Magnolia Plantation This 17th century estate, acquired in 1676 by the Drayton family, features America’s oldest gardens (c.1680), which bloom year-round. Pre-Revolutionary War plantation house, Biblical garden, antebellum cabin, nature train/boat.
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Built in 1844, the former dry goods store has Southern charm in spades. Spacious guest rooms follow a traditional Southern design scheme, with high ceilings, antique hickory furnishings, Audubon prints, and four-poster beds. The hotel is also home to the Peninsula Grill, which serves up bourbon-glazed pork chops and black grouper with ginger lime butter.