South Carolina Day Trips September 06, 2022
Named The Most Beautiful Small Town In South Carolina, Take A Closer Look At Bluffton
Conveniently located between Hilton Head and Savannah, Bluffton’s waterfront scenery and fascinating history earn our vote for being the best small town in South Carolina. Whether you’re a history buff, a foodie, or a nature lover, there’s truly something for everyone in this picture-perfect town. Let’s check it out:
Bluffton may have a population hovering just above 20,000 residents, but it still has that small-town charm that lures tourists from all over the place.
Nicknamed the “heart of Lowcountry,” Bluffton is a town where you’ll never run out of things to do..
Nestled along the banks of the May River, it's full of incredible architecture, charming shops, and tons of local restaurants you’ll want to try.
And countless pocket parks to enjoy the view.
Bluffton’s Historic District is the perfect place to start your adventure.
Boasting more than 80 historic structures, Bluffton’s Old Town will really gives you a feel for the history of the town. Begin your adventure at the
Heyward House Museum and Welcome Center
to learn about the history of the town, pick up some maps and brochures, and get a feel for what you’d like to explore next.
You can take a guided tour or set off on foot to explore the town on your own.
The town is bike friendly, and there are a few local shops around town where you can
rent a bike
and enjoy the town on two wheels.
Bluffton General Store is a great place to pick up some gifts and souvenirs.
This charming store has a little bit of everything, and the merchandise is always changing, so there's always something different in stock. Pick up a candle, t-shirt, or a postcard to send back to your loved ones.
Once you've explored the town, it's time to get your sea legs and spend some time on the water.
From general recreation to crabbing and fishing, there are plenty of ways to enjoy the beautiful May River.
May River Excursions offers several opportunities to get on the water, including dolphin adventures!
Spotting a dolphin swimming on the surface will always bring a smile to your face, no matter how old you are, and you've got a pretty good chance at seeing one around these parts!
Kayaking and stand-up paddle boards are another great option for exploring Bluffton's waterways.
Sightseeing is bound to work up an appetite, and Bluffton has plenty of incredible eateries to fuel you up after a day of exploring.
You can't go wrong with a meal at
Old Town Dispensary.
From fish tacos to BBQ pulled pork, there's something for everyone on the menu here. Burger fans will especially love the epic burger menu with several signature burgers that will give you all the energy you need to tackle the rest of the town.
After a full day of exploring, find yourself a scenic little spot along the water.
There's nothing like a sunset over the water, and Bluffton has some of the most mesmerizing waterfront sunsets in South Carolina.
Have you ever visited Bluffton? What’s your favorite
small town in South Carolina? Let us know in the comments below! Address: Bluffton, SC, USA