Holiday Gift Ideas From Charleston Carriage Works

Santa may favor reindeer to guide his sleigh, but at Charleston Carriage Works, we’ve got a penchant for Percheron horses to clop along the cobbled streets of Charleston. Who do you know that shares your love for Charleston, South Carolina? Or, perhaps there’s a special person who has Charleston on their bucket list? If you have friends and family in or near Charleston, treat them to the best “staycation” experience with a professional local guide.

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TripAdvisor Loves Charleston’s Sightseeing & Dining

Everyone associates the charming city of Charleston, South Carolina, with horse-drawn carriages, meticulously preserved historic homes with hidden landscaped gardens, cobbled streets, white church steeples and a lovely waterfront. However, there’s another layer to the delicious cake that makes up the Charleston story. With each passing year, Charleston’s reputation as a foodie destination gains another candle and grows even stronger.

In October 2015, TripAdvisor published a list of the nation’s top 25 fine dining restaurants as selected by millions of guests who contribute comments on the popular travel website. Along with American cities internationally known for their outstanding restaurant scene, Charleston has two bright stars among the top 15, earning a solid presence on the list, “Best Fine Dining Restaurants United States 2015.”

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Legends and Haunts in Historic Charleston

Charleston’s past is rich with ghost stories and haunting tales passed down for generations. Your Charleston Carriage Works guide knows the Holy City inside out and is looking forward to sharing a few thrilling tales with you. We find that people always love to hear stories about Charleston’s past residents and they’re are fascinated by ghost stories, especially around Halloween.

Is Charleston haunted, and if so, where? From the pirates who frequented the harbor to the gracious houses near the coast, and from the old graveyards to the deep-rooted superstitions of Creole Gullah culture, Charleston has produced some of the South’s most famous ghost stories. These are a few of the spots you might see on your next visit to Charleston that will most likely give you some goose bumps, chills, and thrills.

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History and Horses in Charleston

If our horses could talk, Charleston Carriage Works would be the most remarkable guided tour in the world. Alas, we must settle for our friendly human tour guides who have deep knowledge of history, plus a sense of humor and a vast love of Charleston to share with our guests.

So, we wish you a warm welcome as you climb aboard the carriage for a guided 60 minutes getting to know more about why Charleston, South Carolina is known as “The Cradle of Southern History and Charm.”

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A Charleston Carriage Tour For First-Time Visitors

If you’re planning a visit to Charleston, South Carolina, for the first time then you are in for a real treat. The only thing that beats getting to the nation’s favorite destination for the first time is returning for another visit. You’ll want to get a feel for the history without walking your feet off or tiring yourself out from trying to see everything that downtown Charleston has to offer.

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