Charleston, South Carolina is one of the oldest cities in the United States having been founded in 1670. Any city that old has to have a rich history with plenty of great’s sights and stories. Charleston was home to major battles in both the American Revolution and the Civil War meaning there are plenty graveyards, dungeons and haunted buildings in the city. Locals and tourists alike have often spoken of seeing ghosts wandering around Charleston. There have even been customers at the Andrew Pinckney Inn saying they have seen ghosts hanging around the hotel. If you like all things haunted and are interesting in seeing a ghost when you stay at our historic Charleston hotels, check out these ghost tours:
Ghost and Dungeon Walking Tour- Explore Charleston’s historical haunted dungeon in the only Charleston tour with access to it. Visitors will follow a licensed tour guide on an hour and a half walking tour of historic downtown Charleston. Hear all the spooky legends of Charleston while walking around streets, cemeteries, back alleyways, and churches in our haunted town.
The Dark Side of Charleston – Want to know the true unfiltered history of Charleston full of stories about corruption, crime, prostitutes, brothels and sordid affairs? The Dark Side of Charleston walking tour will take you on an uncensored exploration of Charleston full of scandal and intrigue. This tour is only for adults as the subject matter can get a little scandalous.
The Haunted Jail Tour- Go behind the scenes at Charleston’s Old City Jail. The jail housed some of Charleston’s most infamous criminals, pirates and prisoners while it was in operation from 1802-1939. This is one of Charleston’s most famous ghost tours and is not for the faint of heart or small children as it takes you through the jail cells and hallways where Charleston’s worst criminals were housed.
If you want to come see a ghost or just find out about the rich history of Charleston, plan your stay at the Andrew Pinckney inn’s luxurious boutique Charleston Hotel. Our first-class accommodations are perfect for families and couples that want to be pampered on their stay in our fair city. Contact one of friendly staff members to book your stay today or if you have any questions about staying in Charleston.