Known for its rich history, well-preserved architecture, and that signature Southern hospitality, Charleston is a gem along America’s southern coast. Experience the charm of Charleston and unsurpassed views of the historic Charleston Harbor at the Francis Marion Hotel, the only high-rise hotel in Charleston’s historic district. Then spend some time learning about the history, architecture, flora and the people of Charleston on your Palmetto Carriage tour!
Named for General Francis Marion, the “Swamp Fox” of the American Revolution, the hotel opened in 1924 as the largest and grandest in the Carolinas. In the 1990s, the hotel earned the esteemed National Trust Award, and it continues to inspire guests to this day, with comforts and a historic ambiance with sleek room décor reminiscent of the 1920s grandeur. You can enjoy classic Southern cuisine for breakfast, lunch and dinner in The Swamp Fox Restaurant and Bar, known for its artfully prepared dishes using local farm fresh ingredients. Or simply relax with cocktails and jazz piano music in The Swamp Fox Bar.
The Palmetto Carriage tour offers an exciting blend of knowledge, wit, humor and history – a seamless fusion of 19th century conveyance in a 21st century city. During your one-hour tour through Charleston's historic downtown district, you’ll see houses, gardens, mansions, churches and parks, that make up this charming city.
Your getaway for two includes:
• 4 days/3 nights accommodations at the Francis Marion Hotel
• All room-related taxes
• Complimentary internet service
• 1-hour Palmetto Carriage Works Day Tour
• Free concierge reservation service
Air quote available upon request.