WALKING TOURS

Badass Broads Tour

 

JWalk's "Badass Broads Walking Tour" may step outside of the lines just a bit but we consider it a homage to these ladies who sometimes had to step way outside of the lines and defy the conventions of their day to make their marks. JWalk Tours is proud to present a few of the badass ladies who you'll discover are a vibrant part of Charleston's story. A story that is, unfortunately, relegated to back pages of history and often untold. [More Info]

Chicora Walking Tour 

Walking the streets of Charleston, one of the oldest cities in America, is walking through an important part of the tapestry of American history. Established in 1670, Charleston grew to become one of the nation’s leading ports and was an especially important for trade and military defense in the South. In fact, by 1750 Charleston was the largest and wealthiest city south of Philadelphia.

On our walk together, you’ll become part of a city with a rich and fascinating story to tell. From it’s wealth and opulence to the many disasters that fell upon it and its participation in the darkest parts of American history and humanity. Like any city with opportunity, people of great diversity came from near and far to participate in the building of one of the early melting pots in America. They built enduring structures; houses, churches, businesses and forts all with their own stories to tell. These streets and structures have been walked by presidents and foreign dignitaries, generals and soldiers, slaves and slave traders, and pirates and merchants. You will feel a part of the celebrations held for visiting presidents to the devastating fires, earth quake, hurricanes along with attacks by foreign invaders, pirates and eventually Union armies that were defended against. [More Info]

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  •   Outstanding guide, group, and topic. Immediately at ease with the plan and our guide. He clearly has a passion for Charleston, its history, charm, and beauty. He took every comment... read more

    725jillc
    2/02/2020

      Our tour was on Christmas Day and it was the best present I have ever opened! Jon is a bottomless wealth of information, facts, and obscure details which made the... read more

    890carolf
    1/11/2020

      Jonathan's knowledge and passion for Charleston's history is simply amazing. We laughed, we cried and downright enjoyed every minute of the walk. He spent two hours with us because couldn't... read more

    groovopolis
    9/23/2019

      Jonathan is incredibly informative, personable and energetic! His knowledge of the Charleston history is so extensive and he is a natural teacher! He makes history fun! He also is so... read more

    thwright
    10/26/2019
  •   Jonathan is incredible. He talks about these stories with care and passion. He’s extremely knowledgeable and is telling different and important stories that should be heard. Everyone should take this... read more

    kylie393
    2/25/2020

      On thanksgiving Day, Jonathan took myself and about 14 friends on a tour through Charleston. I have lived here for two years and have never done a walking tour before.... read more

    670meagang
    12/06/2019

      Jonathan was very informative, entertaining, and enthusiastic about every story on the tour. 10 out of 10 would recommend! Best Tour in Charleston.

    guscrump
    11/28/2019

      We enjoyed this walking tour! We found it to be one of the most interesting tours and we walked away with so much more knowledgeable of Charleston! ... read more

    Jennifer B
    4/14/2020
  •   Jonathan has really researched his information. He is knowledgeable and well spoken. He is thoughtful and considerate, not only for his tour group, but also for the property owners.... read more

    Oma3612
    3/10/2020

      This review is long overdue and bad on me. It was Christmas Day and Jonathan took my aunt and me on an incredible journey through the quiet streets of... read more

    passport_required007
    3/22/2020

      Fantastic tour! Will was our guide and very knowledgeable about the area including answers to our random questions. We did other tours while in Charleston and this was the best... read more

    007amyi
    1/20/2020

      Our guide Jonathan was informed, entertaining, and passionate. While I was aware of some of the women he spoke about, I learned about a few new ones. Stories were great.

    JoanZ071
    3/15/2020
  •   I took the Chicora Walk Tour- it was great. So much good information, including honest history of heavier subjects and uplifting stories about the people and the city. Time well... read more

    J2633RXbarbarab
    2/11/2020

      Awesome experience, pleasant, educational walk through beautiful Charleston. Loved the history of the ladies.

