Beaufort, SC is one of the South’s most beautiful towns, rich with history, draped with Spanish moss and framed by gorgeous coastal views. Adventure on the water or along the rails-to-trails path…relax at the beach or breath easy on a large swing overlooking the river. Dive deep into the history of the Gullah Geechee people or the city’s Union occupation. With so many things to do in Beaufort, SC you’ll want to return again and again.
South Carolina is home to some of the best lakes in the country! Every type of popular recreational water activity can be found here, including world-class fishing, boating, swimming, and water sports!
Sometimes you just need to get away. We’ve been there. That’s why we put together this list of more than 50 family weekend getaways in the Southeast.
Some of the places you may never have considered for a fun weekend getaway. Some of these places to visit you already know, but hopefully we’ll give you a few new ideas for your next long weekend.
Whether you are looking theme parks and water slides, or horseback riding and hiking trails, this list should help!
Head to South Carolina to enjoy the relaxing city of Georgetown. The neighboring areas of Pawley’s Island, Murrell’s Inlet, Litchfield Beach are also part of The Hammock Coast – sometimes overlooked because of their northern neighbor, Myrtle Beach. Don’t make that mistake. For a calm, less crowded family vacation, check out our list of things to do in Georgetown, SC.
South Carolina beaches are sometimes overlooked when compared with those in Florida, but the 187 miles of coastline offers spectacular beaches to visit!
Charming cobblestone streets, horse-drawn carriages, antebellum homes and Lowcountry eats…you’ll love these fun things to do in Charleston, SC
As you’re looking for things to do in Columbia, SC…I encourage you to think BIGGER and consider all that Capital City/Lake Murray Country has to offer. I took the boys on a whirlwind tour of the area, and loved every second we were there. I’m not gonna lie – I was shocked! People in Atlanta don’t regularly discuss a family weekend getaway to this this region…but we’re hoping to change that with our list of what to do, where to eat, and where to sleep.
While Myrtle Beach is definitely a great spot for fun, sun and sand, it also happens to be an outstanding place to shop.