Tailored Tours of Aiken

Private guided tours, tailored to specific areas of interest, are offered to groups of 1 to 7 people.

Tailored Tours of Aiken is a guided tour service that provides driving tours for private parties from two to seven people. We offer several different types of tours such as driving or walking; historic Aiken, Aiken & a Plantation, Winter Cottages, a special tour combining historic and current Aiken for those who are thinking of moving here, and now even a walking ghost tour at night. But if you don't see a tour that interests you, call and let us accommodate you. After all, our tours are TAILORED to your interests.

Tailored Tours are available Monday through Saturday throughout the year. Sundays can be reserved but only with a 48 hour advanced booking notice. All tours are given by an experienced, certified guide who is knowledgeable about Aiken history and Southern history. We recommend you reserve your tour by calling or emailing us. All tours are for private single groups, so time slots fill quickly.

We want all our visitors to have the best time possible in our beloved city and we look forward to serving you soon.

Take our Historic Aiken Tour to learn about our fabulous history, then visit the largest reenactment in the state: The Battle of Aiken in February.

To all our seasoned friends, new friends, and friends we've yet to meet, thank you for your kindness, support, and encouragement; we couldn't have made the year without you. And because of you, we look forward to a wonderful & prosperous New Year and wish the same for each of you!

Ending 2018 on a spectacular note because of all our friends and guests makes looking forward to 2019 even more thrilling.

Aiken is a gem of a town made better by our friends and guests who tour with us. Thank you to all who make us what we are today!

From our heart to yours, we wish every one of you, our family and friends, a very Merry Christmas!

As the holidays arrive, so do families and friends; and we're here to show everyone our lovely Aiken. Call us for your tour for up to seven people and leave the driving to us. We're excited to share the holiday magic with you!

DECEMBER 7, 1941 the day our country was attacked. Great men and women, 2,280 servicemen and women along with 68 civilians were killed, 1,109 were wounded. Today we still honor those who were so viciously killed while they slept or lounged on that Sunday morning; and we pay homage to those who fought valiantly to revenge those deaths and keep our country free from others who would do us harm.

Tour with us to see the beauty of Aiken and learn the history of Our city, then be a part of the Christmas magic at the Tree Lighting . . .

They saying goes, "If you love what you do, you never work a day in your life," and for us, this is so true. We love Aiken and love sharing it with our fabulous friends - the best ever in the world.

Rain, sun, clouds, or clear skies, we always look forward to seeing dear friends and making new ones on our tours. THEY are what makes life so wonderful.

Our guests are always so gracious and kind and beautiful both inside and out, that we love to show them off. But some are camera shy and that's okay. For them we share sights of what we experienced on their tours. Thank you all for making our day so much brighter just by your presence!

Horses, be they in the flesh or painted, are always appreciated and enjoyed. This one is outside of Woodside Plantation.

Summer heat makes us smile especially when we have such fine guests on tour. From Canada to Florida, Charleston to Chicago, we have had the finest folks that ever stepped foot in Aiken. We just love our new friends!

Today while touring we were treated to another exciting sight of a young hawk feasting on a lizard. As we came down the road it stayed on the side and when we were right upon it, it flew to the fence, paused, then flew off. For my guests who had never seen a hawk up close and personal, this was a rare and special treat.

Come tour with us and see what other special and/or rare sights you get to see!

Tailored Tours of Aiken

We reached a milestone today! 500 LIKES here on Facebook and it's all because of you all who follow us, liked us, and keep up with us here.

Can we possibly get up to 1,000 by the end of December or sooner? If each of you asks one friend to "Like" us, then we'll reach our goal easily. Please help us and continue to spread the word!

Private guided tours, tailored to specific areas of interest, are offered to groups of 1 to 7 people.

Aiken’s Farmers Market is bustling as is our whole town! Come on down and have fun!

Tomorrow night! September 8th at the new hour of 7:30pm, we’re going to host our Haunted Ghost Tour! Message us here, PM us, or text us at (803) 295-3870 to come along in this fun adventure; you must register to join the fun!

Every now and then while touring we're all treated to a special scene. Today we got to see this beautiful horse taking it's rider for a jaunt in the fresh air. Why don't y'all book a tour with us to see what extra little something you might see?

North, South, East, and West, our guests are simply the best. It's because of each of y'all that we do what we do with a smile and a love to keep on serving our community.

And the winner of the photo contest is . . . Angie Roberson Rhodes! She wins a gift certificate for two Haunted Aiken tours and a coupon book sold by Horse Creek Academy that's filled with hundreds of dollars of saving for restaurants in Aiken and Augusta.

