Our Private Tours

Private Evening Carriage Ride of Fredericksburg

Each of our Private Evening Carriage Rides is an hour long and covers up to 3 miles of Fredericksburg’s Commercial District and the Colonial, Victorian and Edwardian residential Historic District. Fredericksburg is known for its unique history and the residence of Fredericksburg take great pride in their homes. During the ride you will have the pleasure of seeing the city's magnificent homes.

Our Private Evening Carriage Ride offers an exclusive carriage for those who want to tour only with members of their own party. Enjoy a perfect activity to celebrate a special occasion such as an anniversary, engagement or birthday. Arrangements can be made to pick guests up or drop them off at one of our wonderful restaurants or a Bed and Breakfast within the 40 Historical Blocks.

Your coachman will be one of the best city-licensed tour guides so whether you are interested in Colonial or Civil War history, folklore or ghost stories; your coachmen should be able to convey some most interesting facts to you. Did you know that George Washington lived across the river at Ferry Farm until the age of 20 years? You will pass some historical sites that are open to the public and may want to come back during the day to tour them, these sites include:

  • Hugh Mercer Apothecary Shop
  • The Rising Sun Tavern
  • Mary Washington’s home
  • Kenmore Plantation
  • Thomas Jefferson’s Religious Liberty Memorial
  • Mary Washington (Mother of Washington) Memorial
  • Confederate Cemetery
  • James Monroe Museum
  • And much, much, more!

We recommend arriving at least 10 minutes prior to your scheduled tour. Water bottles are welcomed on carriage rides and encouraged in the warmer months.

Make your ride a little bit more exciting, add-ons to ride include:

  • Beer Tasting at a local brewery
  • Carl’s Frozen Custard stop

Only one add on per ride, if you chose to do a stop it will take away time from your actual carriage ride.

Tips are appreciated! Our drivers give 100%!

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Daytime Private Rides of Fredericksburg

Each of our Private Daytime Carriage Ride is an hour long with added time for any add-ons. We will usually cover up to 3 miles of Fredericksburg’s Commercial District and the Colonial, Victorian and Edwardian residential Historic District. Fredericksburg is known for its unique history and the residence of Fredericksburg take great pride in their homes. During the ride you will have the pleasure of seeing the city's magnificent homes.

Our Private Daytime Carriage Ride offers an exclusive carriage for those who want to tour only with members of their own party. The Private Daytime Carriage Ride is all about the culture of the City and making your own experience for the day, unlike the Private Evening Carriage Ride you will have more time between rides to experience some awesome add-ons if you like. Enjoy this perfect activity to celebrate a special occasion such as an anniversary, engagement or birthday.

Your coachman will be one of the best city-licensed tour guides so whether you are interested in Colonial or Civil War history, folklore or ghost stories; your coachmen should be able to convey some most interesting facts to you. Also, your coachmen can fill you in on what is happening around town.

We recommend arriving at least 10 minutes prior to your scheduled tour. Water bottles are welcomed on carriage rides and encouraged in the warmer months.

Make your ride a little bit more exciting, add-ons to ride include:

  • Beer Tasting at a local brewery
  • Sweet Tasting, you can choose from Carl’s Frozen Custard, French Corners Chocolates, Fredericksburg’s Cupcakes or Sugar Shack Donuts.
  • Picnic (can not be schedule on the same day of ride, we need time to order food)
  • Day Pass, which allows you into one historical site while on the tour, you keep the pass and get admission into all historical sites within the area.
  • Proposal/Elopement – let us help you plan your proposal or elopement ride, we can help you find a officiant, a location for ceremony and provide a professional photographer.

Only one add-on per ride, if you chose to do a stop it will add time to your ride. Each ride is limited to 1 ½ hours out.

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