Romantic Getaways in South Carolina

From the beautiful sandy beaches of Myrtle Beach and Hilton Head, the majestic Blue Ridge Mountains and the history and romance of the old South that is Charleston.

Without a doubt, Romantic Getaways in South Carolina is for couples who love to enjoy the outdoors together. If you and your special someone are both that way inclined, you’ll find that each day of your visit to South Carolina will expose you to a unique outdoor activity. That, along with really nice places to stay, will make South Carolina one of your favorite destinations to visit.

Romantic Getaways in South Carolina: Charleston

When visiting South Carolina on vacation, you should perhaps reserve a few days for the city of Charleston, as it can provide the perfect romantic vacation all on its own! From breathtaking gardens to historic mansions and landmarks from the Civil War, Charleston is sure to provide the kind of charm couples look for on a romantic getaway. Some of the activities you can do there include:

• Visit Magnolia Plantation and Gardens, a 17th century estate that is home to America’s oldest gardens and a stunning wildlife observation tower.

• Visit Battery Park, a vast promenade that stretches along the shores of the Charleston peninsula. Taking a stroll in “The Battery” will certainly give you the quality time with your special person.

• Take a horse drawn carriage ride in the arms of your lover along Charleston’s historic streets. You’ll be able to learn about the history of the city as you leisurely move through the streets together.


Romantic Getaways in South Carolina's Parks

One thing that South Carolina is definitely known for is its vast array of parks. This kind of environment is perfect for a couples’ getaway, as you will have to opportunity to learn with each other and build a much closer bond. Here’s a look at some of the best ones to visit together:

Devil’s Fork State Park - what makes Devil’s Fork State Park so appealing is the fact that Lake Jocassee and the Jocassee Gorges are located right in the midst. You and your partner will be able to stroll along the lake, rent a villa nearby or just enjoy an outdoor fire at a lakeside campsite. You’ll have tons of opportunities to spend quality time together.

Table Rock State Park - right in the South Carolina Mountains is Table Rock State Park, where you’ll feel propelled to make a lifetime commitment to your partner even if that wasn’t a part of the plan! The mountain views are stunning, and so are the cascading waterfalls and mountain lakes. This is really the perfect place to fall in love with nature - and each other. Cozy cabins are also available for an overnight visit.

Huntington Beach State Park - this park is supported by Huntington Beach, one of the most unspoiled beach areas in the US. It is also home to Atalaya, the romantic former winter home of noted sculptress, Anna Hyatt Huntington, and her husband, Archer Milton Huntington. The Moorish architecture of the Spanish Mediterranean coast was Archer Huntington’s inspiration for the home that today stands as a National Historic Landmark. You both can spend the time strolling the grounds and learning about the history of the area. A perfect place for couples to visit - and maybe get married?


Where to Stay on your Romantic Getaways in South Carolina

Summerville and Charleston are two of the more popular cities for couples hunting for accommodation in South Carolina. Some of the best options for romantic yet fun-loving couples include:

Planters Inn - this inn provides a rustic type of environment for couples and has its own rich history. The building actually housed a dry goods store in the 19th century, but today it provides cozy, romantic accommodation with canopy beds and warm fireplaces.

Two Meeting Street Inn - this building is also quite stunning, with its white Victorian style. You and your special person will definitely enjoy the ambience of this small yet comfortable bed and breakfast.

Woodlands Inn - out in Summerville is one of South Carolina’s most visited guest houses for couples on vacation. Woodlands Inn is actually an English country house style manor on 42 acres of land so you’ll definitely have the time away with your honey at this location!


South Carolina is a wonderful, historic part of the US to explore as a couple. From the learning experiences to the numerous romantic spots to visit, you’ll certainly enjoy your time together there. Make it a date and book your romantic getaway to South Carolina today.

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