Tour the South's Best Historic Homes
We’ve rounded up 11 of the most iconic Southern homes that continue to influence our region’s design sensibilities. See how you can visit one of these grandes dames in person.
MonticelloWhere: Charlottesville, Virginia
When to go: Open daily; $24 for admission, including a house tour and a day pass to the grounds and visitor center; monticello.org
Inspiring ideas: Thomas Jefferson’s salon-style art groupings, displays of natural curiosities, and cozy built-in beds are just a few of the design innovations.