South Carolina certainly has the market cornered when it comes to unusual lighthouses. We’ve put together an Only In South Carolina signature road trip of the amazing lights in the Palmetto State. Prepare for a road trip to some of the most remarkable lighthouses in South Carolina including a lighthouse that’s shaped like a triangle and a light that’s basically a cast-iron monopole.
The trip along the coast of South Carolina explores eight lighthouses, some up-close and others from afar. The total drive time is just over six hours and includes some of the most picturesque roads in the Lowcountry. Three of these lights, the first three, are only accessible by boat and we’ve given you the info you’ll need for the ferries and services that take you to them. You can, of course, choose to skip those if time doesn’t allow. View the link to the South Carolina lighthouses map with all the locations you’ll need, in a pre-routed trip. Buckle up and enjoy this road trip through South Carolina!
Gas up the car and hit the road. This is one lighthouse road trip in South Carolina that you don’t want to pass on! You’ll travel over some of the most beautiful Lowcountry roads lined with huge oak trees and hanging Spanish moss. And you’ll see the amazing and unique lights of South Carolina.
What did you think of this trip? Are there any lighthouses you would add to our list, or any additional landmarks near these pretty places that are worth visiting? Share your thoughts in the comments!
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Nikki Rhoades|April 19, 2020
What is the most famous lighthouse in South Carolina?
Here in The Palmetto State, gorgeous coastal views are just a part of daily life. We love taking in the majesty of the ocean, digging our toes in the sand, and soaking up the sun. We also love the glory of man-made monuments like the many historic lighthouses in South Carolina. The Georgetown Light, or the North Island Light, is arguably the most famous lighthouse in South Carolina. It is the oldest in the state, and its history dates back to 1811.
Are there any other unique road trips to take in South Carolina?
The following are other unique road trips to take in South Carolina: