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Charleston's Historic Residential Carriage Tour

From US$23.00
Highlights
  • See Charleston just like people did more than 300 years ago—by carriage 
  • Learn history as your guide tells stories about the city’s past
  • Get to interact with the horses at the stable
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Charleston's Historic Residential Carriage Tour
From US$23.00
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9:15am Carriage Departure
Save $$ and start your morning with us at 9:15am on our one-hour tour of the residential Historic District of Charleston.
From US$23.00
9:45am Carriage Departure
Take a little extra time in the morning but still save $ and join us at 9:45am on our one-hour tour of the residential Historic District of Charleston.
From US$24.00
10:15am Carriage Departure
10:15am departure time for our one-hour tour of the residential Historic District of Charleston. Tour departs in the FALL!
From US$26.00
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Overview

See the historic city of Charleston from a historic transportation method—by horse-drawn carriage. You’ll pass by old homes, see decorative ironwork, and learn the history behind city attractions. With a historic Charleston carriage tour departing every 30 minutes, it’s easy to fit this guided tour into your sightseeing itinerary. Plus, meeting at the stables gives you more time to interact with the horses, too.

What to Expect

For this carriage tour, meet in Charleston's historic district at 20 Anson Street, in the stable opposite Market Street, and get ready to experience the streets the same way as those of the past did—by horse-drawn carriage.

Carriages leave for this guided tour every 30 minutes, and you’ll want to check in 15 minutes before your scheduled departure time to turn in your voucher. There is a horse stable at the start of the tour, which you can explore before or after your tour.

Enjoy the views of the historic city from your carriage as your guide, licensed by the city, points out important landmarks and attractions and tells stories from the past. You’ll travel through Charleston’s historic district and cover three to four miles (4.8 to 6.4 kilometers) of its scenic streets.

Your Charleston historical tour ends back where it started—at 20 Anson Street.

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Reviewed 2 days ago
One sure way to cover ground without walking.

An enjoyable hour. Wish we could have gotten pictures, but traffic doesn't allow stopping or clear shots. A very busy and congested city. A hint to the drivers: If you talk while looking toward the horse, we can't hear you. If a truck goes by,...More

Thank GypsyGirl77
Reviewed 1 week ago
Enjoyed tour very much!

Enjoyed my tour of the city very much with Bones, Chase and Mack. There were 15 total on the tour, good for anyone group or singles.

Thank Lisa G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Best tours!!

Our family went on two of the best tours with the Charleston Carriage Works this weekend. Al and Jake, Matt and Gary were awesome! Very knowledgeable, interesting and fun! We so enjoyed the weekend and highly recommend this tour company.

1  Thank Julie G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Great time in Old Charleston

My wife and I had a terrific time riding with Dale and Jerry (the horse). So much interesting information and a comfortable ride. The rest of the guests were friendly and Dale did a great job helping everyone feel like part of the ride! Visited...More

Thank Timothy M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Introductory tour

Al was our driver with Trevor our horse! Very entertaining tour guide. He was funny and full of cool historical facts about historical Charleston. Highly recommend the company for a fun ride.

Thank Carol K
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Jessica B
12 April 2018|
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Response from Dennis C | Reviewed this property |
We purchased tickets the same day and took a look around the city, then came back. There are specific time slots, so you should be able to return later.
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Jenilinsky
9 April 2018|
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Response from RobRon123 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, ours went by there. However, the routes are regulated by the city and you really don’t know exactly where they will take you until the driver stops and picks up his route card.
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