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.
Nathaniel Russell HouseWhere: Charleston, South Carolina
When to go: Open daily; $10 for admission, which includes a guided tour; historiccharleston.org
Inspiring ideas: The three-story cantilever staircase and daringly colorful paint combinations (including a turquoise-and-red dining room) feel just as fresh today as they did more than 200 years ago.