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Ed Grimball's Walking Tour of Historic Charleston

Pineapple Fountain - Concord Street, Charleston, SC 29412
+1 843-762-0056
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Do you want Charleston history? Take a walk with Ed!

My wife and I have visited Charleston numerous times. This tour was not only informative but... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2008
charlotte, north carolina
A True Southern Gent Showing Off His Gal....

Ed loves his city and rightfully so! He takes you around town and highlights so many of the things... read more

Reviewed 27 July 2008
Galveston, TX
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Ed Grimball is a 12th generation Charlestonian whose family settled on Edisto Island in 1682 and has been here ever since. Ed opened his walking tour business in 1996 and would consider it a privilege to personally show you his city.Your tour will explore the cracks and crevices of old, beautiful Charleston, touching on many subjects such as the Civil War, the Great Earthquake, the Preservation Movement, and our magnificent architecture. Must sees on your tour include the Four Corners of Law, the Battery, and Rainbow Row.
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Pineapple Fountain - Concord Street, Charleston, SC 29412
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Reviewed 23 August 2008

My wife and I have visited Charleston numerous times. This tour was not only informative but enjoyable. Ed is extremely gracious and a true son of Charleston. His love of the city is palpable as you walk around "his" city. Be ready to spend more...More

1  Thank kddc
Reviewed 27 July 2008

Ed loves his city and rightfully so! He takes you around town and highlights so many of the things he loves about the city, and he has facts and history to go with it all! Ed must be one of the nicest guys out there,...More

1  Thank Qwikranger
Reviewed 23 July 2008

We were in Charleston July 12-14 and tried to take in every attraction listed on TripAdvisor that we possibly could. I was wondering how a walking tour could be rated higher than tours of the nearby forts, plantations or even the USS Yorktown, but decided...More

3  Thank PaceKy
Reviewed 21 July 2008

I booked Ed's tour for me and two of my girlfriend's after seeing the wonderful reviews on TripAdvisor. I wasn't disappointed. Although a tropical depression was bearing down on us, Ed managed to manuever us throught the city with an upbeat attitude and Southern charm....More

2  Thank appfan
Reviewed 11 July 2008

We had to find out how this guy could be #1 of all attractions in Charleston. We found it's his sincere, easy going manner, just enough facts and his contagious love and appreciation for his city. He resembles Donald Sutherland somewhat and would be a...More

1  Thank oceani
Reviewed 28 June 2008

My husband and I did a walking tour with Ed Grimball on Saturday, June 21, 2008 and LOVED it! We had a small group and Ed was a very knowledgeable guide and walked us all over the historic district. The tour was supposed to be...More

3  Thank chacha7602
Reviewed 23 June 2008

My son and I thoroughly enjoyed this tour. There is no doubt that Ed Grimball loves his job and Charleston. This was my second time taking this tour and it was definitely not the same as the first. I learned new things about Charleston's history....More

Thank scnative64
Reviewed 13 June 2008

While we were in Charleston we went on a number of tours and Ed's walking tour was by far the best. Ed is incredibly knowledgeable, and passionate about Charleston's history and makes the tour very interesting. He also takes a personal interest in everyone on...More

Thank TheWilliamsons
Reviewed 12 June 2008

Tripadvisor led us to Ed Grimball, and we are glad it did. He gave such a great tour, and was a true Southern gentleman. You see a lot of toursguides in Charleston, but I don't think other guides were anywhere close to as enthusiastic as...More

1  Thank Janda05
Reviewed 10 June 2008

We recently took Ed's tour the first week of June. I signed up on his web page after reading reviews on this site. After 2 weeks, I did not get a reply to my sign-up, so I had to call his number and leave a...More

3  Thank happytravelers22
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