12 of South Carolina's Best Destination Wedding Venues

With its beautiful beaches, lush marshlands, and oh-so-charming historical cities, it’s easy to see why South Carolina is one of the country's top wedding destinations. Whether you want to exchange vows with your toes in the sand in Hilton Head or say “I do” under a canopy of ancient oaks draped with Spanish moss, we’ve pulled some of the most magnificent locations that will make your destination wedding dreams come true!



If you're serious about the sea...



Wild Dunes Resort

Isle of Palms, SC

Fab Features: luxury resort brimming with amenities • charming ceremonies overlooking the surf or on the manicured croquet lawn • stunning photos ops on the landscaped grounds covering 1600 acres of Barrier Island

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$ • $$$
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If you’re charmed by Southern style...



Fripp Island Golf and Beach Resort

Saint Helena Island, South Carolina

Fab Features: a family-friendly, full-service resort • host a ceremony right on the sand, or inside the sweet Fripp Island Chapel, followed by cocktails on the lawn and receptions on the charming Lowcountry-style Creek House • enjoy access to acres of pristine beachfront and accommodations range from full homes and villas to cute "golf cottages"

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$
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The Beaufort Inn

Beaufort, South Carolina

Fab Features: nationally recognized Inn nestled in downtown Beaufort • exchange vows on the Rooftop deck or in the manicured gardens • the versatile event space can accommodate everything from intimate elopements to extravagant events

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$
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If you're dreaming of a rustic retreat...


The Venue at White Oaks Farm

Longs, SC

Fab Features: tranquil, family-run spot surrounded by gorgeous green acreage • say "I do" in the open-air chapel, beside the pond, or on the sunny lawn, then dine & dance in the breathtaking modern barn beneath a soaring cathedral ceiling hung with contemporary geometric chandeliers • flexible, affordable packages boast some great add-ons, like day-of coordination, a custom cigar bar, and a fireworks send-off

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $ • $$ • $$$
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If Spanish Moss makes you swoon…



Cotton Hall

Yemassee, SC

Fab Features: lovely 1920s Georgian Revival mansion-turned-B&B • picturesque grounds boast property features sprawling lawns and hundreds of moss-draped oaks • book a night just for yourselves, or rent out all five charming bedrooms for the weekend

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $ • $$ • $$$
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If you’ve got mountains on the mind...



The Cliffs at Glassy

Landrum, SC

Fab Features: romantic hilltop chapel that offers unobstructed views of the Blue Ridge Mountains • receptions are held at the nearby clubhouse where you can continue the celebration in the ballroom, or beneath a tent on the sprawling lawn • the professional staff has experience in hosting destination weddings and are backed by a stellar list of trusted vendors

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$
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If it’s Euro Vibes or bust…



Kingston Resorts

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

Fab Features: gorgeous oceanfront destination resort along Myrtle Beach's sandy shores • exchange vows on a palm-lined lawn steps from the sea, followed by a grand reception in the expansive Seaside Vista Ballroom with spectacular beach views • generous perks include an overnight ocean-view suite for the newlyweds

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$
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Post House

Mount Pleasant, SC

Fab Features: an inviting, lively restaurant and boutique inn • chic celebrations in the Rose Room where the blush walls are accented by custom Murano chandeliers and large picture windows • the cozy covered courtyard provides a sweet space for cocktails and intimate receptions

Catering: In-house
Price: $
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If you’re envisioning an enchanted forest...



Kaminski House Museum

Georgetown, SC

Fab Features: beautiful Georgian-style mansion on a bluff overlooking the Sampit River • say “I do” beneath the sprawling arms of an ancient oak, followed by a tented lawn celebration, or one among the twinkle-lit trees • proceeds from rentals go towards helping the museum in its effort to preserve this priceless treasure for years to come

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $ • $$
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If you’re set on an Industrial-chic space…



Merchants Hall

Charleston, SC

Fab Features: former home of J.C.H. Claussen and Company • the interior is designed with wood columns, crystal chandeliers hung from beautiful white ceiling beams, and artfully laid exposed brick • the opulent bridal suite provides a private area to relax and get ready

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$
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The Cedar Room

Charleston, South Carolina

Fab Features: beautifully restored 1881 former cigar factory • the airy event space boasts historic wood columns, gleaming hardwood floors, and rustic brick walls • exclusive in-house caterer Mercantile and Mash provide a delightful array of options from passed hors d'oeuvres to carving stations and late-night bites

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$
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