South Carolina offers visitors miles of beachfront, historic buildings and inland forest trails. Enjoying the outdoors is possible in this southern state nearly all year round. Travelers making their way in a recreational vehicle can enjoy camping opportunities at a number of RV parks throughout the state. South Carolina is home to both coastal and inland campgrounds that accommodate RVs.
Myrtle Beach KOA
Myrtle Beach KOA has RV sites open all year, and as of 2010 the park has been in operation for more than 40 years. The RV sites can accommodate vehicles as long as 80 feet and include cable television at no charge. Electrical hookups are available at all sites, with 50-amp service. Myrtle Beach KOA has a swimming pool that is open all year, a rock climbing wall and playground. The park is less than 5 miles from Myrtle Waves Amusement Park and within walking distance of the beach. Myrtle Beach KOA 613 5th Avenue South Myrtle Beach, SC 29577 843-448-3421 myrtlebeachkoa.com
Bass Lake Campground
Bass Lake Campground is 70 miles from Myrtle Beach and overlooks Bass Lake. RVers can rent a full pull-through site on a daily, weekly or monthly basis. Guests can choose between sites that are in open areas or secluded among the trees, with 20-, 30- or 50-amp electrical hookups. Amenities include bathhouses, laundry facilities and free wireless Internet access. Fishing is allowed on the 7-acre lake at no cost. Bass Lake Campground 1149 Bass Lake Place Dillon, SC 29536 843-774-9100 basslakecampground.net
Oak Plantation Campground
Oak Plantation Campground is the closest RV park to Charleston, reachable within a 20-minute drive. The campground offers more than 200 camping sites, including concrete and gravel drive-through spots. All sites have 50-amp electrical service and wireless Internet access. Amenities at Oak Plantation Campground include a convenience store, outdoor pool and picnic shelter for group gatherings. A freshwater lake is located adjacent to the RV park, and guests are allowed to fish without a license. Shared bathroom and shower facilities are available. Oak Plantation Campground 3540 Savannah Highway Charleston SC, 29455 843-766-5936 oakplantationcampground.com
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