Who It’s For: First-time visitors who want a 101 overview of downtown Charleston--or anyone looking for a refresher course.
Why We Picked It: After we tried every carriage company in town, Palmetto stood out for its guides’ wit and historic accuracy.
Southern Living Tip: Palmetto offers free downtown parking. Take advantage of it: Arrive early and wander around the Market.
Palmetto Carriage Works: carriagetour.com or (843) 723-8145; $21