Grand Strand is a coastal strip with excellent beaches, a large extent of which is in South Carolina. Annually these beaches are visited by over 14 million people, largely thanks to well-established entertainment industry. In the town of Myrtle Beach there are a few large family parks, and dozens of themed entertainment centers.
If you want to see a piece of the America that existed there until the period of all-out industrialization, then you should definitely visit Charleston. The city became the first English settlement in this area, which is reflected in its architecture. Many buildings of the colonial era are preserved in the historical part of the city, and some of the former estates are now museums.
The capital of South Carolina is a fairly large city (131,500 inhabitants) which preserved a considerable share of American history. In Colombia, there was a first shoot-out, which virtually marked the beginning of the Civil War. The Fort Sumter and Johnson became the tragic actions place.
Natural attraction of the state is Congaree National Park with swampland and bog forest.