If you are planning a trip to the Holy City, a ghost tour is one of the most fascinating ways to explore. From carriage rides to historic jailhouses, we’ve provided a list of some of the best ghost tours in Charleston, SC. Afterward, if you are looking for more unique attractions, download our free Charleston Sea Island Vacation Guides. Our carefully crafted guides are full of recommendations for the Lowcountry’s top galleries, restaurants, museums, and more!
The Best Charleston Ghost Tours for a Spooky Time
Bulldog Tours has a tour for everything, but their ghost tours are what set them apart from the competition. You will find several offbeat offerings, including the Haunted Jail Tour, the Ghost and Graveyard Tour, the Dungeon Walking Tour, and even the Haunted Pub Crawl.
Bulldog Tours is the only company in Charleston that explores the oldest graveyard in Charleston and the Provost Dungeon, and they both rank consistently among Bulldog’s most popular touring options!
Book your tour in advance on the Bulldog Tours website.
Old Charleston Walking Tours
If you love a good scary story, then you will love Old Charleston Walking Tours! Their Pleasing Terrors Ghost Tour is consistently rated among the top tours in Charleston, SC. It is 90 minutes long and available each day at 7:30 and 9:30 p.m. (with the exception of Christmas Eve and Christmas day).
This ghastly tour was created by Mike Brown, who is known throughout Charleston as one of the most experienced ghost tour guides. With over twenty years of experience, this is a tour that you won’t forget. Tickets are available on the Old Charleston Walking Tours website.
Old South Carriage Company
No list of Charleston ghost tours would be complete without mentioning Old South Carriage Company. It is one of Charleston’s most beloved tour companies and has served the community for over 30 years. Their Haunted Carriage Ghost Tour is a must for all who visit! This 40-minute twilight tour allows visitors to explore areas where spirits are reported to linger. The tour is only available during the autumn, so plan accordingly. Check the Old South Carriage Company website for details.
Where to Stay in Charleston
In July, 2018, Travel + Leisure voted Charleston the No. 1 city in the United States, so book your stay with somewhere as impressive. From Kiawah Island to Seabrook Island, we offer an extensive collection of handpicked rentals that showcase everything from golf fairways to pristine marshes and oceanfront vistas.
Much like the Holy City, both Kiawah Island and Seabrook Island have a rich history that beckons to be explored.
When you are ready to plan your Charleston getaway, think about the beaches of Kiawah Island and Seabrook Island - just 30 minutes from downtown!