Historic Charleston Foundation's Festival of Houses & Gardens

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Come to Charleston and experience the 61st annual Festival of Houses & Gardens. Explore the gardens and homes that showcase decades of Charleston's accomplishments as a national leader in preservation, March 19th - April 18th, 2009

Historic Charleston, SC's 61st annual Festival of Houses & Gardens allows attendees to look beyond the wrought iron gates and garden walls into resplendent interiors and courtyards.

The Southeast Tourism Society has rated The Festival of Houses and Gardens as one of the Top 20 events. This event offers an entire month of tours and activities. The tours will uncover the Glorious Gardens, the Gardens of the French Quarter and Historical Charleston. The festival tours will showcase eight to ten American Colonial period properties per tour. Discover the ambiance of 11 colonial and antebellum neighborhoods dating from the American Colonial period.

Special events include wine tasting, period musical concerts, harbor cruises and luncheon lectures on a variety of historical gardening and decorating topics. Tickets may be secured through the Historic Charleston Foundation and range in price from $20 to $45 per tour. Children 6 - 12 years old are $10.

Come discover Historical Charleston, the "City set in a Garden". See the city in its' peak of the blooming season.

Visitors to Historical Charleston receive special lodging rates through ResortQuest. ResortQuest's More for your Money March promotion provides one free night for every two paid nights. For example, guests receive a free night on a three-night stay, two free nights on a six-night stay, or three free nights on a nine-night stay. Guests must mention booking code INT MYM and book no later than March 1, 2009. The promotion is valid for any stay between March 1 and March 31, 2009.

ResortQuest is offering visitors to Kiawah Island, Seabrook Island, Isle of Palms and Wild Dunes exciting and exclusive ways to save, all while staying in fully-equipped private homes, villas and cottages. The area offers miles of pristine beach, championship golf, tennis, biking, nature tours, shopping, dining, water-related activities and more. A program called ResortQuest Privileges offers special rates and discounts on activities, tours, dining, and shopping from area venues.

About ResortQuest:
ResortQuest, one of the nation's leading vacation rental hospitality and resort real estate companies provides a one-stop resource in North America's premier resort destinations. ResortQuest is the largest marketer and management company of vacation condominiums and home rentals in the U.S., based on a portfolio of over 10,000 vacation rental properties. ResortQuest has local check-in offices at every one of its destinations and full staff on-site to provide the highest service levels to guests. With the inclusion of Partner Affiliates in North America and Europe, ResortQuest now offers over 50,000 vacation rental choices in over 100 destinations world-wide. With over a billion in sales, ResortQuest Real Estate is one of the nation's leading real estate companies focusing exclusively on resort properties, offering superior brokerage services in the country's premier beach, ski and golf destinations.

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