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Seven Incredible Reasons To Visit Georgetown, South Carolina

Founded in 1729, Georgetown is South Carolina's third-oldest town. Its location between Charleston and Myrtle Beach means travelers often bypass it en route to Georgetown's more famous neighboring coastal cities. However, this alluring town on the Pee Dee River with its rich heritage, beautiful old homes, and southern charm exemplifies the true South Carolina Lowcountry and shouldn't be overlooked. In fact, there is an abundance of things to do…
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The Angel Oak Tree Near Charleston; a Free Low Country Favorite

I think that I shall never see A poem lovely as a tree. ~ Joyce Kilmer Located near Charleston on Johns Island is The Angel Oak. The enormous tree stands close to 67-feet tall and is estimated to be between four and five hundred years old. Some even surmise it could be up to 1,500 years old! The tremendous tree with its long branches creates shade that covers…
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Five Things That Make Boone Hall Plantation a ‘Must-See’ When Visiting Charleston

Boone Hall Plantation and Gardens is one of America's oldest working plantations. It's also one of the most photographed and a favorite tourist destination situated just outside of Charleston, South Carolina in Mount Pleasant. With its rich heritage dating back to 1681, an engaging story, and a storybook low-country setting, Boone Hall Plantation brings forth to the public its history spanning 330-years each day. Here are five reasons…
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Discover Patriots Point and ‘Walk in the Steps of Heroes’

The USS Yorktown as seen from the deck of the USS Laffey Destroyer. Standing at the waterfront looking across Charleston Harbor, you'll see docked with flags waving in the breeze the massive, majestic gray USS Yorktown aircraft carrier. Each year, thousands cross the Cooper River to the Mount Pleasant side of the historic harbor in order to 'Walk in the Steps of Heroes" at Patriots Point. What's it…
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Pawleys Island, South Carolina, proudly remaining ‘Arrogantly Shabby’

Travel along the South Carolina coast, encounter the famous Grand Strand, and you'll quickly learn it’s an exciting, popular resort area attracting visitors from across the country. High rise beach condominiums, beach homes and entertainment venues dot the Carolina coast making it the quintessential beach-goers vacation destination. But for travelers yearning for a slightly more remote, secluded beach experience, keep traveling to the southern-most end of South Carolina’s…
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Seven kid-friendly things to do in Charleston

Considering a family vacation to Charleston?There's so much to do in Charleston, you're likely to have a tough time deciding where to go first.  This gorgeous coastal town offers unlimited possibilities for family fun, certain to keep young ones entertained.Here are seven fantastic options that will keep parents and young travelers happy. 1. Fort Sumter Catch the boat and take the journey across the bustling Charleston Harbor to…
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