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Feel the southern comforts of South Carolina

From the eastern seaboard, South Carolina is the gateway to the Deep South, and you can feel the difference as soon as you cross the border. The air gets hotter and sultrier, the accents slow down, and a wealth of Southern-style comfort food is available at the click of your fingers. South Carolina is most famous for its beautiful coast, but once you travel inland toward the Blue Ridge Mountains, you'll find an intriguing world of hidden small towns, beautiful swampland and untouched wilderness. No matter whether you stick to the beaches, explore the islands off the coast, hit the cities or head into the backcountry, get ready for a memorable journey into the heart of the South.


What to do

Beaches and beyond

Myrtle Beach is the most famous stretch of sand in the Palmetto State, and visitors and locals alike have been flocking there since the area got railroad service in 1900. Today, Myrtle Beach has a definite beach-town vibe, and its laidback atmosphere is great for relaxing by the water, doing a little shopping or enjoying some fresh seafood in one of the many beachfront restaurants.

If you want to get away from the typical beach scene and take in some local history while you're at it, be sure to catch a ferry out to the Gullah Islands. These islands stretch along the coast of South Carolina and were abandoned to newly-freed slaves after the Civil War. Isolated on the islands, the Gullah people developed a distinct language and way of life, and today you can still hear Gullah spoken and try some of the culture's exquisite cuisine.

Do the Charleston

Romantic, elegant Charleston is the oldest city in South Carolina and one of the most beautiful cities in the country. While you're there, slow down your pace and find time to stroll along the city's cobblestone streets, smell the blooming magnolias and observe the beautifully preserved antebellum buildings. The historic Charleston City Market is an especially nice place to spend an afternoon poking around, and once the sun sets, the city really gets going.

Charleston is especially well-known for its food culture, and the city's restaurants are a constantly changing showplace for the area's talented chefs. Seafood and local cuisine are huge, and your dining options range from new takes on traditional Southern to just about every kind of ethnic food imaginable. The neighborhoods around the College of Charleston have many of the best restaurants; Spring and Cannon Streets are especially popular among visitors.


When to visit

South Carolina can be very warm in the summer, so visiting in fall or spring is the best way to take advantage of the region's more temperate seasons. October and April are the most ideal months for exploring this gorgeous state, as both are mild. October can still have some days warm enough to hit the beach, and April is when the local gardens are in full bloom.


Where to stay

South Carolina hotels run the gamut from economical to lavish, and some of the most romantic places to stay are in any of the restored antebellum homes that have been made into hotels.

Myrtle Beach

If you're planning to stay at Myrtle Beach or one of the other popular seaside areas, be sure to book well in advance as hotels can fill up quickly. Sheraton Myrtle Beach Convention Center is situated in the business district of the area, but is still close to the beach and Myrtlewood Golf Club.

Charleston

With so much happening in Charleston, you're never far away from the action. The SpringHill Suites by Marriot Charleston North offers spacious rooms, and is close to South Carolina Aquarium.

South Carolina is one of the most charming states in the country, so whether you stay at the beach or head into the city, you're in for a Southern-style treat.

Recently booked South Carolina hotels

Hotel Last booked Stars Price from
Hampton Inn Columbia-Downtown 1 minute ago 3 stars $109
The Breakers Resort
Myrtle Beach
18 minutes ago 3 stars $59
Dunes Village Resort
Myrtle Beach
1 hour ago 4 stars $59
Myrtlewood Villas Condominium Resort
Myrtle Beach
2 hours ago 3 stars $51
Wingate by Wyndham Columbia / Ft. Jackson 5 hours ago 3 stars $67
Francis Marion Hotel
Downtown
5 hours ago 4 stars $189
Sleep Inn at TD Convention Center
Greenville Downtown
5 hours ago 2 stars $64
Bay View Resort
Myrtle Beach
6 hours ago 4 stars $81
3 Palms Oceanfront Myrtle Beach
Myrtle Beach
6 hours ago 3 stars $59
Belmond Charleston Place
Downtown
7 hours ago 5 stars $284

