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Magnolia Plantation & Gardens

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Magnolia Plantation & Gardens

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Christen A wrote a review Yesterday
Concord, North Carolina130 contributions25 helpful votes
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We chose to visit Magnolia Plantation simply because they offer quite a few things to see and do. The gardens are beautiful, even in February. The nature tram was Informative and we got to see a few alligators! The historian on the Slave to Freedom tour was knowledgeable. The house was gorgeous and the tour guide was very informative. I was disappointed the boat was closed for the season. If you purchase the inclusive, it is a bit expensive but was worth the cost, in my opinion.
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Date of experience: February 2021
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mdpinky2 wrote a review Feb. 14
Silver Spring, Maryland27 contributions20 helpful votes
We went in February on a cold, cloudy morning and arrived by 9:30 am. We spent most of our time walking through the garden. The camellias were beautiful. Even in winter, there was enough to make a visit to the gardens worthwhile. We followed the garden tour up with a walk on the Audubon Trail. It was nice to walk through the marsh on the boardwalk, The signage is well done so you know what birds and wildlife to look for. Would like to go back on a warm, sunny day. We skipped the house tour due to COVID but did briefly visit the gift shop which is wonderful. Highly recommend if you appreciate English informal gardens. You won't be disappointed.
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Date of experience: February 2021
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jack m wrote a review Jan. 2021
Mequon, Wisconsin137 contributions81 helpful votes
We enjoyed the beautiful trees and gardens. Walking around was very peaceful and relaxing. Great pictures of some of the sculptures.
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Date of experience: January 2021
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Melissa Papandrea wrote a review Jan. 2021
Old Saybrook, Connecticut4 contributions1 helpful vote
The gardens are beautiful during peak season starting -April to August. There is wildlife on the property for young children to have a break while on taking the tour. The boat ride is a must - the gentleman was very knowledgeable about History - which made it a good time -about 35 mins.Bathrooms were near by and very clean . What reviews don’t say is it’s about 45 min ride each way from downtown Charleston ( we stayed at the Dewberry Hotel)
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Date of experience: March 2020
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mcqueenbee wrote a review Jan. 2021
Lakeland, Florida322 contributions62 helpful votes
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We went here to see the plantation house and slave quarters. We thought it important to show our son how the slaves lived during that period. We took a short tour to the slave quarters and our tour guide was informative and honest. The plantation house was beautiful but the most impressive was the little zoo. The animals were friendly and even the peacocks ate out of your hand. It was January so the gardens were dreary. Keep that in mind when going in the winter.
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Date of experience: January 2021
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