Thank you all for participating in the contest. Keep following our page for more events and contests.



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Tomorrow we start the 5 day contest! Be on the lookout every day (the photos will be numbered) and when someone has correctly identified all five photos - the location/item - that person will win the prize: two reservations on a Haunted Aiken tour and a coupon book (as sold by Horse Creek Academy) worth hundreds of dollars in savings at restaurants in and around Aiken/Augusta. Stay tuned!

Be on the lookout! Starting Monday we will post a different photo for 5 days. The first person to correctly identify all five photos will win two passes for our Haunted Aiken tour plus a coupon book (as sold by Horse Creek Academy) worth hundreds of dollars in saving in Aiken and Augusta. And all you have to do is correctly identify all five photos! See y'all on Monday!

We're going to host a contest! For five days we will post 5 pictures, one a day of locations in and around Aiken. The first person to correctly identify them all will win a prize! More details to come!

Our Haunted Aiken tours are fun and sometimes amazing when we get orbs in photos, our EMF meters going crazy, and sometimes a fleeting shadow seen. But the best part for us is our guests. Anxious to learn about the dark side of Aiken and to find lingering spirits, we enjoy our guests both young and old.

As we've said before and will always say, our guests are the very best in the world and we love showing them Aiken and sometimes even learning from them as well. Thank you to each of y'all who made our days wonderful and for making what we do fun.

Aiken: the #1 Small Town in the South, home of USC-A recognized as #1 public college in the South, and Tailored Tours of Aiken #1 touring service on Trip Advisor. You just can’t get any better! Call us to schedule your tour and let Tailored Tours of Aiken show you this gem of a town.

Okay, y'all, not only did one of our tour guests capture a moving orb in a cemetery last night but one was also caught camera at a funeral home we stop at. Then today while going through our own photos, we saw this: at the base of the headstone on the left is a red streak of light. Two photos were taken back to back without flash and only the first one had it. No, there were no flashlights from that direction, no lighting, just picture #1 with a red light on the stone and picture #2 without. This doesn't happen on all our tours but when things occur we get excited!

Awesome ghost tour last night! A gentleman took photos in the cemetery and captured a moving orb; EMF meters went crazy in spots they normally don’t; and at one place two of the three meters went crazy, one teen took the “broken” one from her sister and it immediately went crazy too! Yes, last night was great!

It looks like the last of the rain has left our city so YES! we are going to hold the tour tonight! All those with reservations, please feel free to meet at 8:00pm in front of the Carriage House Inn at 139 Laurens Street NW. See y'all there!

To everyone with reservations for our ghost tour tonight, please be advised that IF it rains we cannot conduct the tour according to city ordinance. BUT a new tour will be created just for you all at a later date. Fingers crossed though that the rains stay away.

If you did not pre-register for the Monday, August 6th ghost tour, now is your time to take advantage of our newer and earlier tour scheduled by popular demand for Friday, August 3rd.

Those already registered and confirmed for the 6th, don't worry, you're good and will be touring on Monday. This is only for those who didn't get on the list for the 6th. Please spread the word! But you MUST pre-register with us here, through PM, or calling/texting (803) 295-3870.

Our August 6th ghost tour is FILLED TO CAPACITY . . . but we will be hosting another one soon! Keep following our page to sign up for the next one OR if you've got a group of four or more, let us know and we'll create one for your specific day.

Whether our guests come from Texas, New York, Georgia, or somewhere here in South Carolina, they are all just as sweet and wonderful as can be. We always brag on our guests because we have the most awesome ones ever! We are honored and pleased to share our fine city with them and hope they all come back soon.

Whether we tour Redcliffe Plantation, historic Aiken, or take a walking ghost tour, we and our guests always have fun.

Have you ever really looked at the small but beautiful details of Redcliffe Plantation? The history and beauty is amazing! Call us for your tour to Redcliffe, touring the home Thursday through Monday.

All of our guests make for wonderful days filled with fun and good times. And sometimes we even learn interesting tidbits of history from them! We just have the best folks ever.

We had a really fun Haunted Aiken ghost tour last night with this beautiful bunch of spirit seekers! No orbs or energy spikes were discovered at the cemetery but several places along the route sent our EMF meters going crazy. Thank you to each of you who came along for the tour!! For those of you who couldn't make it, please join us when we hold this again!

Whether our guests come from Florida or Florence, SC; New York state or New Ellenton, SC; or the country of England or America, we love meeting them all and showing off our beautiful Aiken. We just hope them all come back again and maybe the next time they can stay!

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