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Georgetown Travel Guide

Georgetown is a beautiful town on the North Carolina coast, packed with history, natural beauty, friendly locals and Southern charm. Located between Charleston and Myrtle Beach, Georgetown is the third oldest town in the state.

Things to Do in Georgetown

One of the biggest appeals of Georgetown is its charming waterfront location and pretty historic downtown with tree-lined streets and individual stores.

Head to the Georgetown County Museum and learn about the history that has shaped the town from the original Native Americans residents to the Steel Mill and more. Pop into the Rice Museum and get a glimpse of the town's darker past when large slave-holding rice plantations were found here. Those who love antebellum houses will want to explore the Kaminski House and museum -- a wonderful example of the architecture and Georgian style of the period.

Elsewhere, pick from one of the popular boat or tram tours and go shelling or visit the lighthouse. You can also take a ghost tour and enjoy all the stories and legends from the last 300 years.

Georgetown has idyllic places to stay, eat, drink and enjoy the delights of this lovely coastal town, with waterfront locations to sit back and admire the passing boats.

Best Time to Visit Georgetown

March to May is best to avoid crowds and soaring temperatures.

Price and Availability Index in Georgetown

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The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Georgetown is in August, while the cheapest month is in November. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Georgetown is in the high season in July. Georgetown has its low season in December, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.

The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Georgetown tends to be Sunday, while the most expensive day tends to be Wednesday. Vacation homes in Georgetown tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Tuesdays.

The weather in Georgetown

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Georgetown. The warmest months in Georgetown are June and May, when temperatures reach 93 ˚F. The coolest month is January, when temperatures drop to 23 ˚F. The wettest month in Georgetown is June with 6.91 inches of rain, while the driest month is October with 0.97 inches of rain.

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