1-Hour Guided Carriage Tour of Charleston's Historic District

Tours & Sightseeing in Charleston

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There is no better way to experience the charm and beauty of old Charleston than by horse and carriage!  This 1-hour guided tour will take you through centuries of Charleston's history and culture. Pass by some of the most beautiful and historic neighborhoods the city has to offer.
When it is time for the tour to begin, you will be picked up by a clean, sturdy, and comfortable carriage being pulled by a beautiful Percheron draft horse. All the carriages are covered, so you won't have to worry about getting too much sun. Once everyone is on board, the tour will begin in the Historic Charleston City Market and will then cover about 20 to 30 blocks of the residential historic district. The tour will cover the history of Charleston and the Lowcountry, from the founding of the colony in 1670 on through to the modern city, which has been named one of the top travel destinations in the world. The tour will be narrated by an expert in local history, and will provide you with a wealth of information and better understanding of Charleston's pivotal role in the history of the American nation.The tour will end at the Old Brick Barn on Guignard Street, the oldest active stable in the city of Charleston. You are welcome to explore the barn after the tour, and you can even say hello to your horse while he gets his water break.

What’s included

  • Live commentary on board
  • Professional guide/driver
  • One hour carriage tour of the historic district

What’s not included

  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks


  • Great overview and orientation of the city
  • Fully narrated tour
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide