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Price and Availability Index in South Carolina
Vacation Rental Price Information in South Carolina
The price graph will give you the nightly price average for the upcoming months of the year. It is during a week of July (7/6 - 7/13) that you will find the highest prices for the next 12 months. The cheapest week to book a vacation rental is in October (10/26 - 11/2).
Rental Availability Information in South Carolina
Our availability graph helps you identify the busiest months in South Carolina. In March (3/9 - 3/16), only 46 are available. On the contrary, you will find the highest number of available rentals in a week of August (8/24 - 8/31).
Discover sun-kissed South Carolina with a vacation rental
South Carolina vacation rentals vary from modern apartments to luxury condominiums, rustic cabins to spacious oceanfront homes. Whether you are looking for a base for a weekend break in cities such as Columbia, or a home for a longer stay by the beach in Myrtle Beach, having your own vacation rental means you can get the most out of a visit to this beautiful state.
Getting to Your South Carolina Vacation Home
South Carolina is easily accessible by air from many cities across the United States and Canada. The key international airports in the state are Charleston International Airport, Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport near Greer, and Myrtle Beach International Airport. All of these run daily services across North America and beyond. Depending on how much of the state you wish to explore during your trip, you might choose to rent a vehicle at any of these airports for easy access to all the best beaches and historic sites. The state is well served by major roadways, making travel to and from South Carolina vacation rentals easy and quick.
Sunny days and clear skies in South Carolina
With over 200 days of sunshine per year, South Carolina’s weather provides the perfect backdrop for beach lovers, outdoor enthusiasts, and golfers.
A sub-tropical, humid climate tends to make the central areas warmer than those along the coast and mountains. Expect daytime temperatures of around 90°F in the summer and around 16°F in winter.
Discover South Carolina’s History and Art
The culture and history of South Carolina are reflected in its many historic sites and arts centers. Travel throughout the state, hopping between South Carolina vacation rentals and experiencing the best of the past and present of this fascinating region.
History comes to life in many of the state’s official historic destinations. As a key location in the American Revolutionary War and the slave era, the state offers visitors and locals the opportunity to get up close and personal with its past.
Made famous in the film ‘The Patriot’, the historic town of Brattonsville is a notable attraction. Visitors can explore what life was like on the colonial estate through site interpreters and stories of the African-Americans who lived there.
The state is also home to the Historic Camden Revolutionary War Site occupied by British troops in the 1780s. Additional war sites include the Cowpens National Battlefield and the Musgrove Mill State Historic Site.
For art and culture, the state’s main cities and towns are the places to be. Charleston, Columbia, Greenville, and Myrtle Beach are all home to numerous art galleries and cultural institutions. Key locations to visit include Museum Mile in Charleston, home to six museums, and the Franklin G. Burroughs – Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum in Myrtle Beach for some appreciation of the local flavor of art in the area.
Join your kids in building sandcastles on Myrtle Beach. Or get soaked as you plunge your kayak paddle into the churning white water of the Chattooga River.
Perhaps you're a mountain biker? Then head to Croft State Park in Spartanburg for exhilarating trails and breathtaking scenery.
Keen golfers can tee off at a challenging golf course. With more than 360 courses across South Carolina, you could spend almost a year playing a different course each day.
For a more sedate outing, ride in the back of a horse-drawn carriage in historic Beaufort or Charleston. Hoof beats ring out as you navigate streets lined with moss-draped oak trees.
Festivals for heritage, food, and flowers
South Carolina has a fascinating history. As one of the original 13 colonies, it was home to rich indigo and rice planters. Many of the festivals celebrated today pay homage to that past.
For history buffs, there's Revolutionary War Field Days. Held in Camden on the first weekend of November, it involves a re-enactment of an 18th-century battle between Continental and British forces.
To celebrate Gullah (West African) traditions, the Original Gullah Festival is held in Beaufort every Memorial Day weekend.
The Black Cowboy Festival in Rembert takes place in May. The festival highlights the importance of the African-American culture’s contribution to farm and cowboy life.
South Carolina's culinary heritage is proudly on display at the World Grits Festival, held in Saint George and celebrating that staple of the Southern diet - grits. The highlight of the three-day event is the 'rolling in the grits' contest, in which contestants submerge themselves in a pool filled with the porridge-like food.
Colleton County in the Lowcountry is the setting for another food festival. The Rice Festival, held in April, pays tribute to the grain that made the area famous.
Another highlight on the state's festival calender is the Pickens Azalea Festival held in April. A great day out for the family, it sees bands, arts and crafts stalls and classic cars fill the downtown area of Pickens.
Be charmed by South Carolina
Broadway at The Beach
Broadway at The Beach is every shoppers' dream. This uniquely designed shopping center boasts over a hundred specialised shops, restaurants and activities for both adults and children.
Charleston Waterfront Park
The design of Charleston Waterfront Park alone is enough to warrant a visit. The park, composed of different sections overlooking the ocean, is dotted with fountains, walkways and has won numerous awards for its groundbreaking design.
Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge
Connecting downtown Charleston to the suburb of Mount Pleasant, the Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge hosts an annual 10,000 meter run, has appeared in several TV series' and was designed by notable firm Parsons Brinckerhoff.
Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum
This museum offers fantastic self-guided and guided tours focusing on the history of ships and aviation, and honours patriots involved in U.S. conflicts.
Enjoy a stroll around these captivating themed gardens dotted with American Figurative sculptures and located in a flourishing wildlife preserve.
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