If you’re visiting Charleston SC because you’re fascinated by its rich history, then going on one of our carriage tours is the best way to learn about the cultural significance of the Holy City. On a carriage tour, you will gain a newfound respect for the art, food, music, architecture, traditions, and everything else the city has to offer.
Now, you’re probably thinking, “Sounds great! But which carriage tour should I take?”
Since there are so many good options, it’s impossible to pick just one. But if we had to, we would pick the following four as the best carriage tours in Charleston, SC — all tied for the first place!
“There’s no better way to experience the beauty of Charleston than by way of a horse-drawn carriage tour!”
That’s the motto of this company. So what you can expect from them is an awesome tour with guides that will both entertain and educate you while taking you around the city in a carriage.
This company gives you a chance to see Charleston while sitting in a carriage listening to certified guides narrating everything to you on an hour-long tour.
Being one of the oldest tour companies in Charleston, they have a reputation for whisking first-time visitors into the magic of the city’s most popular sights. Spotlights include Rainbow Row, the Battery, and the Williams Mansion.
Established back in 1972, Palmetto Carriage Works is the oldest carriage company in Charleston.
Their most popular carriage tour is an experience of 25-30 blocks of Charleston’s historic downtown district. On the ride, you will see beautiful houses, green gardens, huge mansions, historic churches, and parks. So you will learn about the local buildings, architecture, and flora while having interesting meetings with the people of the Holy City!
Charleston Tour Association
As you can see, there’s a tour for everyone. If you want to see the complete list of our tours, head on to this page.