It was fun tour, however, if its the hotter months i suggest going during the evening. Our tour guide was funny and made the experience memorable.
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.
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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Took the tour on Saturday 9/22 with guide Will and horse Ron. This was the third time we have taken this tour. Each one has been exceptional. We live not too far away, and usually bring visitors on the tour. Will was really informative and...More
We had a fantastic time. This is THE way to see Charleston up close and personal. Will, our guide was exceptional! He not only knew all the points of interest, but when passengers asked him random questions, he answered with specifics and was just so...More
With one hour tour, is the fastest way to get in love with this old city. To enjoy the archtechiture, to refresh the memory on history. Also those detail introduced, like the marble steps, the fence, the window, even the trees...Enjoyed the carriage tour very...More
Arriving in Charleston in the week after hurricane Florence was due to hit we were lucky to share this lovely city with only a few tourists. We were told the carriage ride was a "must do" and were very pleased to relax and let our...More