Southern charm stretches from Hilton Head Island to Nantahala wilderness.
Southern hospitality, history and hella camping options reside in beautiful South Carolina. Those lured by the sea's siren call head to Myrtle Beach State Park and Ocean Lakes family campground. Here you find 859 campsites and nearly 1 mile of beachfront. Understand why Ocean Lakes ranks in the top 1% of U.S. campgrounds? Rent a furnished cabin, or pitch your tent at Edisto Beach. It's one of South Carolina’s four oceanfront state parks and rich with Native American history. Best camping choices for birdwatchers include Huntington Beach State Park and Savannah National Wildlife Refuge. Looking for a Lowcountry high? Hilton Head campers find plentiful campgrounds, RV parks and outdoor resorts with abundant amenities. One of the best RV parks in the state for exploring Charleston is at James Island County Park. The serene, 643-acre private retreat is blessed with abundant hiking, biking, and crabbing. It’s also a short walk/pedal from the seasonal Splash Zone Water Park. When you’ve had your fill of southern coastal delights, head northwest for some serious hiking. The Palmetto State’s highest point is Sassafras Mountain in Pickens County. Perched on the border of North Carolina, the 3,533-foot summit rewards with views of the Blue Ridge Mountains. To enjoy the best of both Carolinas, camp in Greenville, South Carolina. Check out the Greenville County Museum of Art, where works by Southern artists span several centuries. Hit the multi-use trails at Paris Mountain State Park, north of the city. A Greenville base camp puts you an easy 42 miles from charming Hendersonville, NC. And you're a quick 62 miles from vibrant, artsy, ever-eclectic Asheville.