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The Southern Cross at Hi Saw Gap

The quintessential Tiny Home experience at beautiful Hi Saw Gap! The Southern Cross is located cliff's edge with endless views over untouched natural beauty. Fabulous outdoor amenities compel you to be outside, including a glass enclosed shelter, propane fire pit, charcoal BBQ grill, and covered bistro deck with outdoor kitchen and prep station. Located just a half-mile from Stumphouse Tunnel, Issaqueena Falls, Yellow Branch Falls hiking trail, and the World class Stumphouse Mountain Bike Park.

$121 per night
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  2. Columbia
Cozy home in peaceful woods.

Guests can check in on their own - 1603 Bluebird Lane . There is a carport (small!) and the screened porches have peaceful views of the woods. There are four mobile homes across the street and that's about it for neighbors. Ants aren't always a problem, but when they are it can be intense. Please don't book if you aren't willing to manage them. I get as upset as the guest if they are bothered. Managed with diatomaceous earth (provided) and keeping an eye out for trails up the piers outside.

$35 per night
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  2. Myrtle Beach
Awesome Corner Wrap Around Balcony Condo Fireplace

Stylish updated corner condo with an awesome wrap around balcony overlooking the whole coastline to North Carolina. With this being an end unit it has the large window in bedroom and the cut out end balcony. This super unique condo has a floor to ceiling glass wall, built in rock tile electric fireplace with 60" tv, shiplap on walls, sleeper sofa,extended kitchen with new granite,washer/dryer combo,dishwasher,stainless fridge,backsplash,plush king bed,new floors,cooktop and high top chairs

$250 per night

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Beach house rentals in South Carolina

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Calibogue Lookout-Harbour Town Treehouse-Sea Pines
$483 per night
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Steps 2 BEACH * *bright and airy cottage **
$368 per night
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Edisto Beach Family Retreat
$238 per night
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  2. Folly Beach
Bright, Dog-Friendly Home w/ Private Pool & Spa - Short Walk to Beach
$366 per night
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  2. Little River
Best of North Myrtle Beach & Little River
$211 per night
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Its About Time - Eclectic Beach Cottage at Edisto
$175 per night
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  2. Seabrook Island
Lagoon Front Beach House- 0.4 Miles from the Ocean
$223 per night
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‘The Bird House:’ Lush Bungalow, Steps from Ocean!
$209 per night
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Pineapple Express
$210 per night
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EXCEPTIONAL VACATION RETREAT STEPS FROM BEACH! RESORT POOL ACCESS NEXTDOOR!
$171 per night
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Private Beach Paradise - Ocean Lakes - Sleeps 8!!!
$234 per night
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Wonderful Island's Retreat (With Private Pool)
$380 per night

Beach condo rentals in South Carolina

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Oceanfront Romantic Retreat-Mesmerizing Views
$250 per night
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"Oceanview with Seas of Blue", 605 Landmark Resort
$109 per night
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Oceanfront cozy studio! Bed nook overlooking ocean
$231 per night
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Ocean Palm Villa - Free Golf! Short walk to Beach!
$130 per night
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FREE 3rd NT Dec- Feb OCEAN FRONT King Bed
$153 per night
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Luxury First Floor Villa Free Tennis & Golf Daily
$160 per night
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Pie in the Sky Ocean Front Property- Myrtle Beach
$186 per night
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Peppertree By The Sea, an Oceanfront Resort - 1 BR
$63 per night
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★Amazing Views from this Beachfront Condo with Kin
$162 per night
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*Oceanfront* Pet Friendly Condo, 16th floor!
$215 per night
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Across from the Beach!
$89 per night
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DOWNTOWN OCEANFRONT HIGH FLOOR WITH DREAM VIEWS!
$172 per night

Beach villa rentals in South Carolina

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Direct Ocean Front S. Forest Beach
$150 per night
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1304 Spa on Port Royal Sound- Oceanfront
$200 per night
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Admiral Row 308 Ocean Views & Sounds of Waves & Beautiful Sunrises
$167 per night
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Beachfront Suite at Port Royal
$271 per night
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FIRST TIME LISTING! NEAR EVERYTHING! BEACH! PARKS! COLIGNY! TENNIS! POOL!
$89 per night
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Ocean Palms #702 - Free golf, Free tennis!
$145 per night
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OCEAN VIEW VILLA...75 yards to the beach
$131 per night
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OCEAN VIEWS! BEACH! POOL! COLIGNY PLAZA! BEACH CHAIRS! READY FOR YOU!
$84 per night
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SPECTACULAR OCEAN VIEWS! LARGE PRIVATE BALCONY! RESORT-STYLE POOLS!
$146 per night
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AMAZING STUDIO! BEACH CHAIRS! PRIVATE BEACH ACCESS! NEARBY AMENITIES! WOW!
$80 per night
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Seaside Villa w/ Ocean View
$208 per night
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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.