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    Pat Conroy's Beaufort Tour

    “I’ve come home to the place I was always writing about…. I’ve tried to make Beaufort, South Carolina, my own.”—Pat Conroy, The Death of Santini See Pat Conroy’s Beaufort in this 90-minute tour of sites from Pat’s writing life—including the high school where he was a student during his junior and senior years and where he later taught for two years before going to Daufuskie Island, homes in the historic Point where Pat lived and wrote, sites related to his teachers and friends, his parents’ grave site, Pat’s grave on St. Helena, and locations connected to the filming of The Prince of Tides and The Great Santini. Following the bus tour, guests are also encouraged to visit the Conroy Center at 308 Charles Street where you can see artifacts from Pat’s life, including his writing desk and chair, the Great Santini’s flight jacket, and the handwritten prologue to The Prince of Tides. As a guest of this tour you will receive a 10% discount on purchases of gifts and books at the Conroy Center.
    Pat Conroy's Beaufort Tour

    1006 Bay St, Beaufort

    • Explore Beaufort with an emphasis on Pat Conroy’s life
    • Visit historic locations relevant to his life
    • Learn about the landmarks touched upon in his famous works of literature
    • Great for the whole family
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    Walking History and Movie Tour

    Beaufort wasn't named "beau" for nothing. But you already know that, that's why you're interested in seeing it! You can't go to the second oldest (first handsomest) town in South Carolina without getting a taste of the historic and cinematic roles Beaufort has had a part in. Beaufort Tours wants to take you on a stroll and teach you all about this charming little town's incredible background. You'll walk beneath stunning live oaks draped with Spanish Moss, pre-Civil War houses built of tabby, resurrection fern on angel oaks, The Big Chill House, and the houses temporarily inhabited by Demi Moore, Nick Nolte, Sally Field, and Barbra Streisand, during the shooting of their various films. But that's just the cultural half of the story -- this little town ALSO played a part in the Revolutionary and Civil Wars -- so you can imagine everything it's been through. What makes it even more impressive that according to Coastal Living Magazine in 2013, Beaufort
    Walking History and Movie Tour

    1006 Bay St, Beaufort

    • Take a walking tour in "America's Happiest Seaside Town", Beaufort's historic district
    • Learn the history of this beautiful town and ask your knowledgeable guide questions to learn more
    • Walk beneath stunning live oaks draped with Spanish Moss, and learn about the town's historic and film culture
    • Scope out the homes and temporary dwellings of such stars as Demi Moore, Nick Nolte, Sally Field, Barbara Streisand and Pat Conroy
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    History and Movie Van Tour

    Beaufort wasn't named "beau" for nothing. But you already knew that, that's why you're here to see it! Well, you can't go to the second oldest (first handsomest) town in South Carolina without getting a taste of the historic and cinematic roles Beaufort has had a part in. Beaufort Tours wants to take you on a joyride and teach you all about this charming little town's incredible background. Did you know that Beaufort was the setting for The Great Santini, The Big Chill, G.I. Jane, Forrest Gump, Prince of Tides and Something to Talk About? Well, now you do! You'll get to visit the sites and homes where the stars stayed downtown, and -- while you're at it -- check out such locations as a medical center funded by Bubba Gump, The National Cemetery where The Great Santini was buried, and the bridge from Forrest Gump that Forrest crossed on the way back east from his cross-country run. We know what you're thinking, What is this, the Hollywood of the East Coast? Well -- it just might be... it just might be.
    History and Movie Van Tour

    1006 Bay St, Beaufort

    • Take a van tour in "America's Happiest Seaside Town,"through downtown Beaufort
    • Learn the history of this beautiful town and ask your knowledgeable guide questions to learn more
    • Ride beneath stunning live oaks draped with Spanish Moss and learn about the town's historic and film culture
    • Scope out the homes and temporary dwellings of such stars as Demi Moore, Nick Nolte, Sally Field, Barbara Streisand and Pat Conroy
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    Charleston Strolls Tour

    Get to know the Holy City like the back of your hand! Spend a morning or afternoon exploring a city that is ripe with colorful history and gorgeous monuments. Marvel at Rainbow Row and the Antebellum mansions, hidden gardens and courtyards, and historic (and haunted) churches and graveyards while your guide gives you the vivid histories of each of these places. If you want both scenic and historic, Charleston is the place to go; why waste your time there when you can enjoy both at the same time?
    Charleston Strolls Tour

    115 Meeting Street, Charleston

    • Take a fascinating stroll through America's most charming historical district
    • Learn more about Charleston's rich history and colorful past from your guide
    • Visit historic monuments such as Fort Sumter and the Antebellum Mansions
    • Understand what happened in Charleston during the Revolutionary and Civil Wars
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    City Guided Tour

    Trying to figure out what makes South Carolina's oldest city so special? Over the course of this two hour tour, you'll dive deep into the city's quaint historic district, known for its cobblestone streets and unique architecture. Your guide on this enlightening journey will be a 4th generation Charlestonian, making this the ideal way to not only to learn about popular streets and landmarks, but also to discover some of those hidden gems you won't find in a guide book. Expect to find ornate ironwork, hidden alleys, lush gardens, and antiquated churches, among other architectural nuances. Your guide will also offer insights into Charleston's past and current culture. The small size of this tour makes for an intimate learning experience that is certain to enhance your perspective of what this charming city is all about. This is a Charleston tour that will give you an enjoyable introduction to the city!
    City Guided Tour

