Litchfield Beach and Pawley's island are located less than half an hour from both Myrtle Beach and Georgetown, in a secluded area that's off the beaten path and quieter that the bigger resorts, even in the busy season. Adventurers trek to Litchfield Beach for a more natural environment to explore untouched waterways and enjoy the South Carolina Beaches.
Kayaking at Litchfield Beach
Rent a kayak, bring your own or sign up for a naturalist guided "EcoVenture" through cypress swamps, salt marshes, historic Georgetown harbor and plantation canals.
Black River Outdoors Center
21 Garden Avenue
Georgetown, South Carolina 29440
Ferry to Bull Island
The 62,000 acre Cape Romain Wildlife Refuge is home to the the Bull Island nature Preserve, with sixteen miles of hiking and walking paths where visitors get to see the natural habitat of sea turtles, pelicans, herons, as well as endangered and threatened species like the red wolf, the wood stork and the loggerhead sea turtle. Maritime forests shade much of the pathways, and one of the most popular spots is "boneyard beach."
514 Mill St Suite B
Mount Pleasant, South Carolina 29464-4388
Bicycling at Litchfield Beach
The Litchfield Beach and Golf Resort rents bicycles and there are safe, paved trails running back and forth from the resort to Huntington Beach State Park. At the resort, Beachside Health and Fitness handles the rental counter.
Litchfield Beach & Golf Resort
14276 Ocean Hwy
Pawleys Island, South Carolina 29585
Article Written By Lisa Russell
Lisa Russell has been a freelance writer since 1998. She's been published in "Rethinking Everything Magazine," "Playdate" and "Home Educator's Family Times." She has a professional background in education, cosmetology and the restaurant industry. Russell studied early childhood education at Antelope Valley College, and is pursuing a degree in law.