10 Reasons to Vacation in South Carolina in the Fall
Fall is the perfect time to visit South Carolina! The weather is milder, the crowds are thinner, and there are plenty of fun activities to enjoy. Here are 10 reasons why you should vacation in South Carolina this fall:
1. Milder weather:
Fall is the perfect time to enjoy all that South Carolina has to offer without the sweltering summer heat. Temperatures hover in the low 80s to mid-70s, making it ideal for spending days at the beach or exploring local attractions.
2. Oyster season:
Fall is oyster season in South Carolina! Head to one of the many oyster roast festivals happening around the state or enjoy fresh oysters at many local restaurants.
3. Dog-friendly beaches:
Fall is the perfect time to enjoy the beaches with your furry friend. Many of South Carolina’s beaches allow dogs during the off-season, so you can bring your pup along for a beach day.
4. Beautiful fall foliage:
South Carolina is full of beautiful Fall foliage. Take a drive through the state to see all the different colors or take a hike through one of the many state parks.
5. Holiday light displays:
Fall is also the start of holiday light season in South Carolina! Check out some of the amazing displays around the state, like Nights of a Thousand Candles at Brookgreen Gardens in Murrells Inlet.
6. Lodging discounts:
Fall is a great time to save on lodging costs in South Carolina. Many hotels, resorts and vacation rentals offer discounts during the off-season, so you can enjoy a luxurious vacation on a budget.
7. Fun festivals:
Fall is festival season in South Carolina! There’s something for everyone! Check out the full list of festivals happening near Myrtle Beach this fall here<LINK TO BLOG 1>.
8. Haunted tours:
Fall is the perfect time to take a haunted tour in South Carolina. Visit some of the most haunted places in the state, like the historic Charleston Navy Yard or join the Conway Ghost Walk for a spooktacular time!
9. Horseback riding on the beach:
Fall is a great time to enjoy horseback riding on the beach. Many of South Carolina’s beach parks offer horseback riding trails, so you can enjoy the views of the ocean while riding on a beautiful beach.
10. Shorter wait times at popular dining and destinations:
Fall is the perfect time to visit South Carolina’s popular dining and attractions without the crowds. Many places offer shorter wait times during the off-season, so you can enjoy all that South Carolina has to offer without the long lines.
How many more reasons do you need to schedule your vacation to South Carolina this fall? Fun festivals, spooky locations, oyster roasts, milder weather and saving money on lodging make this vacation choice a no-brainer! We can’t wait to see you this fall!