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Charleston in a Nutshell

375 Meeting St, Waterfront Park, Charleston, SC 29403-6238
+1 843-697-6140
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If you do not mind walking in the heat

Jeff was very informative and a good tour guide. Answered questions and gave a good bit of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Perfect Introduction to Charleston!

My wife, her parents and I were visiting Charleston in May. It was their first visit and this was... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Charleston in a Nutshell is the ideal walking tour for sightseers who have a limited amount of time yet want to visit the "must-see" places. Learn about the city's history, architecture, and culture with historian Jeff Zimmerman. Jeff has been a licensed guide since 1997 and is an eighth generation carolinian. You will also go off the beaten path to seldom seen places that are off limits to bus and carriage tours.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
375 Meeting St, Waterfront Park, Charleston, SC 29403-6238
+1 843-697-6140

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Jeff was very informative and a good tour guide. Answered questions and gave a good bit of information. I think it would've been more enjoyable, had it not been so hot. He even makes a stop so that you can visit a store to get...More

Thank dcandyrip
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife, her parents and I were visiting Charleston in May. It was their first visit and this was the perfect way to learn about the area and its rich history. Jeff did a masterful job of blending history with the current day. He made...More

Thank dennymo614
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Jeff was a fantastic guide. He has a vast knowledge of the Charleston area and provided details and stories that were very interesting. A great tour!

Thank rrissel
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I purchased a morning walking tour online, and due to transportation issues, thought I would have to forfeit the tour. Jeff called just a couple minutes prior to the tour - to see if I needed directions, etc. Hearing that I was going to have...More

Thank Gina7515
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Jeff's 2 hour walking tour started bang on time which was great as kept our plan in place for remainder of day. It was light hearted which enhanced the relax mood of everyone. Got loads of information on Charleston from centuries past to recent history....More

Thank Crazy2010
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

Turned out no one else booked a tour so me and my partner got a little private tour. He took us on a decent walk but with all his knowledge, pictures, and humor, the tour went by rather quickly than a regular 2 hour tour...More

Thank Destiney R
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Jeff was witty, informative and well-organized.He was factual but entertaining and kept us moving at a brisk but doable pace. We felt we received an exceptional overview of the city and its history thanks to his excellent guidance. Thank you, Jeff!

Thank James D
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

If you're looking for a good history tour I can highly recommend Charleston in a nutshell! It was incredibly informative and took us to areas in the city that we never normally would have found. I specifically looked for a more detailed history tour but...More

Thank racheltunnicliffe
Reviewed 17 June 2017

Traveling with another couple. We all enjoyed learning about this beautiful city. We took several tours and learned so much from each of them.

Thank jwkmasters
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Jeff was a great tour guide. He showed us interesting landmarks in Charleston, while telling us about the history of the city, of the U.S. and of the old houses we walked by. Very interesting and a great way to be introduced to a city...More

Thank Laurence B
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Bianca N
1 October 2016|
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Response from Ramon H | Reviewed this property |
It's been so long. Maybe less than two hours???
2 March 2015|
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Response from FSUMarley | Property representative |
Thank you Jennifer, you're hired ;)