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South Carolina has no shortage of beautiful places to visit. Mountains, cities and beaches fill our state with unforgettable scenery. Planning a trip somewhere in South Carolina can be difficult with all the choices offered. To help you out, we put together a list of seven of the best weekend getaways in the Palmetto State.
Keep your vacation simple with a beach town that has no shortage of character. Folly Beach has vacation home rentals of all shapes and sizes to cater to exactly what you need. If a laid back beach trip is what you want, Folly Beach will spoil you with great local restaurants and plenty of activities to do at your leisure.
If you’re looking for your weekend getaway to be a romantic one, then the Red Horse Inn is the place to be. Sitting in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains is this charming Inn surrounded by a scenic landscape. Couples can enjoy no disruptions and a wine bar looking out into the peaking mountains in the distance.
Perfectly placed between Hilton Head and Savannah, GA, Montage is a Lowcountry dream made a reality. This resort includes a vast nature preserve, two villages, nine Southern dining options and an incredible golf course. Make this an extended weekend getaway before August 31st and get your fourth night free!
Featured recently in our list of best golf courses, Kiawah Resort is an easy addition to this list with all it has to offer. This 5-star resort is luxury at its finest. Overlooking the coast, the beauty of Kiawah Resort is only half of the appeal with great restaurants and recreational activities. If we’re not selling you on it, then maybe their esteemed recognitions from Conde Nast, Forbes, Travel + Leisure, and TripAdvisor will!
No weekend getaway list is complete without a quality bed and breakfast. The Chestnut Cottage is a historic home turned modern getaway in the heart of our scenic state capital. As Columbia has grown, the Chestnut Cottage has stayed the same since 1850. Enjoy museums, lakes, Fall football, and all that the city has to offer while having this sweet cottage to come back to at the end of the day.
Sitting right in the middle of Greenville on Main Street, the Westin Poinsett is Greenville’s only AAA Four-Diamond hotel. There is no better place to stay when taking a weekend getaway to see concerts, enjoy food or hike into the mountains surrounding this up-and-coming city. Greenville has no shortage of things to do and places to see. Whether you want to stay inside and enjoy the many coffee shops or take it to the great outdoors and hike near a 420-foot waterfall, Greenville can entertain anyone who comes to visit!
This year, the French Quarter Inn was ranked the TripAdvisor Traveler’s Choice #1 Hotel in the country! Having also been recognized by Conde Nast and Travel + Leisure, there is no better place to stay when visiting Charleston. In a city that has also been ranked #1 in the United States for seven years in a row, this weekend getaway will be one you can brag about. World-class food, quaint beaches, historic architecture: look no further than Charleston, SC.
South Carolina is full of opportunities to visit amazing places. It was hard for us to narrow this list down to just 7 of the best weekend getaways in South Carolina! While you’re traveling, check out our website to see the other great things South Carolina has to offer.