Recently Rated South Carolina Hotels

Hotel Reviews Stars Price from
Candlewood Suites COLUMBIA-FT. JACKSON
4.2 / 5
19 reviews
3 stars $83
Days Inn Myrtle Beach
2.3 / 5
86 reviews
2 stars $39
Hampton Inn Charleston-Airport/Coliseum
4.1 / 5
21 reviews
3 stars $84
Sheraton Myrtle Beach Convention Center Hotel
Myrtle Beach
4.1 / 5
248 reviews
4 stars $64
Westgate Myrtle Beach Oceanfront Resort
Myrtle Beach
3.4 / 5
287 reviews
4 stars $68
Patricia Grand Resort Hotel
Myrtle Beach
3.3 / 5
545 reviews
3 stars $51
3 Palms Oceanfront Myrtle Beach
Myrtle Beach
3.3 / 5
156 reviews
3 stars $59
Ramada Limited Columbia
3.6 / 5
35 reviews
2 stars $55
The Breakers Resort
Myrtle Beach
3.9 / 5
169 reviews
3 stars $59
Long Bay Resort
Myrtle Beach
3.6 / 5
118 reviews
3 stars $48

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1 Hyatt Regency Greenville

4 stars
3.8 / 5 47 reviews

Greenville, South Carolina

Rate includes Breakfast for 2

Urban retreat located in downtown GreenvilleThe Hyatt Regency Greenville is a stylish urban retreat in the heart of downtown Greenville. With an eight-story atrium lobby, complete with a waterfall,... More

From $59

2 Dunes Village Resort

4 stars
4.4 / 5 204 reviews

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

35% OFF, LIMITED TIME OFFER

Spacious condos with ocean views and full kitchens in Myrtle Beach A sprawling indoor water park -- the largest of its kind in Myrtle Beach at 30,000 square feet -- fuels endless hours in the lazy... More

From $98

3 Hyatt Place North Charleston

3 stars
4.2 / 5 58 reviews

North Charleston, South Carolina

Save 30% on your stay

Hyatt Place is a new kind of hotel that puts style, innovation, and The Hyatt Touch with everyone's reach. Our guests enjoy a spacious guestroom with a 42 inch flat panel high-definition... More

From $80

4 Sheraton Columbia Downtown Hotel

3 stars
3.8 / 5 33 reviews

Columbia, South Carolina

Save 25% on your stay

Historic Columbia downtown hotel near shopping, attractionsThe Sheraton Columbia Downtown Hotel is located on Main Street in the heart of Columbia, South Carolina. The hotel is within walking... More

From $189

5 Francis Marion Hotel

4 stars
4.0 / 5 215 reviews

Charleston, South Carolina

Historic charm, modern conveniences in downtown CharlestonThe Francis Marion Hotel was built in 1924, completely renovated in 1996 with a $12 million grant from the National Trust for Historic... More

From $169

6 The Westin Poinsett, Greenville

4 stars
4.1 / 5 35 reviews

Greenville, South Carolina

Save 30% on your stay

Four-Diamond hotel in downtown GreenvilleThe elegant art deco-style Westin Poinsett Greenville is an oasis in the heart of downtown Greenville, providing amenities and services for those travelling... More

From $59

7 3 Palms Oceanfront Myrtle Beach

3 stars
3.2 / 5 157 reviews

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

Myrtle Beach oceanfront with kitchen-equipped suites and two poolsWith a stellar beachfront location right in Myrtle Beach just steps from the boardwalk, 3 Palms Oceanfront Myrtle Beach already... More

From $71

8 BEST WESTERN PLUS Airport Inn & Suites

3 stars
3.6 / 5 170 reviews

North Charleston, South Carolina

Save 15% on your stay

Airport hotel with free amenities close to Charleston attractionsThe Charleston Best Western Airport Inn & Suites offers convenient access to the Charleston Coliseum, convention center,... More

