1 hour (Approx.)
Offered in: English
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This one-hour tour tells the tales of Charleston's most pivotal moments and will have travelers falling in love with the unique culture and beautiful landscapes of this southern city. Your experience begins in the stable opposite Market Street, where you'll interact with horses before riding along in a custom carriage through the landmarks and attractions of this coastal town. The 16-passenger carriages are lighter and more comfortable that most, making them as enjoyable for the horses are they are for travelers!
- Historic Residential Carriage Tour of Charleston
- Enjoy the convenience of departures every 30 minutes
- Get expert commentary and insight from a professional guide
- Perfect for families and small groups
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City-Licensed Professional Tour Guide
1-hour carriage tour of Charleston's Historic District
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Departure & Return
20 Anson St, Charleston, SC 29401, USA
Return DetailsReturns to original departure point
What To Expect
Charleston is home to rich history, stunning views and unique culture and traditions. Proud residents have kept this southern city in pristine condition for centuries and this popular tour highlights the best attractions and landmarks for first-time and returning visitors alike. The Carriage Tour experience covers three to four miles of the Historical District and is narrated by a city-licensed tour guide with stories and insight to share. With tours departing every 30 minutes from 20 Anson Street, this Charleston experience is sure to fit your schedule. Visitors say there's something magical about seeing the city the same way people did more than 300 years ago.
For centuries Charleston has been a hub of culture, class, charm, and national history. The British settled here in 1670 and quickly established her as one of the most important cities in America. As years passed, Charleston thrived and evolved all while keeping her unique personality. A beautiful harbor as rich in history as it is rich in breathtaking vistas. Centuries old homes kept in pristine condition by their proud residents. Cobblestone streets. One-of-a-kind shops and vendors. Charleston has it all. And we'd love to introduce her to you with a Carriage Tour experience that is classic and unique as she. Each of our tours is an hour long and covers 2-3 miles of Charleston’s residential Historic District. They are narrated by some of Charleston’s best city-licensed tour guides who are happy to share their local insight with you. Tours load and depart about every 30 minutes from our stable at 20 Anson Street.
Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Subject to weather. If canceled due to bad weather, you can choose an alternative time or full refund
- Carriages can accommodate up to 16 passengers.
- Children 2 years and under are free but must sit on the lap of a parent or guardian. You always have the option of purchasing a seat for your child.
- Please check-in 15-minutes prior to your scheduled tour time. Failure to do so may result in your reservation being delayed to a later time.
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Near public transportation
- Infants must sit on laps
- Most travelers can participate
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
- OPERATED BY Charleston Carriage Works, LLC
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
- For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
- If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
- Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
- Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
- This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.
Learn more about cancellations.
Frequently Asked Questions
The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Charleston's Historic Residential Horse and Carriage Tour?
A:The policies on face masks and attendee health are:
- Face masks required for travelers in public areas
- Face masks required for guides in public areas
- Face masks provided for travelers
What is the policy on sanitization during Charleston's Historic Residential Horse and Carriage Tour?
A:The policies on sanitization are:
- Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
- Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
- Gear/equipment sanitized between use
- Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
What is the social distancing policy during Charleston's Historic Residential Horse and Carriage Tour?
A:The policy on social distancing is:
- Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Charleston's Historic Residential Horse and Carriage Tour?
A:The policies on staff health & safety are:
- Guides required to regularly wash hands
- Regular temperature checks for staff
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