South's Greatest Destinations of the Lowcountry of 2017 Winners

We polled our readers to bring you the best places to Eat, Stay, Play and Shop in the Lowcountry. Check out these 10 places that will be sure to impress. 

Savannah

Stay

THE BRICE: There’s a reason this gorgeous downtown hotel was voted as the best place to stay in Savannah, because of their chic, contemporary quarters, private pool & rustic Italian eatery and bar right at your fingertips!
601 E Bay St, Savannah, GA / 912-238-1200 / bricehotel.com 

 

Tybee Island

Shop

MERMAID COTTAGES: Every one of their vacation homes are unique (and most are pet friendly!) with coastal gardens, white picket fences with decks and fire pits to enjoy the outdoors as well as your private indoor space.
912.313.0784 / mermaidcottages.com

 

Charleston

Eat

BURWELL’S STONE FIRE GRILL: Burnwell’s serves refined American & steakhouse fare, like its House Cut Prime NY Strip Steak, offered in an elegant, contemporary atmosphere.
14 N Market St, Charleston, SC / 843-737-8700 / burwellscharleston.com

 

Bluffton & Beaufort

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THE HEYWARD HOUSE HISTORIC CENTER: The Heyward House was built in 1841 in the early Carolina Farmhouse style brought to North America by planters from the West Indies. It is one of only eight remaining antebellum homes in Bluffton.
70 Boundary St, Bluffton, SC / 843-757-6293 / heywardhouse.org

 

Hilton Head

Eat

THE BLACK MARLIN BAYSIDE GRILL: This lively waterfront joint serves fresh seafood, like their Baha Tacos and Pecan Brown Butter Cod, in a relaxed setting, with ample outdoor seating.
86 Helmsman Way, Hilton Head Island, SC / 843-785-4950 / blackmarlinhhi.com 

 

Atlanta

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SKYVIEW ATLANTA: If you really want to see Atlanta, view it from above nearly 20 stories above Centennial Park. The SkyView Ferris wheel features 42 climate-controlled gondolas providing guests with breathtaking panoramic views of downtown.
168 Luckie St NW, Atlanta, GA / 678-949-9023 / skyviewatlanta.com 

 

Golden Isles

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SOUTHEAST ADVENTURE OUTFITTERS: The SouthEast Adventure Outfitters carries outdoor clothing, gear and accessories perfect for your next adventure, and even has a personal dock for you to test dozens of their newest kayaks. 
313 Mallery St, Saint Simons Island, GA / 912-638-6732 / southeastadventure.com

 

Jacksonville

Stay

OMNI JACKSONVILLE HOTEL: Omni Jacksonville is a posh hotel with a modern bistro and a casual bar, plus a fitness center and an outdoor pool with a relaxation area. The rooftop view just can't be matched.
245 Water St, Jacksonville, FL / 904-355-6664 / omnihotels.com/hotels/jacksonville

 

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