Many of the trips in Favorite Family Hikes can be done in a half-day especially if you are visiting population centers such as Greenville, Columbia or Charleston. Detailed trail descriptions include easy-to-read logistics, useful tips on hiking with kids, safety and encouraging environmental awareness. Adults will enjoy the detours and insider tips on local restaurants, history and cultural stops.
The opportunities in South Carolina for short hikes, fun walks, and easy backpacking adventures are almost unlimited. And although Favorite Family Hikes is geared toward trips for shorter legs (and attention spans), anyone looking for a less strenuous but still rewarding getaway will enjoy this book. The 30 walks compiled here represent a variety of trails and range of physical challenges, from strolls on the beach to mountainside scrambles. Learn about wildlife, local history and neat destinations off the beaten path.