You’re seeking the draw of Pat Conroy’s Carolina lowcountry, that “sensuous, semitropical pull of Charleston and her marshes.” In the Great Swamp Sanctuary, the air is thick with the earthy, salty aroma of one of South Carolina’s largest nature reserves. Your footsteps fall softly on the trail under the pervasive canopy of Spanish moss dripping from thick rooted cypress. You see the flash of a blue heron taking flight from the braided creek. A short retreat off the interstate or from hotels near Walterboro, SC, this location welcomes you with its mossy embrace.
Founded in 1783 as a summer retreat for lowcountry planters, Walterboro brings you out of the nearby estuaries and into history. Experience genteel tranquility among the wide front porches, palm trees, and hydrangeas. Consider a stay in hotels in Waterboro, SC to enjoy this mecca for antiquing and southern architecture buffs. Walterboro’s combination of historic districts and 5,000 colorful locals preciously preserves small town life. Browse the cumulative handiwork of generations of craftsmen at The South Carolina Artisan Center. Prospect the colony of antique shops lining the downtown streets, just a short walking distance from many Walterboro, SC hotels. Set off your heaping meals of local oysters with easy access to miles of walking and biking trails by the swamp. You can also find a more erudite experience with the new Discovery Center’s encyclopedic displays on the local ecosystem.
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