Visiting Charleston? Why a Carriage Ride is Ideal

It’s true that we’re the first ones to tell you that Charleston, S.C. has a lot to offer. There’s a reason it’s been selected as one of the best cities in the entire United States, and it’s not because it’s a one-trick pony. Charleston combines history with modern beauty, leisure with amazing cuisine, and authentic southern charm you can’t find anywhere else. But if you truly want an authentic Charleston experience, there’s nothing quite like a carriage tour.

There’s an old saying about the south: time moves a little differently down here. And it’s true. So many visitors are thinking about their next flight or their next checkpoint that they forget to slow down, relax, and let the city host them. Don’t believe us? Let’s look through a list of what a carriage ride can give you that no other Charleston experience will:  

  • A host of your own. Okay, it’s true—in Charleston, hospitality is an art form. But that doesn’t mean you’ll find a host as charming and informative as our tour guides, either. Having someone guide you through the history of Charleston will help give you appreciation and context for all of the sights you see along the way.
  • A consistently excellent experience. You might think the word “excellent” is our subjective choice. But many people on Trip Adviser rated us as exactly that, which helps explain why we’re rated one of the top 10 activities to do in Charleston—period. That doesn’t just put us ahead of other tours, but it puts us ahead of a heck of a lot of other activities in Charleston.
  • All of the comforts you need. Even Charlestonians like to beat the heat sometimes, which is why we’re so conscious about putting together a comfortable ride that everyone can enjoy. We like to keep you out of the sun and make restrooms available. That way you don’t have to worry about getting on a carriage and never being able to get comfortable again until you’re off. We know that the quickest way to ruin a good tour is to never be comfortable—which is why we strive to create the best possible experience for every single guest.
  • Location, location, location. You’ve heard this key phrase in reference to real estate. Well, it’s key to carriage tours as well. That’s why we offer a tour of some of the premiere locations in Charleston, giving you a full experience of what the city has to offer in just about an hour.

A carriage tour is a great way to slow down the day and really take in a beautiful city like Charleston—after all, some cities are meant to be experienced upfront and personal. If you’re visiting Charleston, SC any time soon, it might be time to think about scrolling up and clicking “Book a Tour!” to get the process started. After all, we can think of few better ways to pass the time in one of the top-rated cities in the U.S.