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Father’s Day in Charleston, SC

Treat the important men in your life to an activity or experience this Father’s Day in Charleston, SC, and give him the best gift: quality time together.  A Night at The Joe  Take him out to the ballgame for a night with the Charleston Riverdogs. The Joe Riley Stadium, with a picturesque backdrop of the…

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Top 5 Sites and Spots in Charleston

Charleston is full of beautiful homes, history filled museums, and amazing local vendors, so where do you begin when exploring this beautiful city? It’s almost overwhelming trying to plan out all the places you want to visit in the second largest historic district in the world. To help, we’ve compiled a list of our top…

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The History of Rainbow Row in Charleston

Anywhere you walk in Charleston’s historic district, you will find fascinating history and Rainbow Row is no exception. The 13 brightly colored and eye-catching homes all have an equally captivating history to match their looks.   These homes, constructed around 1740, actually used to be waterfront, and if you take a look across the street…

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Why Does Church Street Curve Around St. Philip’s Church?

by Van Sturgeon, Certified Tour Guide with Palmetto Carriage Works in Charleston, SC One of the most alluring architectural vistas in our country can be seen as you travel north on Church Street and gaze up at the portico and steeple of St. Philip’s Church. The church’s beauty is enhanced by the fact that it…

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Farewell to Trump!

After a long and successful career with us, the Palmetto Carriage Family said farewell to one of our favorite four legged employees. While he will no longer work pulling carriages in Charleston, Trump will still be employed. His next career will be at Lazy Oaks Farm in Simpsonville, SC working as a therapy horse. During…

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Plan Your Next Fall Getaway in Charleston

Charleston is the perfect place to spend a weekend in the fall. While the summer brings beautiful blooms and boatloads (quite literally) of tourists to the area, fall in the Lowcountry has a magic of its own. Whether it’s grabbing a cider from the closest brewery, going to the fair, or simply seeing the marsh…

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3 Reasons Your Wedding Needs a Carriage Exit

With wedding season quickly approaching, we’re sure you are looking for those last minute details to make your big day extra special. One thing that could get overlooked in all the planning is your exit. It’s a huge moment because it’s the first time you two are off on your own as a married couple.…

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2019’s Meet a Horse Day Recap

On July 20th, we celebrated National Meet a Horse Day! The event was a huge success and we loved seeing so many Lowcountry kids. The day started with an animal welfare presentation, which followed Yogi and BooBoo (two brothers) on their adventures not only in town but at the farm on John’s Island. The kids…

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Animal Spotlight: Volvo

Greetings, fellow horse lovers! It’s that time again. Let’s meet one of our newest animals at the barn named Volvo. How long has Volvo been working at Palmetto Carriage Works? He’s been working for us since March this year so he’s still pretty new. Where’s Volvo from? What was he doing previously? He came from…

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Equine Veterinarian Weighs In On Horse Care

At Palmetto Carriage Works, we are not immune to criticism. We are constantly conversing with the public and our guests about the treatment and care for our animals–horses, mules, chickens and barn cats alike. And we know that those who are skeptical of our industry have their hearts in the right place. Our four-legged coworkers…

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