Attractions in South Carolina

Attractions in South Carolina

Whether you’re interested in history or just out to make some memories, South Carolina tempts with engaging tourist attractions and fun things to do. Take your pick from high-quality stage shows, golf, and water parks in Myrtle Beach, or relax at the fashionable holiday resorts on Hilton Head Island.

The Cherokee Foothills Scenic Highway passes small towns, peach orchards, and historical sites as it traverses 130 miles of Blue Ridge foothills in the northwest corner of the state. The Ashley River Road (Route 61), which runs parallel to the river for about 11 miles north of Charlestown, leads to famous plantations and gardens. The Savannah River Scenic Highway traces the Savannah River for 100 miles along the Georgia border, winding past three lakes. Visitors to the state can find out more about their historic towns, lakes and rivers by.
South Carolina boasts some resort towns such as Myrtle Beach, Hilton Head Island, and Kiawa Island.

Exploring these areas is a no-brainer. But there are also many preserves and coastal trails to explore that are just great for viewing wildlife and for a unique kayaking experience.
South Carolina is also known for its beautiful state and national parks. Some of their most visited parks include the Chattooga National Wild and Scenic River around Columbia, Hunting Beach State Park, and Hickory Knob State Resort Park. Charlestown is the most recognized city and travel destination in South Carolina.

The port city of Charlestown has withstood three centuries of epidemics, earthquakes, fires, and hurricanes to become one of the South’s best preserved and most beloved cities. Residents have proudly restored old downtown homes and commercial buildings, as well as more than 180 historic churches – so many that Charlestonians call their home the Holy City. Some beautiful places to visit in Charlestown include Old City Market, the Heywood-Washington House, and St. Michael’s Episcopal Church./span>

Most Popular Attractions in South Carolina


Broadway at the Beach

Year after year, Broadway at the Beach stands alone as by far the most popular tourist destination in the entire Myrtle Beach area. With its great location, convenient parking and wide range of outstanding activities.. Read More…

Sky Wheel

Situated as a center piece of the 1.2 mile-long Oceanfront Boardwalk and Promenade, the SkyWheel is surrounded by some tasty eats, great shopping and the pristine sands of the Atlantic... Read More…

Patriots Point

Patriots Point Development Authority was established in the mid 1970’s to develop a naval and maritime museum on Charleston Harbor with the center piece of the museum being the World War II aircraft carrier.. Read More…

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