Charleston Tavern Tour, Charleston

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Stroll with our pirates & colonial rogues to some of Charleston's most historic taverns and hear unusual, but true, Charleston stories that you won't hear on the run-of-the-mill history tours. Where else but Charles Towne would a clergy member get so drunk that he baptized a bear?



Discover why Charleston is not only steeped in history, but also steeped in spirits. In fact, in its early days, Charles Towne had 1 pub for every 5 men. Your period-dressed guide regales you with stories of early drinking habits, Prohibition-era criminals, and the historical oddities of the Holy City.

Along the way, guests of appropriate age can enjoy libations in the various taverns. Beverages are not included in the price of the tour... that would be against SC state law, and we don't want to run afoul of the law. Also, the reason that our tour costs less than other pub tours is the fact that we do not include food. We don't want you to pay for food that you don't want or don't like! Of course, if you get hungry, you can purchase food along with drink at one of the pubs. The tour lasts approximately 3 hours.

Private & Group tours available!

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  • We had Thanksgiving in Charleston with my whole extended family. I booked this event for the cousins on Friday night. We could have made up our own group, but we just joined everyone else. This was so...  more »
  • Took this tour on a cold Charleston night. I arrived at the pick up point and Michael the tour guide told me i was the only one booked for the tour that night.. He asked me if I still wanted to do it....  more »

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