Visit Lowcountry Gardens

Magnolia Plantation and Gardens Magnolia Plantation and Gardens is one of the last large-scale Romantic Gardens left in the U.S. The aim of a Romantic Garden is to transport visitors from the drab routine of daily existence into one of beautiful chaos. The variety of plants and flora, unexpected twists and turns, and unbridled planting…

Cape Romain: Home of Wildlife Wonders

A visit to Cape Romain National Wildlife Refuge is a reminder of the fragility and wondrousness of the natural surroundings of the Lowcountry. The refuge is home to a diverse community of wildlife, and it manages and protects the ecosystems and industries that are vital to South Carolina. Bird Refuge: Established in 1932 as a…

Sullivan’s Island, SC

Sullivan’s Island, SC Visit Fort Moultrie National Monument: With the Atlantic Ocean on one side, and Charleston Harbor on the other, this fort has a rich history as it was in continuous use by the Army for coastal defense for 171 years. Having been restored to reflect the major periods of history, a visitor to…

Experience a piece of history: Georgetown, SC

Georgetown, SC Located between Charleston and Myrtle Beach, Georgetown offers visitors history, natural beauty and well-preserved homes dating from the 18th and 19th centuries. The Lighthouse Shell Island Tour + Plantation River Tour: Cap’n Rod’s Lowcountry Tours is one company in Georgetown that offers these two fascinating, fun tours. On the Lighthouse Shell Island Tour…

Head to the Beach

Folly Beach Each summer, we take a day off, pack the cooler, throw our beach gear in the truck, and head to Folly Beach – a little gem of a town, sparkling at the edge of America.  If you usually go to Isle of Palms or Edisto, try Folly for something new. It’s a laid…