Get off the beaten path to uncover unique South Carolina travel destinations.
Take the road less traveled for a glimpse into South Carolina's past, present and future. Shop for antiques in our quaint downtowns, cool off with a raspberry sweet tea that's been brewed to perfection or uncover what may be tomorrow's fashionable underground hotspot. In undiscovered South Carolina, it's all here.
Explore South Carolina's ACE Basin
South Carolina's Lowcountry boasts more than 350,000 acres of untouched natural beauty in what's known as the ACE Basin. This estuary, one of the largest on the Atlantic coast, is home to unique landscapes, wildlife and vegetation. Plus, its diverse geography and waterways make for an outdoor adventurer's paradise.
Charleston Hidden Gems
Step away from the beaches and the Battery to uncover the Holy City’s secret attractions. Explore the White Point Gardens at the tip of the peninsula or set out to learn the origin of Charleston's nickname!
Columbia Hidden Gems
From the Champion Trees of Congaree National Park to the savory barbecue at the Top of Carolina, Columbia has plenty of ways for residents and visitors alike to get off the beaten path.
Greenville Hidden Gems
Nestled in the Blue Ridge foothills, Greenville is home to an abundance of local history. Explore beyond downtown to visit the “Pretty Place” chapel or Lake Conestee Nature Park just south of the city!
Hilton Head Hidden Gems
Step off the sand on your next beach trip to Hilton Head and discover the island's hidden treasures, from the Gullah Sweetgrass Gallery to the Audubon Newhall Preserve.
Myrtle Beach Hidden Gems
Venture away from the bustle of the Grand Strand to explore Myrtle Beach as the locals do. Find secret shopping spots and oceanside B&Bs to experience all this popular beach destination has to offer.
Hidden Gems Across SC
Discover the hidden gems of South Carolina by taking the road less traveled. From the foxhunts at Hitchcock Woods to the Healing Springs historic site, you’re sure to find that adventures abound across the Palmetto State!
Finding Gems Along Interstate 20
Discover all that's waiting for you off of South Carolina's Interstate 20. From horse and dog racing to antiques and art stores, these stops off I-20 are must-see destinations for small-town surprises.
Five Small Towns to Visit Near Charleston
Try something a little different next time you're around Charleston, SC, and discover five beautiful small towns just a short drive away. Stop in Moncks Corner, Awendaw, Walterboro, Summerville or Ridgeville for unique local flair.
Find Treasures While Antiquing in Upstate South Carolina
Go antiquing in the Upstate and explore small-town culture along the way. Venture through Seneca, Easley and Walhalla and enjoy local restaurants, shops and scenery on a bona fide South Carolina adventure.