Our Favorite Family-Friendly Resorts in South Carolina

Montage Palmetto Bluff Resort in Bluffton, SC
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Summertime is almost here, which means it's just about time to gather the troops and make plans for your time off together. And this year, rather than just sitting by your neighborhood pool, hanging in the yard, or just letting the days slowly go by, why not do something special and head to South Carolina for a vacation to remember instead?The Southern state is brimming with family-friendly activities, places, and accommodations that are perfect for every member of your brood across the generations. If you're on the market to have the perfect summer with either your blood or chosen family it's time to head to one of these five family-friendly getaways in South Carolina.

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Disney's Hilton Head Island Resort

Hilton Head Island, SC
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Hilton Head Island

Disney's Hilton Head Island Resort may be a long way away from the Orlando theme park, but that doesn't make it any less magical. The resort offers guests of all ages something fun including 12 long miles of stunning beaches to explore. The hotel, fashioned after a 1940's hunting and fishing lodge, has multi-room villas to fit your entire crew. And on-site guests can take part in activities like swimming with dolphins, golf lessons, biking, tennis, and more.
(Starting at $147/night)

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Kiawah Island Golf Resort

Kiawah Island Golf Resort in South Carolina
Kiawah Island Golf Resort

Kiawah Island

Kiawah Island Golf Resort, located near Charleston, is a five-star resort with hotel rooms, villas, and homes available that will surely delight everyone. Visitors can indulge in world-class amenities including teeing up on one of the most renowned golf courses in the country. At the resort, guests can also wander the natural surroundings and take part in art classes, biking excursions, kayaking, paddle boarding, and so much more.
(Hotel rooms starting at $580/night)

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Montage Palmetto Bluff

Montage Palmetto Bluff Resort in Bluffton, SC
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Found along the banks of the May River sits Montage Palmetto Bluff, a stunning resort boasting more than 20,000 glorious acres of land. The resort has two villages inside its nature preserve, along with its own marina and a Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course. And those are only a few of the reasons that this place is an ideal spot for a family getaway. There, family members of all ages can take part in water activities, explore tree houses, go on a horseback ride, or just wander around the bluff.
(Starting at $535/night)

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Wild Dunes Resort

Wild Dunes Resort on Isle of Palms, SC
Wild Dunes Resort

Isle of Palms

Wild Dunes Resort, located on the Isle of Palms, offers a variety of accommodations for families of all sizes. Though each room is different, every one of them comes with a stunning view that will inspire you to get outside and see it all for yourself. On the property guests can take part in sports like tennis and a round of golf on an award-winning course, dine on delicious meals together in restaurants or have food delivered family-style right to your door, and play all day in the summer sun.
(Starting at $235/night)

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Breakers Resort

Breakers Resort in Myrtle Beach, SC
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Myrtle Beach

If your family is really in it for a good time then it's time you all check out Breakers Resort in Myrtle Beach. The beachside resort is a haven for fun thanks to its gorgeous views, pools, and water attractions. At Breakers, families can play all day in the water, or dry off with some yard games, play a round a golf, watch some live entertainment together, or a snack at one of the resort's several eateries. Best of all, you can all bunk together in one of the resort's multi-room suites.
(Starting at $78/night)

Though really, no matter what you do or where you go you're bound to have a good time simply because you'll all be together. Just make sure to pack plenty of sunscreen for everyone.

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