From $55

9 Ramada Limited Columbia

2 stars
3.5 / 5 36 reviews

Columbia, South Carolina

Stay 2, Save 15%

Budget-friendly Columbia hotel offers free Internet, breakfast, pool The Ramada Limited Columbia is located just off I-20 at Exit 65 in Columbia, South Carolina. Families, couples and business... More

From $143

10 Hampton Inn Charleston-Historic District

3 stars
4.3 / 5 92 reviews

Charleston, South Carolina

Free On The HouseT hot breakfast, Wi-Fi

Charleston business hotel with swimming pool near major tourist sitesThe Hampton Inn Charleston - Historic District is the only antebellum hotel in the area and was restored from an 1860 railroad... More

From $152

11 Holiday Inn Express & Suites GREENVILLE-DOWNTOWN

3 stars
4.0 / 5 32 reviews

Greenville, South Carolina

Greenville Hotel's Keeping Southern Charm In Business Greenville is home to some of the Upstate's largest and most exciting industries, including Fluor, Windstream, GE, Michelin and BMW. This... More

From $169

12 Marina Inn at Grande Dunes

5 stars
4.5 / 5 200 reviews

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

Luxury amenities and multiple recreational activities in Myrtle BeachWaterfront views and 2,200 acres of lush landscape elevate the luxury at the Marina Inn at Grande Dunes resort between the... More

From $78

13 SpringHill Suites by Marriott Charleston North

3 stars
4.1 / 5 147 reviews

North Charleston, South Carolina

Charleston airport hotel with free Internet and continental breakfastCompleted in June 2009, the SpringHill Suites by Marriott Charleston North hotel offers 115 spacious suites and a free... More

From $74

14 Wingate by Wyndham Columbia/Harbison

3 stars
4.0 / 5 95 reviews

Columbia, South Carolina

Stay 3, Save 20%

Harbison area hotel offers free breakfast and an outdoor pool Wingate by Wyndham Columbia is located in the Harbison area of Columbia, South Carolina, and is easily accessible from I-20 and I-26.... More

From $284

15 Belmond Charleston Place

5 stars
4.5 / 5 151 reviews

Charleston, South Carolina

Save 10%

Luxurious Charleston hotel with two top-rated restaurants on-siteThe luxurious Belmond Charleston Place features two of the city's finest restaurants on the premises. Many of downtown's... More

From $69

16 Quality Inn & Suites Greenville

2 stars
Not yet reviewed

Greenville, South Carolina

Downtown location, Just minutes away from the Historic Downtown of Greenville, SC. Greenville Memorial Hospital is only mile away. Walking distance to shops and uptown. Free Wi-Fi and Wired... More

From $74

17 Sheraton Myrtle Beach Convention Center Hotel

4 stars
4.1 / 5 248 reviews

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

Save 25% on your stay

Well-equipped hotel, ideally situated at the Convention Center Sheraton Myrtle Beach Convention Center Hotel is located in Myrtle Beach's business district, just a few minutes away from the... More

From $64

18 Quality Inn North

2 stars
2.8 / 5 39 reviews

North Charleston, South Carolina

Newly renovated 2005. Easy access on/off I-26. Walking distance to several restaurants. Northwoods Mall and several restaurants within 2 miles. FREE Deluxe Continental Breakfast. Outdoor pool. All... More

From $99

19 Courtyard by Marriott Columbia Downtown at USC

3 stars
3.7 / 5 28 reviews

Columbia, South Carolina

Rate includes breakfast

Columbia hotel in walking distance to USC with free shuttle Guests staying at the Courtyard by Marriott Columbia Downtown at USC enjoy a central location on the University of South Carolina... More

From $179

20 The Mills House Wyndham Grand Hotel

4 stars
3.8 / 5 64 reviews

Charleston, South Carolina

Charleston hotel with pool combines modern luxuries with historic charmThe Mills House Wyndham Grand Hotel combines opulent accommodations, historic ambiance and modern conveniences in the heart of... More