Boone Hall Plantation Tour from Charleston
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Pickup from a centrally located meeting point
Step back in time on a history tour
Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes
Step into a world rich in Southern charm and history with a visit to the renowned Boone Hall Plantation Tour from Charleston, South Carolina. This captivating excursion transports you into the very heart of antebellum life, featuring immaculate gardens, a grand avenue of historic oaks, and the awe-inspiring beauty of one of America’s oldest working plantations. Whether you're a history enthusiast, an architecture lover, or simply a curious explorer, the Boone Hall Plantation Tour is guaranteed to offer a memorable day of discovery and beauty.
As part of the Boone Hall Plantation Tour, you'll embark on a guided journey through the relics of the past. On average, visitors to the plantation spend about two to three hours exploring the grounds. Throughout the tour, you'll be immersed in the antique elegance of the Plantation House, where costumed guides grace each room with stories of the home's history and the families who once resided there. Don't miss a stroll down the iconic Avenue of Oaks, a magnificent corridor of trees planted in 1743 that creates a tranquil canopy for your leisurely walk.
You'll also be visiting the Gullah Culture Exhibit where a local guide will share a rich history of the Gullah culture born in the Sea Islands of South Carolina. If you favor the outdoors, you may wish to explore the surrounding 80 acres of gardens, including an enchanting butterfly exhibit. Comfortable walking shoes are recommended as the tour requires exploration by foot and the plantation's secluded beauty flourishes across expansive grounds.
Boone Hall Plantation’s history stretches back over three centuries, establishing it as one of the country's oldest operating plantations. Despite changes in ownership over time, every proprietress and proprietor of the plantation has contributed, in their own unique way, to the played out in a rich history and preserved architecture on display today. The plantation has also gained acclaim as a part of pop culture, being used as a filming location for famous films and TV shows such as 'The Notebook' and 'North & South'.
In conclusion, Boone Hall Plantation Tour from Charleston offers a profound blend of history, beauty, culture, and Southern charm. You'll walk through an iconic avenue of oaks, tour an architectural gem of the past, learn about the Gullah culture, and stroll through butterfly-kissed gardens, all wrapped up in the enchanting story of a plantation that has stood the test of time. A visit here promises not just a simple tour, but a journey that takes you deep into the heart of South Carolina's historic charm, making it an essential experience for any Charleston visit.
|Boone Hall from Charleston, SC
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Boone Hall Plantation: Explore Boone Hall Plantation, one of America's oldest working, living plantations, with transportation from Charleston, SC.
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- What methods of transportation does the Boone Hall Plantation Tour from Charleston use?
- Approximately how long does the Boone Hall Plantation Tour from Charleston last?
It lasts approximately 4 hours.
- For what ages is the tour appropriate?
Great for all ages.
- What type of dress & footwear are recommended?
Wear comfortable shoes.
- Is the Boone Hall Plantation Tour from Charleston handicap accessible?
No, it is not wheelchair accessible.
- Where does the tour meet?
375 Meeting St, Charleston, SC 29403, USA
- Is there a minimum number of tickets?
Yes, there is a minimum of 1 tickets.