Shem Creek Inn is a beautiful waterfront hotel in Charleston, South Carolina. It overlooks the Cooper bridge and has a fantastic view. A great part of staying at Shem Creek Inn is the location. It is easy to get to any of the Charleston sites quickly. While staying in the area you will want to visit The Middleton Place. Is it a great way to learn more about the history and see some beautiful sites.
The Middleton Place is a national historic landmark and is home to the oldest landscaped gardens in America. The beautiful gardens are 65 acres. It doesn’t matter what time of year you decide to visit as there are always blooming arrangements to see. If you take a trip in the winter months be ready to see azaleas on the hillside. In the summer months you will see magnolias, crepe myrtles and roses. There are different tours that can be taken at Middleton Place depending on what you are looking to learn.
The House Museum was built in 1755 and goes through four generations of the Middleton Family. Throughout the door you will notice family furniture, porcelain and portraits. Take a step back and see where the Declaration of Independence was signed and all the important roles in American history that took place in the home.
The Stableyards show all about the life in the 18th and 19th century. Look and see how the low country rice plantation worked. As you go through the tour you will also see many animals such as guinea hogs, river water buffalo and jersey cows. This tour will show you everything in the area you need to know.
Call Shem Creek Inn today and learn more about how to visit The Middleton Place and make your reservation for your next vacation.