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South Carolina's Most Visited Plantation and Gardens. National Registry of Historic Places. Ancient Oak Avenue. Tours full of History. World Famous Gardens of the 19th Century "Romantic Style". Selected by Travel + Leisure (2014) as the only South...more
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I was thrilled to see all the blooming flowers in December. Camillas were so beautiful. Living in the Northeast I have never seen them before. And the beautiful turning autumn trees in December were lovely. I highly recommend the slavery tour.
It is incredible at blossom season but enjoyable all year round. I love the gator spotting on the swamp walk and the rookery during nesting season. There is always something new to see. Well worth it. Enjoy the garden and swamp walk and don't feel...More
It could be because we visited in the autumn and there wasn’t a beautiful collage of flowers, or it could be because we didn’t do all the ‘add-ons’ ... made it quite expensive. Still a nice place to visit, but I wouldn’t rate it as...More
If I had one day (which I did), I would definitely throw this in there and get a real taste of Charleston history. This and an excellent ghost tour in Charleston can really get you the most out of a visit. The gardens were excellent,...More
Magnolia plantations and gardens is amazingly beautiful; however, since all tours are added on ($8 each)... It becomes expensive. While we enjoyed our time there, it is a one and done kind of place, though you can use your general gardens pass ($20) for a...More
My party of 10 opted for the Slavery to Freedom your and the house tour. Our tour guide for the Slavery to Freedom tour was outstanding and gave us a great history of the time and the plantation’s relationship with their commerce. Unfortunately the house...More
I'm a lover of manicured and ornate gardens, so this plantation didn't appeal to me as much, but it was still a lovely plantation with a lot of flora to see and walk through. I especially loved the bamboo section of the trail, the ponds,...More
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If it’s a busy day like a holiday or weekend I would. If not then you’re probably ok. We didn’t and we were fine on the weekday we went. If you plan on doing a lot of the activities then make sure you get there early.