Georgetown, South Carolina
Georgetown, South Carolina is a historic seaport located on Winyah Bay at the confluence of the Great Pee Dee River, Waccamaw River, and Sampit River. It is South Carolina's third oldest city, founded in 1729 and an official sea port in 1739. Today the riverfront has a scenic Harbor Walk between the town's oldest buildings, the Kaminski House and the Rice Museum. This boardwalk is lined with great restaurants that serve fresh seafood and Southern favorites.
Georgetown has retained its historic Southern charm and boasts oak lined streets and beautiful antebellum mansions. Take a tour to explore the over 50 antebellum mansions, a few of which are operated as charming bed and breakfast inns.
With a population of over 9,000, Georgetown has mild year round weather and rarely gets any snow. Locals enjoy playing world class golf and tennis all year round.
Natural beauty is one of Georgetown's greatest assets; there are white sand beaches and pristine marshes with marine wildlife. Canoe and kayak the saltwater marshes, take a naturalist guided tour of black water cypress-tupelo swamps, go saltwater fishing in the Atlantic, and try fresh water fishing. The Brunswick Barrier Islands are nearby and offer an even more relaxing environment for enjoying the ocean and natural splendor.