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Big Creek RV Park of Saluda SC
8 units · Day trips, Motorhomes, Tents5 acres · Saluda, SCBig Creek RV Park of Saluda SC is a private lodging establishment offering short term sites to campers, transient guest and outdoor enthusiast who desire rest, relaxation and recreation. The fringe land is old farm land now being repurposed for outdoor activities. The RV Park is the developed part of an old Farm planted in pines bordering Big Creek/Lake Murray.
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3 Creeks Camp and NaturPreserve
12 units · Glamping, Motorhomes, Tents10 acres · Anderson, SCThis Property was purchased by Grandfather in the 70s  and then was passed to my Mother. In 2013...
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Mike's country home and land
11 units · Glamping50 acres · SCWelcome to Creekside FarmCreekside Farm is a place where you can slow down and enjoy things you...
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Laurel Oaks Estate
4 units · Glamping55 acres · Conway, SCWe are 20 miles from Myrtle Beach, and just a short drive to beautiful downtown Conway, SC. There you will find shopping, amazing restaurants, and the Riverwalk. Alongside the tent is a fire pit, hammock, cornhole, picnic table, and gas grill. Take a stroll on one of our many trails that backs up to the National Wildlife Refuge. Enjoy fishing and take a ride in the paddleboat, johnboat, and kayaks on our pond near your campsite.
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The Big Tree, Schoolhouse
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Heirloom Hamlet
4 units · Motorhomes, Tents5 acres · Ridgeland, SCAni, Fitch and I are at least partially typical people who are running an experiment. We are trying to find out if you can use your hands and head to handcraft a little piece of heaven. Three years ago we left our South Florida home and custom furniture business to pursue a new goal. We wanted to do something special, something different and interesting with our lives. Have we done that? You be the judge. We set out to design and hand build an experience in environmentally friendly living that balances modern and old-world homestead features. You will see us erecting micro-cabins, installing solar arrays, dry toilets and composting. We are big believers in being mindful and respectful of our environment wherever possible, but also in being reasonable and balanced. So, we are incorporating both alternative and municipality utilities as they fit our homestead design. Through good design, our goal is to show just how "normal" bio-compatible, small living can feel. How freeing it can be to identify real wants and needs from perceived ones, and then make our personal ideals a reality. We hope to accomplish at least that. We certainly are working hard to do so. To be completely transparent, though, we also would like to inspire others to do the same, in their own case. We all have priorities and they vary vastly...and that's okay. But never should they be so self-focused that we shut out the importance of being good to the earth and good to others. It is a challenge to shut out some of the world's noise and figure out what we each really need and what we really want from life, versus what we have been trained to. Even if we can, it is even more difficult to muster the courage to make the changes necessary to go and get that life. At the very least we hope our guests don't expect to find a corporate approach to living or to nature here, and that they can appreciate some of our old-fashioned ways. All of that while having a relaxing getaway in our unique hideaway.
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King Creek Campground
160 units · Motorhomes, Tents350 acres · Fairfax, SCSituated on 350 acres in the woods just outside Fairfax, SC, King Creek Campground is an ideal spot for a quiet getaway. Here you can enjoy miles of trails perfect for biking, hiking and horseback riding as you take in the seasonal flora and fauna. Those who like to boat, fish, paddle, tube, or swim will appreciate convenient access to the Savannah River via Cohen’s Bluff Landing, located just three miles from the campground. King Creek Campground has something for campers of all types. Our spacious 60-ft x 90-ft campsites have hookups for water and power, making them perfect for RVs or tents. Horse owners love our equestrian campsites, which have stalls directly adjacent. King Creek Campground’s long-term rates are especially attractive to retirees, snowbirds, and non-local hunters. Hunters love our Hunt Camp package, which combines long-term rates with full use of our skinning/cleaning station and walk-in cooler.
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EDENHOPE FARMS
6 units · Glamping, Motorhomes, Tents6 acres · Beaufort, SCEdenhope Farms is nestled on 6 acres and is a sanctuary for rescued and unique animals. We have...
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Oaks & Orchards Wellness Farm
4 units · Glamping, Motorhomes, Tents4 acres · Tillman, SCA former owner planned to build a large, gothic-style bed & breakfast on the property but only got as far as the gatehouse with huge wrought iron gates which welcomes you to the farm today. Inside you’ll find us growing and raising organic food as sustainably as possible and enjoying getting our hands in the dirt! We also host classes to help include the community in our passion for wellness in our bodies and environment.
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Green Acres Airstream and RV
6 units · Glamping, Motorhomes5 acres · Beaufort, SCGreen Acres is about 5 acres located in Beaufort SC and surrounded by the waters and marshes of Salt Creek. Almost every where you go in Beautiful Beaufort, you will enjoy the tranquil views of water. Green acres is a combination of short term short term RV spaces and furnished homes. No long term tenants here! While visiting Green Acres you will also be exposed to several free range animals to include chickens, ducks, turkey, peacock, rabbits and one sheep named Lucy! Come and enjoy all of what Beaufort has to offer! We hope to see you soon!!
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Acts In Motion Sacred Ranch
8 units · Motorhomes, Tents7 acres · SCThis is a running 7 acre Christian micro-farm/ranch in York, South Carolina, 45-60 minutes S....
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Lorie A.’s Land
7 units · Motorhomes, Tents30 acres · Aynor, SCWe bought this property in 2016 -- built our house & barn combo -- this is a retirement home --...
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Thompson Farm at Brickyard Pl
51 units · Glamping, Motorhomes, Tents156 acres · Conway, SCBrickyard plantation was a farm started in the 1800s to manufacture Brick loaded on steam side...
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Rich in Southern heritage and hospitality, South Carolina boasts the good looks to match its personality. Golden beaches and sandy barrier islands dot the Atlantic shore, the forested peaks of the Blue Ridge Mountains rise in the north, and lush marshlands fringe the Lowcountry. Outdoor adventurers can explore SC’s seven national parks and 47 state parks all year-round, and camping options are plentiful, whether you choose a drive-in, hike-in, boat-in, or equestrian campsite, or book a camper cabin. Summers in the Palmetto State averages a balmy 90°F, but it’s best to avoid the fall hurricane season if camping on the coast.

