My husband and I were privileged to join the “Bad Ass Broads” tour with Jonathan today. I am a South Carolinian, took South Carolina history, went to college... read more at CofC, and spend a lot of time in Charleston, yet Jonathan offered a wealth of history that I never knew. You will learn about women of the likes of Eliza Lucas Pinckney, the Grimke sisters, Rebecca Brenton Mott, and many more, along with additional rich stories about the history of Charleston. Jonathan is a passionate storyteller and is moved by the stories he tells about the people who shaped this beautiful city. Treat yourself. Strap on your walking shoes. Join Jonathan on a tour. You’ll fall in love with Charleston too.
Informative and fun tour - We love doing history tours in cites we visit, and the Chicora tour with Jonathan was by far the best history tour we have experienced. Jonathan is a great... read more story teller and his love of all things Charleston kept us engaged and entertained. We have been to Charleston before, and learned some new things and saw some new places on this tour. We highly recommend the tour... and Jonathan!
Accurate and Imformative - Do not miss this Chicora Walk with Jonathan! Jonathan is so knowledgeable about all things Charleston! I learned so much about the city while walking with him. ... read more His passion for the city is seen as he walked through the good and not so pleasant history of this beautiful city!!
Wonderfully informative tour - What a wonderful tour. Jonathan was very knowledgeable and warmly friendly with a great sense of humor. I learned lots about Charleston history given in very entertaining stories. His passion... read more and love for this great city are inspiring. I’m so glad our hotel, Vendue, recommended him. Lots of tours available but I highly recommend Jwalk tours.
We originally booked in January, but 10 minutes into the tour, a torrential downpour happened. It was the last day of our trip, so he let us reschedule for February... read more when we were coming back! He went above and beyond to make our tour informative and enjoyable. We've done lots of tours, but this was definitely one of the best.
My husband and I had taken several tours during our stay in Charleston and this one by far was our favorite. Jonathan was knowledgeable and shared many facts that were... read more not covered in other tours. He truly is a very gifted storyteller!
Jonathan is amazing, funny and passionate about Charleston. He is a wealth of historical knowledge that makes the time fly. By walking we got up close and personal with all... read more of the historical sites. He also has a wide variety of stories collected over the years about each of the sites on the tour.
It was also encouraging that he included all aspects of history and honored all those who made Charleston a better place.
So thankful that we chose this tour!
Jonathon is an amazing storyteller and tour guide. One of the best tours we have taken. His knowledge of Charleston is incredible and he will keep you entertained. If you... read more do only one tour in the Charleston area, choose this tour!!
Jonathan was the best guide we could have asked for. He has great stories to share and is so knowledgeable about Charleston's long history. He patiently answered all of our... read more questions all while keeping us amused with interesting Charleston trivia. We would highly recommend JWalk Tours to anyone visiting Charleston.
Jonathan is a knowledgeable and personable guide. He is passionate about history in a way that is contagious.
What a fun and informative tour with Jonathan! He truly made history come alive for my daughter and I. He encouraged questions and shared so much of his knowledge.
Best city tour we’ve ever taken. Jonathon was incredibly knowledgeable and a wonderful storyteller.
Reveals a real love for the city of Charleston, its history and its inhabitants.
Jonathan is a great guide. He was both knowledgeable and funny which really made the tour even more pleasurable. We definitely recommend this tour and any other JWalk tour while... read more you’re visiting Charleston.
One of the best - I have been on many tours in the Charleston area and I was so impressed with the tour. The perfect mix of knowledge and humor with a lot of new... read more information.
I have visited Charleston many times and taken many tours and the Badass Broads Walking Tour goes is on the top 3 list.
Johnathon is a wealth knowledge not only... read more about the women who are subjects of the tour but the entire history of Charleston. His passion for these stories to be told is evident and he is a great storyteller. My husband and I could not get enough and was sorry when the tour ended.
Thank you Johnathon and we will see you on our next visit.
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Jonathan is a wonderful guide. We loved how he engaged us as his guests, weaving the geography, the different historical periods
Jonathan was very congenial and really made the history of the city very interesting. The stories of the people who influenced the early days of Charleston were enjoyable. ... read more The walk was long, but slow and easy. No problem for us seniors.
Enjoyable and Enlightening Tour - Jonathan is an excellent guide, weaving history into stories which make one more likely to remember the information! He includes history of Charleston's beginnings, Revolutionary and Civil War periods... read more and current day items of note. We highly recommend taking one of Jonathan's tours, as Bad Ass Women is a great tour too!
We have a very inquisitive 9 year old. Jonathan was very patient with him, and answered his many (many!) questions. Jonathan is very knowledgeable, and he clearly loves Charleston.
A Must Do! - We all had a great timeincluding my children, ages 20 and 21. Jonathan was very knowledgeable and passionate about Charleston’s history. Would highly recommend!
The Highlight Of Our Charleston Visit! - Wow!....we were so lucky that our hotel concierge recommended JWalk! Jonathan was an outstanding guide....leading us through the streets and alleys of the Charleston Chicora peninsula while providing a... read more retrospective of its founding, and role during the Revolutionary and Civil War periods. Sprinkled in between were stories of fires, earthquakes, impacts of the French, English and Spanish , and a candid overview of slavery within the region. His knowledge and insights were delivered with passion, pride, and an occasional bit of humor just to balance the experience. At its best the tour was interactive and engaging. On several occasions we found ourselves closing our eyes and imaging the setting he was describing in vivid detail. Well done, Jonathan!
