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It's easy to forget that these preserved plantations and gardens are just minutes from the hustle and crowds of downtown Charleston. As you lose yourself amongst the moss-covered oak trees and blooming azaleas, you can't help but find yourself being transported on a journey back in time.
Established in 1851. An award-winning Gullah/Geechee heritage site, carefully preserved in recognition of generations of enslaved people. Guided tours included with admission.
Boone Hall Plantation has been recognized as the #1 Plantation in the Charleston area according to USA Today's 10BEST and is a "must see" according to NBC Daytime Television.
Home to America’s oldest and most important landscaped gardens, the historic site encompasses 110 acres including the Gardens, House Museum, Stableyards, and Eliza’s House.
Conde Nast Traveler’s Best Place to See in South Carolina. America’s oldest unrestored plantation open to the public c. 1738.
Stroll miles of garden trails, paddle cypress swamp, relax in a greenhouse with butterflies & flowers, discover native & exotic reptile exhibits & the freshwater aquarium.
#1 Plantation - USA TODAY 10BEST
Visit for a fun and educational one-of-a-kind experience. See & hear how tea is grown and made. Free Factory Tour, unique Gift Shop, great views and all the tea you can drink!
A plantation relic once owned by a Founding Father is a National Park Service site. Enjoy the grounds, historic cottage, exhibits, film, museum shop, and programs. Free entry.
From a signature lecture series to seasonal workshops and distinctive garden tours, we provide programs that celebrate the legacy of horticulture in the SC Lowcountry.
Come see why Travel and Leisure called Magnolia “One of America’s Most Beautiful Gardens” and why we’re consistently ranked among the top attractions in Charleston!
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