How to Have the Best Savannah to Fripp Island Vacation

While Savannah, GA, is one of America’s finest coastal cities, no two beach towns are the same, and you might find yourself wanting to explore somewhere a bit different! Leave behind the historic charm for a weekend to indulge in a full resort experience on Fripp Island! Just a short hour and a half drive away, we’re sure that your Savannah to Fripp Island vacation will be one for the books. Check out everything you’ll get to experience while you’re here!   

Let’s help you navigate Fripp just like a local! That way, you’ll be able to make the most of every moment! Request a copy of our free Vacation Guide to discover the best places to eat, drink, and hang out around the island before you’re even here!  

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Vacationing from Savannah to Fripp Island: What You Need to Know 

Travel Time 

Depending on the traffic, it typically takes about one and a half hours to get from Savannah to Fripp Island. The quickest route is to take Interstate 95 North until you reach US Highway 278. The driving distance from Savannah, GA, to Fripp Island, SC, is about 70 miles, making it ideal for a quick trip! The best part? The scenic drive is dotted with quiet marshes that will get into the perfect mindset for your vacation!  

Why You’ll Love the Full Resort Experience on Fripp

Nothing beats the resort-style experience that you’ll find at Fripp Island. Whether you choose sipping frozen drinks by the pool or hitting the tennis courts for a friendly competition, you’ll have access to all our on-site amenities that will truly make this vacation special. Explore our full list of resort amenities to help you plan your trip.  


Escape the crowded beaches of Savannah and opt instead for the relaxing beach atmosphere of Fripp Island. You’ll have plenty of room to social distance on the sand without being crowded by fellow beachgoers. Whether you spend your time splashing in the waves or reading a good book under an umbrella, we know you’ll appreciate the peaceful environment! 

Outdoor Recreation 

You’ll find an abundance of outdoor activities to enjoy while you’re here. From Fripp island kayaking through the marshes to exploring Hunting Island State Park nearby, there are some experiences that you can only find around our wonderful barrier islands! Plus, everyone knows Fripp Island is a golfer’s paradise, and hitting the green is a must on every beach getaway. The options are truly endless!  

Treat Yourself to Water-Front Rentals with Fripp Island Resort 

Kitchen in 124 Capt John Fripp VillaIt’s no secret that Fripp Island is an incredible vacation destination, but every great vacation starts with the perfect place to stay! That’s why our Fripp Island rentals are especially suited to take care of all your needs. Our homes and condos offer easy access to beaches, pools, boat docks, golf coursesrestaurants, shops, and more! Whether you’re planning an intimate escape for a party of two or a stellar family reunion, you’ll find just the right fit for your crew.  

If you’re ready for the trip of a lifetime? Browse our properties and book your stay with us today. We can’t wait for you to experience the best of Fripp Island.