Carriage Tour of Historic Charleston
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Choice of morning or afternoon departure
Informative, friendly and professional guide
Ideal choice for families
Duration: 60 minutes
Discover the beauty and charm of South Carolina on a Carriage Tour of Historic Charleston. Winding through cobblestone streets lined with age-old buildings, it's a journey as beautiful as it is informative. The tour showcases an array of historical landmarks, centuries-old mansions, quaint alleyways, lush gardens and iconic churches that Charleston is famous for. This isn't just a sightseeing tour - it's an immersive experience in history and culture.
Your journey begins as you settle into your comfortable, horse-drawn carriage. Take the reigns for the day and let our seasoned tour guides lead the way. While soaking in the picturesque scenery, revel in fascinating tales and anecdotes that breathe life into the town’s rich past. Outfit-wise, comfortable clothing and a good pair of walking shoes are recommended.
As you trot along, take in sights like the grandeur of Charleston’s stately mansions, the Rainbow Row with its lovely pastel-painted Georgian houses and the Old Market teeming with local vendors. Don’t forget the stunning view of the Cooper River, with the magnificent Ravenel Bridge spanning it. With an average tour duration of about an hour, there's plenty of time to capture memorable photographs and immerse in the tales of the past.
The history of this tour can't go untold - it provides a unique insight into America’s southern gem, depicting its evolution from a colonial seaport to a modern thriving city. The tour's guides are not just regular guides; they are storytellers weaving you through the dynamic years of history and the transformations this quaint old town has seen. They’ll walk you through moments that defined Charleston, right from its foundation in 1670 to the Civil War and beyond.
In conclusion, a Carriage Tour of Historic Charleston is more than a sightseeing excursion. It’s a tribute to the enduring spirit of a city that refuses to fade away. It’s for those who have an insatiable curiosity for history and a love for beautiful cityscapes. Revel in the stories, memorize the sights, and let the City of Charleston be ingrained in your heart. It's a journey you'd regret to miss. So, whenever you're planning your next vacation, remember that escape could be an age-old horse carriage away! Immerse yourself in the city’s history and make it a prestigious part of your travel repertoire.
|Daytime Carriage Tour
|Available Now until 1/31/2025 View Detailed Schedule
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- What methods of transportation does the Carriage Tour of Historic Charleston use?
- Approximately how long does the Carriage Tour of Historic Charleston last?
It lasts approximately 1 hour.
- For what ages is the tour appropriate?
Great for all ages.
- Is photography / video recording allowed on the Carriage Tour of Historic Charleston?
- Is the Carriage Tour of Historic Charleston handicap accessible?
No, it is not wheelchair accessible.
- Where does the tour meet?
8 Guignard St, Charleston, SC 29401, USA
- Is there a minimum number of tickets?
Yes, there is a minimum of 1 tickets.