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Historic Downtown Covington Carriage Tours

Royal Carriages bring carriages to the Northshore for mule-drawn tours of Historic Downtown Covington each weekend.

OLDEST CARRIAGE COMPANY IN U.S. BRING REIGNS TO OLD COVINGTON

 

Royal Carriages teams up with St. Tammany Parish Tourist and Convention Commission to begin touring on Louisiana’s Northshore.

 

Royal Carriages is thrilled to announce expansion into St. Tammany Parish, bringing their generations-long New Orleans carriage tour to the Northshore of Lake Pontchartrain.

 

Rides depart from the Marsolan Feed and Seed Store in Covington, Louisiana, right next to the area’s Trailhead Museum. Tours run every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.

 

“We are excited to partner with the St. Tammany Parish Tourist and Convention Commission to bring a favorite New Orleans tradition to the charming town of Covington,” said Royal Carriages Director of Marketing Kimmie Carlos. “As the oldest carriage company in the country at 79-years strong, we want all of Louisiana’s Northshore to experience history with us as we move into the holiday season and create new family traditions.”

 

Visitors will have the option for a half hour or full hour carriage tour of Old Covington which includes an expert guide to narrate the history of the area. The nationally recognized attraction also has plans for private tours, weddings, and private events.

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OLDEST CARRIAGE COMPANY IN U.S. BRING REIGNS TO HISTORIC DOWNTOWN COVINGTON

November 05, 2020 - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Kimmie Carlos Royal Carriages Director of Sales & Marketing [email protected] (504)655-9926 or (985) 788-0425 OLDEST CARRIAGE COMP...read more

I won't lie I did not want to do this but my wife always knows better in these situations and convinced me to do it. Our driver was Mike, from New England, and his mule was Footloose (great name). We took a half hour trot around the French Quarter. Mike gave us a ton of history about the various portions and took whatever questions we had. It was admittedly fun to see the city in such a way. We enjoyed ourselves and I honestly did not want it to end. It is worth it.

TripAdvisor Member: Scott of West Palm Beach, Florida, USA

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