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Palmetto Carriage Works: Tours & Tickets

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Open Now: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Open today: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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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...more
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8 Guignard St, Charleston, SC 29401-2013
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Reviewed today

we have visited downtown Charleston on our own a handful of times now, but this was the first time we took the carriage ride worth every penny! learned so much about the history and saw so many beautiful sights! and our guide was amazing! would...More

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Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed today

My hubby booked us on a morning carriage ride with Palmetto followed by an afternoon harbor tour... We got there in plenty of time- the place was bustling at 8;30 am. All very organized- staff was helping each other get the carriages ready. Turns out...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Jazz209
Reviewed today

My wife and I went to Charleston for our “50th” wedding anniversary and decided a private carriage ride would be a nice addition to our trip. I contacted Palmetto Carriage Works for the ride. We were fortunate enough to get Bob (the guide) and Woody...More

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Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Floyd331
Reviewed yesterday

A carriage ride is an excellent way to spend 30 minutes to an hour touring Charleston and learning about its rich history. This company was extremely easy to with—even let us reschedule for a later time the day of the ride because we got delayed....More

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Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Wanderer11155657138
Reviewed yesterday

Our tour guide was from Charleston and gave us a very informative tour. Made the beautiful day even better

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Date of experience: October 2019
Thank papawla
Reviewed yesterday

Loved our guide Katie and loved the experience. Great way to experience part of the city and its history!

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Date of experience: October 2019
Thank luanneb48
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We went on this tour and were less than impressed. Our guide was asked to speak up and did, for about 2 minutes. We thought, mistakenly, that this would be a tour of history of Charleston. There were a few bits thrown in but it...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank ellewitmag
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Really good fun, informative and a great way to see the city. Definitely recommend the private 4 person carriage to really enjoy the view.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank CORUM68
Reviewed 2 days ago

We had a terrific guide! He was very personable and knowledgeable. Enjoyed seeing the churches and the history behind them. Would have enjoyed seeing some homes on the side streets and their history.

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Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Sightsee156912
Reviewed 2 days ago

Very educational about the area. Saw some beautiful homes and learned about some of them. Interesting tour guide with a great sense of humor. One negative is that it was too much information about the local college. I understand each tour is slightly different as...More

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Date of experience: October 2019
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MelindaBee2
July 29, 2019|
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Response from peeshCharleston_SC | Property representative |
There is no free parking. There is a parking lot, but it is a paid lot. No free parking.
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Dreamer12
June 6, 2019|
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Response from peeshCharleston_SC | Property representative |
My refund offer is sincere and I want to refund you as soon as possible, but I have not received information from you. You may send your information through this thread if you like. I need your name, the date your toured... More
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Jose M
January 5, 2019|
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Response from peeshCharleston_SC | Property representative |
We are two blocks from the cruise ship terminal.
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