Enjoy a walking tour of Charleston with a local guide!

  • The founder of Charleston Perspective, Martha Middleton Wallace, is a 13th generation Charlestonian, tracing her roots back to the first ship that arrived in 1670.
  • Martha is also an archaeologist, working on many projects in Charleston since 1993.
  • The 2 hour daily walking tour is about 1 mile in distance, winding through the walled city, the most historic district of Charleston.
  • Explore the cobblestone streets, hidden passages and alleys, as you uncover the history, the buildings and the characters that make up the framework of this centuries old town.
  • Discover the history of Charleston from the founding in 1670 through wars, earthquakes, fires, hurricanes, religious diversity, the slave trade, the Gullah/Geechee culture, architecture, economic swings to present day growth and expansion.
  • See many historic sites including Rainbow Row, the Old Exchange, the Old Slave Mart museum, Churches, the Harbor, High Battery, Ft Sumter and more.
  • The 2 hour walking tour will end the courtyard of the Middleton Family Home, built in 1783, in the heart of the walled city district. Prince Charles visited the same courtyard in February of 1990.
  • Check out our Things To Do page to get ideas for the rest of your time in Charleston.

Charleston Perspective Walking Tours

A Charleston Perspective walking tour will provide you with a unique introduction to the centuries old history of this historic city.

Discover the history of Charleston with a local, licensed and certified guide.

Explore the cobblestone streets as you uncover little known history of Charleston including 50 years of Proprietory rule, the Charleston Tea Party, the 1st decisive victory of the Revolutionary war at Ft Sullivan, the African art form of the Gullah/Geechee sweet grass baskets, the trash fill that makes up 40% of the peninsula of Charleston, the historic religious diversity of the holy city, the unique architectural style of the Charleston Single House and more.

Come away from the walking tour with a better understanding of the complex history of this centuies old town, and a better knowledge of the distinctive architectural styles and features. You will have a better understanding of the the people who lived in the buildings and those who built the structures that have withstood centuries of hurricanes, wars, earthquakes and fires.

Discover Charleston with Charleston Perspective!

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2 Hour Daily Walking Tour

$25 Adults, $12 Child(6-12), Free (Infants-5)

        10am Tour (Year Round)               1pm Tour (September thru May)

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