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Carriage Tour of Historic Charleston

From US$26.00
  • Learn about the old-fashioned charm and history of Charleston from your guide
  • Cover 25–30 blocks of the city on a horse-drawn carriage to save time
  • Multiple tour times available to fit your busy schedule 
Carriage Tour of Historic Charleston
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If you’re a big history buff or just want to make your way around Charleston’s historic district without walking miles on foot, then opt for this guided tour. Travel up to 30 blocks on a horse-drawn carriage as your guide tells you fun facts about the city’s past. Plus, multiple tour times and a short duration time make it easy to fit this tour into your busy schedule.
What to Expect
For this tour of Charleston, meet your guide at the big red barn at Palmetto Carriage Works on Guignard Street. Once you check in, hop aboard an old-fashioned, horse-drawn carriage (it’s covered overhead, so do keep in mind that the tour happens rain or shine).

Ride through Charleston’s historic area, learning about the history of some of its old mansions as you ride along. Your guide will point out other key places such as St. Michael’s Episcopal Church and the Charleston County Courthouse.

Hear fascinating stories about the city, including pirate raids, the American Civil War, plantations, and even the Revolutionary War.

After cruising about 30 blocks, your tour ends back at the departure point.
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Reviewed today
Great Tour with Charleston's Premier Carriage Tour company

We had a wonderful tour today, led by Weston, of beautiful Charleston SC. I wasn't sure what to expect from a carriage tour but was very pleasantly surprised at the extent of the tour and the knowledge of our tour guide Weston. The entire operation...More

Thank Matthew A
Reviewed yesterday
fun ride

It was fun to ride around downtown by horse and carriage and hear about the towns history, but they packed you into the carriage tightly I couldn't even sit straight up I had to lean forward the entire ride.......other than that the tour was great.

Thank Jennifer S
Reviewed yesterday
Outstanding Tour of Charleston

Have been on numerous carriage rides- always with Palmetto whom I consider the best. Had more company and rode today with Monica. She was the best guide ever. Great sense of humor, very knowledgeable, good with the horses, just fun. Well done Miss Monica

Thank Debra H
Reviewed yesterday via mobile
Giddy up!

My wife, her parents and I took a carriage ride while visiting Charleston. We figured that the tour would be a good way to show her parents part of the city. The purchase and check-in were easy and completed in the big red barn. The...More

Thank Reitz37
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile
Great tour

We took the 4:00pm tour, our guide Monica was VERY knowledgeable, friendly and fun. We will definitely take another tour with them!!

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7 April 2018|
Response from LotsofQuilts | Reviewed this property |
Easy walking distance...look for the big red barn.....
7 April 2018|
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Response from NYMarcy | Reviewed this property |
Approximately an hour