Palmetto Carriage Works

Daytime Group Carriage Ride Charleston Residential District


1 Hour


Every 30 minutes, 9am-5pm Mar-Oct, 9am-4pm Nov-Feb.

Weekly Availability


Yearly Availability

Year Round


Our carriages fit up to 16 people! We have 4 rows, with 4 seats per row.

Tour Charleston’s Historic District by Horse-Drawn Carriage

Palmetto Carriage Works is the oldest provider of Charleston Horse Carriage Tours and has developed one of the best Charleston Historic Tours in the city! A Palmetto Carriage tour offers a blend of knowledge, wit, humor, and history and is exciting and ever-changing; a seamless fusion of 19th-century conveyance in a 21st-century city. Explore our historic city on an unforgettable one-hour Charleston, SC carriage ride!

Key Points on This Historic Residential Carriage Tour:

Parking is limited in the area where our barn is located, please give yourself ample time to find parking before your tour. Click here for a map of nearby parking.

Experience 25-30 blocks of Charleston’s historic downtown district.

See houses, gardens, mansions, churches, and parks.

Learn about buildings, history, architecture, flora, and the people that make up the “Holy City.”

Learn everything that Charleston has to offer on a Palmetto Carriage tour.


$ 50


Ages 4-11
$ 40

Lap Child

Under Age 4
$ Free

Private Row for 2 people

Each row is 4 seats. Extra Spaces $25 each.
$ 150

Carriage Buyout

Up to 16 passengers, Prices starting at:
$ 680

Palmetto Carriage Works Related Tours

Evening Carriage Tour

During this evening carriage tour, you learn about the old walled city, historic churches, the Cooper River Waterfront, as well as the city’s history, and the people that make up the “Holy City.”

Daytime Private Carriage Ride

For those who want to experience Charleston in a private carriage, our elegant vis-a-vis carriages offer small groups the wonderful opportunity to see the city with their own personal tour guide.

Evening Private Carriage Rides

Experience Charleston at night in a private vis-a-vis carriages perfect for small groups to see the “Holy City” their own way.