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    Let us inspire you with an inside look at the Governor’s House Inn! Discover this historical National Landmark and how it offers the perfect setting for romantic getaways, weddings, vacations and corporate retreats. Each post puts you in the middle of the southern ambiance that you’ll only find at our elegant Charleston bed and breakfast inn!

    Experience Beauty and History at the Annual Festival of Houses and Gardens

    Charleston, South Carolina is a beautiful city with fascinating history. If you want to get a little taste and experience some of that history and beauty that the city has to offer, you must attend the Annual Festival of Houses and Gardens.

    What is the Annual Festival of Houses and Gardens?

    Instead of just driving by and experiencing the beauty and the history of this city, this festival lets you truly bask in the history and the style of many homes and personal gardens. During the festival, you can tour many of the historic homes and gardens in town during blooming season, which lets you truly see the true beauty this South Carolina city has to offer.

    There are tours that will take you to approximately 10 various homes that each have a rich history and luxurious gardens. Some of these homes were built during the colonial period and some in the early 20th century. You will not only get to experience the beauty in each of these homes but in many gardens as well. In addition to the tours, there are a variety of other activities to enjoy including musical entertainment and delicious food.

    When is the Event and How Do I Get Tickets?

    The Annual Festival of Houses and Gardens takes place from March 15, 2018, until April 21, 2018. If you are interested in the event, you will want to purchase tickets quickly as many tours sell out quickly. You can purchase tickets on the event website.

    Where Should I Make Accommodations?

    While the event does take place over several weeks, many events sell out and hundreds of individuals come to Charleston to attend the event. If you wish to take a few tours, you not only want to purchase tickets quickly but find a place to stay during the festival as well. While hotels are great options, they put you right amid all the commotion of other festival goers.

    You can make this event a quiet, romantic getaway In Charleston by staying at a bed and breakfast. By choosing this accommodation, you can have a beautiful room, more dedicated and friendly customer service, and delicious food. Plus, you will still stay close to the events and activities taking place, but you get a more calm, peaceful, romantic experience.

    The Festival of Houses and Gardens is an excellent way to experience some history, gain a little education, and see some amazing beauty. There are many things to do and see, and by staying at a beautiful bed and breakfast, you can enjoy a romantic getaway and make the entire festival a wonderful time.




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