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Two Sisters Historic Walking Tours

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The BEST part of our visit to Charleston.

Mary Helen was fantastic. Her knowledge of the city and it’s history was invaluable. My daughter... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Anne L
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Highlight of Visit to Charleston

Upon completion of our tour, my father in law exclaimed “If we didn’t see anything else on our... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Wnderlust80
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Experience the charm of Charleston in a two hour walking tour with genuine local flavor. Join native Charlestonian sisters Mary Helen Dantzler and Therese Smythe, whose family dates from 1793, as you stroll through Charleston's most beautiful...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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80 Broad St, Washington Park next to City Hall, Charleston, SC 29401
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+1 843-343-2981
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Mary Helen was fantastic. Her knowledge of the city and it’s history was invaluable. My daughter and I learned so much about this beautiful city. Don’t miss this tour!

Thank Anne L
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Upon completion of our tour, my father in law exclaimed “If we didn’t see anything else on our whole vacation, I would be fine with that. This tour was worth the flight!” He spoke for our entire group when he said this. Therese was a...More

Thank Wnderlust80
Reviewed 3 days ago

We had a really excellent couple of hours. We rang on the off chance of a tour, and Mary Helen met us two hours later. Charleston was very quiet due to the recent hurricane and we had Mary Helen all to ourselves. Very informative, we...More

Thank Fiona U
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I took this tour today and it has been the highlight of our trip so far. Therese was friendly, enthusiastic, passionate and very knowledgeable about Charleston. Her family has lived in Charleston for many generations and she has all sorts of interesting...More

Thank ElizabethW73
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Theresa is very knowledgeable and easy to understand. Her memory of all participants names made us feel like a family. Two and a half hours of seeing and hearing the wonderful story of this historic southern city.

Thank stewart s
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Therese was so energetic and informative. She made it great! I learned a lot more than i thought i would about Charleston history.

Thank Brian G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've lived in Charleston for over 8 years and I thought I had learned a thing or two about this place, but wow! Charleston's history is so much deeper, richer, and more scandalous than I thought! My best friend had her bachelorette weekend in Charleston...More

Thank cak52087
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I booked this tour for my husband and I after reading the reviews on Trip Advisor. We took the tour and had the pleasure of having Therese Smythe as our guide. It was an excellent tour that gave us a lot of history along with...More

Thank Traveler196838793
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked this tour following Trip Advisor reviews and were not disappointed. Mary Helen was the most excellent tour guide. The fact that she grew up in Charleston just adds to the stories she can tell of the buildings, people and places. It was so...More

Thank Paula S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Spent a couple of hours with Therese Smythe yesterday exploring Charleston. She brought a wealth of local knowledge to the international group and delivered it all in a charming manner. Highlighted architecture around the city and wove many historical stories in at every stop. Even...More

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Beverly M
June 28, 2018|
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Response from Kerri P | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, just saw your question. I booked through their website.
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ecarni
May 7, 2018|
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Response from edcmoverman | Reviewed this property |
Therese Smythe: 843-270-9945 Mary Helen Dantzler: 843-343-2981
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Christina H
May 6, 2018|
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Response from SherryD56 | Reviewed this property |
I googled their website and booked through there. They quickly responded and were even so kind as to text me instead of email (since I'd told them in my comments that I was having trouble with email.) I believe they also... More
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