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South Carolina

The friendly state of South Carolina offers the chance to witness a more laid-back side to the USA. Experience traditional Southern hospitality in the delightful coastal towns of Charleston and Georgetown, home to some of the oldest settlements in the modern day United States. Meanwhile, at opposite ends of the state, the resorts of Myrtle Beach and Hilton Head offer gorgeous sands, upscale accommodation and plentiful amenities for those seeking a relaxing coastal break. Away from the Atlantic coast in upcountry South Carolina, there is spectacular mountain scenery to be enjoyed, whilst the town of Greenville offers a thriving museum and arts scene.

 

What you’ll love most about South Carolina

  • Immerse yourself in the charm and history of Charleston’s Historic District, one of the best-preserved colonial cities in the United States. Wander along cobblestone streets lined with colorful antebellum houses, historic churches, and lush gardens, and explore landmarks like the Battery, Rainbow Row, and the historic City Market
  • Relax and unwind on the sandy shores of Myrtle Beach, one of the most popular beach destinations on the East Coast. Enjoy swimming, sunbathing, and water sports on miles of pristine coastline, and explore the vibrant boardwalk lined with shops, restaurants, and entertainment venues
  • Escape to the upscale resort town of Hilton Head Island, known for its world-class golf courses, pristine beaches, and luxurious accommodations. Tee off at championship golf courses, bike along scenic trails through lush forests and marshlands, and relax on the sandy shores of Coligny Beach Park
  • Discover the beauty of South Carolina’s historic plantations and gardens, where you can explore grand mansions, landscaped gardens, and preserved slave quarters. Visit iconic plantations like Boone Hall, Middleton Place, and Magnolia Plantation, and learn about the region’s rich history and cultural heritage
  • Indulge in the culinary delights of Charleston, where you can savour Lowcountry cuisine, fresh seafood, and innovative farm-to-table fare. Dine at award-winning restaurants like Husk, FIG, and Poogan’s Porch, and sample traditional dishes like shrimp and grits, she-crab soup, and fried green tomatoes
  • Explore the natural beauty of Congaree National Park, home to one of the largest intact hardwood forests in the United States. Hike along boardwalk trails through ancient floodplain forests, paddle through tranquil waterways, and spot diverse wildlife like bald eagles, river otters, and woodpeckers in their natural habitat

Where to Book

  • Hilton Head waterfront - Discover South Carolina

  • Musician playing, Charleston, South Carolina - Brand USA

  • Downtown in historic Charleston, South Carolina

Average temperature

Information below is based on average highest temperature for each month.

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Information above is based on the average number of days which experience some form of rainfall for each month.

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When to Visit

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