […]

Bridges to Gentility – Driving Tips around Charleston

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The truth is if you’re afraid of bridges, don’t rent a car in Charleston! You really cannot get anywhere in the Charleston area without going over a bridge. Knowing the local lingo for which bridge is which also helps you navigate the area. Here’s a quick run-down of the local bridges and roadways and what […]

Charleston Plantations

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The guides here at Free Tours by Foot in Charleston always get asked, “what plantation should we visit?”  Here’s the truth – that is a hard question for us to answer! Each plantation will offer a different experience from another. This post provides information on what each plantation has to offer, prices and also an […]

Happy Holidays in Charleston!

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If you’re visiting us in December and looking for something festive to do, you’re in luck! Marion Square is always a beautiful photo op place over the holiday season. The middle of the square has a tree made all of lights that you can walk in and around. Your kiddos can meet Santa and the Holiday […]

Art Districts in Charleston

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Charleston’s beautiful streets, sprawling marshlands, and sparkling beaches draw people in from all over the world and also serve as fantastic inspiration for the numerous artists in town. Recently a guest on one of our tours remarked at how many artists were in town, but more importantly they pointed out what fine artists they truly […]

Charleston During Different Seasons

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Charleston is known for its beautiful gardens, and the city would probably only be half as charming if it wasn’t for its plants, flowers and trees that enhance the beauty of every mansion.  Visitors are often enchanted by the plant life here, so check out our guide to the flora by season in town.  Charleston […]

What is Rainbow Row?

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Rainbow Row in Charleston

An iconic site in Charleston and visited on our Historic Charleston tour, is Rainbow Row.  A series of row houses near the historic water front painted bright pastel colors, Rainbow Row is rightly named. The Colors Of The Rainbow In Architectural Form In Charleston There is a place in Charleston where you will see tourists gathering […]

Top 5 FREE things to do in and around Charleston

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Top 5 FREE things to do in and around Charleston 1. Take a walking tour with Free Tours by Foot Charleston, one of the oldest cities of America, will enchant visitors with its subtle and compelling southern appeal. It is the birthplace of the Civil War. Charleston is filled with history, fine architecture, and lots of southern […]