Take A Drive Down One Of South Carolina’s Oldest Roads For A Picture Perfect Day

Many people don’t realize one of South Carolina’s oldest roads is also one of its most scenic highways. In a bygone era, what is now the Cherokee Foothills National Scenic Byway was part of the “Cherokee Path.” The primitive road was part of a much longer route used by the Native Americans and the English and French fur traders, and it stretched all the way from Charleston, SC to Tennessee.

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In spite of all the places to stop above, we’ve really only covered a mere few. This scenic byway is only 120 miles long and can easily fill an entire day with fun things to do and places to see. What’s your favorite stop on the Cherokee Foothills National Scenic Byway in South Carolina? For one more iconic stop on this road, keep reading here.