Our tour was of the historic homes and Drake was very informative regarding the building architecture. Drake and Bill were a tremendous duo! Great way to see historic Charleston!
Follow the history of the South Carolina port city of Charleston, which dates back more than 300 years, on a horse-drawn carriage tour. Save time by seeing the main highlights of the city’s past, including those from the Civil War era, from a comfortable perch as you travel across 30 blocks of the historic district.
For this tour of South Carolina’s oldest city, arrive at the Old South Carriage Company at 14 Anson Street about 15 minutes before your scheduled tour time to check in.
Climb into a carriage led by a horse and guide. The horse pulling your carriage is the same kind of draft horse that worked American farms in the 1800s, adding to the authenticity.
During the tour, your carriage whisks through 30 blocks of the city’s historic area, about 2.5 miles (4 kilometers). Pass by antebellum mansions, old churches, and historical homes, such as the former residence of South Carolina governor William Aiken Jr. Your guide revisits more than 300 years of history, and you’ll learn about the city’s founding and its role in the Civil War. Cover the historical district without getting tired from walking or having to arrange transportation.
Your tour ends back at Old South Carriage Company.
Will and rowdy are a perfect team! Will did an excellent job on the details of historic building and streets of Charleston. He also gave details as to the care of the horses which I appreciated. Turns out these horse are very much cared for....More
Whenever we visit we enjoy the historical insight given on the relaxing buggy ride. Mike did not disappoint as he graced us with plentiful stories of the buildings and founding fathers. Frank pulled us through a leisurely paced ride. This was a highlight of our...More