Charleston's Historic District
Discover the elegant atmosphere of the antebellum South in Charleston, where more than 1400 historic mansions, churches, and other structures line the streets.
As gorgeous as the beaches are, one of the most popular summer activities in South Carolina is seaside pastime.
South Carolina Plantation Gardens
Many of the state's more than 2,000 plantations welcome tourists, and those in the Charleston area are particularly renowned for their exceptional gardens.
Hilton Head Island
The magnificent beaches and top-notch golf courses on Hilton Head Island have earned the island its well-deserved fame.
Fort Sumter and Charleston Harbor
The American Civil War began on April 12, 1861, when Confederate soldiers attacked Fort Sumter, the government fort manning Charleston Harbor.
USS Yorktown & Patriots Point
The historic Essex-class aircraft carrier USS Yorktown is open for tours at Patriots Point, which is across the harbour from Charleston's Historic District.
Huntington Beach State Park
Huntington Beach is regarded as South Carolina's premier birding site with more than 300 different kinds of birds found there.
South Carolina State Museum, Columbia
The State Museum is housed in its greatest relic, an old-fashioned textile mill built in 1894 in the Congaree Vista neighbourhood of Columbia.
Brookgreen Gardens, Murrells Inlet
Between Myrtle Beach and Pawleys Island sits the lovely Brookgreen Gardens, an outdoor attraction with a wide selection of sculptures, flowers, plants, and animals.
Deep Sea Fishing
South Carolina is the best place to experience the rush of landing a Sailfish, Amberjack, Cobia, Flounder, or Giant Blue Marlin.
Riverbanks Zoo and Garden, Columbia
More than 2,000 creatures from more than 350 species may be found at Riverbanks Zoo and Garden.