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21 Feb 2022
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Trying to escape the monotony of life? Hit the open road and explore the great state of South Carolina when you plan the ultimate South Carolina road trip! There is so much to see all throughout our great state, and all roads (eventually) lead back to the place we call home, Hilton Head Island. 

Looking for things to do when you end your trip to Hilton Head? Read our all-inclusive guide to Hilton Head to find new places to eat, new adventures to chase, and things to buy! 

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The Best Road Trips to Hilton Head Island, South Carolina 

Atlanta, GA

Our neighbor to the west, Georgia brings us many friendly faces every year. Escape that Atlanta traffic and take the four hour drive to visit us in lovely Hilton Head, SC. A roadtrip from Atlanta, GA to Hilton Head, SC is packed with great sights to see along I-75S and will leave you feeling happy to escape the "Southeastern NYC." 

Charlotte, NC

A roadtrip from Charlotte, NC to Hilton Head Island, SC lasts under four hours and is a pretty easy trip overall. Take a break from the Queen City and visit the Lowcountry for a new spin on South Carolina barbecue, beautiful beaches, and scenic wildlife trails. 

The Best Road Trips from Hilton Head Island South Carolina

Tybee Island, GA

Once you are here you might want to take a trip to one of our neighbors! Tybee Island is a barrier island off the Georgia coast with pristine sandy beaches. Accesible by driving directly over land or via water taxi (land in Savannah and drive from there), Tybee Island tells an unique story in the Sea Island chain. 

Savannah, GA

Home to events such as the Savannah Food and Wine Festival and the Savannah Film Festival, Savannah is a picturesque city a mere 45 minutes away. The quick trip across state lines can open you up to the beautiful historic city of Savannah brimming with a talented art scene, new beaches, and different events to plan your visit around. 

Visiting the Lowcountry

Want to hit all the hidden gems in the Lowcountry of South Carolina? Here is a mini list of a few of our favorites! 

Daufuskie Island A quick trip across a water ferry will take you to the secluded Daufuskie Island. With few inhabitants and no cars, it is truly a portal to a different time with beach horseback riding, waterfront restaurants, and acres of preserved forests. 

Edisto Island About an hour away, Edisto Island is home to the 4,600-acre wildlife preserve Botany Bay. Walk the ancient human ruins, maritime forest, and freshwater ponds within a stone's throw of the best beaches on the South Carolina coast. 

Charleston SC When people picture the Lowcountry, they have the iconic church steeples and Ravenel bridge of the Holy City front and center. While it is a touch over 2 hours from Hilton Head, Charleston makes for a great day (or night trip)! 

A Trip To Your Vacation Rental 

When you’re ready to get settled in after all your driving, head to your Beach Properties vacation rental! Choose between luxury villas in the Sea Pines resort or stunning oceanfront homes in Palmetto Dunes. You can look forward to impressive amenities such as access to world-class golf courses, private heated pools, waterfront views, and more. Our thoughtful staff goes above and beyond to ensure that your stay is safe, comfortable, and memorable!

Are you ready for your next family getaway?