Take the opportunity to get a unique and informative insight into Charleston's history and culture with Michael Trouche's Charleston Footprints Walking Tours. Michael is a seventh generation Charlestonian who has written two successful books on his home town as well as hosting a local television show based on human interest stories in the area for two decades. He is an expert in just about every aspect of the "Holy City" and makes for an entertaining guide.
Things to Do
- Michael's tours cover the full history of Charleston from its founding in 1670 up to the present day. He normally runs two tours a day, the first at 10:30am and the second at 2:30pm. These group tours take about two hours and lead guests through the most historic parts of Charleston including the city's French Quarter, the South of Broad area where Michael is from, White Point Garden and the Battery.
- Along the way Michael will point out important pieces of architecture and places of historic interest while recounting fun anecdotes from throughout the city's storied history.
Charleston Footprints Walking Tours Insider Tips
- It is possible to order private tours for families and other groups. These tours can be tailored to concentrate on a specific area of interest such as the architecture of Charleston or can simply be a regular tour with a smaller group of individuals.
- Availability of these tours is reliant on the season, time of day and the number of guests who want to take part. You must reserve a private tour in advance by ringing 843-478-4718 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Make sure to ask Michael whatever you want even if it is something as simple as a restaurant recommendation. There is nothing better than local insight and there aren't many people more knowledge about Charleston's attractions than Michael.