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  2. Walhalla
The Valhalla Sky Suite at Hi Saw Gap

Soar above the canopy of Sumter National Forest in this one of a kind container home, located 0.5 miles from Stumphouse Tunnel, Issaqueena Falls, Yellow Branch Falls hiking trail, and the World class Stumphouse Mountain Bike Park. Unwind after a day of exploring the waterfalls and parks of Upstate SC in your private spa in the sky, or cash in every penny of your million dollar view from the balcony bar and deck.

$218 per night
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Modern Cabin Tiny Retreat

600 sq ft of TINYHOUSE on a private lot with a yard in the country . complete with a queen bedroom downstairs and a queen bed in loft ,twin bed ( comfortably sleeps 5) * Coffee provided *. Located next to Nature’s tiny Retreat airbnb. 35 minutes from downtown Greenville SC 18 minutes from downtown Greer SC 30 minutes from Spartanburg 15 minutes from Landrum SC 30 mins from Tryon Equestrian Center 60 minutes from Asheville NC 20 minutes from GSP airport

$75 per night
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  2. Lexington County
Lake Front house no future bookings

3 bed room lake house with in ground slate pool , hot tub indoor/ outdoor, fireplaces private boat dock , paddle boat and kayak free use with lake rental . 2nd floor complete master suit with private balcony large master bath with jacuzzi tub and body jet tile shower covered carport for 2 cars , washer and dryer on site , out door 6 person hot tub , screen porch with oak bar and hammocks, this property is like paradise in one place !

$161 per night

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Beach house rentals in South Carolina

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  2. Hilton Head Island
Calibogue Lookout-Harbour Town Treehouse-Sea Pines
$484 per night
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  2. Folly Beach
Steps 2 BEACH * *bright and airy cottage **
$368 per night
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  2. Edisto Island
Edisto Beach Family Retreat
$235 per night
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  2. Folly Beach
Bright, Dog-Friendly Home w/ Private Pool & Spa - Short Walk to Beach
$367 per night
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  2. Edisto Island
Its About Time - Eclectic Beach Cottage at Edisto
$175 per night
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  2. Little River
Best of North Myrtle Beach & Little River
$211 per night
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  2. North Myrtle Beach
Pineapple Express
$204 per night
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  2. Hilton Head Island
EXCEPTIONAL VACATION RETREAT STEPS FROM BEACH! RESORT POOL ACCESS NEXTDOOR!
$171 per night
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  2. Hilton Head Island
Wonderful Island's Retreat (With Private Pool)
$380 per night
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  2. Seabrook Island
Lagoon Front Beach House- 0.4 Miles from the Ocean
$261 per night
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  2. Hilton Head Island
NEW! Modern Retreat: Patio, BBQ, < 1 Mi to Beach!
$300 per night
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  2. Hilton Head Island
Getaway @ Port Royal Sound, Direct Beach Access
$195 per night

Beach condo rentals in South Carolina

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  2. Myrtle Beach
Awesome Corner Wrap Around Balcony Condo Fireplace
$250 per night
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  2. Hilton Head Island
Oceanfront Romantic Retreat-Mesmerizing Views
$250 per night
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  2. Myrtle Beach
"Oceanview with Seas of Blue", 605 Landmark Resort
$108 per night
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  2. North Myrtle Beach
Peppertree By The Sea, an Oceanfront Resort - 1 BR
$63 per night
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  2. Myrtle Beach
Oceanfront cozy studio! Bed nook overlooking ocean
$246 per night
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  2. Hilton Head Island
Luxury First Floor Villa Free Tennis & Golf Daily
$160 per night
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  2. Myrtle Beach
★Amazing Views from this Beachfront Condo with King Bed
$171 per night
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  2. Myrtle Beach
*Oceanfront* Pet Friendly Condo, 16th floor!
$215 per night
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  2. Hilton Head Island
FREE 3rd NT Dec- Feb OCEAN FRONT King Bed
$150 per night
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  2. Myrtle Beach
Pie in the Sky Ocean Front Property- Myrtle Beach
$188 per night
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  2. Hilton Head Island
Ocean Palm Villa - Free Golf! Short walk to Beach!
$134 per night
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  2. North Myrtle Beach
Oceanfront Fun at Maritime, N Myrtle Beach, 1BR!
$58 per night

