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Plantation Tour Combination Tickets



From $100.00

Chicora Tours offers an all-inclusive package that includes transportation to Drayton Hall from downtown Charleston in a luxury sprinter van.  This tour runs on Sundays and Mondays and includes the interpreter-led tour of Drayton Hall as well as plenty of time to explore the grounds and galleries.

While at Drayton Hall, guests will participate in a one-hour guided house tour led by a professionally trained historic interpreter. The tour will take guests through the main floor of the house as well as the second floor and cellar, all while exploring the history of Drayton Hall and those who labored and lived on the property.  Guests will also have the opportunity to explore the grounds and galleries and see a variety of significant and historical aspects of Drayton Hall’s past such as furniture, artwork, manuscripts, and botanical plantings based on Drayton family documents.

Transportation is provided in a climate-controlled vehicle. All tours depart from the Charleston Visitors Center at 375 Meeting Street, Charleston, SC 29403.


Ashley River

House & Garden tour

Combination plantation tour

Drayton Hall & Middleton Place

A package tour with Middleton Place

$50.00/per adult, $16 per child
Allow 5 hours

A combination plantation tour ticket to see both  Drayton Hall and the gardens and grounds of Middleton Place with an exclusive Ashley River House & Garden Tour. A combination ticket is the best and most economical way to visit Charleston’s most important historic attractions. The package discounts visits to Drayton Hall and Middleton Place by over 15% when purchased together. Drayton Hall, the house jewel of Charleston, SC is America’s earliest unrestored example of Palladian architecture c. 1738, and Middleton Place has America’s oldest landscaped gardens, c. 1741; together, they are two must-visit attractions to see when you visit Charleston. Drayton Hall and Middleton Place are located conveniently close to one another along the historic national scenic byway, the Ashley River Road region of Charleston.  Drayton Hall is open Wednesday through Monday from 9am-5pm with the entrance gates closing at 3:30 p.m.

The package includes an all-inclusive ticket to Drayton Hall including an interpreter-led tour and all-access to all that our grounds and galleries have to offer.  This combination ticket also includes access to the grounds of Middleton Place, site of America’s oldest landscaped gardens, stable yards, freedman’s cabin and chapel.  House Museum tours at Middleton Place are additional and may be purchased separately upon arrival subject to availability. Middleton Place is open daily from 9am-5pm; guests in the gardens by 5pm may remain until Dusk.

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Charleston Strolls History Walk

Join Drayton Hall & Bulldog Tours for this one-of-a-kind combo tour experiencing the best Charleston has to offer. Purchase price includes a guided tour of Drayton Hall and a historic downtown walking tour, Charleston Strolls. Please note this is not a combined tour, but rather a discounted price for two of Charleston’s most popular tours. Once you purchase the combo tour, please make sure to proceed to the confirmation email to complete your booking for both tours.

Drayton Hall:
Founded in 1738, Drayton Hall is the nation’s earliest example of fully executed Palladian architecture and the oldest preserved plantation house in America still open to the public.This one hour guided tour will interpret the cellar, the first floor and the second floor of Drayton Hall. Following your tour, you will have the opportunity to take a self-guided audio landscape tour, visit The Gates Gallery, The Almeida Gallery in the Caretaker’s House & the Stephen J. Wood Conservation Lab and on your way out, visit the African American Cemetery.

Charleston Strolls History Walk:
Hear the stories and traditions revealing Charleston’s rich history and colorful past. This two-hour walking tour through America’s most charming historic district is sure to be the highlight of your visit to historic Charleston. Tour highlights may include Rainbow Row, Historic Waterfront Battery, Antebellum Mansions, Fort Sumter, hidden gardens and courtyards, historic churches and graveyards, and Revolutionary and Civil War landmarks. Offered daily at 10am and 2pm.

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