(Courtesy Middleton Place)
This carefully preserved, 18th-century plantation and National Historic Landmark features 65 acres of America’s oldest landscaped gardens. Tours of the House Museum interpret the Middletons family's vital role in American history. Craftspeople in the stable yards re-create activities of a self-sustaining Lowcountry plantation. Open daily 9 am-5 pm. Admission: $10-28; free to kids under age 6.