South Carolina Heritage Driving Tours
Take a South Carolina Scenic Drive to see the best of the Palmetto State
Bounded at one end by the port city of Charleston and at the other by the Blue Ridge Mountains, the South Carolina National Heritage Corridor is a beautiful South Carolina scenic drive featuring historic, cultural, and natural resources that tell the lively story of the Palmetto State’s centuries long evolution and culture.
Learn of rice and indigo, pirates and patriots, slaves and freemen, cotton fields and mill villages, swamps and waterfalls, railroads and back roads, spirituals, bluegrass and other South Carolina heritage.
Take the Discovery Route...
If you enjoy exploring “the back story,” this amazing South Carolina scenic drive is for you. From historic downtown Charleston to mountain mill towns with distinctive neighborhoods and town squares, the Discovery Route features 30 unique South Carolina heritage destinations and traces its origins back to 1670.
Take the Nature Route...
Unspoiled beauty greets you every mile of the way from the Cherokee Foothills Scenic Highway to the picturesque fishing village of McClellanville along the Nature Route of the South Carolina National Heritage Corridor.