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Charleston in a Nutshell

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Charleston in a Nutshell Driving and Walking Tours is perfect for sightseers who want to visit the city's "must-see" places. Please join me on my Citywide Driving Tour or a Walking Tour. See our most beloved landmarks as you learn about the city's...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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375 Meeting St, Waterfront Park, Charleston, SC 29403-6238
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All reviews walking tour civil war tour nutshell tour candlelight tour morning tour great tour two hours hour walk extremely knowledgeable about the history his knowledge highly recommend his tour perfect length cobblestone streets beautiful city tour guide great overview small group
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our tour of historical Charleston with Jeff Zimmerman. We were lucky enough to be the only two on the tour, and could ask all the questions we wanted. Jeff was knowledgeable about every imaginable aspect of Charleston’s history. Highly recommend!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank sharnie7
FSUMarley, Owner at Charleston in a Nutshell, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your business and thank you taking time to submit a review, please come again!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a great time on this tour. Jeff knew interesting details about each sight, as well as the general history. The pace was proper to accomodate all members of our group.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Carolyn B
FSUMarley, Owner at Charleston in a Nutshell, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Carolyn. Great to meet you! Thank you for your review. Happy holidays and happy travels!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our guide was Jeff Zimmerman and with his knowledge and humor, he made it interesting and a lot of fun.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank VolhaY2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Jeff conducted a really fun tour. It was like a gathering of friends strolling through a charming & historic neighborhood. In some ways we were introduced to the original residents, as Jeff relayed stories, some dating back to the 1700's. Jeff shared his knowledge of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank InTheMoment782
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a few days to tour Charleston, and found Jeff Zimmerman's tour on a brochure. looked him up on Tripadvisor, saw his excellent ratings, and went for the tour! Worked just like you'd hope, he was great! We recommend this tour to anyone who...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jill s
Reviewed 10 November 2018 via mobile

Highly recommend! Get all the historical, architectural and botanical high points of Charleston from this super friendly knowledgeable tour guide whose passion for this city is all encompassing

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank OakSpringFarm
FSUMarley, Owner at Charleston in a Nutshell, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your business and taking time to submit a review on tripadvisor. I also appreciate the beautiful photos you posted. Please come again!

Reviewed 15 October 2018

If you have time for only one tour, this is the one! We spent a couple of days walking around Charleston our own before the day of our Charleston In A Nutshell tour with Jeff. That morning, he put everything together for us - founding,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Rebecca W
FSUMarley, Owner at Charleston in a Nutshell, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2018

Hello Rebecca. Wow, thank you for your kind words. So glad you enjoyed our stroll. As I said in my intro, I love meeting people from around the world. I am so lucky and blessed to meet folks like you. Please come again. Happy and...More

Reviewed 15 October 2018

Jeff is a great steward of Charleston history. We learned so much on our tour about this beautiful town. Jeff is a wonderful guide and takes questions from the group right in stride. He has an encyclopedic knowledge of Charleston and its rich Revolutionary and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jennifer B
FSUMarley, Owner at Charleston in a Nutshell, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Jennifer. Thank you again for taking time out to submit a review. Happy and safe holiday's!

Reviewed 15 October 2018

We just returned from a 3-day stay in Charleston, SC where we did 2 tours with Jeff; the candlelight tour and a private plantation tour by car.. They were both excellent. Jeff is the absolute Southern gentleman, captivating the spirit and the culture of beautiful...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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FSUMarley, Owner at Charleston in a Nutshell, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2018

Hi Alex, I really appreciate you taking time out to submit a review. What wonderful photos you captured and posted on tripadvisor, you definitely have an eye for great photos, Also, thank you on the tip to "raise the camera" a bit to take group...More

Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

My wife and I were told to do the city tour with Jeff and he was fabulous. He is very well spoken and is a great historian. We thoroughly enjoyed his tour and will select another with him in the future!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Craig L
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Bianca N
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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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