With its rich history and exciting seasonal events, Boone Hall Plantation and Gardens appeals to a wide variety of interests. Whether you’re interested in learning more about Gullah culture, exploring beautiful gardens, or attending one of the fall’s hottest festivals, look no further. You won’t want to skip out on a visit to one of Charleston’s top attractions. Read on to learn more about this plantation and all it has to offer. Then, be sure to take a look at our Destination Guide for more great suggestions to include in your itinerary!
4 of the Best Things to Do at Boone Hall Plantation and Gardens
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1. Choose Between a Wide Variety of Tours
Boone Hall offers a range of interesting and engaging tours from which to choose. Maybe you’d like to explore the house and learn more about Georgian-style architecture and design as well as browse artifacts such as period clothing. Perhaps you’re more interested in the rich black history represented through Gullah culture presentations, original slave cabin exhibits, and more. Regardless of where your interests lie, you will surely find a tour that appeals to you!
- “Exploring the Gullah Culture”:
- House Tours:
- Plantation Tractor Tour
- Black History in America Exhibit
- Slave History Presentation
- Garden Tour
- Butterfly Pavilion
2. Visit in the Fall
If you ask any local in the Lowcountry about what to do in the fall, chances are they will suggest a visit to one of the special events held at the Boone Hall. Pick out a prize pumpkin from the patch. Attend the Boone Hall Fright Nights for a haunted hayride and stroll through the corn maze. In November, Boone Hall hosts the Scottish Games & Highland Gathering which features bagpipe music, heavy athletic sporting events, and more!
3. Attend a Spring or Summer Festival
In the spring and summer, visitors have the chance to attend a variety of events! The Lowcountry Strawberry Festival not only allows guests to go out and pick fresh strawberries, but it also boasts over 30 attractions such as pie-eating contests and thrill rides! If you’re in town for the Fourth of July, celebrate with a holiday weekend concert called Stars & Guitars!
4. Celebrate the Winter Holidays
The celebrations don’t end in the winter. In fact, you’ll discover that Boone Hall hosts quite a few holiday-themed festivities! From wine events and light displays to an impressive Oyster Festival boasting over 80,000 pounds of oysters, you’ll find plenty of exciting activities to keep you busy when you visit during the colder months of the year!
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