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Charleston’s Old South Carriage Historic Tour

From US$26.00
Highlights
  • Learn about 300 years of Charleston history in just one hour
  • Cover 2.5 miles (4 kilometers) while resting your feet on a carriage ride 
  • Multiple departure times offered to fit your busy sightseeing schedule 
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Charleston’s Old South Carriage Historic Tour
From US$26.00
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Charleston Carriage Ride - Guests must check in 15-minutes prior to start time as tours promptly leave at start time.
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9:00am departure; Charleston Carriage Ride - Guests must check in 15-minutes prior to start time as tours promptly leave at start time.
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9:15am departure; Charleston Carriage Ride - Guests must check in 15-minutes prior to start time as tours promptly leave at start time.
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Overview

Follow the history of the South Carolina port city of Charleston, which dates back more than 300 years, on a horse-drawn carriage tour. Save time by seeing the main highlights of the city’s past, including those from the Civil War era, from a comfortable perch as you travel across 30 blocks of the historic district.

What to Expect

For this tour of South Carolina’s oldest city, arrive at the Old South Carriage Company at 14 Anson Street about 15 minutes before your scheduled tour time to check in.

Climb into a carriage led by a horse and guide. The horse pulling your carriage is the same kind of draft horse that worked American farms in the 1800s, adding to the authenticity.

During the tour, your carriage whisks through 30 blocks of the city’s historic area, about 2.5 miles (4 kilometers). Pass by antebellum mansions, old churches, and historical homes, such as the former residence of South Carolina governor William Aiken Jr. Your guide revisits more than 300 years of history, and you’ll learn about the city’s founding and its role in the Civil War. Cover the historical district without getting tired from walking or having to arrange transportation.

Your tour ends back at Old South Carriage Company.

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Reviewed yesterday
Everything was perfect!

They were so kind! They gave us a reminder via text message of our tour time. We got there and they were ready for us. No waiting. The tour guide was so informative and funny! A great way to learn about the city! Thank you!

Thank kristabrown18
Reviewed yesterday
Excellent tour with Josh and Ben

Josh, our guide, and Ben, our horse, were excellent hosts for our Charleston tour. We were lucky and drew the route along the Battery, State Street, Bay and Broad Streets. The weather was perfect fo the tour - about 75 and sunny, no wind. Josh...More

Thank kwilk
Reviewed yesterday
Fantastic Tour!!!!

We took a tour today with Elliott. We had Chip pulling our carriage. They did a wonderful job. Elliott shared so much history and side stories. The hour flew by and we saw so much in the town. Thank you both for a wonderful job.

Thank Stephanie C
Reviewed yesterday
Great Way to See Charleston!

We had a wonderful time with Jack (the horse) and William (our guide). Both Jack and William absolutely LOVED their jobs and you could tell!!! We learned so much about the history of Charleston and saw so much in the hour tour. We took the...More

Thank Ann W
Reviewed yesterday via mobile
Great Tour

Eliot was our guide and Johnny his trusty, side-kick, horse. Both were wonderful! Eliot obviously knows his history of Charleston (told us he’s a history major) and it was clearly evident. He always had great facts or stories to tell. If we asked a question,...More

Thank travelgal2816
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clb841
April 5, 2018|
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Response from Laura S | Reviewed this property |
there are several parking places around that area. I think they charge about $10. P.S. I highly recommend going to Hyman's for lunch/dinner it's an awesome building. Enjoy.
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