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Palmetto Carriage Works

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8 Guignard St, Charleston, SC 29401-2013
+1 843-853-6125
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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 district for the thousands of visitors hoping to take in the charm and history of the city in a more authentic way.
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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8 Guignard St, Charleston, SC 29401-2013
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Reviewed yesterday

Excellent driver/guide. Very interesting and knowledgeable of the history of Charleston. Would recommend this to anyone visiting the city who wants a history of the city.

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Reviewed yesterday

Completely fun and informative. A great way to begin a visit to Charleston, Our docent/driver was knowledgeable and entertaining.

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Just had the best tour with Ross and our horse Pokémon. Definitely a must do if your visiting Charleston!!!

Thank Tovah56
Reviewed yesterday

Another great carriage ride with Palmetto Carriege Works. We reserved a private tour and had a great hour. We highly recommend Palmetto Carriege Works as we’ve gone out with them 4 or 5 times in the last few years and they have been consistently great!!

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Thank IndyGreens
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Palmetto really takes great care of their animals. Their horses and mules are in great shape, well cared for and very loved. My husband and I had the pleasure of taking a carriage ride through Charleston with Monica as our guide. She is a fabulous...More

Thank sgva
Reviewed 3 days ago

What a wonderful traditional tour of Charleston. Our Guide was great... giving many details on history. Can't wait to go back.

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Thank kellywenhold
Reviewed 3 days ago

My wife and I enjoyed our tour. A great way to experience the city. We would highly recommend this tour

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Thank Jeff R
Reviewed 3 days ago

Great tour 2B with our guide providing fun facts presented in a way we enjoyed. Could have used warmer blankets due to cold weather.

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Thank Michael A
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

When you first pull into town you’ll quickly notice the amount of horse drawn carriage activity. We found this to be a nice way to get a little bit of history and sightseeing while in Savannah. In fact we were so pleased with the quality...More

Thank Gabby92399
Reviewed 3 days ago

We often take a big red hop on /hop off bus tour in a large new city. Fortunately Charleston is too small for the big busses and this was a wonderful alternative. The tour was well worth the time and fee. Actually wish tour was...More

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5 December 2017|
Response from Marion T | Reviewed this property |
Our carriage had 16 people on it during our tour.
10 November 2017|
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Response from Traveling1Dave | Reviewed this property |
Yes, very easily!
27 September 2017|
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Response from padutchgirl2016 | Reviewed this property |
I believe there are more than three routes, I'm thinking there's at least five different routes. On our last carriage ride there about 10 days ago we drew a #5-A route. Thankfully, I've had a different route drawn each of... More