The Charleston Tea Plantation Factory.

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Charleston Tea Garden


There's only one large-scale, working tea plantation in the US, folks, and this is it. A trolley tour takes visitors around the property, offering plenty of information on the history and process of growing tea plants, while a free tour of the production facility gives insight into the magic behind green, oolong and black tea. The gift shop has lots of goodies and souvenirs, including free, bottomless hot and cold tea.

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