Historic Georgetown South Carolina is the 3rd oldest seaport in the country and is filled with history, charm and personality. You will be happy to find that a small town such as this still exists. The people are warm, welcoming, and will treat you with their southern hospitality.
Downtown Historic Georgetown SC is
a must visit destination for shopping, dining, boating, fishing,
historic tours, and ghost tours. On Front Street, you will find some of the best
shopping around for furniture, clothing, shoes, gifts, housewares,
jewelry and more. There are great restaurants serving Lowcountry cuisine, fresh fish, Italian, Pizza and Sushi on Front
Street and 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.
Come visit, shop, dine, tour, learn, stay and
you may have heard, Georgetown suffered from a fire on September 25,
2013 but we are well on our way to recovery. Here is what you may want to know:
• The fire was contained to the middle of the 700 block.
• The SC Maritime
Museum, Black Mingo, Sweeties, The Art Gallery and Thomas Cafe were
spared. They are in perfect condition and open for business.
Harborwalk is also fully intact and open to walk along the full length of the waterfront.
• All public docks are structurally sound and open.
• All marinas are fully functioning and open.
• This fire was devastating to Georgetown but we are well on the way to
recovery. In fact, all but two businesses have relocated to different
blocks along Front Street.
• The businesses that have relocated are Zest (now
700 Modern Grill & Bar), Doodlebugs, Goudelock (now Rice Birds),
Harborwalk Books (now called Clock Tower Books), Colonial Florist and
In other words, don't hesitate to visit
Georgetown, we are open for business! Its a wonderful friendly stopover along the ICW or between Charleston and Myrtle Beach.