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Carriage Tours of Memphis

393 North Main Street, Memphis, TN 38103 (Downtown)
901.527.7542
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Ranked #5 of 32 Activities in Memphis
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours
Owner description: Carriage Tours of Memphis offers historical and romantic rides through downtown Memphis Tennessee. we also offer weddings, funerals, birthday rides... more » Owner description: Carriage Tours of Memphis offers historical and romantic rides through downtown Memphis Tennessee. we also offer weddings, funerals, birthday rides and much more. « less
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Lewisville, Texas
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44 reviews 44 reviews
24 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We went on this ride with my husband, mom and 6 year old daughter, We enjoyed it even thou it was a little pricey, $55 plus tip for 30 minutes, the driver was very sweet and gave us a lot of insite on the city and even took pictures for us, so good times.

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memphiscarriages, Manager at Carriage Tours of Memphis, responded to this review

Thanks so much for taking a ride with us, and we are happy whenever our drivers are able to give the customers a little extra information about our wonderful Downtown. They are a great resource, so don't be afraid to ask them questions! More

Glen Rock, Pennsylvania
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33 reviews 33 reviews
11 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

My wife and I booked this tour a week or so in advance. We reserved a time that we thought would allow us ample time to get checked in to our hotel, grab some dinner, and then meet back at the hotel for our tour. Checking in to our hotel proved to be way more involved than we thought (scathing... More

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memphiscarriages, Manager at Carriage Tours of Memphis, responded to this review

I'm so glad you guys enjoyed yourselves and that we were able to make things a little more convenient for you. Hopefully the rest of your visit to Memphis was trouble-free. We love it when people enjoy our carriage tours, but we want you to enjoy ALL of Downtown Memphis, too! More

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Being from Memphis, I've never taken part in these tours until this most recent visit. I went with my aunt, toddler and 2 of my cousins. We discovered the night before that they will pick you up from any downtown hotel at no extra charge, although we didn't need that service it was good to know. We found them in... More

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memphiscarriages, Manager at Carriage Tours of Memphis, responded to this review

It's hard to tell, since we don't have a driver's name, which carriage company that you rode with. Many people, even locals, don't realize that there are actually 6 different carriage companies that operate downtown. However, I can pretty safely say that no matter what company, the drivers are always happy to take a ride. The "negotiating" mentioned in the... More

pgh
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36 reviews 36 reviews
11 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

My husband and I rode with Phil, his dog Lulu and Bob, the horse, who did all the work. Phil was a great guide as he described the history of the buildings, parks etc. that we passed. He was very personable, as was Lulu. It was a nice way to end a day in Memphis. I would recommend this tour... More

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memphiscarriages, Manager at Carriage Tours of Memphis, responded to this review

We are so glad you enjoyed yourselves here in our City and thanks so much for complementing our driver. They love to hear feedback and love to help make your visit memorable! More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 via mobile

The tour was great. Both our guide and our horse were fantastic. It made for an awesome evening and a really nice birthday present.

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memphiscarriages, Manager at Carriage Tours of Memphis, responded to this review

Happy Birthday! Our drivers and horses are honored when they get the chance to share in a special day in someone's life. We get to enjoy our horses every day, but it's great to give our customers the gift of a little horsey love and happiness on their birthday! More

New York City, New York
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

Arriving in Memphis at 10pm one night we saw these fairytale-like horse drawn carriages rambling the downtown area. We were instantly sold! Barney was quite well behaved and Laura went above and beyond the call of duty. She shared tidbits of history, current city affairs and pointed out great sights such as Autozone Park, the old Kress building, Hebe in... More

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memphiscarriages, Manager at Carriage Tours of Memphis, responded to this review

Laura and Barney are so happy you enjoyed your ride! We are glad to help our passengers get a little bit of history and good recommendations. We definitely want you to eat well here in Memphis! Don't be afraid to ask a carriage driver anything! They are great for visitor information! More

Corinth, Mississippi
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

This was our second carriage ride with Karin and Pie and they did not disappoint. She was very accommodating by picking us up at our hotel and dropping us off when we were finished. Our daughter especially enjoyed holding/snuggling with Bella. This was a great experience and we plan to do it again.

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memphiscarriages, Manager at Carriage Tours of Memphis, responded to this review

We are so glad you enjoyed your ride, and thank you for riding in the winter time! A lot of people don't realize we operate year 'round, so we especially appreciate our customers visiting in the off season. More

Batesville, Arkansas
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86 reviews 86 reviews
36 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

Enjoyed a 30 min ride throughout downtown Memphis. Driver gave us just enough attention & privacy for me to enjoy a romantic surprise from the hubby. I especially liked rambling through the park next to the river.

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memphiscarriages, Manager at Carriage Tours of Memphis, responded to this review

We are so glad you got to enjoy one of our rides! And we are very fortunate to be able to show off the Mighty Mississippi to our passengers on every ride! More

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

Our visit to Memphis was greatly enhanced by a horse-drawn carriage ride around down-town. The driver was an excellent guide sharing many interesting bits of history and significance. We don't usually do "tours" when we travel but were very glad we did that one.

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memphiscarriages, Manager at Carriage Tours of Memphis, responded to this review

We are so glad you took a ride with us! one great thing about Carriage Tours here in Memphis is that they are private, and you are not forced together with any other groups. That means that each ride can be customized to your own needs. You can hear history along the way, or, if you like, just sit and... More

Alabama
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40 reviews 40 reviews
13 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013 via mobile

Very enjoyable tour ride. Nice and relaxing. Great way to see interesting sites around town. A must do in Memphis.

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memphiscarriages, Manager at Carriage Tours of Memphis, responded to this review

So happy that you took the time to cruise around with us! We are fortunate enough to be able to tour up along Main Street and through the parks away from the traffic and hustle of the entertainment district. Visit us again soon! More

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