Charleston’s alleys occupy spaces that blur the line between public and private areas and offer remarkable insight into the city’s history.
Charleston’s Most Beautiful Walking Tour
Charleston’s History and Beauty in one tour!
Starting on the north side of the Old Exchange and Provost Dungeon, located at 122 East Bay Street, this tour proceeds to explore Charleston’s most beautiful and historic neighborhoods. See sites such as:
- The remnants of the original walls that defined the Old Walled City
- The picturesque pastel houses that make up Rainbow Row
- The trickle of water fountains and glimpses into private gardens along charming Tradd Street
- Spectacular East Battery Street and its views of Charleston harbor and the grandeur of its many elegant mansions
- The gentle sea breezes in White Point Gardens — Charleston’s waterfront Oasis
- The Villa Margherita
- The quaint cool passages of Stoll’s Alley
- Lower Church Street
- The Thomas Rose House with the whistling ghost of Dr. Joseph Brown Ladd
- The Dubose Heyward house and Catfish Row
- The Heyward – Washington House where George Washington once slept!
This tour takes place daily at 10 a.m., involves a moderate amount of walking, and finishes back at the same place where you met your guide in the morning.