How to Make the Most of Your Road Trip From Charlotte to Fripp Island

Sometimes you need to escape the hustle and bustle of city life to truly appreciate your time off. Whether you want to escape with the kids or relax on a weekend away with your friends, a road trip from Charlotte to Fripp Island is just what you need. So, pack your bags, hit the road, and get ready to relax. After all, it’s about time you treated yourself to the vacation you deserve.

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The Fastest Route From Charlotte to Fripp Island

The trip from Charlotte to Fripp Island by car is a little over four hours. The best route cuts straight through the heart of South Carolina. The fastest route takes travelers on Interstate 77 to Columbia before getting off on Interstate 26 and before getting off on Interstate 95. This will take you all the way down the coast until you take Exit 38 to Beaufort. It’s an easy, no-sweat trip that typically only sees traffic on the check-in and check-out days along the Lowcountry coast. 

Of course, Fripp Island is the perfect distance from Charlotte for an extended weekend getaway. Keep reading to discover some great vacation ideas for an escape to the SC coast!

3 of Our Favorite Fripp Island Weekend Vacation Ideas

1. A Family Escape

Planning a family beach weekend on Fripp Island is one of the best ways to make the most of your trip to our Lowcountry oasis. You’ll find an incredible array of activities and attractions for both kids and adults, ranging from kayaking and boating to our Activity Center! There is also plenty of exciting local history to explore and you can’t beat the beautiful beach.

2. A Golfing Weekend Getaway

There’s nothing quite like hitting the links while soaking in breathtaking views of the ocean. Fripp Island’s two courses offer golfers the chance to play on beautifully manicured greens that weave through our Lowcountry escape. Plus, after you finish your round of golf, you can head back to your vacation rental to kick back and relax. Whether you grill out, go to one of our island restaurants, or sip your favorite drink in your outdoor living area, you’ll find that our properties are the perfect places to start and end your days.

3. An Escape From the Big City

Fripp Island is full of adventures that everyone in your family will love. Biking, kayaking, and boating are all popular things to do along the coast in addition to our collection of pools that you have access to as a guest. You can also head over to Hunting Island, where you’ll find tons of unique wildlife and hiking trails. Of course, you can always head to the beach and relax or explore.

Plan Your Fripp Island Road TripFripp Island Pool

Fripp Island Resort is your key to the ultimate getaway. Our collection of properties offers an incredible array of choices ranging from studio condos to seven-bedroom homes. We even have specific pet-friendly properties so you can bring your furry friends! You can enjoy all of the incredible amenities and activities on the island within a short golf cart drive of your rental.  

Start planning your Fripp Island vacation today by booking one of our homes. We look forward to welcoming you to our beautiful Lowcountry oasis.