Charleston is one of the oldest cities in the United States with tons of historical sites and buildings to be seen. There are all sorts of great things to do in Charleston from ghost tours to amazing shopping to getting up close and personal with local wildlife. With all the great things to do in Charleston, you can spend a whole week vacationing there and still not see everything that Charleston has to offer. Stay at great historic Charleston hotels like the Andrew Pinckney Inn to be in the center of all the great Charleston action. The Andrew Pinckney Inn is a luxury downtown Charleston hotel that is close to everything you would want to see including Waterfront Park and the Old City market. The Andrew Pinckney Inn features first-class accommodations like plush beds with luxury linens, flat screen televisions, lavish bath amenities and beautiful views of downtown Charleston.
When you stay at the Andrew Pinckney Inn, take a private tea party tour around Charleston to learn all about the city’s rich history. Laura Wichmann Hipp runs the tea party tours and brings her unique viewpoint and Charleston history knowledge to every adventure. These tours give you and up-close and personal view of Charleston architecture and history as Hipp will even bring you inside some of her friend’s Charleston houses. Tours are held from Monday- Friday at 9 am and begin with breakfast on the Battery. Hipp will then walk or drive you around past great historical Charleston houses, gardens and local churches. When the tour is over Hipp brings you back to her house on the Ashley River for tea. These tea party tours are perfect for small groups of fewer than twenty people and have even made the list of Travel and Leisure magazine’s 101 best things to do in the world.
These private tea party tours are a fun and interesting way to see downtown Charleston and hear local stories. Make sure to book a tour when you stay at the Andrew Pinckney Inn’s downtown Charleston hotel. Contact the friendly staff at the Andrew Pinckney Inn today with any questions or to book your Charleston vacation.