Very informative and lively tour. Would definitely recommend it!
Jonathan is very knowledgeable about Charleston and it’s rich history.
Jonathon was a class act and an amazing tour guide, extremely knowledgeable but more importantly made the tour interactive and fun for everyone. My wife and I highly recommend this... read more tour to anyone.
Badass Broads Walking Tour - Best Ever - Jonathon was the best tour guide I’ve ever had. We did The Badass Broads of Charleston Walking tour. He was extremely passionate and knowledgeable. Every story has a... read more ton of historical background and an abundance of info about the women and their lives. He’s a true lover of Charleston which really added a quality and charm to the tour. I consider his tour a must see if you visit Charleston.
Jonathan was an incredibly articulate, entertaining & knowledgeable guide. The 2 hour tour was paced for his guests, and he answered all of our questions with ease. The... read more tour was very interesting and educated us on several unique people, places and even things (Simmons Iron Works) - We will definitely be doing his Bad-Ass Women of Charleston Tour next time we’re in town. Lastly, the price was reasonable & well worth the price of admission.
I love a great tour and this one was THE BEST I've ever experienced! Two solid hours of great stories, fun adventures, deep history, and a roller coaster of emotions.... read more Jonathan was exceptional in every way. Professional, knowledgeable, gracious, accommodating, articulate, passionate...and 100% invested in your experience and sharing everything he loves about his city. A MUST DO in Charleston!
Charleston Walking Tour - Our tour guide was amazing: informative, knowledgeable and entertaining. Thoroughly enjoyed the tour and I highly recommend it.
BEST TOUR EVER. John is not just a knowledgeable historian, but a fabulous storyteller. We were hanging on every word!
Absolutely delightful and very informative. Johnathan clearly loves his city and its history and draws everyone in with his great storytelling and deep feeling for his adopted home.
Was such a great tour!! The guide was super passionate and it showed and reflected in his tour. Taught us how much of a historic city Charleston is. A great... read more way to see and learn about the city! I hope 8 1/2 becomes yours.
Jonathan is a walking history text book when it comes to Charleston history! With only one free day in this beautiful city, we definitely picked the best way to see... read more and learn about Charlestons rich history. You will not be disappointed! His passion for this city is unparalleled.
My daughters and I took a 2 hours walking tour on a beautiful Tuesday morning with JWalk tours. Jonathon is a great storyteller. He is very enthusiastic and knows... read more his history. He keeps you interested and engaged. I’ve been coming to Charleston often for many years because I have a condo on Folly Beach. I’ve taken many tours. This one had a little bit of everything with history, architecture, beautiful homes with gorgeous gardens and stories about the great people who influenced this town. This trip we did not have my grandchildren with us so we decided to take advantage of the time to do a tour downtown. I’m so glad we did. I just wish we had more time so we could do the Badass Broads tour. It will definitely be on my to do list in the future.
Johnathan was truly one of the best parts of our trip to Charleston. I was able to gather a group of friends coming in for a wedding to do... read more a walking tour with me and every single one of them was truly amazed with his authenticity, his knowledge and his excitement for both history and his city. It was a pleasure to walk with him around the city. We all learned so much, but even more than that enjoyed ourselves. Thank you for sharing your city with us and I hope to come back and take some of your other tours!
I know that these reviews sound like an echo chamber, but I can only repeat what others have already said. We have taken many guided tours, and I rate this... read more as the best and most informative of any I have taken. I feel that I have learned a lot about Charleston’s fascinating history. As an added bonus, we were promised a two hour tour, but it stretched out to 2 1/2 hours of time well spent.
We have traveled all over the world and Jonathan is easily in top 1% of guides. Passionate, professional, educated on the subject matter and a damn fine person.
This tour was everything advertised and more! Jonathan is a very knowledgeable guide and his presentation of the women who molded Charleston history was awesome. We learned so... read more much and had such a great time! He answered all our questions about any subject, not just the women. I would recommend his tours wholeheartedly and hope to have the opportunity to take another one.
My sister and I went on a private tour of the Badass Women of Charleston with Jonathan. It was a fantastic and memorable highlight of our entire 3 week trip... read more down the East Coast of the USA from Scotland.
The knowledge of the city extends not only to the history but the architecture and dining/drinks tips!
The time flew by, hearing the stories of the women of Charleston but also being an effective guided tour of this city. I only wish I had done the tour on my first day here as it helped me figure out where everything was!
Fantastic company, and Jonathon was a great host to introduce us to the history of this city!
A Charleston must see! Jonathan gave a fantastic tour! We had the best time learning all about awesome women from Charleston. He was so friendly and knowledgable, can’t recommend this... read more tour enough!
Jonathan is the best tour guide! He shared his love for Charleston as we visited the historical sites, he knows stories that add depth to the experience. He... read more is flexible with taking questions and can tailor the tour to your interests of Charleston. I have used 3 other tour companies in Charleston and his was top notch! He truly cares about sharing the past that has shaped the present Charleston. Highly recommend Jonathan!
Jonathan was incredible. His passion and extensive knowledge made our time in Charleston memorable. We would take any of his tours in the future and certainly hope to again soon!
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