Road Trips are all about exploration! Here is the Guide from Augusta to Fripp Island 

Augusta is a great place to start your road trip! It is the Home of the Masters Tournament and has many historical landmarks. Augusta is also the second largest city in Georgia. This blog is your roadmap for a fun-filled trip you’ll never forget! Get your copy of our Vacation Guide! When you get here, you’ll have all the insider knowledge on the top must-do’s while you’re here! 

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Augusta to Fripp Island 

How Long is The Trip? 

The time traveling from Augusta to Fripp Island all depends on your travel method. From Augusta, visitors can travel by car, train, or bus. However, all of these methods change travel time and routes. 

Car Friends in car

Traveling by car is the easiest and fastest way to get from Augusta to Fripp Island. The trip is 3 hours and 30 minutes long, so the trip is nice and easy. Rental cars are also available if you don’t have a car ready to go! 

Alternative Travel Methods 


Traveling by train is also an option. Trains take longer and stop at different cities. If you’re looking for a scenic experience, this might fit you! One of the most popular Amtrak routes is from Denmark, SC, about an hour and a half from Augusta to Savannah, GA, and another hour and a half to Fripp Island. 


Taking the bus is also an option for those looking for a more scenic and adventurous trip. Greyhound offers a few different routes, with Augusta as a starting point. Augusta to Savannah is the most direct route, but some buses go through Columbia, SC, and Jacksonville, FL. These two routes will take a bit longer but offer more opportunities to explore other areas! 

Stops Along the Way  

Augusta, GA Augusta, GA

Augusta itself has some fantastic attractions. Good stops include: The Augusta Museum of History, Sacred Heart Cultural Center, and the Augusta Riverwalk. That only scratches the surface! Check out more Augusta attractions! 

Allendale, SC 

This small town in South Carolina is the perfect place to stop and pick up some fresh local produce at the Allendale County Farmer’s Market! There are also some unique shops in this town to visit. 

Yamassee, SC 

Yamassee, South Carolina, is a small town you’ll pass through. Even though it’s small, there are historical gems to be seen! Frampton Plantation HouseOld Sheldon Church Ruins, and Auldbrass Plantation by Frank Lloyd Wright. All these attractions are unique and great ways to experience the Lowcountry’s history. 

Beaufort, SC Beaufort, SC

Beaufort is a larger town with plenty to do. It’s perfect for those who want to experience southern charm and history. Consider taking a carriage ride around the city or visiting one of the many museums. The Battery Creek and Parris Island museums are both excellent choices!

Drive a little farther, and you’re on Fripp Island! 

Now That You’re Here, Get Settled into Your Home away from Home! Capt. John Fripp Villa

Welcome to Fripp Island! Staying with Fripp Island Resort means you’ll have access to the best local attractions. The beautiful beachincredible dining options, and our resort amenities. Our collection of rental properties has something for everyone. Find your perfect home and hit the road! 

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