Romantic Places to Take a Date in South Carolina

Take a romantic stroll along one of South Carolina's beaches as the end to a perfect date.Take a romantic stroll along one of South Carolina's beaches as the end to a perfect date.

South Carolina is a beautiful place for romance. Whether you're planning a visit to the area, or you're a resident, there are endless possibilities for romantic dates in the Palmetto State. Choose from places such as beaches, romantic restaurants, performing arts shows, art galleries, nature excursions, boat cruises and much more.

Hilton Head

Take your date to see a performance by the Hilton Head Symphony Orchestra or the Hilton Head Island Barbershoppers. Sit back, relax and enjoy the music with your date. After the show, head to the beaches of Hilton Head for a romantic evening walk. If you and your date enjoy spending time in nature, you could also take a romantic hike or a bike ride on the Pinckney Island trail, or go on a kayaking adventure.


Impress your date with your ability to plan something classy, like taking her to a wine tasting. Sample wines, snack on hors d'oeuvres and enjoy good conversation at Sam's Fine Wine & Spirits. This establishment actually has free wine tastings every weekend, allowing you enough extra money to take her out for a nice dinner afterward. You could also head to Captain Telegram to take a romantic hot air balloon ride over the city. For a more low-key date, head to the Rooftop Lounge at the Sheraton Downtown Columbia Hotel.

Myrtle Beach

Take him on romantic boat ride offered by Rover Tours. Cruise around the waters of Myrtle Beach together, enjoying the peaceful calm of the ocean and watching a spectacular sunset. Upon your return to shore, take a moonlit stroll on the beach. You could also take in a show at The Carolina Opry, the Palace Theater or the House of Blues. If you and your date like seafood, visit the Gulfstream Cafe and have a romantic dinner on the water.


Treat your date like Cinderella with a ride on a horse-drawn carriage, provided by Charleston Carriage Co. Take in the sites of beautiful, historic Charleston in this romantic, old-fashioned way. When the ride is over, take her out for a nice dinner at one of the city's most romantic restaurants, such as Basil or the Hominy Grill. You could also relax together by taking in a show at the Charleston Music Hall, or have a few laughs at comedy club, Theater 99.

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About the Author

Laura Jerpi has been working in marketing since 2007. She is an interactive copywriter who writes for Thought Leadership Publications, Ai InSite and South Source. Jerpi holds a Bachelor of Arts in communications from the University of Pittsburgh and a Master of Business Administration from Robert Morris University.

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