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The Southeast

South Carolina

Charleston Tea Plantation

Garden Tours //

Earthly
Delights
Nature—in all its glory

S

outh Carolina is a gardener’s paradise,
with a one-of-a-kind public gardens ripe
for exploration—and these natural attractions boast more than just pretty flowers.
Charleston is home to America’s oldest
gardens—the circa 1680 Magnolia Plantation &
Gardens, known worldwide for its year-round
blooms. The plantation once belonged to the
Drayton family, who came to the colonies via
Barbados, and their gardens showcase the beauty
of flowers like azaleas and camellias, plants
native to Barbados and more. Visitors will also
find themed gardens, including a biblical garden,
nature tours on a train, and boat trips to explore
the waterfowl refuge. If time, they can also tour
the pre-Revolutionary War manor home, petting
zoo and antebellum cabin.
For a marriage of art and nature, head to Brookgreen Gardens, where groups can admire more
500 works of art set amid 2,000 species of plants.
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Brookgreen Gardens

The Myrtle Beach-area
attraction was founded
in 1931 by Archer and
Anna Hyatt Huntingdon
to preserve native plants
and wildlife, which are featured in a zoo on site.
The garden setting is also complemented by a
natural-grass made labyrinth, pontoon boat
excursions and serene nature trails.
Groups can travel to Wadmalaw Island, to visit
Charleston Tea Plantation, home of American
Classic Tea. The plantation’s 127 acres can be seen
by trolley, and after visitors can learn how tea is
processed in the onsite factory. Then they can
relax in the Plantation Gift Shoppe, shopping for
tea-related accessories and American Classic Teas.

DiD You

KNow

Brookgreen's collection features
more than 1,400
works by over
350 sculptors,
including Anna
Hyatt Huntington.



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At the Fifty
The Thrill Is On
Leder(hosen) of the Pack
The Masters of Disaster
Sea for Yourself
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All About Safety
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