Charleston is a beautiful city with a rich history and a story to tell around every corner. Classic Carriage Works offers one-of-a-king Charleston historic carriage tour that takes you deep into the trials and triumphs of this fascinating city. Learn more below, and book today!

Reservation Details

  • Departure Time: Our tours leave roughly every 30 minutes, from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm.
  • Availability: This is one of our most popular tours, and it sells out quickly. Limited seats are available, so be sure to book ahead.
  • Cost: $28 for adults and $18 for children. Children ages 3 and under have the option of riding for free, but they will be required to sit on a lap. We offer discounted rates for our 9:00 am morning tours.
  • Reservations: Advance reservations recommended due to demand.
  • Pick-Up and Drop-Off: Pick-up and drop-off are at our stable located at 10 Guinard Street. Check-in is 30 minutes before your designated departure time.

History Tours Are Perfect For…


A historic tour is an excellent way for parents and children to connect while learning something new. These safe and comfortable carriage rides make for a great addition to an exciting family vacation!

History Buffs

Our tours are a great way to learn about the city’s history and experience it firsthand. Our certified guides are very knowledgeable. They will highlight Charleston’s most iconic moments and landmarks, and they will gladly answer any questions you may have.

School Field Trips

Historic tours are the perfect way to take what students have been learning in textbooks and bring it to life! A carriage tour through the streets of Charleston will spark students’ love for learning and give them a chance to experience the city in a whole new way.


These tours are a perfect way for families, couples, friends, and even solo travelers to get to know the beautiful city of Charleston and expand their American history knowledge. Our guides are passionate about sharing the history of Charleston with you!

What to Expect

This entertaining and educational tour provides a wonderful overview of Charleston’s history, covering events from the founding of the colony in 1670 up to modern day!

There is so much to see and do in Charleston’s historic district that it would be impossible to see it all in one tour. Upon check-in, your carriage will be assigned a route through one of five zones. This is a process the city mandates for all tour companies to help manage traffic. Each zone represents a unique section of the city, and your hour-long tour allows you to dive deep into Charleston’s past.

Book Now

Dive into the rich history of Charleston by booking a tour with Classic Carriage Works! Learn about this beautiful city as you wind through the streets in a horse drawn carriage.