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Charleston Footprints Walking Tours

108 Meeting St, Charleston, SC 29401-2216
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Informative and entertaining tour

Michael covers a lot of ground in two fast paced hours. He has lots of entertaining stories to... read more

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Ken B
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This is the only tour you should consider while in Charleston! Michael is extremely knowledgeable... read more

Reviewed today
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Enchanting historic Charleston comes alive on entertaining and informative walking tours with 7th-generation Charleston native Michael Trouche. Discover stunning architecture, glorious gardens, Civil and Revolutionary War sites, cobblestone streets, wrought iron gates, legendary graveyards, and the local flavor of the fabled “Holy City” that no one knows better than Michael, who grew up in the famous "South of Broad" area, and has written two popular books on Charleston, where his family has lived for more than 215 years. Michael won numerous prestigious awards as host of the acclaimed "Carolina Camera" television program for 20 years on the local Charleston CBS affiliate, and has charmed tour guests for 10 years with his unparalleled knowledge of South Carolina's history, culture, plants and animals, as well as colorful insights, locations and anecdotes that only a lifelong Charleston native would truly know.
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108 Meeting St, Charleston, SC 29401-2216

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Reviewed today

Michael covers a lot of ground in two fast paced hours. He has lots of entertaining stories to share about the neighborhood. We were very happy that we selected his tour.

Thank Ken B
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Reviewed today via mobile

This is the only tour you should consider while in Charleston! Michael is extremely knowledgeable. He gives more information than you can absorb! He also includes relative information to where each person comes from! What an awesome way to include his guests! It is a...More

Thank Scott D
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

1st visit the the Holy City. The best History tour I've ever been on. Michael was the perfect guide. Covered many different aspects of Charleston. Tour was prompt, concise and I credibly delivered.

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Reviewed yesterday

Michael led us on an incredibly informative 2 hour walking tour of this beautiful city - he was informative and brought history to life. It has been a highlight of our holiday and a perfect introduction to Charleston.

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Ok, let’s try this again...I had the wrong name for our tour guide...Michael, not Mark! ANYWAY, he was fabulous! 7th generation Charleston native who gives a tour that is a perfect mix of history, humor and personal anecdotes. I would HIGHLY recommend this tour to...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

We saw such great reviews, we decided to go with Footprints. I especially liked that Michael the tour guide's family has been in Charleston for many years. He's VERY energetic, entertaining (was an actor previously), and provides such interesting information about Charleston's history, architecture, culture,...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

THIS is the #1 walking tour! We read many reviews of various tours and we are SO thankful that we chose Michael's tour! Michael gave us a wealth of historical information as well as personal anecdotes (he is a 7th generation Charlestonian). Michael brings Charleston...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is the one to choose, among the many offered Charleston walking tours. Michael's continuing narration integrated history, current facts and personal anecdotes from being a life-long native (not someone who just memorized an endless stream of facts to qualify as a tour guide). It...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Michael is an interesting man, an actor turned tour guide and boy does he know his stuff. He’s engaging and entertaining and by the time you’ve finished you will have seen many of Charleston’s delights and have an in depth understanding of the architecture, history...More

1  Thank Mark D
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This walking tour was the perfect combination of historic information and anecdotal humor. We thoroughly enjoyed Michael, and would recommend him to anyone!

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Tawtay
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Response from PGreen | Reviewed this property |
Historic Charleston Foundation Shop. Meeting Street.
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Response from Sharon C | Reviewed this property |
Parking is expensive in Charleston but there is a lot a few blocks away for about $20 a day.
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