Celebrate a Southern Christmas at Boone Hall Plantation in Charleston

Like a Southern Belle entering a ballroom, Boone Hall makes a grand impression. A living history museum with a year-round schedule of festivals and special events, Boone Hall Plantation and Gardens ranks as a must see anytime of year. However, a Christmas visit to the plantation offers a special treat. The attraction has even ranked among the best historic homes for the holidays according to USA Today. If it’s time for a new tradition or family destination during the holidays, learn about Christmas at Boone Hall Plantation.

Christmas at Boone Hall Plantation: Celebrate the Season in Charleston

About Boone Hall Plantation

A double row of sprawling, moss-draped oak trees lines the drive leading to white-columned portico of America’s most photographed plantation. Planted in 1743, Boone Hall’s famous Avenue of Oaks has seen more than 275 years of Charleston history. One of America’s oldest living and working plantations, Boone Hall Plantation and Gardens has also been producing crops for more than 300 years. Today the plantation offers an enchanting look at Old South and genteel life.

Christmas Time at the Plantation

Through a red door festooned with a fruited wreath, Boone Hall visitors will feel transported back to the antebellum South when Charleston’s elite lived a life of stately elegance in manor homes. While exploring, guests will enjoy the sites and sounds of fresh trees and seasonal fragrances, as there are no plastic decorations on site.

Christmas at Boone Hall glows with twinkling lights and decorated trees that grace every room. A dazzling feast for the eyes, each room features festive displays, ornaments and unique additions, such as low-country decorations crafted from native sweet grass, cotton and magnolia leaves. Guests find tours offered year-round, and there’s no extra charge for this magical time of year. Let dressed guides tell stories, showcase period dress and bring Charleston’s history to life. Each house tour lasts 30 minutes, and self-guided options include the garden and Black History in America exhibits.

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