The Charleston Self-Guided Walking Tour & Map
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Walk the historic streets of Charleston, and follow in the footsteps of revolutionaries, patriots, pirates, planters, Southern belles, slaves and, finally freedmen. Explore the city and learn the history, legends, lore, city secrets and facts about one of the oldest, most well-preserved and beautiful cities in America! The tour can also be biked or driven. Why take a guided tour that costs over $20 per person when you can walk at your own pace, see the same landmarks, hear the same history and stories at a fraction of the cost?
Book & ebook Details
The tour is 28 pages with 100 of the most famous landmarks that includes modern color and vintage photos. The total route is 3.6 miles that can take anywhere from 2-4 hours....it all depends on your speed and pace. A center-fold easy to read route map is included with numbered points of interest to keep you on track.
Landmarks Highlighted on Tour
- The Battery and its mansions.
- The Charleston Harbor.
- Rainbow Row.
- House Museums & Art Galleries.
- Famous churches (St. Michaels, St. Phillips and more)
- The best and most haunted graveyards.
- Catfish Row, made famous in the opera Porgy.
- Old Exchange & Provost Dungeon.
- Known haunted buildings and sites.
- Meander down hidden alleyways and cobblestone streets.
- White Point Gardens.
- King Street and the Shopping District.
- The Market, restaurants and shops.
- Old Powder Magazine.
- Waterfront Park and its fountains.
- City Secrets & Legends.
- Brothels and places of ill repute.
- Dock Street Theatre and many more!
Reviews of the Charleston Walking Tour
TOUR IS BEST KEPT SECRET IN CHARLESTON!
I recently purchased your book for Charleston. My sister, daughter and I used the book for a tour of Charleston. This may be the best kept secret around!! WONDERFUL TOUR!!! Was planning on spending maybe 4 hours, wound up spending about 7 hours. Only taking time out for lunch at Brents and to tour the Catholic church. LOVED THE BOOK!!!!
Susan O'mary - Brilliant, AL (purchased Charleston Combo ebook and hard copy)
THE PERFECT SIZE WITH GREAT PHOTOS AND INFO
"The Charleston Walking Tour ebook was exactly what I was looking for! The file wasn't too large but large enough so that the photos and map are very clear. Thanks and we look forward to taking the tour."
Jeff P - Vancouver, BC
NICE MIX OF HISTORY, GOSSIP AND FICTON
"Just wanted to let you know what a great time my husband and I had in Charleston with the walking tour. There was a nice mix of history....which he loves, some gossip and fiction....which I loved. We have friends coming to Charleston in the spring and will be sure to recommend the book!"
Patricia S - Palo Alto, CA
WELL WRITTEN, CONCISE AND INFORMATIVE
"Thank you for providing a fantastic reference and book for our trip to Charleston! We only had time walk the first half of the tour due to time constraints, but found it to be very informative, well written and concise. We'll be returning when our Son graduates from the Citadel in a few months and plan on resuming the tour where we left off."
Roger S - Columbus, OH
SEE ALL OF THE MOST FAMOUS CHARLESTON LANDMARKS
"I purchased the walking tour and wanted to commend Alan Hartley for choosing such a fabulous route to walk during the tour! Is there a city more beautiful than Charleston?....not that I've seen! Kudos on providing an easy-to-follow tour that highlights all the historic landmarks for the city's visitors."
Rosemary C - Destin, FL
Two Options - Have a Hard-copy mailed for $5.95 + shipping or download the e-Book version that you can print yourself for $3.95! Written by Author Alan Hartley, a tour guide licensed by the city, who has been in the Charleston touring business for over twenty years. He owns and operates Talk of the Towne sightseeing tours and taking his tour is recommended.
Author - Alan Hartley
Written in 2009
eBook Format & File Size: Adobe PDF, 3 MB
Dimensions - 4.25 x 8.25 inches - Tall & Slim
Hard-copy arrives via USPS First-Class mail (takes 3-5 business days to arrive)
ebook can be viewed on PC & Mac computers, iphones or Adobe Acrobat Reader enabled smart phones, and the ipad
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