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Palmetto Carriage Works

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Address: 8 Guignard St, Charleston, SC 29401-2013
Phone Number:
(843) 853-6125
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09:00 - 16:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 16:00
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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Established in 1972, Palmetto Carriage Works is the oldest carriage company...

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.

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US$ 25.00*
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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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A wonderful tour and historical facts about Charleston. I will definitely recommend this tour to family and friends. Love your city!!

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Clermont, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

A wonderful tour and historical facts about Charleston. I will definitely recommend this tour to family and friends. Love your city!!

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Summerville, South Carolina
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Thoroughly enjoyed our tour with our guide Monica. Great sense of humor and knowledgeable of our history. I have lived here 37 years and never did a carriage tour, Monica. shared information that was new to me. My family from Milwaukee was very pleased they took the Palmetto Carriage Works tour. Pokemon our horse was even entertaining. A must do... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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Introducing Out of Town Guests to The Charm of Charleston is not complete without a Palmetto Carraige ride. Knowledgeable drivers share the history and architecture of the downtown residential district during an enjoyable, comfortable horse drawn ride.

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Massillon, Ohio
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We really enjoyed our carriage ride through Charleston. Our guide was very knowledgeable and we learned a lot about the city while touring this beautiful city.

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Fort Worth, United States
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Palmetto was so great we took multiple tours with them. Guides were knowledgeable and fun and the booking staff were wonderful.

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I actually took this ride twice. Each guide is well versed in the city and its history. Van offered many interesting details. A great way to see the historical area w/o walking. Fair priced ($25) and well worth it. Buy your ticket form Paula, at the main desk. She just sparkles.

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We had a beautiful day with the weather to take a carriage ride. The only downfall was our wheel was broken so it caused an issue with everyone enjoying the ride. But our guide was awesome! Definitely a must do activity!

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Fantastic views of Charleston and the driver (Matthew) was extremely knowledgable about the city. Excellent time on a beautiful night in Charleston. Would highly recommend Palmetto Carriage Works.

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My husband and I booked a carriage a few weeks before flying down to Charleston. We were treated to a lovely tour by Glenn. He was very funny and thorough. Our carriage was led by a beautiful Roan. I definitely recommend this company - they knew what they were doing! The stable is fun and the staff was friendly and... More 

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Dana made this carriage ride very informative and enjoyable. She had spent 10 years as an educator before applying for her carriage guide license. She is very knowledgeable and has done her homework about the historical information. She explained a lot about the history of each neighborhood (Tradd Street was my favorite). She explained about the care of the animals.... More 

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