One of the best things about spring and fall in South Carolina is the ability to roll down the windows and take a nice, long drive out in the country. Get away from it all for a morning or an afternoon when you head to the westernmost part of the Palmetto State for this 100-mile relaxing adventure on an underrated (and therefore, little-known) national scenic byway.

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You can, of course, reverse the order and head in the opposite direction. Regardless of your starting point in South Carolina, it’s worth the journey to get to this relatively undiscovered scenic highway for a peaceful adventure that’s ideal for cooler weather seasons. For a map of the scenic route, see this link. (Of note: some of the parks mentioned here charge a nominal admission fee. Learn more, including fees and park hours, on the official website for South Carolina State Parks.)

Have you taken a drive on the Savannah River National Scenic Byway yet? We’d love to see your photos in our Facebook comments, so post ’em up!

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