Daytime Horse-Drawn Carriage Sightseeing Tour of Historic Charleston

  • Live Guide
  • E-Ticket
  • 1 hr

Experience 25-30 blocks of Charleston’s historic downtown district on this 1-Hour Daytime Palmetto Carriage Horse-Drawn Carriage Tour. See houses, gardens, mansions, churches & parks, learn about buildings, history, architecture, flora & the people that make up the “Holy City." Palmetto Carriage Works is the oldest carriage tour company in Charleston and has developed the greatest carriage experience in the city! A Palmetto Carriage tour offers a blend of knowledge, wit, humor, and history and is exciting and ever-changing; a seamless fusion of 19th-century conveyance in a 21st-century city.

Itinerary Details

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Stop At: Charleston City Market

Our Barn is located just off of the Charleston City Market. You will meet your certified tour guide here and then you will depart on your hour long horse or mule drawn carriage tour. The carriage will go through the City gate at the market where the tour guide is assigned a tour route. You will see about 30 blocks of the historic district which will include beautiful architecture, churches, buildings, gardens and more. The tour returns to the Big Red Barn.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Palmetto Carriage Works

This is where you will meet your tour guide and your horse or mule drawn carriage.

Duration: 15 minutes

Pass By: Joe Riley Waterfront Park

Bright green public space overlooking the Charleston coast.

Pass By: Battery & White Point Gardens

Public Garden and outdoor space located in the Battery

Pass By: Old Exchange & Provost Dungeon

Completed in 1771 as the New Exchange and Customs House, and recognized today as South Carolina's most historic building.

Pass By: Rainbow Row

The longest cluster of Georgian row houses in the United States.
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