Imagine it: a leisurely ride through a historic city with a comfortable front row seat to some of Charleston’s best attractions. And of course, the peaceful clip-clop of heavy draft horses leading the way. There’s really nothing else like it! That’s why our horse tours in Charleston, SC have been rated one of the best activities to experience in the entire city!
Who Will Love A Carriage Tour?
Our horse tours in Charleston, SC are great for everyone in the family:
- History Buffs. Charleston was founded in 1670, but its history goes back even before that. From colonial days through the Civil War and the 20th century, few cities in the United States have seen as much American history as Charleston. Needless to say, we’ve picked up a few interesting stories along the way. A peaceful, guided carriage tour through the famous historic district is an unforgettable way to experience the city’s greatest landmarks and stories!
- Romantic Partners. On a honeymoon? Anniversary? Simply want to get out of the house for a peaceful tour of the city? There’s something magical about a horse-drawn tour that simply can’t be explained. You just have to experience it!
- Vacationers & Tourists. One of the best qualities of our Belgian and Percheron heavy draft horses is that they’re strong. They can handle plenty of people at one time, which gives you the space necessary to bring the entire family along. A carriage tour is a great way to experience a new city and its sights while giving you a little respite from the constant navigating, walking and sore feet that result from typical tourist activities.
- Outdoors Lovers. Fresh air, spectacular sites, fascinating information—a horse tour in Charleston has it all. It’s simply a better experience than staying cooped up indoors. Experience an incredible city in a unique way!
Chances are, your visit to Charleston will put you into one of the categories above. But if you still want to know more about the horse tour experience, here’s what you’ll need to know.
What a Charleston, SC Carriage Tour Includes
To start with, let’s talk horses. Our Belgian and Percheron heavy draft horses are strong and make a wonderful sight to behold, which is great for horse lovers. Big John, Chief, Dale, Moses—we can’t guarantee which horses you’ll meet, but we’re willing to bet you’ll be impressed.
We also feature personable, friendly Charleston tour guides who will make your experience memorable. They’ll relate the intriguing history of Charleston while pointing out key sites and even telling a good joke or two!
As for our tour outes—there is a lot of history to check out, which is why we cover as much of the historic district as possible. Please note, however, that the City of Charleston regulates routes for all carriage tour companies. There is a lottery system mandated by the city that decides the route at time of departure. This helps to ensure that our tours have minimal impact on city traffic.
Ready for a great Charleston experience? Book a horse tour with Charleston Carriage Works today!