Royal Carriages logo

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.

Other Tours

FEATURED

New Orleans History & Haunts Carriage Tour

History and Haunts Carriage Tour

A carriage ride at night visits famous haunted locations and introduces participants to the lore that New Orleans' French Quarter is known for.

$50 per person

FEATURED

French Quarter & Marigny Carriage Tour

French Quarter & Marigny Carriage Tour

This fully narrated tour explores the historic French Quarter and Marigny neighborhoods. See architecture up close and history come alive!

$50 per person

FEATURED

Private Carriage Tour

Private Carriage Tours

Spend a little more and purchase a private carriage rental that can seat up to 4 passengers comfortable.

$125-$250 Private Carriage Rental (Seats 4 passengers)

St. Louis No.1 Cemetery & French Quarter Carriage Tour

Currently Unavailable Due to COVID-19

Our expert guides will fill you in with the knowledge of the French Quarter so that you can make the most out of your trip to New Orleans!

$50 per person

Latest Royal News

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

Had a great time with Mark and Jockamo touring the French Quarter. Lots to see and learn from Mark's multi-generational local knowledge. You'll get the full scoop on all the nooks and crannies, history and architecture. We skipped the cemetery and concentrated on the living history. We did do a short walk through a cemetery after brunch at the Commander's so felt like we had that covered. Mark was very enjoyable and fun to have as our guide. Highly recommended.

TripAdvisor Member: GYHTBT of Silicon Valley, California

More reviews