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Charleston's Historic Residential Carriage Tour

  • See Charleston just like people did more than 300 years ago—by carriage 
  • Learn history as your guide tells stories about the city’s past
  • Get to interact with the horses at the stable
Charleston's Historic Residential Carriage Tour
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9:15am Carriage Departure
Save $$ and start your morning with us at 9:15am on our one-hour tour of the residential Historic District of Charleston.
9:45am Carriage Departure
Take a little extra time in the morning but still save $ and join us at 9:45am on our one-hour tour of the residential Historic District of Charleston.
12:30pm Carriage Tour
Join us at 12:30pm on our one-hour tour of the residential Historic District of Charleston.
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See the historic city of Charleston from a historic transportation method—by horse-drawn carriage. You’ll pass by old homes, see decorative ironwork, and learn the history behind city attractions. With a historic Charleston carriage tour departing every 30 minutes, it’s easy to fit this guided tour into your sightseeing itinerary. Plus, meeting at the stables gives you more time to interact with the horses, too.

What to Expect

For this carriage tour, meet in Charleston's historic district at 20 Anson Street, in the stable opposite Market Street, and get ready to experience the streets the same way as those of the past did—by horse-drawn carriage.

Carriages leave for this guided tour every 30 minutes, and you’ll want to check in 15 minutes before your scheduled departure time to turn in your voucher. There is a horse stable at the start of the tour, which you can explore before or after your tour.

Enjoy the views of the historic city from your carriage as your guide, licensed by the city, points out important landmarks and attractions and tells stories from the past. You’ll travel through Charleston’s historic district and cover three to four miles (4.8 to 6.4 kilometers) of its scenic streets.

Your Charleston historical tour ends back where it started—at 20 Anson Street.

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Reviewed 1 week ago
Ben and Rocky...👍🏻👍🏻

Great experience! Ben was amusing and informative. He kept us interested and answered all questions. This is a must do when visiting Charleston.

1  Thank Cristina L
Reviewed 1 week ago
Good, informative tour

Great overview of the historic district of Charleston packed into a one hour carriage tour. In general, the carriage tours seem like a good place to start, to get a general idea of what the area has to offer. Once off of the tour, we...More

1  Thank T8371HDbrandonh
Reviewed 1 week ago

it's a lot of fun with getting to know Charleston. There are four different tours and you don't know which one you'll be on so you can go couple times. We loved it

Thank camiedelaney
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
great tour of the city

We had a really nice experience with Hal as he gave us a really informative tour of the city of Charleston. He was fun and interesting. He had a wealth of knowledge about the architecture. We were really glad we did this activity.

Thank Diane K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Great Experience!

I highly recommend this carriage tour. The tour guide began our journey describing how the horses are taken care of and how the horses get 3 weeks vacation after a few weeks of working. Definitely a great start reassuring us animal lovers that the horses...More

Thank Doreen R
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Linda V
25 May 2018|
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Response from Lisa G | Reviewed this property |
Thanks for your question. I'm not sure if dogs are allowed on the carriage rides. Therefore, I would suggest calling the carriage ride company to verify. Enjoy your trip!
Eileen L
10 May 2018|
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Response from Carol K | Reviewed this property |
Probably, but most are for about 12-15 people