Information & Facts
Plantations have differing entrance fees, ranging from
$14 to $18
English is the most common language but Spanish is often
spoken in south-western states.
The US Dollar (USD) is the unit of currency and is divided into
100 cents. Only major banks exchange foreign currency. ATMs are
widespread and credit cards and travellers cheques are widely
accepted. Travellers cheques should be taken in US Dollars to avoid
hassles. Banking hours are Monday to Friday 9am to 3pm.
Plantation opening times vary. Boone Hall is open
Monday to Saturday 8.30am to 6.30pm, Sunday 1pm to 5pm in summer,
closing an hour earlier in winter. The others vary from between 9am
and 4.30pm. Most are closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas