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Best Carriage Rides In Chicago

February 8, 2011 2:00 PM

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It may not be original, but there’s something about a horse and carriage to make you feel like Cinderella. Carriage rides are a great way to see the city, be outdoors and cozy up with your Valentine. Here are our picks for the best carriage rides in Chicago.

Chicago Horse & Carriage, LTD

P.O. Box 83
(312) 988-9090
www.chicagocarriage.com

Chicago Horse & Carriage offers a wide variety of tours to sweep your guy or gal off their feet. Rides listed are available for 30mins – 2hrs.

Available Rides:

• Gold Coast
• Loop
• Lake
• Michigan Avenue
• Navy Pier
• State Street
• Millennium Park – 1-1/2hr ride
• Lincoln Park – 2hr ride
• Buckingham Fountain Ride – 2hr ride

Customizing rides is encouraged. Pick-up and drop off charges may apply. Special engagement packages are also offered.

Noble Horse Theatre

820 N. Michigan Avenue
1410 N. Orleans Street
www.noblehorsechicago.com

Noble Horse offers turn of the century, antique horse carriages. Noble Horse Carriages are available at 2 locations:

1. Michigan Avenue: 820 N. Michigan Avenue, the corner of Michigan Avenue and Chicago Avenue

2. Old Town: 1410 N. Orleans Street, the corner of Schiller and Orleans, 3 short blocks West of Wells Street, and a block South of North Avenue. Free car parking and an indoor waiting area are available at this location.

Pick up and drop off service from your residence, hotel, and restaurant are also available. Noble Horse provides both open and closed carriages in a variety of colors, including white, for all weather conditions or special occasions.

Prices:
$40.00: 1/2 hour – up to four passengers
$60.00: 3/4 hour – up to four passengers
$80.00: 1 hour – up to four passengers

*Pick up and drop off charges are additional and may vary depending on travel time.

Antique Coach & Carriage

700 N. Michigan Ave
Michigan Ave & Huron
Chicago, IL
(312) 787-1349
www.antiquecoach-carriage.com

Antique Coach & Carriage has been serving the Chicagoland area for almost 20 years. Specializing in lakefront and goldcoast carriage rides, tours, parties, parades, proms, and weddings.

Antique Coach & Carriage is available year round at the southeast corner of Michigan Ave. and Huron St. (700 N. Michigan Ave). Reservations recommended on Holiday, Valentines day and Sweetest day.

Suburb Carriages- NOT available downtown

Jim & Becky's

(credit: horsedrawncarriages.com)

Jim & Becky’s Horse & Carriage

28057 South 88th Avenue
Peotone, IL
(708) 534-7600
horsedrawncarriages.com

Since 1980, Jim & Becky’s has served as Chicagoland’s premier source for horse-drawn entertainment, offering the area’s largest variety of exquisite vehicles and horses. Coaches, cabriolets, wagons, trolley/singular and sleighs provide year-round entertainment.

Sunshine Farms II

Caledonia, IL
(815) 790-4103
www.sunshinefarmii.com

Sunshine Farm’s elegant horse drawn carriages provide a private setting for up to 4 adults. Sunshine Farms carriages are very popular for weddings, anniversaries and other special occasions in the Northwest suburbs. Treat that someone special in your life to an unforgettable experience. Visit the website for rates and availability.

Check out more: Valentine’s Day In Chicago Guide Lauren Wulf, CBS Local Chicago

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