Thank you so much Jonathan! We had such an amazing time with you and your knowledge and celebration of some pretty badass women of Charleston was inspiring and wonderful to... read more experience on our tour! We will definitely book another tour with you again on our next trip to Charleston.
Highly recommend Jonathan with JWalk Tours, who we got as a result of this booking! Very good presentation on his part and interesting sites and facts!
Jon Green was the best tour guide we have had in many tours we’ve done in Charleston over the years. His passion and knowledge for the Badass Women of Charleston... read more was inspiring, entertaining, emotional, outstanding. We really enjoyed it and would highly recommend!
Jonathan made this tour excellent. Highly recommend this tour over any of the other tours offered throughout Charleston. If we had more time, we would’ve signed up for his Bad... read more Ass Women tour. Outstanding guide - made entire group feel welcome and part of the experience.
A fantastic tour and history of the badass women of Charleston SC. The tour guide is one of the best in Charleston.
Most enjoyable tour we have taken filled with fascinating historical facts by a passionate, knowledgeable guide. Jonathan mesmerized us with his skillful storytellings. Highly recommend him.
Jonathan was engaging with thorough knowledge of Charleston's history and architecture. He was respectful of the past and a big fan of Charleston's now.
Jonathan was extremely knowledgeable about Charleston history and was very engaging when telling stories about the city’s past. He didn’t gloss over the more shameful parts of Charleston’s history... read more but tried to present a fair view. He encouraged questions and it was apparent how much he loved his city. I would definitely recommend this tour or any other tour that he leads.
Jonathan was an excellent guide!! I learned so much today ... along with getting to know Charleston better. His knowledge was impressive and so entertaining! If you're not taking this... read more tour, you are definitely missing something.
Johnathan took us on an enchanting walk through Charleston, sharing interesting facts and captivating stories. Highly recommend this 2-hour trek.
What a great tour! This is a must do while your in Charleston!! We learned about some amazing women! I would have to say this was my favorite... read more tour of the weekend.
If you want a great introduction to Charleston or want to understand the history of the city then this tour is for you. This was our first time to Charleston... read more and we really enjoyed we want to take Jonathan’s Badass women of Charleston on our next trip.
Amazing walking tour! A must do for any fan of history who wants to get the whole picture. The women covered in the story go from the precolonial to the... read more Jim Crow era, giving you a breadth of Charleston history. Did this tour with an 8 year old who could follow along and enjoyed her time. The guide was extremely knowledgeable, thoughtful, and mindful of weather conditions.
Doesn’t white wash southern history (unlike most other downtown tours), and touches on some truly vanguard women!
Best tour in Charleston - inspiring and thought provoking!!
Although we had a family emergency and couldn't participate in the walking tour I felt it was important to let you know that the guide contacted us when we didn't... read more show up and asked if we were still coming. Of course we didn't want to hold up the group and I felt bad that I had not cancelled but at the time it was not a priority.
So I commend the customer service of JWalk Tours.
My friend Wendy & I took the Badass Broads tour with Jonathan Green today. We had a private tour & it exceeded expectations (which was no easy feat as I’d... read more read the awesome reviews). Wonderful in-depth knowledge that isn’t covered on many other tours. Truly a treat for Jonathan’s great sense of humor as well!
(feels badass using this inspired-after-the-tour emoji)
Our tour guide, Johnathan Green, was excellent. He was very informative and made the walking tour one of our best experiences in Charleston. His passion about the city and its... read more history was always front and center
In 1663, following his Restoration to the British throne, King Charles II granted the chartered Province of Carolina to Edward Hyde, Earl of Clarendon, and to seven other British... read more aristocrats.
In Spring 1670, some 200 English colonists arrived to establish Charles Town on the west bank of the Ashley River, a few miles from the present-day city centre. Over subsequent decades, the city grew wealthy through its exports of rice and sea island cotton. However, the ravages of the Civil War and then the 1886 earthquake devastated Charleston and its hinterland.
Throughout the 20th and into the 21st Century Charleston has developed a diverse economy and has become a successful tourist destinations.
In a two-hour walking tour, Jon led us through Charleston’s incredibly rich history . . . its communities and their cultures, inspirational leaders and teachers, mansions, theatres and galleries, plantations, businesses, armed conflicts, fires and natural disasters, and the resilience of its citizens.
The tour was lively throughout . . . lots of anecdotes, illustrations and q &a. Simply superb!
Amazing tour of Charleston today! Jonathan is knowledgeable, personable, engaging and entertaining! 2 hours went by in the blink of an eye. We could have followed him around all day,... read more but that might have been creepy!
One of the best tours I’ve ever taken. John was incredibly knowledgeable and a great story teller. His vignettes were fascinating, and I learned an amazing amount of history and... read more architecture while having a great time. Absolutely go on this tour!!!
Jonathan was a fabulous tour guide. I have done 4 walking tours of Charleston, and this one was at the top and most unique. My girlfriends and I ended up... read more having a private tour which was an unexpected bonus. I will recommend this tour to all of my family and friends who come to visit us in the low country.
What an amazing tour! Jonathan was funny, informative, and kept us entertained on the entire 2 hour tour. Walked away feeling like I really had a better understanding of Charleston... read more and an appreciation for its history (both the good and the bad). Could not recommend this tour more highly!
