"Plantations - plan your trip" Charles City Favorite Tip by matcrazy1

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by matcrazy1

Favorite thing: Even if you are great fan of old plantations, gardens and historic houses do not try to visit too many in one day. We visited the Berkeley Plantation in the morning, ate early lunch in Indian Tavern restaurant and visited Colonial Williamsburg in the afternoon. We saw a lot but we didn't have much time.

Plan your trip to the plantations in advance and keep in mind their different opening hours and remember that some plantations offer tours only by appointment.

1. Shirley Plantation
Open daily except Thanksgiving and Christmas Day. Tickets $10.50, 9.00 am - 4.30 pm.

2. Edgewood Plantation
Historic tours by appointment only. Call: +1 (804) 829-2962

3. Berkeley Plantation

4. Westover Plantation
The grounds and garden are open daily 9.00 am - 6.00 pm but the house is not open to the public.

5. Evelynton Plantation
The house, grounds and gardens are open daily 9.00 am - 5.00 pm.

6. Belle Air Plantation
The plantation is open 9.00 am - 8.00 pm by appointment only. Call +1 (804) 829-2431.

7. Piney Grove at Southall's Plantation
The gardens and grounds are open daily 9.00 am - 5.00 pm for self-guided tours ($3.00).

8. North Bend Plantation
By appointment only. Call: +1 (804) 829-5176.

9. Sherwood Forest Plantation
Open 9.00 am - 5.00 pm daily.

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  • Updated Dec 20, 2004
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