Scenic Driving South Carolina  by John F. Clark & Patricia A. Pierce

Scenic Driving South Carolina Guide Book

by John F. Clark & Patricia A. Pierce (Falcon Guides)
Scenic Driving South Carolina  by John F. Clark & Patricia A. Pierce
Enjoy 21 separate drives through the mountains, rolling hills, and coastal plains of South Carolina. This mile-by-mile driving guide maps out day trips that explore the Palmetto State. Discover South Carolina's long and vibrant history, myriad outdoor recreational activities, and breathtaking scenery along highways and back roads, from the Blue Ridge Mountains, and the Cherokee Foothills Scenic Highway to Santee National Wildlife Refuge and Fort Moultrie. Along the way stop and explore mansions, harbor towns, beaches, and Historic Charleston, South Carolina's splendid crown jewel. Inside you'll find: Individual itineraries from 20 miles to 115 miles; in-depth descriptions of attractions along the way; detailed maps for each drive; optional side trips to museums, parks, and landmarks.

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Trails from the "Scenic Driving South Carolina" Guide Book
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Displaying trails 1 to 20 of 21.

This trip begins in the historic, charming, well-preserved town of Walterboro, then takes you through the watershed of the enchanting Ashepoo, Combahee, and Edisto Rivers, one of the largest unspoiled ...
Walterboro, SC - Scenic Drives
A spectacular 75-mile drive through forests, around and over mountains, and across rivers and gorges, offering majestic vistas and cool, idyllic resting spots. There are several opportunities to stret ...
Walhalla, SC - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 75
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Passing by state parks, fruit orchards, and small villages, the 110-mile Cherokee Scenic Highway (SC 11) follows an ancient Cherokee pathway in the looming shadow of the southern edge of the Blue Ridg ...
Walhalla, SC - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 110
This is a pretty 65-mile countryside ride to scenic natural areas and remote villages in South Carolina’s upper coastal plain. Special Attractions: Congaree Swamp National Monument, Cedar Creek, Con ...
Hopkins, SC - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 65
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A 115-mile jaunt through cotton fields, peach orchards, and forested sand hills, beginning at a boggy “Carolina bay” and ending in the pretty and historic town of Cheraw, on the banks of the Great Pee ...
Lynchburg, SC - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 115
Beginning on the west side of Charleston, this 70-mile drive passes Drayton Hall, Middleton Place, and Magnolia Plantations on the Ashley River, then travels through isolated rural areas to two state ...
Drayton, SC - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 70
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A 48-mile cruise in the Coastal Plain through nature, history, and rural culture, past beautiful forests, marshlands, and streams, punctuated with historic sites and sprinkled with flavor buds of Sout ...
Awendaw, SC - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 48
This 30-mile trip begins in the historic, picturesque waterfront town of Beaufort and carries sightseers across salt marshes, creeks, and the Beaufort River to the quaint town of Port Royal, through t ...
Beaufort, SC - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 30
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This fascinating and diverse drive in metropolitan Charleston takes visitors across major waterways, through stunning saltwater marshlands, along inviting beaches, and past numerous beautiful homes, g ...
Charleston, SC - Scenic Drives
A 70-mile trip around the edges of Lake Moultrie, full of canals, history, and natural beauty. Special Attractions: Pinopolis, Old Santee Canal Park, Tail Race Canal, Francis Marion Forest, Swamp Fox ...
Pinopolis, SC - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 70
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This 82-mile drive through the Long Cane District of Sumter National Forest includes Parson’s Mountain and Lick Fork Lake Recreation Areas, the Revolutionary War–era Ninety Six National Historic Site, ...
Abbeville, SC - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 82
Beginning in the rural town of Estill and ending at the edge of the popular seaside resort of Hilton Head Island, this 97-mile drive in the Lower Savannah River Valley takes visitors through remote co ...
Estill, SC - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 97
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A 110-mile loop drive highlighted by charming little towns, delightful old churches, and the rivers and woodlands of the Enoree/Tyger District of Sumter National Forest. Special Attractions: Little ...
Newberry, SC - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 110
This 80-mile drive takes travelers through the Mountain Bridge Natural Area and up and down the Blue Ridge escarpment. A long precipice at the southern edge of the Blue Ridge Mountains, the escarpment ...
Pickens, SC - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 80
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Begin in elegant Aiken and travel 75 miles through horse pasture countryside, past the dark waters of the South Edisto River, and into old railroad towns that time has passed by, before finishing in c ...
Aiken, SC - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 75
Visitors enjoy a 95-mile loop in the heart of South Carolina’s coastal plain farm country, starting in live-oak-laden Kingstree beside the enchanting Black River, and crisscrossing the river several t ...
Kingstree, SC - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 95
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Beginning on Lake Hartwell, this 110-mile drive past farmland, rural towns, lakes, and forests along the Savannah River National Scenic Highway takes visitors through the Upper Savannah River Valley a ...
Starr, SC - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 110
This 20-mile coastal drive begins in the restaurant-laden fishing village of Murrells Inlet and takes travelers to exquisite Brookgreen Gardens, salty Huntington Beach State Park, and the Waccamaw Riv ...
Pawleys Island, SC - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 20
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This 75-mile trip across South Carolina’s rural Sea Islands begins in the village of Rockville and ends at Edisto Beach on the Atlantic Ocean, crossing Wadmalaw Island, Johns Island, and Edisto Island ...
Rockville, SC - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 75
This 95-mile drive through rural Coastal Plain South Carolina is a delightful blend of nature, history, agriculture, and southern culture in its most basic sense. Special Attractions: Wateree River, ...
Camden, SC - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 95
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