South Carolina

Average flight time from UK: 11 hours 30 mins  Capital: Columbia


Embark on a captivating journey where the rich tapestry of American history meets the tranquil beauty of coastal landscapes. In the alluring states of North Carolina and South Carolina, your adventure awaits, offering a seamless blend of past and present. Discover the diverse charm of these neighboring states, where epic history, stunning beaches, and delectable cuisine are just the beginning.


In South Carolina, the oceanfront beckons with its two distinct faces: Myrtle Beach, a modern, lively seaside haven boasting 60 miles of sandy stretches, luxurious hotels, expansive shopping malls, and championship golf courses; contrasted by the serene beauty of Edisto Island, an untouched paradise of woods and creeks, where the gentle whisper of the breeze at Edisto Beach promises a peaceful retreat.


Urban exploration thrives in cities like Columbia, the state's heart and capital, where culture and family fun converge at the Columbia Museum of Art and EdVenture Children’s Museum. Charleston, a city resonating with the echoes of 1861's first Civil War shots at Fort Sumter, enchants with its historic downtown, 19th-century architecture, and vibrant streets.


For nature enthusiasts, Congaree National Park offers a sanctuary of hardwood forest ideal for days of wandering and bird-spotting. Luxurious coastal resorts like Kiawah Island Golf Resort and Hilton Head Island invite relaxation with their world-class golf courses, tennis courts, spa retreats, and ocean-view dining.


Charleston, a gem among America's historic cities, invites explorers to experience its 18th-century homes, bustling city market, and the oldest public gardens at Magnolia Plantation. Families will delight in South Carolina's beaches, including the sun-soaked Myrtle Beach, where amusement parks and the Oceanfront Boardwalk offer endless fun.


The state's rich history unfolds in its national and state parks, from the Revolutionary War tales at Ninety Six National Historic Site to the coastal beauty of Myrtle Beach State Park. The northwest's rugged landscapes and the scenic Blue Ridge Mountains beckon with rustic towns and majestic waterfalls, offering a picturesque drive along the Cherokee Foothills Scenic Highway.


Discover South Carolina, where the Blue Ridge Mountains meet the Atlantic Ocean, offering a diverse landscape from Greenville's outdoor activities to Charleston's cobblestone streets and waterfront charm. The state's three regions each boast unique attractions and activities, whether it's fishing on Lake Murray, golfing on top-rated courses, or relishing the history and culture of the Gullah people.


Indulge in South Carolina's culinary delights, from waterfront seafood feasts to classic Lowcountry boils and a barbecue tradition rich with variety. The state's 301 kilometers of coastline offer pristine beaches, from family-friendly Hilton Head Island to the quieter charms of Isle of Palms and Folly Beach.


As you plan your trip, envision a vacation that's as relaxing or adventurous as you desire. Whether you're strolling through Charleston's historic streets, teeing off on a renowned golf course, or soaking up the sun on a sandy beach, the Carolinas promise a memorable escape that's rich in history, beauty, and southern hospitality. 


Embrace the journey and let the Carolinas reveal their stories and wonders to you.

      Carolina Charms: A Journey Through History, Nature, and Coastal Splendor

Discover the Enchantment of South Carolina: Secret Havens, Thrilling Escapes, and Instagram Wonders 

In South Carolina, a state brimming with charm and history, there's an array of hidden gems, must-do activities, and Instagram-worthy spots that promise an unforgettable experience. Here's a few ideas to help you discover the Palmetto State's most captivating secrets:


Hidden Gems:

  • ACE Basin: Over 350,000 acres of natural beauty in South Carolina's Lowcountry, this estuary is one of the largest on the Atlantic coast, perfect for outdoor adventurers who love unique landscapes and wildlife​​.
  • Charleston's Lesser-Known Attractions: Beyond the famous sites, explore the White Point Gardens, the remnants of the old city wall, or take a sunset sail to see the city from the water​​​​.
  • Columbia's Champion Trees at Congaree National Park: A must-visit for nature lovers, offering a blend of history and nature with its ancient hardwood forest and diverse wildlife​​.
  • Greenville's "Pretty Place" Chapel: Tucked in the Blue Ridge foothills, this spot offers stunning views and a serene setting for reflection​​.
  • Hilton Head's Gullah Sweetgrass Gallery: Discover the rich cultural heritage and artistry of the Gullah community in this unique gallery​​.

Must-Do Activities:

  • Climb Table Rock: For breathtaking views, hike up this iconic natural attraction and capture a photo from the 3,100-foot-high granite dome​​.
  • Watch a NASCAR Race at Darlington Raceway: Experience the thrill of the track at this legendary racing venue known for its challenging egg-shaped design​​.
  • Skydiving in Chester: For the adrenaline junkies, plunge from 14,000 feet and freefall for an exhilarating 55 seconds with Skydive Carolina​​.
  • Ride Fury 325 at Carowinds: North America's tallest, fastest, and longest giga coaster promises a heart-pounding experience with its 325-foot drop and speeds up to 95 mph​​.
  • Raft the Chattooga River: Navigate through the stunning gorges and thrilling rapids of this National Wild and Scenic River, featured in the movie "Deliverance"​​.

Instagrammable Spots:

  • Lake Wateree State Park: Capture the sunrise reflecting on the water from the park's nature trail or boat dock​​.
  • Angel Oak on Johns Island: This massive, ancient oak tree, estimated to be 1,500 years old, provides a surreal and beautiful backdrop for photos​​.
  • Brittlebank Park in Charleston: With its scenic views of the Ashley River and marshlands rich with wildlife, it's a perfect spot for both sunrise and sunset shots​​.
  • Chattooga Belle Farm: Offers panoramic views of the sunrise over the Blue Ridge Mountains, making it an idyllic spot for landscape photography​​.
  • Bowens Island Restaurant: Not only can you enjoy traditional roasted oysters here, but the rustic and authentic setting offers a picturesque backdrop for your culinary adventures​​.

These destinations and activities offer a glimpse into the hidden beauty and thrilling experiences awaiting in South Carolina. Whether you're seeking adventure, tranquility, or a perfect shot for your Instagram, these spots promise to make your visit memorable.

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