A horse-drawn carriage tour is on the must-do list of every visitor to Charleston. We found two expertly-guided carriage tours that offer convenient mobile tickets and free 24-hour advance cancellations.
Charleston’s Top-Rated Historic Horse and Carriage Tour
Top-rated Old South Carriage Company hosts this horse-drawn carriage ride and tour that takes you back to Charleston’s colonial beginnings. This guided carriage tour will take you through more than 300 years of history. You’ll pass by old churches, antebellum mansions, and lush gardens as your horse-drawn carriage tour of historic Charleston includes more than 2.5 miles and 30 blocks. Belgian and Percheron draft horses steadily pull the carriage along while you take in the sights and learn about this “Holy City” and its involvement in the Civil War. Make a reservation with the Old South Horse and Carriage Tour
Horse-Drawn Carriage Tour of Charleston
This tour begins in downtown Charleston, where you will be greeted by a skilled driver-guide and seated in a carriage pulled by two horses. Follow a tour that passes through some of the most exquisite residences and gardens in the historic downtown center, learning about the architecture as you go. Pass by rows of bristling palmetto trees and inhale the aroma of jasmine blooms from deep, shady porches.
Charleston’s historic structures have been scrupulously conserved and restored since the city was founded in 1670. From long-ago pirate raids through plantations, Revolutionary wars, the Civil War, and Reconstruction, learn about Charleston’s tumultuous past. The guides expertly weave humor and education. Make a reservation with the two-horse carriage tour