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Charleston’s Fall Tour of Homes

The dog days of summer are officially over, and fall is in the air. It’s a wonderful time of year to be outdoors in Charleston, and the Fall Tour of Homes is one of the best ways to experience the beauty and historic charm of our fair city. The homes and gardens featured in this series are privately owned, and it is a rare treat to get an inside look! Different properties, which highlight a variety of periods in early American history, are featured each day. Guests are welcomed at each tour site by a warm and knowledgeable host. Tours are self-paced and cover up to six city blocks, so … Continue reading

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The 66th Annual Spring Festival of Houses and Gardens by the Historic Charleston Foundation

At the height of Charleston’s blooming season, the 66th Annual Festival of Houses and Gardens, March 21 – April 20, is a great opportunity to get a rare look inside Charleston’s gracious homes and hidden gardens. Located in the Old and Historic districts, some of these private residences date to the 18th century and are filled with fascinating history, antiques and art. You’ll have the chance to see homes from the Colonial, Antebellum, Victorian and 20th century eras. Beautiful architecture and lavish gardens are woven throughout the historic neighborhoods of Charleston. Experience true southern hospitality by participating in a house and garden tour, which feature seven to 10 properties each … Continue reading

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Spring in Charleston, SC

When was the last time you visited Charleston in the spring?  Better yet, have you ever been to Charleston when it is in full bloom?  In all honesty, spring is the only time of year that gives you the unique opportunity to witness the wonderful homes, gardens, and plantations in all of their natural glory.  The weather is usually mild, and the blooming landscape is utterly inspiring.  If you are considering a trip to Charleston in the near future, try scheduling it for the spring.  Here is what you can expect in Charleston during this great time of the year: Spring Festival of Houses and Gardens There is no other … Continue reading

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