Engaging walking tours

Experience the diverse, dynamic and important history of Charleston amid architectural treasures and historic locations. Our guides will entertain and enlighten your students with historic locations and personalities.

Really large group? No problem!

Charleston Cavalier Tour designed our school tour program to accommodate large groups.  We are also available for groups of any size, whether Elementary, Middle or High school. One guide per group and unique routes make our large group tours unique.

How long is just right?

Our walking tours, are one hour and provide a distinct tour experience for each group. For the final thirty minutes they can point out specific areas of interest or guide your group to your meal time selection. 

Customize per your needs

 We have created worksheet handouts for students, focused on specific topics and incorporated historic locations into our tours.  Talk to us about your specific requirements, standards or learning objectives. We want to make this field trip experience awesome and educational!

feed your Hungry crowd

Experiencing the history of Charleston will get your student’s brain’s a buzzin’ and their stomachs growling- we got y’all covered.

Boxed Lunches

These hearty sandwiches, chips, cookie and a bottle of water, will get the kids ready for the rest of the day. Packed in a sturdy box, these lunches are sure to satisfy. We also offer vegetarian options and special dietary requests. Pricing varies, but we aim to get your kids fed for around 10 dollars a head. Yum!

Sit-Down Plates

We have several locations we partner with to provide quick, satisfying and tasty sit-down meals, with all the benefits of a restaurant. Keep in mind your time budget and be ready to eat a little early. We suggest right after your walking tour in the morning.

Buffet Style Plates

A line of awesome food, keeps the students moving. A tasty selection of meat and sides is sure to make ’em smile. Pricing varies, but we aim to get your kids fed quickly and inexpensively at possible.

extra credit

Enhance your tour with additional stop or plan an activity afterwards.

Historic Houses and Sites

 Many of our groups enjoy taking advantage of nearby locations of historic interest that offer docent tours or short programs. Ask your Cavalier representative about including these in your tour or as a separate event.

Activities around town

Let us help you select important or interesting locations to share with your students. Fort Sumter or the South Carolina Aquarium or the Blue Ropes Activity Course are always popular choices. Some groups are interested in non-historic side-trips or speakers and presentations. Charleston has many exciting opportunities.

Museum Programs and more

The Charleston Museum has an extensive list of programs with important Charleston and Lowcountry topics at their location. Ask us about subjects specific to African-American history, natural history or other diverse subjects. Let us know if you are interested in special presentations or speakers. We want your experience with history to be in-depth and varied as you desire.

A Turnkey Solution

We’re here to help. If you are planning an extended stay, let us help with your food, lodging and further activities. 

Destination Management

Your time is of the essence and you want to optimize your field trip to Charleston. Let us handle all the details. Contact us to discuss all your groups specific requirements.

Concierge Services

Need your favorite coffee in the morning? Forgot to bring sunscreen? Saw a local show that you to take in?  Charleston Cavalier Tours will help you with all the details before and during your trip to Charleston.

One-Stop Shop

Charleston Cavalier Tours is here to stop all your headaches. We will assist you in building a great experience for everyone in your group. Let’s talk !

let’s talk

We will take care of you and your students.


A Word

From Our Founder


Charleston Cavalier Tours was born with a vision, to entertain, engage and enlighten minds of all generations. Our guides bring the dynamic and diverse history of Charleton to life for your students. It is an honor to share these vital stories and events with you and your classes. We encounter history every day in the structure of our lives, glimpsing the past in historic buildings and personalities helps us better understand ourselves and our world. Please contact me directly to explore what experiences we can share with your group.

– Brian McFarland