The Southeast is home to many beautiful and well-known cities full of history and culture. Many of these neighboring attractions are within a short drive to Jasper County, South Carolina. When making the trek to places like Savannah, Georgia or Hilton Head South Carolina, consider a stop in Jasper County! Or stay in Jasper County for cheaper nightly rates and take the short drive to your destination.
Hilton Head Island
Just 40 miles away from Jasper County is one of the most popular resort areas in the United States. Hilton Head, South Carolina is a beautiful island on the coast of the Atlantic Ocean. It is famous for the large stretch of gorgeous white sand beaches, marinas, nature preserves, golf and tennis, and rich history. Recently voted “America’s No. 1 Island,” Hilton Head had a total of 2.61 million visitors in 2020.
Enjoy the area’s culture by attending plays at the Arts Center of Coastal Carolina. Listen to the sounds of the 120-member full chorus of the Hilton Head Choral Society or the Hilton Head Symphony Orchestra. Visit during the annual outdoor wine tasting event or one of the several other annual community festivals.
Off the coast of Hilton Head is Daufuskie Island. This island by tradition has been rural, remote and self-sufficient, home to former slaves and their descendants. Access is by boat; several Hilton Head marinas offer scheduled tours.
Savannah, Georgia is only about 30 miles from the heart of Jasper County, South Carolina. Savannah is one of the top tourist destinations in America for anything from family vacations to business trips. There is no shortage of activities to take part in while you’re there. Enjoy the deep-rooted history through walking tours, museums, visits to the state parks or cemeteries. Visit Tybee Island and watch dolphins off the coast. And don’t forget the great shopping and food options!
You may also visit Hutchinson Island, a new development and maritime trade center offering water taxis to River Street in historic Savannah, Georgia.
Escape the chaos of everyday life with a visit to Beaufort another one of the neighboring attractions to Jasper County. This peaceful town is located on Port Royal Island, less than 30 miles from Jasper County. Like many of the other surrounding cities, Beaufort has a rich history stemming back to the Civil War. It is known for the beautiful antebellum mansions and coastal charm. Take a walking tour of the area, or hop on a horse-drawn carriage to explore Beaufort’s beauty.