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When you picture the Lowcountry, what comes to your mind? Maybe it’s the image of majestic oak trees draped in Spanish moss that sways gently in the breeze. Perhaps it’s the smell of saltwater and the feeling of sand between your toes. Plan the ultimate Lowcountry road trip to experience diverse ecosystems, rich history, and delicious food. Read on to learn more about the most popular destinations to visit during your trip. For more information about Hilton Head, in particular, request a free copy of our itinerary

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7 Destinations to Visit During Your Lowcountry Road Trip 

1. Step Back in Time on the Streets of Downtown Charleston, SC 

History buffs and foodies can agree that Charleston, SC, is a must-see destination in the Southeast! Breathtaking church steeples tower above the skyline. Cobblestone streets pave the way to the best shops and restaurants. It’s on everyone’s bucket list for a good reason. You don’t want to miss it! 

2. Get Lost in the Natural Beauty of Edisto Island, SC

Edisto Island is home to a 4,600-acre wildlife preserve, Botany Bay, that features old ruins, maritime forest, freshwater ponds, historical buildings, nature trails, and preserved beaches. 

3. Leave Your Worries Behind and Visit Pawley’s Island, SC 

Experience coastal beauty at its finest on Pawley’s Island. We recommend stopping through Murrell’s Inlet and Georgetown while you’re there. 

4. Watch Ancient Oak Trees Sway in Beaufort, SC 

If you love to shop for antiques, then stopping through Beaufort should be on your itinerary! This beautiful old town is studded with unique historic architecture and quiet, small-town charm. 

5. Experience the Historic Charm of Savannah, GA 

Savannah, GA, is considered the sister city of Charleston, SC. This is another beautiful, historic destination bustling with unique art scenes, delicious dining opportunities, and exciting attractions. 

6. Find Simplicity and Serenity in Bluffton, SC

Bluffton is just a short trip away from Hilton Head Island and often hosts various exciting events and festivals throughout the year! 

7. Make Hilton Head Island, SC, Your Final Destination 

While we highly recommend visiting all of the destinations mentioned above, consider making Hilton Head Island your final stop along the way. Here, you can easily access other small towns and islands that give the Lowcountry its sweet, Southern charm. Spend the last days of your trip lounging on pristine beaches, shopping at the best boutiques, and relaxing in beautiful accommodations. 

Travel Resources for Road Trips to and From Hilton Head 

Stay in a Beautiful Beach Properties Vacation Rental 


Stay in a luxurious Beach Properties home on the beautiful Hilton Head Island to make the most of your Lowcountry road trip! Maybe you’re looking for a cozy, one-bedroom

condo for just you and your sweetheart. Perhaps you would prefer or a spacious oceanfront home for you and your family. Regardless, our selection of properties is sure to satisfy your needs! If you need help choosing your vacation rental, take advantage of our digital concierge. Just submit your price range, preferred travel dates, and desired amenities, and we will match you with your ideal property! Then, we’ll find your perfect home. 

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