    V9032OXjohnl
    12/13/2019

      The pace was easy going, the knowledge was in-depth and incredibly well delivered, even the weather didn't let us down. This is the absolute best tour I've taken in... read more

    55coltj
    3/27/2020

      Every time Jonathan spoke, you could feel his passion for story telling. His dedication to his craft kept everyone’s attention throughout the whole tour. He seamlessly works light hearted jokes... read more

    G3649WJjohng
    11/28/2019
  •   My boyfriend and I booked a tour through Jwalk tours and it was such a memorable experience. Jonathan has a unique way of taking you back into time and his... read more

    darthamay10
    10/23/2019

      We had a great tour today with Jonathan! I highly recommend taking one of his tours He is extremely knowledgeable and answers all your questions. We got to learn... read more

    P1411YOamyb
    10/10/2019

      Loved, loved, loved it! So much more interesting than most. We learned the history behind the history and went at our pace. I would recommend to anyone.

    lalasueb2004
    9/22/2020

      Really enjoyed the route and wonderful packed history. Our guide Jon was extremely informative, warm, and engaging. The way he shared his knowledge was fun and really entertaining too. We... read more

    Ashley L
    6/12/2019
  •   My husband and I took have taken walking tours in Italy, Chicago and New Orleans. None were as informative and engaging as the time we spent with Jonathan walking in... read more

    ontheroadalot_9
    3/10/2020

      Excellent walking tour! Jonathan had a great personality and plenty of historical stories (great story teller). Very easy to approach and ask questions. I am looking forward to the next... read more

    Bob B
    11/06/2019

      Jonathan’s passion for history radiates and brings life to his tours. He will take you on a walk through history that will inspire you and create a sense of emotion... read more

    m_gould96
    11/28/2019

      Jonathon was absolutely phenomenal! He was so excited and truly emotional about the history of Charleston! Eager to answer any questions! It was almost like we were in the midst... read more

    Wallisbrigitte
    3/03/2020
  •   Jonathon was an amazing and informative tour guide. He has a shining personality that really brings the HER-story of Charleston to life. If you’re looking for something more exciting than... read more

    Koreindian
    11/19/2019

      Johnathan provided my family from out of town one of the best experiences they've had in Charleston! My nephew - who is young, most have asked 100 questions, Johnathan was... read more

    mswhitt07
    4/17/2020

      This was the best tour I’ve taken. John is so personable and engaging. The walk was a perfect blend of history and entertainment. He loves what he does and it’s... read more

    ellisdea
    1/23/2020

      Excellent tour. Jonathan is a great storyteller and extremely knowledgeable. He was flexible in that he tailored his tour to us. We told him we had already done... read more

    annehbraun
    11/06/2019
  •   No matter how you look at our history here in the united states, we've always had many events that have been apart of history but would never get the recognition... read more

    frontline2020
    1/09/2020

      This tour was incredible! My boyfriend and I are locals, and learned more than we ever did in school about the history of our very own city. Jonathan is very... read more

    lopolston
    8/23/2020

      I have lived in Charleston for 5 years and my fiancée for 2. We have a broad knowledge of the city’s history, but when we hosted my future father in... read more

    F2760ABandyd
    10/30/2019

      Jon was a great tour guide. He knew all the details along our walk and answered all of our questions very thoroughly. It was so informative and interesting. I cannot... read more

    Kelli B
    7/01/2019
  •   We had Jonathan give us the Chicora tour and had a blast! Beautiful Charleston weather and inspirational stories told with passion. I learned a lot and am looking forward to... read more

    WitchOfMarketSt
    11/28/2019

      Great personal tour. Very informative. The really seem to support local businesses. We have been a lot of walking tours, this was one of the best

    garycZ2609QD
    3/30/2020

      This tour is hands down THE BEST in Charleston and very family friendly! Our tour guide Jonathan was so nice and had so much information on the History of the... read more

    Shanshalala
    1/23/2020

      Jon truly knows and cares about the history of this beautiful town. Not only does he understand the basic background, he is a true historian and researches the facts in... read more

    Sally V
    7/04/2019
  •   I visited with my wife and 2 daughters (15 and 17) and we were all hanging on every word. many cool things you won’t see or hear about on other... read more

    4daughtersstillsane
    2/17/2020

      We had an excellent, informative walk with Jonathan. He knows his Charleston history and his love for the city and it’s unique place in both the Revolutionary and Civil War... read more

    sharon w
    10/04/2019

      Jonathan's tour was fascinating. As someone with only a broad scope of American history, particularly Southen history, I was intrigued, moved and amused by the wonderful storytelling. Walking through the... read more

    shahgiat
    10/29/2019

      We have been to Charleston many times doing many historic tours. This was/is hands down the best we have ever done. We learned the most and enjoyed this tour so... read more

    666russellt
    3/15/2020

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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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General Tour Booking Phone

+1 843-974-8632

Group and Private Tours

+1 843-608-1911

Email

jonathan@jwalktours.com

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