Your Essential Guide to the Ultimate South Carolina Road Trip

Fripp Island’s tranquil ambiance and fun things to do are a draw for visitors from all over the country. With a seemingly never-ending shoreline, an abundance of wildlife, and exciting attractions, it’s no wonder so many have fallen in love with the Lowcountry! All this, means the ultimate South Carolina road trip is in your future. Start planning a trip by taking a look at our free Vacation Guide! Inside, you’ll find recommendations for our favorite local restaurants, shops, spas, nature preserves, and more. With our insightful guide, planning the ultimate road trip will be a breeze! 

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Three Ways to Experience the Ultimate South Carolina Road Trip  

Atlanta, GA to Fripp Island | 286 Miles 

Trade the Blue Ridge Mountains for the Atlantic Ocean with an Atlanta to Fripp Island road trip this season. Get ready to breathe in the salty ocean air when you hit the road on I-20 east and take the five-hour trip east to Atlanta’s best beach getaway. Pack your bags, load up the kids, and put the car in drive for the ultimate South Carolina road trip. 

Charlotte, NC to Fripp Island | 251 Miles  

Charlotte to Fripp Island is an ideal weekend getaway. Whether you choose to explore all of the beautiful stops along the way or simply cruise down the highway as you make your way to The Palmetto State, this is one road trip that doesn’t disappoint. The journey from Charlotte to Fripp Island will take you just under four-and-a-half hours. As you travel south on US-77, you’ll encounter several of our favorite small towns including, Rock Hill, and Beaufort, SC 

Savannah, GA to Fripp Island | 64 Miles 

Put one of the oldest cities in the south in your rearview for the ultimate escape to the Lowcountry. Travel across the Georgia-South Carolina state line for the ultimate road trip to Fripp Island. The quickest route to the island is via US-17 North. However, we recommend taking the more scenic route along I-94 North. Follow the twists and turns across marshes, rivers, and forests until you reach your destination on Fripp Island. 

More Exciting Road Trips to Fripp Island: 

  • Asheville, NC, to Fripp Island | 310 Miles 
  • Columbia, SC, to Fripp Island | 161 Miles 
  • Greenville, SC, to Fripp Island | 255 Miles  
  • Hilton Head Island to Fripp Island | 56 Miles 

Settle in at Fripp Island Resort 

Set your GPS for Fripp Island and get ready for the vacation of a lifetime! Prepare to revel in the laid-back lifestyle, and the ideal retreat in the Lowcountry. A Fripp Island vacation home is the perfect place to kick back and breathe easily. Our gorgeous rentals are complete with everything you’ll want for a great vacation, and many are near the island’s best secluded beachesattractionsdining, and activities. 

Find the best place for your family and maximize your next vacation. Browse our properties to see the full range of options available for your next getaway. Once you find your home away from home, you can start the countdown to a fantastic trip! Then just arrive, relax, and enjoy the island life!