Take a trip to Charleston and picnic at the 1,500-year-old Angel Oak, reportedly the oldest living structure east of the Mississippi River, enjoy a breathtaking drive under the Avenue of Oaks at Boone Hall Plantation or explore America’s oldest landscaped gardens, where the grounds are – literally – rooted in history, with the oldest oak tree believed to be more than 900 years old. Scroll on for more spectacular spots to see live oaks in Charleston, including Drayton Hall, Legare Waring House at Charles Towne Landing State Historic Site, Magnolia Plantation & Gardens, McLeod Plantation and Charles Towne Landing State Historic Site. 1. Angel Oak 2. Boone Hall Plantation 3. Drayton Hall 4. Legare Waring House at Charles Towne Landing State Historic Site 5. Magnolia Plantation & Gardens 6. McLeod Plantation 7. Middleton Place 8. Charles Towne Landing State Historic Site Ready to explore more of the Great Outdoors in the Lowcountry? Discover 8 amazing outdoor activities in Charleston.