Top South Carolina Tourist Attractions

Historic Charleston is located in the state of South Carolina. The city was previously called "Charles Towne", after King Charles II of England... read more arrow
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In the 18th and 19th century, the city of Charleston thrived on the merchandise, which was grown in its many plantations. Charleston's main produce were rice and indigo, which the city managed to export, many thanks to its seaside location... read more arrow
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Drayton Hall, which was built in the year 1738, is considered as a National Historic Landmark. It served as a big rice plantation during its' heyday, until it was bought in 1974... read more arrow
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Fort Sumter is a coastal fort located along the harbor of Charleston, South Carolina. Fort Sumter was named after Thomas Sumter, a general and Revolutionary war patriot... read more arrow
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The Patriots Point Naval and Maritime Museum is home to three museum ships, namely the USS Clamagore, a naval submarine; USS Yorktown, a naval aircraft carrier; and USS Laffey, a naval destroyer which was closed in August 2009 and recently reopened to the public December 2011.

The Patriots Point Naval and Maritime Museum can be found at Mount Pleasant, South Carolina... read more arrow
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Folly Beach, tagged as the "Edge of America", is a city situated on Folly Island, one of the districts of Charleston County, South Carolina.

This beach town is famous for its surfing attractions, such as the Folly Beach County Park, 10th Street, and Washout... read more arrow
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Located along the Harbor of Charleston County, South Carolina is Sullivan's Island. Also called as S... read more arrow
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The Carolina Opry Theatre is located at Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. The first Carolina Opry Theatre was situated at Surfside Beach... read more arrow
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The Myrtle Beach SkyWheel is a 57-meter tall Ferris wheel located at the Oceanside Boardwalk and Promenade, in the town of Myrtle in South Carolina. As of its opening in May 20, 2011, it is considered as the highest Ferris wheel in the country, east of the famed Mississippi river... read more arrow
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Myrtle Beach is famous for its miles and miles of white sandy beaches. Myrtle Beach, which is the largest area in Grand Strand, serves as home to about 250,000 people... read more arrow
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Located in Columbia County, South Carolina is the 69-hectare Riverbanks Zoo and Garden, an all-in-one botanical garden, aquarium, and zoo. Riverbanks averages 1,000,000 visits annually, making it the state's biggest gated attraction... read more arrow
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Located along the Saluda River is the Saluda Shoals Park, a haven for people who wish to commune with the different elements of the environment. This 400-acre South Carolina natural park features a wide array of amenities which continue to attract thousands and thousands of visitors... read more arrow
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The South Carolina State Museum is deemed as the biggest museum in the southeastern part of the United States. The museum is located by the Congaree River, in Columbia, South Carolina... read more arrow
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The South Carolina State House is where the government officials of South Carolina hold their offices. The state house is located at the corner of Gervais and Assembly Streets, in Columbia City, and occupies about 12,000 square meters of space... read more arrow
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The Kensington Mansion is located at the Headquarters Plantation, by the Wateree River in Richland County, South Carolina. The mansion was built in 1854 through the efforts of Matthew Richard Singleton... read more arrow
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South Carolina is home to Lake Murray, a 200 square-kilometer reservoir with an 800-kilometer shoreline. Lake Murray obtains its water from the Saluda River... read more arrow
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The South Carolina Confederate Relic Room and Military Museum, also called the Confederate Military Museum, was established in 1896. Considered as the third oldest museum in South Carolina, it serves as the repository of the state's military artifacts from the colonial era to present times... read more arrow
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