To fully appreciate the Holy City, you must know its history, and a Charleston, SC, carriage tour is one of the best ways to learn. You will gain a new respect for the architecture, art, food, music, and everything else that our city offers. So, hop on aboard! Read on to learn about the top tour companies in Charleston, and if you are looking for more ways to enhance your vacation, download our free Charleston Area Vacation Guides. Our guides are full of recommendations on art galleries, museums, historic sites, and more.
Your Guide to the Best Downtown Charleston Carriage Tours
Palmetto Carriage Works
Palmetto Carriage Works is the oldest carriage tour in Charleston, SC. Armed with a deep knowledge of the area, the guides at Palmetto Carriage Works are known as some of the best in the Lowcountry. During the public carriage tour, you will see several renowned historic sites and learn little-known facts about the region’s past. Private tours are also available for those who prefer a more intimate experience.
Classic Carriage Works
Classic Carriage Works is another one of Charleston’s greatest carriage tours. One interesting aspect of this company is that they operate out of the oldest active stable in town! Classic Carriage Works offers one-hour tours downtown. Their most popular tours include the Charleston History Tour, Civil War Tour, and the Slavery to Freedom Tour. Private and customized trips are also available.
Charleston Carriage Works
Charleston Carriage Works is in the heart of downtown’s Historic District, only a short walk away from the best dining on East Bay Street. Their custom carriages are some of the most comfortable on the peninsula, and their horses are some of the friendliest that you will ever meet. Come enjoy the charming aesthetic of Old Charleston as you learn about some of the Lowcountry’s most important sites on their fully narrated, one-hour tour. Read biographies on each of their horses by visiting the Charleston Carriage Works website!
Tips for Your Trip
- If you would like to save money on your Charleston, SC, carriage tour, we recommend visiting the Charleston CVB website for information on package deals.
- Remember to request your free Charleston Sea Island Vacation Guide for more recommendations on the Holy City’s top attractions.
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