Historic Georgetown, a small town filled with charm, history and personality that will welcome you with open arms

Historic Georgetown South Carolina is a beautiful waterfront community easily accessible by land or sea. If traveling by car, this little town is located just off of route 17 half way between Myrtle Beach and Charleston. If traveling by boat, this harbor is great stopover along the ICW.

Downtown Historic Georgetown is the 3rd oldest seaport in the country and is filled with history. It is also must visit destination for waterfront shopping, dining, boating, fishing, historic tours, and ghost tours. All businesses are locally owned and are not part of any big chain so you will get a real feel for this unique town. On and just off Front Street, you will find one of a kind stores selling high-end furniture, books, toys, clothing, shoes, gifts, housewares, jewelry and more. There are great restaurants serving Lowcountry cuisine, fresh fish, Italian, Pizza and Sushi on Front Street and along the Harborwalk / boardwalk. It is also well worth the time to visit the museums and take a tour to learn about the area's history. Check out the events calendar and partake in our fun festivals, parades, and things to do. Also, remember to bring your camera to capture some of the best photographic opportunities in the south. You will be pleasantly surprised so don't pass us by.

Come visit, shop, dine, tour, learn, stay and play!


One of the most noteworthy aspects of shopping in Historic Georgetown SC is that there are no big chain stores. Most every business is owned and operated by someone who lives locally. You will find unique housewares, wonderful boutiques for men and women filled with apparel, accessories and shoes, precious children's clothing, antiques, high-end outdoor furniture, light fixtures that you've never seen before, art by local artisans, consignment items, books about coastal Carolina, and so much more!

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Front Street in the Historic Georgetown SC is packed with many wonderful restaurants serving mouth watering Italian dishes, fresh seafood and Lowcountry cuisine. You will find upscale restaurants, casual waterfront dining, coffee cafes as well as diners that send you back in time. Whether you are looking for grilled grouper, steaks, salads, sushi, shrimp and grits or burgers and pizza Georgetown has it all!

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Historic Georgetown SC is filled with things to do! Whether you are on a romantic get away or traveling with children and the family, you will find plenty of fun and educational things to do. There are boat tours, walking & tram tours and ghost tours. We have four museums where you can learn about our profound history. Check out our events calendar for concerts, movies in the park and festivals.

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