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Palmetto Carriage Works

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Address: Charleston, SC 29401
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+1 843-723-8145
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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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US$150.00*
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Private Carriage Tour of Historic Charleston

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Excellent tour of the town with a fun guide! Great way to see downtown Charleston if new to the area without seeing it by foot!

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Charleston, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Excellent tour of the town with a fun guide! Great way to see downtown Charleston if new to the area without seeing it by foot!

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Spring Grove, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Matt was very knowledgeable, informative and entertaining and the wonderful horse, "Drudge" is obviously well-cared-for and happy! Awesome tour!!!

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Loved our ride. Tour guide was well-versed, knowledgeable, humorous, and inviting. Horses are sweet and well taken care of. Would definitely go back!

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Plymouth, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We loved our carriage tour of zone 3 in downtown Charleston! Mike W. was a great tour guide. Highly recommended!!!

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Washington DC
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

My girlfriend and I had a lovely evening on a Palmetto carriage ride. Not only is the tour filled with history, but they provide a good understanding of the positive and humane treatment of the animals prior to the tour.

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Fun and very informative. Learned a lot of history, the weather helped greatly, would love to do it again.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

A great day for a carriage tour. Our tour guide was Dana and our horse was O'Malley. Both did a superb job! Lots of great information was offered. I learn something new each time I take a tour and really appreciate all of the great info and insight that Dana offered.

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Bismarck, North Dakota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Dennis was by far the best tour guide we have ever had! We had gotten engaged the day before and he just added to our weekend perfectly! Thank you Dennis!!!!!

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Bel Air, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Monica did a super fantastic tour filling Nguyen us with so much of the historical information. She was funny also and very friendly. She also left us with other points of interest sights to see. Thanks Monica!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Wow. Dana was our tour guide and did an amazing job. She was thorough, articulate, and her delivery was awesome. We got to see Rainbow Row and the Battery. Was a great, fact filled way to learn the history of Charleston.

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