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Palmetto Carriage Works

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Charleston, SC, USA
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About Palmetto Carriage Works
Established in 1972, Palmetto Carriage Works is the oldest carriage company in historic Charleston, SC. Still family-owned and operated, the company offers guided horse and mule-drawn tours of Charleston's downtown and and residential historic district for the thousands of visitors hoping to take in the charm and history of the city in a more authentic way.
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Daytime Horse-Drawn Carriage Tour of Historic Charleston

If you’re a big history buff or just want to make your way around Charleston’s historic district without walking miles on foot, then opt for this guided tour. Travel around in a horse-drawn carriage as your guide tells you fun facts about the city’s past. Plus, multiple tour times and a short duration time make it easy to fit this tour into your busy schedule.
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1 hour
from $32.00

Charleston Sightseeing Day Trip with Lunch from Myrtle Beach

Even if you’re short on time, you can visit Charleston from Myrtle Beach in just one day on this guided tour. See top Charleston sights, such as the City Market and the Battery, on a horse-drawn carriage tour and a harbor cruise, plus take a guided tour of Boone Hall Plantation. This tour includes all activities, transportation, and lunch, providing an incredible value.
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10 hours 30 minutes
from $139.30

Evening Horse-Drawn Carriage Tour of Downtown Charleston

A Southern-style carriage ride is a classic activity in Charleston. This quick tour offers a look at the historical sights of downtown and the Commercial District. Relax while you ride through the streets, from Joe Riley Waterfront Park past the City Market to the Old Exchange and Provost Dungeon.
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35 minutes
from $22.00

Private Horse-Drawn Carriage Tour of Historic Charleston

This private horse-drawn carriage tour of downtown Charleston offers the flexibility to explore the Holy City at your own pace. You and your private party have the guide’s full attention, making it easy to ask unlimited questions and customize your itinerary. Plus, moving by horse-drawn carriage means covering more ground in less time.
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1 hour
from $225.00
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PaulyPauly2014 wrote a review Yesterday
Knoxville, Tennessee4,345 contributions257 helpful votes
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We decided on a Saturday afternoon ride, over a Sunday for our carriage experience; we weren’t disappointed at all! It was a hot day but had a great time. Van was a great guide driver, and comedic! A great historic guide of churches, places of culture and of importance:
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kingme0214 wrote a review Jul 8
Brownsburg, Indiana1 contribution1 helpful vote
Pleasant ride thru Historic Charleston. Great driver. Palemtto has great customer service and booking was easy online. Love this city would use this company again on my next visit.
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Date of experience: July 2020
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jenn19852003 wrote a review Jul 7
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First of all, Gayle was very nice and knowledgeable. However, I feel I wasted my time & money because we were on the house and churches tour. I wanted to see more of the areas that is talked about regularly when you research Charleston. My advice is save your time and money and
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marcdavisfamily wrote a review Jul 7
Moultrie, Georgia15 contributions3 helpful votes
The driver/guide was wonderful. She really knew all about Charleston even though she had not lived there her whole like. I would highly recommend this carriage company. I really like the visit to the Big Red Barn where some of the horses are stalled and you get some unknown
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Date of experience: June 2020
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sweetea41 wrote a review Jul 7
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My family enjoyed our experience. The staff was knowledgeable and we all felt safe during these tough times. Will recommend!
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