Carriage Tour of Historic Charleston

8 Guignard St Charleston, South Carolina 29401
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10:30 AM
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1:30 PM
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9:30 AM
11:00 AM
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9:30 AM
11:00 AM
12:30 PM
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3:30 PM
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10:30 AM
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9:00 AM
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Carriage Tour of Historic Charleston
Detail Step back in time on a history tour
Detail Choice of morning or afternoon departure
Detail Informative, friendly and professional guide
Detail Ideal choice for families
Detail Duration: 60 minutes
Carriage Tour of Historic Charleston Schedule Schedule
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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.

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 Stop at  Charleston City Market
Step into a vibrant hub of culture at Charleston City Market, a must-visit destination in Charleston, South Carolina. Here, you'll encounter a delightful fusion of tradition and innovation.
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 Stop at  Old Exchange and Provost Dungeon
Step into the history at Charleston's Old Exchange and Provost Dungeon, unraveling tales of pirates, patriots, and presidents.
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 Pass By  Palmetto Carriage Works
Experience South Carolina's true heritage with Palmetto Carriage Works. As the oldest carriage tour company in Charleston, it offers intimate and interactive journeys that reveal the charm of a bygone era. Come, enjoy these horse-drawn treks, nuanced with vibrant local insights.
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 Pass By  Rainbow Row
Step back in time as you visit Rainbow Row, a charmingly historic stretch of 18th-century houses. Their eye-catching colors add a delightful charm to Charleston.
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 Pass By  Waterfront Park
Surround yourself with seemingly endless waterscapes and sweeping harbor views at Waterfront Park, Charleston's gem. Offering remarkable sunrise and sunset views, there's never a dull moment at this picturesque promenade.
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 Pass By  Battery & White Point Gardens
Discover a serene world hidden in the heart of Charleston at Battery & White Point Gardens. This tranquil oasis brims with history, natural beauty and stunning vistas of Charleston Harbor.

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.

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Daytime Carriage Tour
Available Now until 1/31/2025 View Detailed Schedule

Language Guides:

    Guide Language: EN
    Guide Type: Guide

Frequently Asked Questions for Carriage Tour of Historic Charleston:
  • What methods of transportation does the Carriage Tour of Historic Charleston use?
    Horse-Drawn Carriage.
  • 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?
    Yes.
  • 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.
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