Beach villa rentals in South Carolina

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  2. Hilton Head Island
Direct Ocean Front S. Forest Beach
$150 per night
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  2. Hilton Head Island
1304 Spa on Port Royal Sound- Oceanfront
$200 per night
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  2. Hilton Head Island
Admiral Row 308 Ocean Views & Sounds of Waves & Beautiful Sunrises
$173 per night
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  2. Hilton Head Island
Beachfront Suite at Port Royal
$268 per night
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  2. Seabrook Island
BEACH! *5 Stars* Best 1st Flr Corner * Open Deck *
$399 per night
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  2. Hilton Head Island
OCEAN VIEW VILLA...75 yards to the beach
$129 per night
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  2. Hilton Head Island
Ocean Palms #702 - Free golf, Free tennis!
$145 per night
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  2. Hilton Head Island
FIRST TIME LISTING! NEAR EVERYTHING! BEACH! PARKS! COLIGNY! TENNIS! POOL!
$89 per night
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  2. Hilton Head Island
OCEAN VIEWS! BEACH! POOL! COLIGNY PLAZA! BEACH CHAIRS! READY FOR YOU!
$84 per night
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  2. Hilton Head Island
Seaside Villa w/ Ocean View
$204 per night
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  2. Hilton Head Island
Breakers Oceanfront Getaway w/ Amazing View & Pool
$156 per night
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  2. Saint Helena Island
SPECTACULAR OCEAN FRONT VILLA
$250 per night

Your guide to South Carolina

Welcome to South Carolina

Weeping Spanish moss cloaks the cobblestone streets and historic homes of South Carolina’s oldest cities while its coast beckons travelers from near and far. South Carolina is one of the original 13 colonies of the United States, and it resisted British authority. Perched on the coast just north of Savannah, Charleston has been a major port city since the Spanish first settled the area in the 16th century, and was hotly contested territory in subsequent wars. Remnants of this history still stand in places like Fort Sumter and Fort Moultrie. South Carolina’s draws are heavily clustered around coastal areas like Hilton Head and Myrtle Beach — or on waterways that connect to the sea — but there’s plenty to do and see in its inland cities like the state capital of Columbia and the cultural hotbed of Greenville.


How do I get around South Carolina?

Charleston International Airport (CHA) is the state’s largest airport and a good place to touch down if you’re launching your South Carolina travels from the southern coastline. Columbia Metropolitan Airport (CAE) is a regional airport with nonstop flights to a handful of U.S. cities, and South Carolina’s two major beach areas also have small airports with domestic service, Hilton Head Island Airport (HHH) and Myrtle Beach International Airport (MYR). The closest major international airports to South Carolina are Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT), in North Carolina, and Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL), in Georgia. Amtrak has train routes that stop in select South Carolina cities throughout the week. When you arrive in South Carolina, you’ll want to rent a car to get around, as public transportation is sparse.


When is the best time to stay in a vacation rental in South Carolina?

As one of the southernmost states on the Eastern Seaboard, South Carolina maintains a mild climate year-round, making it an ideal destination no matter when you’re visiting. Summer months are popular at the beaches, so avoid traveling in June, July, and August if you want to escape the crowds. Fall and spring are traditionally beautiful, and a bit cooler, though still T-shirt weather. Keep hurricane season in mind when planning your trip to South Carolina; it runs June through November along the Atlantic coast. Winter, which happens to overlap with oyster season, can be a pleasant time to visit due to the lack of crowds, though some businesses in coastal areas may close seasonally.


What are the top things to do in South Carolina?

Charleston

With its cobblestone streets and antebellum architecture, Charleston is one of the most charming cities in the American South. A peninsula town whose rivers empty into the Atlantic Ocean, it has a warm, welcoming vibe where visitors are treated like family, and just about anywhere you go somebody is eager to fill your cup with a heavy-handed pour of spiked sweet tea. If you want to combine urban travel with a beach getaway, Charleston is the place for you; its downtown core occupies a tight grid of streets and historic homes with thriving beach communities — Folly Island to the west and Isle of Palms and Sullivan’s Island to the east — on each side.

Congaree National Park

Wildlife enthusiasts, hikers, and paddlers will want to add South Carolina’s only national park, just south of Columbia, to their itinerary. The Congaree and Wateree rivers snake their way through the bottomland hardwood forest, part of the Congaree International Biosphere Reserve, making it a great place to observe the unique ecosystems by kayak via its waterways.

Greenville

In the northwestern corner of the Palmetto State near the Blue Ridge Mountains, Greenville is a melting pot of lifestyles: a city made for epicures and art lovers that also places heavy emphasis on outdoor living. While Falls Park on the Reedy is Greenville’s centerpiece, it’s not the only waterfall in town: Greenville boasts more than 30 breathtaking cascades, three state parks, and the 22-mile, multi-use Prisma Health Swamp Rabbit Trail.