11 Best House Tours in Charleston

Take a step past the gates and piazzas of some of the grandest historic residences in America and experience the architecture, works of art and lifestyle of an elite 19th century family. From the site where General P.G.T. Beauregard watched the bombardment of Fort Sumter, which signaled the start of the Civil War, to the house which once served as a private hotel for President George Washington during his weeklong visit in 1791, these historic residences have many stories to tell!

Channeling your inner history buff? Discover 21 Spots Every History Buff Needs to Visit in Charleston!

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The giddy pleasure gleaned from Grandma’s gilded hand-me-downs? Much like wandering around Charleston, an enclave of easy elegance.

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