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Arrive at a centrally located stable in downtown Charleston at least 30 minutes prior to your scheduled departure time. After meeting the horses, board a comfortable carriage and begin to make your way through the heart of the city. The carriage is covered to protect from the sun but open on the sides for easy viewing.

Tour through 20 blocks of the Charleston historic district, visiting top sites such as City Market, the Battery, and Rainbow Row. Your guide fills you in Charleston history—from its early days as a small colony in 1670 to its recent revival—and exemplifies the South’s distinct humor and charm.

The tour concludes at the Old Brick Barn, the oldest active stable in the city and a good jumping off point for the rest of your day’s exploration.
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Classic Carriage Works, LLC
A carriage tour of downtown Charleston takes you to the city’s top historic sites in a short amount of time—perfect for first-time visitors. Stay out of the sun without missing a sight in the covered, open-sided carriage as your guide regales you with stories and fun facts from the Holy City’s long history.
  • Horse and carriage tour of historic Charleston is a classic experience
  • Ride past key Charleston sites in a covered carriage with open sides
  • Fully narrated tour provides insight into Charleston’s long history
  • Cover more ground in downtown Charleston in less time on a carriage tour
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Reviewed 5 days ago
Great Ride

We were on the tour the day before they closed up for hurricane Florence's approach. Patrick was are guide and was very fun & informative. Wish I could remember our horses name as we need to give him credit for a great ride as well...More

Thank P9963CYdonnaw
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Wanted to cancel before tour due to frustration

Had 3 encounters with company (1 on phone and 2 in person) before finding out way t get a placeholder for tour after I bought my ticket. This was my first activity in Charleston SC, a city I had long wanted to visit. I wanted...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Worth the price

This was a really nice tour the guide was very nice and full of facts and gossip of the area. Got to see a lot of the city in just 1 hour. Worth every cent the tour was great.

Thank RayG2U
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile
Patrick and Franklin

Charleston’s best carriage tour with the eloquent,fun, informative and humorous Patrick and supported so ably by the wonderful powerhorse Franklin. As Australians visiting this gorgeous southern city, it provided an historic rhetoric which is unsurpassed.

Thank Jane090958
Reviewed 10 August 2018
Star Tour Guide, Dave

We had the good fortune to be in Dave's carriage this afternoon - the horse's name was Jerald. We can't say enough about Dave's knowledge of the area. He easily fielded any questions we threw at him. His degree in History from the College of...More

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You can...if you don’t mind getting a little wet. Carriages have roofs.
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