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Charleston’s Old South Carriage Historic Tour

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
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4:30
Charleston Carriage Ride - Guests must check in 15-minutes prior to start time as tours promptly leave at start time.
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4pm 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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2pm 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
Really enjoyed this tour

The tour guide was knowledgeable and interesting. We thoroughly enjoyed the tour and the anecdotes and stories he shared of Charleston.

Thank Julia R
Reviewed yesterday
Great way to kick off your trip to Charleston!

We began our time in Charleston with the 1 hour carriage tour which gave us a great overview of the city - both it's history and the "lay of the land". Our guide was very knowledge and interesting without being "cheesy". I recommend reserving your...More

Thank R4Faith
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile
Really enjoyed the Carriage Ride

We decided to take the carriage ride, my wife and I really enjoyed the ride. Our guide was very knowledgable and gave us a lot of history of the local area. We definitely learned a lot of local history. Well worth the money. Tbe tour...More

Thank Mack184
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile
Perfect way to see the city!!

Such a fun experience!!! The tour guide was so knowledgeable and informative. It was the perfect way to see the city, especially parts that we may have missed by foot. When the tour was concluded we were brought back to the barn to see where...More

Thank LuxeMama
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile
Family trip

This was great tour with a great guide. We enjoyed getting to know the history of all the sights on the tour. I would recommend this tour to anyone. If you are going in July, try to get the early tour, the temperature was just...More

Thank Meredith G
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BonnieTaxlady
15 May 2018|
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Response from Rod L | Reviewed this property |
yes I think most have tops, but you can call to check
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eab8
4 May 2018|
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Response from travelgal2816 | Reviewed this property |
I don’t know. I would ask the company. They may be bored. JMO though.
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