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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 yesterday
Learn something new everyday.

There is so much to learn about historic Charleston and the driver of this carriage tour was well versed and interesting. Price is reasonable, everyone very very pleasant and if you have a remote interest in history definitely do this tour.

Thank Martin H
Reviewed yesterday
Enjoyable and informative

Enjoyed the carriage ride and our driver was very informative. Charleston is a lovely city. Weather was a little rainy but still an enjoyable outing

Thank heizvet
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile
Amazing tour!

Ross was the best tour guide! Hilarious commentary and personal anecdotes. We had a great time and definitely recommend!

Thank Jamie R
Reviewed 3 days ago
Great experience

We were a party of 3 and got the back row of our 4-row carriage. Had no trouble hearing or understanding our guide Ross. Tour was facsinating and informative and Ross added great humor! Learned a lot about Charleston and both the Civil and Revolutionary...More

Thank eileenkeough828
Reviewed 3 days ago
Wonderful experience with Palmetto Carriage Tours

Classmates of 55+ years took the carriage ride and loved it. Ross was our guide and sure knew his stuff. He was knowledgeable, funny, easy on the eyes, and fun to be with! We had a wonderful ride. We especially liked learning the background and...More

Thank madelinegieselman
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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