NEWS | Jan. 25, 2012

Free tours offered to Charleston residents and military

By Joint Base Charleston Public Affairs

Two of Charleston's tour companies are offering a free harbor and carriage tour to Charleston area residents and military personnel Jan. 29 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. All you need is a photo identification card with a local address or your military ID.

The free harbor tours, located at the Charleston Maritime Center, 10 Wharfside St., are scheduled for 11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. Free parking is available at the Charleston Maritime Center.

The free carriage tours are located at Palmetto Red Barn at 8 Guignard St. The Palmetto Carriage Works Carriage Tour of Charelston is a blend of knowledge, wit, humor and history. The one-hour carriage tours travel 25-30 blocks of Charleston's famous historic downtown district. During the free tour, downtown parking is free for one hour in their downtown lot.

For more information callĀ 723-8145.