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Palmetto Carriage Works

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Closed Now: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 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
+1 843-853-6125
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Reviewed today via mobile

Our guide, Tim, was great. He was very knowledgeable about the history of Charleston and the care of the horses. I would highly recommend it.

Thank Scott C
Reviewed today

The carriage driver we had was awesome! He knew his history about Charleston but relayed the information in a way that it wasn’t boring and rather it was very interesting! Being a future veterinarian I was slightly nervous as to how the horses would be...More

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Reviewed today

We family of four (2 adults, 2 little girls ages 4 and 6) had a great time! It was our first time in Charleston and we found the tour to be very fun and informational!

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Thank Quest608704
Reviewed today

We enjoyed our carriage ride in town Very friendly staff and wonderful Charleston history Beautiful horses

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Thank keoweemom
Reviewed today

What a great tour! Our tour guide Monica was well versed in history, architecture and had a great sense of humor. A must when visiting Charleston.

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Thank MaryLou A
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We we had the most awesome guide. I hate to say I don’t remember his name. He had multiple degrees in history and was amazing. I highly recommend this trip.

Thank Vicki E
Reviewed yesterday

Excellent guide. She was very knowledgeable and well spoken. Saw many interesting sites in and around Charleston. Would highly recommend for first time visitors to the city.

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Thank Susan C
Reviewed yesterday

The city of Charleston is so beautiful and having a knowledgeable driver made it so enjoyable . The ride was not too long but covered the area we needed to see.

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Thank bobsteppling
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

She sings, she is a great guide and she’s fun to be with. So very knowledgeable about the history of the city and the people!! I would highly recommend! And don’t forget to ask for Maggie.

Thank Lyle M
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Great ride and informative narrative of history of Charleston. We enjoyed it.woul highly recommended this attraction to anyone visiting this city.

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June 13, 2018|
Response from Randell C |
Don't take the carriage as there are FREE buses that will take you anywhere you need to go in downtown Charleston
June 12, 2018|
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Response from LonnieBazz | Reviewed this property |
They do not offer food on the boat.
May 5, 2018|
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Response from peeshCharleston_SC | Property representative |
Strollers will not fit on the carriage, but we have a safe place in the barn to keep strollers, wheelchairs, walkers... Deb