All Roads Lead to The Restoration

A curated road trip from our Charleston to Asheville location.

Drayton Hall

Located on the Ashley River, Drayton Hall is the only unrestored plantation in Charleston, housing remarkable exhibits on Colonial American history and the evolution of the South.

Middleton Place

Explore the oldest landscaped gardens in America and the living quarters of the Middletons, including two Founding Fathers who signed the Declaration of Independence.

Edisto Memorial Gardens

Nature and man-made beauty come together at the Edisto Memorial Gardens, a 175-acre site filled with over 5,000 rose plants, themed gardens, parks, and a fine arts center.

Riverbanks Zoo & Garden

Boasting a national reputation as one of America’s best zoos and botanical gardens, visit the home of over 2,000 fascinating animals and 4,300 species of native and exotic plants.

Newberry Opera House

With a French Gothic clock tower dominating the city’s skyline, this fully restored 19th-century performance space hosts both local and popular artists.

Croft State Park

Once an army training base, this 7,000-acre state park offers over 20 miles of biking and hiking trails, picnicking and camping, as well as fishing and boating in one of two lakes.

Caesars Head

Climb to the summit of Caesars Head State Park for breathtaking views of the Blue Ridge Mountains and the surrounding 11,000 acres of pristine southern mountain forest.

River Arts District

This colorful neighborhood, once full of bustling mills, is home to over 270 working artists and offers an eclectic mix of dining, vibrant murals, and access to the French Broad River.