As a Charleston City licensed Tour Guide, Susan Lee will be your private guide, and is offering escorted tours of Historic Charleston, and the surrounding Plantations, in a private car that will seat up to 4 passengers. Only 1% of the licensed guides are currently authorized to provide this unique service. Susan Lee is also approved for access onto Port of Charleston property for cruise passenger pick-up.
Each tour is customized to fit the interests and needs of you, the client.
Stops can be made at any time during the tour for dinning, shopping, or restroom breaks.
You determine the length of the tour you want, from one hour to all day.
The tour generally begins with a comprehensive driving tour of scenic Downtown Charleston that highlights various points of interest that cover Colonial, Revolutionary, Antebellum, Civil War, and Reconstruction history.
Any and all of the following locations may be added to complete your unique custom Charleston Tour:
•Interior tours of any, or all, of the 6 museum Homes that are available for touring.
These museum homes are: Aiken-Rhett, Joseph Manigault, Heyward-Washington, Nathaniel Russell, Edmondston-Alston, and The Calhoun Mansion.
• The following plantations are open for tours and may be added: Middleton Place, Magnolia, Drayton Hall, Boone Hall, Hampton and Hopsewee Plantations. Hopeswee Plantation serves a delightful tea!
•Ft. Sumter (Civil War, 1st shots fired) •Ft. Moultrie ( Revoluntionary War, Civil War) •Patriot's Point (The Yorktown & Medal of Honor Museum) •Powder Magazine (300 years old) •Old Slave Mart •Old Exchange & Provost Dungeon (beautifully restored) •Various historic churches and cemeteries •Charles Towne Landing (documented display of original settlement of 1670) •The Citadel Museum •The Confederate Museum •The Charleston Museum •Gibbes Museum of Art •Dock Street Theatre •Shem Creek Boardwalk •Antiques and King Street Shopping •Flat bottomed boat ride at Cypress Gardens
Corporate "ALL-DAY" packages are available. This is ideal when business clients are in town and bring along additional family members who want to experience Charelston, while you conduct business, either in your office or on the golf course.
Special arrangements can be made for Golfers, Sailors, and Fishermen.
Many of the historic sites have their own docents who will actually give the site tour, but
Susan Lee will accompany you to fill in additional historic information and to
ensure that you are having a lovely time.