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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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US$26.00*
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Carriage Tour of Historic Charleston
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US$16.00*
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Evening Carriage Tour of Downtown Charleston
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US$200.00*
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Private Carriage Tour of Historic Charleston
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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.
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 16:00
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8 Guignard St, Charleston, SC 29401-2013
Downtown
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+1 843-853-6125
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We have taken the larger group carriage tour several times, but this was our first private tour. It was great. It was a much more personal experience and you were able to interact with the guide. In my opinion it was well worth the extra...More

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Thank Kevin M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Boking was easy; when 2 of party couldn't make it they refunded immediately. Everyone very pleasant; the horses seem to be looked after very well. All in all, a very professional outfit

Thank John6105
Reviewed 2 days ago

We enjoyed thus wonderful horse and buggy ride.good historical information. And guide was informative

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Thank 100percenthappy
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We purchased tickets to take the horse & carriage tour through the streets of Charleston. There are several vendor's you can book with, however, they basically all are one & the same. The carriage rides are directed by Charleston City codes & each carriage has...More

Thank Cathy G
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This was an amazing carriage ride full of History. Our driver was extremely knowledgeable, friendly, and fun. And Aladdin, are donkey driver, was fabulous too.

Thank Laura B
Reviewed 6 days ago

Our guide was very knowledgeable about the city. He was also funny so it made for a pleasant ride. It was good to know what we were looking at rather than just walk around by ourselves and gave us a good base for when we...More

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Thank PatriciaK15
Reviewed 6 days ago

Although there is some controversy over using horses for pulling carriage rides, we felt very comfortable with the way Palmetto treats their animals. They stressed how they always use a team of 2 for each carriage, horses & mules always get a rest after each...More

Thank huskerut
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Guide we had was very knowledgeable about the Charleston area and knew a lot of history about the area, the carriage ride was wonderful and we both enjoyed it.

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Thank lionriche
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great Time sightseeing in Charleston, Interesting facts, well planned route, comfortable ride. Knowledgeable driver.

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Thank Mike Y
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first time in Charleston and it was a great day. Everyone was helpful and friendly. Mike our carriage driver was wonderful. He educated us not only about the history of the city, houses, but also on the type of horses, mules the...More

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traveler619_10
17 May 2017|
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Response from Joni D | Reviewed this property |
About an hour
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pperetin
22 April 2017|
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Response from peeshCharleston_SC | Property representative |
All of our tours leave form the Red Barn. We offer customized pick up and private tours, but you need to call ahead to check availability. We recomend you arrive 5 or 10 mins before your departure. The Barn address is 8... More
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Katy C
5 April 2017|
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Response from peeshCharleston_SC | Property representative |
Absolutely we have a ramp for access as well as a staff!
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