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Pee Dee and the Grand Strand

The Pee Dee River runs all the way from the Appalachian Mountains in North Carolina to Georgetown on the Atlantic Coast. This northeastern slice of South Carolina is best known for its Grand Strand beaches, whether camping at the hugely popular Myrtle Beach resorts, bird-watching at Huntington Beach State Park, or teeing off at one of the many coastal golf courses.

Lowcountry

Hemmed in by the Savannah River and the Atlantic Coast, the southwestern lowlands are an idyllic stretch of marshlands, barrier islands, and coastal towns. Hunting Island State Park is the state’s most visited park, and a paradise for bird-watchers and campers, while RV parks dot the beaches of Hilton Head Island. The palmetto-fringed beaches of Edisto Beach State Park are a favorite for summer campers, and James Island County Park, just outside Charleston, is a crabbing hotspot.

Midlands

The state capital Columbia dominates the rolling hills of South Carolina’s Midlands, and the region’s highlights all lie within easy reach. Family campgrounds dot the shores of nearby Lake Murray, Sesquicentennial State Park has a woodland campsite and boating lake, and part of the 500-mile Palmetto Trail passes through Poinsett State Park. Nearby, Congaree National Park has hiking and kayaking trails, two campgrounds, and backcountry camping.

Upcountry

The Blue Ridge Mountains tumble down over the border from North Carolina, and South Carolina’s mountainous north is a natural playground of forested valleys, lakes, and waterfalls. Greenville is the starting point for exploring the north, from where you can hike the 3,533-foot summit of Sassafras Mountain, the state’s highest peak; camp amid the mountains in Table Rock State Park; or explore the multi-use trails at Paris Mountain State Park. For backcountry camping, it doesn’t get much better than the Mountain Bridge Wilderness Area, which links the Jones Gap and Caesars Head state parks.

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