    79 Cumberland St, Charleston

    • Get to know Charleston's historic district during a 2-hour walking tour
    • Visit iconic sites and hidden gems alike, alongside a 4th generation Charlestonian
    • Learn about the city's history, architecture and culture
    • Discover what makes Charleston so special during an eye-opening and personalized experience
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    Speed Boat Adventure Tour (Charleston)

    Fully narrated tour for 13 miles through the world famous Charleston Harbor. You will have a once in a lifetime view of the Battery, USS Yorktown Aircraft Carrier, Arthur Ravenel Jr Bridge, the downtown Charleston skyline, Waterfront Park, South Carolina Aquarium, the cruise ship terminal and all the wildlife that call Charleston Harbor home. The Tour Includes: - Your own F13 mini speed boat - USCG approved life jacket - Instruction covering boating basics, rules of the road, tour hand signals, and professionally trained guide leading and narrating the tour
    Speed Boat Adventure Tour (Charleston)

    Ripley Light Marina, Charleston

    • Pilot your own 13 foot mini speed boat while exploring the beautiful Charleston harbor
    • Race over the waves as the fresh air of the harbor blows through your hair
    • Receive personalized instructions and insights into the harbor area thanks to a tour guide connected to you via a two-way communication system mounted in the boat
    • Enjoy a unique, high-speed experience that you'll remember forever
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    Dark Side of Charleston Walking Tour

    Find out what really went on in the streets of the Holy City. For hundreds of years, scandals, temptations, and unruly behavior have cast a long shadow over high society life in Charleston. Learn about everything from legendary brothels, to ancient forms of punishment, to why prostitutes wore red shoes on this uncensored tour. Get ready to have your mind blown as you slowly uncover the dark side of Charleston that hides beneath the pastel colors, sunshine and Southern hospitality.
    Dark Side of Charleston Walking Tour

    18 Anson St, Charleston

    • Explore the local streets on a fully narrated walking tour of the Holy City
    • Find out what lies beneath the sunshine and southern hospitality
    • Step back in time and uncover Charleston's seedy past
    • Learn more about the Holy City on this 90 minute tour from your guide
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    Historic City Carriage Tour

    Do you love history? Take step back in time and experience Charleston like never before with this horse-drawn carriage tour. Experience the beauty and history of downtown Charleston from underneath the awning of a horse drawn carriage. Listen to the rich stories told by your engaging guide as you're lead through a time of revolution and splendor. This relaxing one-hour, fully narrated group tour leads you through the quaint and charming streets of downtown Charleston. You'll see beautiful parks, stately mansions, and historic churches all the while learning about the people and events that shaped the history of this "Holy City". So, put on your top hat and monocle and get ready for this historic tour of Charleston.
    Historic City Carriage Tour

    188 Meeting St, Charleston

    • Discover the city of Charleston on this magical carriage ride
    • Learn about the fascinating history that shaped the city
    • Take in the beautiful views of gardens, mansions, and churches
    • Find out why Charleston is also known as the "Holy City"from your friendly tour guide
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    Ghost and Graveyard Tour in Charleston

    'Cause this is Thriller! Thriller Night! Go on an unforgettable ghost tour of Charleston's haunted graveyards, where you'll get exclusive on-site and after hours access. While other walking tours are looking in through the iron fence, you'll be right in the thick of things. Learn why the terms saved by the bell and graveyard shift were coined. Be regaled with gruesome tales of being buried alive, or the stories of the ghost of Sue Howard, the Great Nullifier and other famous individuals who found their final resting place in the Holy City. Don't forget your flash cameras. You never know what phantom images you might capture...
    Ghost and Graveyard Tour in Charleston

    18 Anson St, Charleston

    • Embark on Charleston's only 2 hour on-site graveyard tour
    • Learn more about Charleston's spooky, ghost-riddled history
    • Enjoy exclusive after-hours access to the graveyard
    • Try not to lose any sleep!
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    Historic Walking Tour of City

    Want to take in all of Charleston but don't have a lot of time? It's a tall order, but this walking tour will make sure you see the popular and historic sites. Discover the essentials of historic Charleston on this ninety-minute walking tour. After meeting your guide near the Historic City Market, you'll continue through the heart of the Old Walled City, passing famed Charleston French Quarter, before walking down to the tip of the peninsula at White Point Gardens known as the Battery. On your walk, you'll encounter hundreds of historic homes, buildings, beautifully designed and manicured gardens as well as stately churches. From 1670 through the Civil War and up to the Charleston Modern Renaissance period, your guide will entertain you with Charleston's rich and colorful history. See the story of this grand city unfold before your eyes on this incredible Charleston tour.
    Historic Walking Tour of City

    188 Meeting St, Charleston

    • Explore the local street on a walking tour of Charleston
    • Learn about the rich and vibrant history that shaped the city
    • Listen to interesting stories and factoids from your friendly guide
    • Take in the gorgeous views of gardens, historic mansions, and beautiful churches
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