Historical Carriage Tour of Fredericksburg

141 Ratings

$19

per person
Explore the heart of America’s most historic city with the most personal tour in town. Set off on a carriage tour past 40 quaint blocks, experiencing Fredericksburg's unique charm.
Duration:  45mins
Cancellation:  No refunds for cancelled bookings
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Highlights

  • Learn abut the history, culture and architecture that make the city of Fredericksburg such a popular and distinct destination
  • Roll down streets and avenues rich in colonial and civil war history, all while learning about the lives of local citizens
  • Hear about George Washington, Hugh Mercer and Fielding Lewis, all heroes of the revolutionary period
  • Uncover the tale of Jane Beale, a widow who kept a diary during the Civil War and documented the Battle of Fredericksburg

What's Included

  • Guided carriage tour

Additional Information

Make sure to dress appropriately for the season. In the summer, wear sunglasses and light clothing and during the cooler months, wear layers and bring jackets.

Please note that there is a maximum weight limit of 1700 lbs to each carriage/wagonette. Additionally, the carriages/wagonettes are not handicap accessible.

Rules

There is no smoking, eating, standing or moving around in the carriage. Minor’s must have a guardian with them to ride. No alcohol allowed on the carriage.

Cancellation policy

All tickets are final and non-refundable unless the company closes due to inclement weather or there is a situation that the ride could not be facilitated by the company. Virginia weather is very hard to predict, so cancellations will happen as close to the reservation time as possible. Tours will still operate in light rain.

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Marie
Sep 10, 2019
Very informative, fun, interesting. Great driver, beautiful horse. Perfect enjoyable experience. Worth every penny.
Kristie
Oct 22, 2018
Our tour guide was super sweet, very knowledgeable and funny! My daughter and I had a great time touring beautiful Fredericksburg!
Joi
May 14, 2018
Parking was difficult to find, and the tour guide was very rude in her language, body language, and tone with me regarding being tardy by a few minutes. She then rolled her eyes, gasped and looked up to the sky in frustration when I showed up with my mother's OXYGEN TANK! She rudely questioned me about whether it was necessary for her, and asked why it was taking my disabled mother so long to walk down the duce walk with her oxygen tank. I was asked if I could get her to walk quicker, and that I was "lucky" that she's willing to wait for us bc I was a few minutes late. I apologized to the other guest for the tardiness and told her that she was unwelcoming, rude and if the carriage rides where against the disabled riding them with necessary modalities (i.e. oxygen tank) than it should be noted. I also told her I could not put my mother on my back, and if she didn't want her to DIE on the carriage ride, then YES she does need the spare emergency tank. The tour itself was fine, the over all experience and the guide were AWFUL. I will continue to tell everyone I know about my experience with her on my mothers Mother's Day carriage ride outing.

Location

Meeting location:  706 Caroline St

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