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Great Tour and EXTREMELY Knowledgeable Guide (Jeff)

We enjoyed this tour very much. Jeff brought us through the history of Charleston, guiding us... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
tbarnes998
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Ellington, Connecticut
Wonderful tour of Charleston

Jeff provided a great tour filled with lots of fascinating information in his Charleston in a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mitch W
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Baltimore, Maryland
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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...more
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375 Meeting St, Waterfront Park, Charleston, SC 29403-6238
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed this tour very much. Jeff brought us through the history of Charleston, guiding us through back streets, and adding stories every step of the way. He is cordial, professional, and informative. Both my wife and I highly recommend this tour!

Thank tbarnes998
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Jeff provided a great tour filled with lots of fascinating information in his Charleston in a Nutshell tour. He showed us many interesting sights and tried to keep us in the shade as much as possible. He also provided water which was welcomed on a...More

Thank Mitch W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Jeff is a knowledgeable guide who walked us through the history of Charleston while throwing in current tidbits about what’s happening now. He pointed out interesting sites and the stories behind them. I appreciated that he pointed out several vantage points that made good photos.

Thank Catherine R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did the morning walking tour of Charleston, SC with Jeff and it was time well-spent! He was very informative, had an answer for all of our questions, and took us places we had never visited before. If you want to experience a whole new...More

Thank Connie T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We really enjoyed Jeff's Civil War tour. He has a passion for the history and the personalities that played a role in Charleston's experience of the war. It is fascinating and we recommend it to all. Charleston has such a rich and well-preserved historical district....More

Thank Jane T
FSUMarley, Owner at Charleston in a Nutshell, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Jane! It was a great pleasure meeting you and your friends, I appreciate you taking the time out to submit a review. The heat was so oppressive, so glad you still found my tour worthwhile.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Jeff was a wealth of knowledge about the city, it’s rich history, the growth of the city, plant life in the city, the people, restaurants, etc. he is personable, approachable, and passionate about his city. The tour was just the right length both distance and...More

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FSUMarley, Owner at Charleston in a Nutshell, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi waynedallas2018. I appreciate your positive review. Yes, there are many quality guides in Charleston, but so glad you decided to join me. Hope you come back soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Jeff’s Charleston In A Nutshell tour was perfect. As a long time Charlestonian it was evident that he was passionate about what he did. The walk and tour were a perfect length and he added a great mix of history and humor. A must do...More

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FSUMarley, Owner at Charleston in a Nutshell, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking time out to submit a review. I appreciate your love for this unique city. I am privileged to be a guide. I love being an ambassador to visitors both local and first time visitors. Please come again!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You've just got to go. Charleston is a wonderful place! It's full of history and beauty. You've just got to come!

Thank Beth Y
FSUMarley, Owner at Charleston in a Nutshell, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Beth. Yes, Charleston and Carolina have such a rich history. It was a pleasure meeting you. Thank you for your review. Please come back soon.

Reviewed 4 June 2018

Jeff’s Charleston in a Nutshell tour is a great introduction to what makes Charleston Charleston! A 2 hour morning tour gives you historical and cultural highlights, and Jeff is skilled at weaving very accessible information into a compelling narrative.

Thank ecl333
FSUMarley, Owner at Charleston in a Nutshell, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. I love meeting folks like you who really appreciate the unique quality of this city. Please come again!

Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

We have lived in the area for 5 years - and still found the tour to be enjoyable and informative. Our tour guide Jeff was extremely knowledgeable and articulate, didn’t miss a beat. Highly recommend the tour of you are up for a walk.

Thank Michael G
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Response from Ramon H | Reviewed this property |
It's been so long. Maybe less than two hours???
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Thank you Jennifer, you're hired ;)
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