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Charleston: Middleton Place Excursion & Low Country Cuisine

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Charleston: Middleton Place Excursion & Low Country Cuisine

From US$ 115 per person

Explore 65 acres of America’s oldest landscaped gardens and the Middleton Family House Museum filled with their family possessions. Enjoy a delicious low country lunch prepared by an award-winning chef.

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  • Visit Middleton Place, the plantation home of two of America's Founding Fathers and a historic landmark
  • Enjoy comfortable transport from downtown Charleston aboard an air-conditioned van
  • Savor delicious low country cuisine for lunch
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Two of America’s Founding Fathers called Middleton Place home: Henry Middleton, a president of the First Continental Congress, and his son Arthur Middleton, who signed the Declaration of Independence. At this National Historic Landmark, you'll explore America’s oldest landscaped gardens, the House Museum filled with Middleton family possessions, and the plantation stableyards with heritage breeds. The centerpiece of Middleton Place is Eliza’s House, a freedman’s dwelling that serves to recognize the lives and legacy of the enslaved people who built and maintained the property. Your tour includes a delicious lunch of traditional Low Country cuisine. Lunch often includes a choice of several options including crab soup or a garden salad to start, followed by shrimp, pulled pork, or fried chicken for the main with an assortment of side dishes, and pecan pie dessert.
  • Entrance
  • Lunch
  • House tour
  • Transportation
  • Hotel pickup or drop-off
  • Gratuities

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Look for the local partner's bus at the bus depot behind Charleston Visitor's Center at 375 Meeting St, Charleston, SC 29403.

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The house tour was very rigid and no time to view items displayed

June 11, 2019

self guided tour. very hot in May

May 24, 2021

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