Boarding the Gray Line Tours bus for a citywide viewing of historic Charleston, SC begins at a destination in itself. Tour check-in occurs in the Charleston Area Visitors Center. The Visitors Center is an informative site to help you maximize your time in this historic South Carolina port city. Pick-up an array of colorful Visitors Guides and brochures. Enjoy interactive Displays and Maps assisting with your orientation to Charleston and her surrounding sea islands.
You and your traveling companions will board your Gray Line Tours bus in the adjacent ‘Bus Shed’ area. Gray Line Tour’s 20 to 25-passenger Mini-Buses are specially designed to access downtown’s narrow streets. You will marvel at the close-up views of historic Charleston’s most significant details that larger buses often miss.
After being ‘Welcomed Aboard’ by your knowledgeable and informative Licensed Tour Guide driver, you will be pleased to find comfortable and spacious seating. Gray Line Tour buses are clean. The windows large and clear. On hot and humid Lowcountry Summer days, Gray Line’s climate-controlled buses are a welcome and pleasant way to explore historic Charleston.
The Historic Charleston Tour of this old city is a one-and-a-half-hour up close and personal experience that includes at least 100 points-of-interest! Learn more about Charleston history, with a stop along Charleston’s picturesque High Battery lined with historically significant majestic homes. You will need your camera to stroll the seawall of the High Battery for waterfront views of Charleston Harbor, Fort Sumter and Patriots Point with the USS Yorktown. Whitepoint Gardens is the famous park adjacent to the High Battery, pirate lore included.
From the American Revolution to the Civil War and including colorful tales of Pirates to Ghosts, this Historic City Tour will entertain you with 300 years of vibrant Charlestonian history. You will learn the city’s pivotal role in America’s origins.