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Charleston Horse Carriage Tours

Charleston, South Carolina's oldest and second-largest city, is known for its cobblestone streets, horse-drawn carriages, and pre-Civil War homes.

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

Make a reservation with the Old South Horse and Carriage Tour

Charleston Horse and Carriage Tour
No visit to Charleston is complete without a horse and carriage tour around the old city.

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

Make a reservation with the two-horse carriage tour

Horse-Drawn Carriage Sightseeing Tour of Historic Charleston
There are plenty of options when it comes to horse and carriage tours.

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

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