We were referred to JWalk as the most knowledgeable walking tour in Charleston We were not disappointed. Jonathan was both personable and knowledgeable my wife and I had a... read more great time, learned lots, and thoroughly enjoyed our tour. Our recommendation is if you are heading to Charleston be sure to book this tour and do it the 1st day you are there. For us, doing it early set that stage for all that Charleston has to offer and gave us many good ideas for additional things to see and do. Bravo to Jonathan GREAT JOB!
I enjoyed this tour. Jonathan was knowledgeable and engaging. We saw much of the historic district and learned about the religious, political, architectural and social history of Charleston--which is exactly... read more what I was looking for. I don't know if Jonathan is the best guide in Charleston because this is the only tour I went on; however, I do know that I thought my money was well spent on this tour.
This tour was absolutely amazing! It was the perfect addition to our Charleston trip, as we were able to learn so much history (aka herstory) and see beautiful parts of... read more the city. We appreciated the relaxed walk and the ability to ask all of our questions. It was a good length, so even a pregnant lady could handle it. Plus it was just a fun time! Would definitely recommend to others and can't wait to go back and do another tour.
Informative, entertaining and picturesque. A great way to learn about such a beautiful city AND get my steps in!! Definitely would recommend. Thanks Jonathan!!
Absolutely spectacular! What better way to be introduced to this city than through the notorious and vivacious lives of Charleston's most bodacious women! Jonathan navigated our family expertly down the... read more historic pathways and kept our crew enthralled by the rare and riveting details of each woman. We were NOT ready for the tour to end!! Top notch!!
Wow! This experience was beyond spectacular. Me and my family were looking for a tour of Charleston, and our hotel recommended this company, and it did not disappoint. Our... read more tour guide had such a great vibe, good humor, and made the tour very enjoyable, even for my 11yr old. We were also surprised with the amount of knowledge and facts he was able to give us about this historic town. But what separates a great tour company and a bad one, is the amount of love for the job, and Jonathan, our tour guide, showed the love and passion for this job like no one else. And this tour was extremely family friendly, interesting, and overall a great experience which I would recommend to everyone visiting Charleston. Definitely a 10/10 experience.
Jonathan was very informative without being boring!
Great sense of humor! He really loves Charleston and it makes the tour so personal!
My father and I attended the Badass Broads of Charleston walking tour, and it was excellent. It was interesting to learn the stories of women that aren't taught in... read more the History books. If you get a chance to take the tour, I highly recommend it. The tour guide is knowledgeable, and he teaches fascinating stories that you just don't hear everyday.
Jonathan Green tells stories about history in a way that brings history alive. His perspective on historical context makes the stories about Charleston entertaining and meaningful. The tour... read more was about 2 hours and we covered a decent amount of territory. My college age daughter and I loved it.
We had a wonderful tour with Jonathan Green. He is very knowledgeable and we Learned so much about Charleston. Looking forward to coming back and doing another tour with him.
Loved our walking tour with Jonathan Green in Charleston! He brought each and every location ALIVE with History. I didn’t like history in high school and did poorly... read more in the subject. I am fascinated with it now in older years.
Jonathan was so personable and engaging and he knew MANY MANY historical details about each area.
Highly recommend any tour with Jonathan..it was an excellent experience.
We can’t wait to return for another Charleston walking tour with JWALK tours!!
This was a great walking tour! We had great weather and Jonathan did a wonderful job of bringing Charleston history to life for us. He was articulate and he spoke... read more loud enough for all on the tour to hear. I have never been on a tour of a city that the guide brought tears to my eyes as he was retelling some stories of history. I highly recommend this tour!
Jonathon led us on the Chicora tour highlighting architecture and social history, and unsung heroines and heroes of Charleston. Sensitive and insightful the tour explored judge Julius Waring and... read more the early civil rights era, slave Robert Smalls and his capture of the USS Plantar in the early civil war and the gorgeous iron worked gates of Phillip Simmons. This tour helps reclaim the extraordinary history of this lovely but complicated city.
This tour was a total pleasure. It's not always easy to listen to someone talk for two hours, but Jonathan really brought his stories to life with detail, humor, and... read more palpable passion for his subject matter. He even kept the interest of our 14-year-old party member! When someone loves what they do it shines through, and that's the case with Jonathan. His tour was a highpoint of my visit to Charleston, and as a woman, I'm indebted to him for bringing the courage, compassion, and strength of these often unsung heroines to light! Thank you, Jonathan. (The tour was outdoors, and no equipment required, so the questions below don't really apply--I didn't see that it says optional till after I answered them!--but this site won't let me clear my answers...)
This was a great tour! Lots of interesting historical facts highlighted through the lens of badass women. It was a cool take on history. The walk was well paced and... read more hit major places. Jonathon was super friendly and knowledgeable. I recommend!
This tour was so amazing and inspiring to learn about the amazing women of our history! Me and my boyfriend went the other day and loved every second of it!... read more The tour guide was super kind and so fun to talk to! Highly recommend!!
Had a fantastic walking tour with Jonathan! He’s so passionate and knowledgeable about Charleston. He’s a great story teller— he’s able to be lively and fun, but also speaks with... read more empathy and respect about Charleston’s painful history of slavery. The tour has the perfect mix of historical facts, architecture, and storytelling. I really felt moved and it left me wanting to come back to the city again soon to continue exploring all of its beauty and complex history.
Visit Charleston, SC and take a walk with us! " Walking the streets of Charleston, one of the oldest cities in America, is walking through an important part of the tapestry of American history.
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