5 Incredible South Carolina Day Trips You Can Take By Train

Everyone loves trains, and even if you’ve never traveled by train chances are you’re at least a little intrigued by the idea. South Carolina has limited day trips on the rails but that doesn’t mean the available trips don’t pack a punch. These five incredible train rides dish up some fun and interesting agendas that are perfect for a single day excursion from the Palmetto State.

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Trains can be a fun way to travel and see the countryside. Have fun planning and taking one of these day trips by train from South Carolina.

Side note: Unfortunately the trains leaving the Upstate Amtrak terminals (Clemson, Greenville and Spartanburg) all depart in the middle of the night – and arrive at their in-state destinations in the middle of the night. And that’s the only reason the Upstate is not on this list.

Want to see some more day trips in the Palmetto State? Here are 15 Amazing Day Trips In South Carolina.