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Charleston’s Old South Carriage Historic Horse & Carriage Tour

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Follow the history of the South Carolina port city of Charleston, which dates back more than 300 years, on a horse-drawn carriage tour. Save time by seeing the main highlights of the city’s past, including those from the Civil War era, from a comfortable perch as you travel across 30 blocks of the historic district.
$35.00 per adult
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dmk1257 wrote a review Yesterday
Kansas City, Missouri21 contributions3 helpful votes
Was such a beautiful place to visit. Gardens were extremely well cared for and the house tour was great. The restaurant food was extraordinary. Such a spectacular time there.
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Cheryl M wrote a review Oct 20
Tyler, Texas5 contributions
Very glad we chose to visit this plantation. Surprised though at how rude/unfriendly the staff was from the ticket office to the docents in the house. They acted like it was their home and we had dropped by uninvited. Where was the southern hospitality?
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Joe F wrote a review Oct 19
Cary, North Carolina402 contributions77 helpful votes
Nice place to walk around and enjoy the garden and animals. Don’t pass up the 30 minute history presentation well done on the background of plantation and slavery. Good education for our granddaughters.
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Mommy1Indiana wrote a review Oct 15
Indiana228 contributions59 helpful votes
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I enjoyed a solo trip here while my family fished. It was so peaceful and the grounds were well landscaped. The volunteer for the garden tour was very knowledgeable. You had to pay extra to go in the house but since I was limited on time, I just spent the time exploring the gardens. There is an extensive area with historical signs by the stables, to show vehicles, pottery, and other things of interest from that time period. Highly recommend! You could occasionally hear construction sounds in the distance and the tour guide said it's a battle between progress and preservation. So glad the family has chosen to preserve this!
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Date of experience: October 2020
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LDM2000 wrote a review Oct 12
Peachtree City, Georgia, USA37 contributions15 helpful votes
It was interesting to hear the story of this plantation and of the people who lived and worked here. The guides did a good job of presenting plantation history without glorifying it. The grounds are beautiful.
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Date of experience: October 2020
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