Just a short drive from Savannah, GA is Bluffton, South Carolina. One of the greatest hidden gems on the East Coast. Bluffton’s sun-drenched walkways, angel oaks, and slow-moving waterways are waiting on you. With plenty of stores and restaurants to visit, see our top things to do in Bluffton below.
Known as the heart of the Lowcountry, Bluffton is the southernmost coastal town in South Carolina. Located 15 minutes east of Hilton Head Island and 25 minutes northeast of downtown Savannah, Georgia, it’s the ideal escape to experience natural beauty, to absorb the rich history and to indulge in centuries-old coastal luxury.
If you’re visiting Bluffton for the first time, this is the perfect checklist to plan your day trip.
1. Experience the coastal way of life: Take in the views of the May river, known for the best boating, swimming, stand-up paddle boarding, fresh seafood or even picnics on the bank at Oyster Factory Park. Explore the waterways by kayak or boat or charter a tour – either way, you’ll want to experience a May river excursion.