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Charleston Voted as America’s Best City and Second in the World

At Charleston Carriage Works, we’re so proud of our beautiful city and delighted that we’re in a position to share our southern hospitality to our visitors on our Charleston carriage tours. Travelers, readers, and tourism critics throughout the world continuously award Charleston, South Carolina as top city not only in the nation, but also ranks our Holy City as one of the top cities in the world. We are honored to receive such recognition, and look forward to the many more visitors that will come see us this year.

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10 Ways ‘C’ Stands for Charming in Charleston, SC

At Charleston Carriage Works, we’ll be the first to admit it: Charleston, South Carolina is big on impressing its visitors with a major charm offensive. The clippety-clop on cobblestone streets sets the tone as your Charleston horse drawn carriage tours around the city. Discover these top 10 ways you’ll be completely charmed by America’s Favorite City.

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10 Ideas for a Romantic Charleston Getaway

An introduction to a romantic getaway in Charleston, South Carolina begins with the best of Charleston carriage tours, twice as nice when Valentine’s Day falls on a weekend. An ‘X’ marks the date on Sunday, February 14, 2016 for couples planning a dreamy visit to “America’s Favorite City.” Named #1 on the list of “The Most Romantic Cities in the World” in The Reader’s Choice Awards by Condé Nast Traveler, Charleston sits at the intersection of perfectly romantic and undeniably charming. The ideal choice for any romantic weekend getaway.

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Top 10 Things to Do in Charleston in January

Charleston starts off the New Year with a heavy calendar of fun activities and events. For both residents and visitors alike, a list of the top 10 things to do in Charleston, South Carolina in January 2016 begins with settling into your seat on one of the best Charleston carriage tours. Book now, and we’ll save you some seats on our next historic tour.

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Planning for Family Fun in Charleston, South Carolina

It’s not too soon to plan a Spring Break for the family in fabulous Charleston. The city’s hotels and nearby resorts have dozens of family getaway packages offering dining, beaches, parks and wonderful attractions, from South Carolina Aquarium to antebellum plantation experiences.

The best way to begin your Charleston visit is by climbing aboard one of our comfortable, covered, expertly guided Charleston carriage tours. You’ll get a sense of our historic city as the horses’ hooves go clippety-clop upon the old cobblestones, church bells ring and people wave hello.

We suggest booking ahead to avoid disappointment, as Charleston is such a popular destination for spring. In fact, we’re America’s favorite city for the fourth year in a row, as chosen by readers of Condé Nast Traveler Magazine.

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Charleston at Christmas: Traditions We Love at Charleston Carriage Works

Best Wishes For the Holidays From Our Carriage Barn

At Charleston Carriage Works, we hear so many reasons why our guests adore a traditional Christmas in Charleston, beginning with the city’s best horse drawn carriage ride. But, there’s lots more, so we’ve made this list of local highlights for the holidays.

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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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Civil War Monuments in Charleston, SC

Charming and gracious, Charleston provides a window to our past. This well-preserved city manages to combine southern appeal and enormous opportunities to tour our nation’s history. In addition to getting a historic overview from the best Charleston carriage tour, a cruise to Fort Sumter is a great idea. You’ll find the best-informed tour guides at Charleston Carriage Works and expert National Park Service ranger guides at Fort Sumter.

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Touring Charleston in the Fall

Every destination has its ideal season…and for Charleston, it’s fall. We’re sharing the top five reasons why so many of Charleston Carriage Works’ guests, local residents and our friendly neighbors consider this the very best season to visit Charleston.

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September Spotlight on Charleston Cuisine

We think you’d agree with all of us at Charleston Carriage Works that a taste of Charleston is always sweet. However, when Charleston Restaurant Week, Sept. 9-20, 2015, comes along, it’s a gift for the wallet, as well as the tastebuds. Following right on the heels of the city wide dining out promotion, Southern Living’s “Taste of Charleston” is Sept. 25-27, and is the 35th annual installment of Lowcountry’s culinary event of the year. Make your visit even more memorable by pairing the best Charleston carriage tours with the best Charleston dining experiences.

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