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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.
US$35.00 per adult
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Rachael T wrote a review Feb. 22
Creston, Iowa72 contributions19 helpful votes
This place is absolutely incredible. I would love to go back when everything is in bloom. So much to see. We didn't do any tours, we just walked around on our own. You cannot go into the house without a tour so if you have the time, definitely book a tour. This is a much larger place than I was expecting based on the pictures. Wear your walking shoes.
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Date of experience: February 2021
Lauren T wrote a review Jan. 2021
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I booked a "staycation" at Middleton Place to relax and enjoy alone time with my significant other without having to drive or fly somewhere to do so. Although I had toured the Middleton Place grounds before, staying on the property was such a different, wonderful experience! We checked into the Inn early enough to get into the beautiful room, unpack, change and still explore the grounds! We caught the wine and cheese hour by the fireplace and enjoyed a game of chess. On our second evening at Middleton we gave the restaurant a try and we were not disappointed! The food was incredible, the staff was so accommodating and the atmosphere was incredibly inviting.
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Date of experience: January 2021
Alex S. wrote a review Jan. 2021
Saint Louis, Missouri2 contributions
We visited in mid-January and the grounds were still amazing and beautiful. Camellias in bloom everywhere! The views of the live oaks dripping with Spanish moss with the river as a background are wonderful. There are lots of informative and interesting exhibits of daily life in the 1800s—farming, textiles, pottery, for example.
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Date of experience: January 2021
Jennifer K wrote a review Jan. 2021
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Had a great visit. The grounds were amazing. Staff at house were very knowledgeable. I ended up dropping my phone in the pond and a staff member Dave went in the freezing water and got my phone. Wow! Thanks Dave, you saved the day!
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Date of experience: January 2021
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Ms. Salsa wrote a review Jan. 2021
47 contributions7 helpful votes
We bought the combo tickets for the Middleton Place & Edmondston-Alston House. We first visited the Middleton Place on the outskirts of Charleston. Absolutely beautiful and breathtaking! The entire property is very well kept and maintained. The main house tour was short and interesting. It had about a handful of courteous and very informative ladies who were ready to assist you with all your questions. My favorite spot was the area around the carriage house and home to most of all the animals. You get to pet the sheep, Lily the cow and some of the horses used to pull the carriages for reserved rides. The horses were majestic indeed and sweet when approached. We had the pleasure in meeting this very nice gentleman who worked in the section that exhibited many of the equipment used to run the functions of the house and barn area. He was very informative and attentive to our questions. We also got to meet a nice young man who represented a blacksmith, and who showed us how he actually made and welded pieces together on sight. There was another gentleman who played the part of one who worked back then forming different kinds of wooden barrels for more than one use. There was also still standing, a home where one of their many slaves lived and continued living, even after she was freed. Note: My review doesn't include the Middleton restaurant, that one has its own rating.
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Date of experience: December 2020
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