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The Charles Towne Pub Stroll

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Address: 78 Broad St, Charleston, SC 29401-2901
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Tap into over 300 years of Charleston's History! Stroll through the...

Tap into over 300 years of Charleston's History! Stroll through the historic streets of Charleston while we regale you with unusual-but true-stories of the city's past. Be entertained by your period-dressed guide while learning stories of early prohibition criminals and historical oddities of which even locals seldom speak. Includes three to five unique pubs and the option to enjoy food and libations. By private request. Groups can range 4 to 90 guests per tour.

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Great experience everyone should try!

I am currently in Charleston for a travel job assignment. So, I tried out the Pub Stroll to find out more about locations downtown. Ending up being a blast! Met some wonderful... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 23 April 2014
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Marysville, California
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Marysville, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2014

I am currently in Charleston for a travel job assignment. So, I tried out the Pub Stroll to find out more about locations downtown. Ending up being a blast! Met some wonderful people, great bars that I will continue to venture back to and the guide was so much fun with lots of knowledge about the history and places to... More 

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PubStroll, General Manager at The Charles Towne Pub Stroll, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to post a review. We're thrilled that you had a good time! Sabrina More 

Baltimore, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2014

We had an awesome time at the pub crawl! More than we could have asked for. We were pleasantly surprised as we were unsure of what to expect. Mike was a brilliant guide who was very knowledgeable, fun-loving and always kept the group involved. The many stops were perfect to summarize the history of Charleston and we learned a lot... More 

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PubStroll, General Manager at The Charles Towne Pub Stroll, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind words... and for taking the time to post them! We're so glad that you enjoyed the Pub Stroll. Sabrina More 

Columbia, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2014

We were really pleasantly surprised with how much fun we had on the Charles Towne Pub Stroll. We spent Thanksgiving weekend in Charleston (our first trip to that wonderful city) and wanted to have a fun way to get a little "behind the scenes" history of Charleston. I was a little skeptical when we linked up with our guide and... More 

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PubStroll, General Manager at The Charles Towne Pub Stroll, responded to this review

Thank for taking the time to review us, and thanks for the recommendation! We're glad that you enjoyed the tour. Michael, our pirate guide for the Pub Stroll, is a virtual encyclopaedia of Charleston history and a great storyteller. Sabrina More 

Birmingham, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2014

We had a great time on this tour. Alan, our guide, was wonderful. We enjoyed all the pubs he took us to and we made some great new friends. We even went back to one of pubs after the tour was over with some others from the group! Would definitely recommend this to anyone who wants to enjoy the nightlife... More 

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PubStroll, General Manager at The Charles Towne Pub Stroll, responded to this review

Thank you for posting the review and for the recommendation! We're glad that you enjoyed the tour and made some new friends. Alan actually started the Pub Stroll. When he's not touring pubs, he's the director of one of the museums in Charleston. Sabrina More 

Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2013

We took this tour on Friday night. The tour guide, Alan, was humorous but also knowledgeable about the history of Charleston. We enjoyed the different pubs he took us in, but wished we weren't leaving the next day so we could go back to them! I would say this is a must-do for adults visiting Charleston!

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PubStroll, General Manager at The Charles Towne Pub Stroll, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review! We're glad that you enjoyed your tour with Alan. Hope you can make it back to Charleston to spend a little more time in those pubs! Thanks, also, for the recommendation. Sabrina Lavender More 

Waldorf, MD
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2013

Took this tour on Friday night. Michael our pirate guide was fantastic. We visited 4 pubs had drinks and snacks at each and were regaled with wonderful history and stories of Charleston. I would recommend this as a Must Do!

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PubStroll, Manager at The Charles Towne Pub Stroll, responded to this review

We're glad that you enjoyed the tour! Thank you for the "must do" recommendation. Sabrina More 

Goodland, Kansas, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2013

My husband and I enjoyed this on our first night in Charleston. It was a great experience and the timing was perfect for us because we had just arrived so this gave us a great overview of what downtown Charleston is all about. Loved the unique places he took us and really enjoyed our tour guide. Highly recommend this!

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PubStroll, Manager at The Charles Towne Pub Stroll, responded to this review

We're so glad that you enjoyed the tour. It is a great introduction to the city! Hope you enjoyed the rest of your stay in Charleston. Thank you for taking the time to post a review! Sabrina More 

Soperton, Georgia, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2013

Our tour guide was excellent. He talked of the old city, but also made everyone laugh. he was very relaxed and laid back. I wish I could remember his name...! We had lots of fun and the appetizer served at the bars with our drinks were an added benefit. It was nice to walk a little and then take a... More 

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Greenville, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2013

EXCELLENT TOUR! Our guide was great, he was dressed in colonial period attire and did the pub tours for fun on the side of his full time museum guide job. He was an absolute wealth of knowledge and regaled us with stories of pirates and blind tigers and even a priest who was sent back to Ireland for baptizing a... More 

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PubStroll, General Manager at The Charles Towne Pub Stroll, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words and for taking the time to write a review! We are very fortunate to have such knowledgeable guides, who also happen to be very entertaining! All of our guides are full-time historians, and three have written books on Charleston history. We're glad that you enjoyed the tour and that we were able... More 

Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2013

Myself, along with seven other women in my family did this tour this past weekend and had a great time. Alan, our guide was informative, fun and a great leader of our group. I couldn't say one negative thing about this tour EXCEPT our visit into the liquor (ABC) store on the corner of Exchange St and East Bay. Alan... More 

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PubStroll, General Manager at The Charles Towne Pub Stroll, responded to this review

Thank you for posting the review. We're glad that you enjoyed the tour. I'm sure that the issue at the liquor store was a misunderstanding, as the folks there are always very gracious. Please understand that in SC, liquors MUST have everyone out of the store and the door locked by 7pm per state law or face major fines and... More 

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