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Top Weekend Getaways in South Carolina

Myrtle Beach at night

Weekend Getaway South Carolina

Head to South Carolina for a weekend getaway and experience the award-winning food, shopping, museums, attractions, beaches and so much more!

Top South Carolina Weekend Getaways:

  1. Charleston’s Attractions and Tours
  2. Myrtle Beach
  3. Weekend of Golf
  4. Ridge Blue Ridge Mountains

1) Charleston Attraction and Tours


family on a speed boat adventure tour

While you’re headed towards the coast, captain your own speedboat with a friend and experience a 2 hour Harbor Tour with Charleston Speed Boat Adventures! During your Speed boat Adventure, you’ll enjoy a breathtaking view of the Battery, USS Yorktown Aircraft Carrier, Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge, and the downtown Charleston skyline. This is a fun way to spend time with someone while also seeing the city from a unique vantage point on your speed boat. If you’re seeking some adventure on land, check out the New River Gorge Adventure Tour in Charleston. You can rent an ATV and explore all the beauty New River Gorge has to offer with over 100 miles of trials ranging from beginner to expert.

If you are interested in getting the whole family together to explore the city of Charleston, Charleston See-it-all Sightseeing Bus Tour is another great way to spend some quality time with the ones you love. This 90 minutes guided tour will show you the famous military school at the Citadel, Hampton Park, and make it all the way to the Battery at the opposite end of the peninsula.

Middleton Place

Another great place to visit in Charleston is Middleton Place National Historic Landmark which is home to America’s oldest and most important landscaped garden. Middleton Place Tour began in 1741, the historic site today encompasses 110 acres including the Gardens, House Museum, Stableyards, and Eliza’s House. Together they tell the inclusive history of all who lived, worked, and died here. Grab a friend, significant other or take your whole family on a Middleton Place Tour and Lunch Experience with Pineapple Tour Group and they will even pick you up from the charleston visitors center!

2) Myrtle Beach Getaway

Myrtle Beach at night


Looking to soak up some sun? Head to Myrtle Beach which is the center of a 60 mile stretch of beach known as the “Grand Strand”. Enjoy the subtropical weather, shopping, golf, and the 1,900 restaurants they have to offer in this beach town. The Marina Inn at Grande Dunes is the perfect place to stay in Myrtle Beach, you’ll be minutes away from Grand Dunes Marketplace and close to The Carolina Opry and Dunes Golf and Beach club.

3) Charleston Golf Weekend Getaway


Golf Weekend Getaway

Myrtle Beach is home to 90 Golf Courses that range from pro-style courses to courses better suited for the casual golfer so anyone can enjoy a round. If you plan on staying somewhere else along the “Grand Strand” of South Carolina, but don’t want to miss out on golf, don’t worry because there are hundreds of courses to choose from.

4) Blue Ridge Mountains Getaway

south carolina mountain getaway

Along with beautiful beaches, South Carolina is also home to the Blue Ridge Mountains. This is the perfect place to spend a quiet and relaxed weekend and enjoy what nature has to offer. Enjoy a hike up to Jones Fall and you’ll find a 100-plus foot waterfall that lies deep in the heart of South Carolina’s 40,000-acre Mountain Bridge wilderness preserve.