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The views along the coast are breathtaking — from Myrtle Beach to Hilton Head, the soft sand and ocean waves reveal little slices of Southern paradise. With more than 200 miles of sunny beaches and coastal communities packed with top-notch dining, entertainment and Southern hospitality, South Carolina is the perfect place for romantic getaways or family-friendly vacations.

And as home to more than 360 golf courses, South Carolina attracts golf enthusiasts from around the world. Whether you’re in Greenville, Columbia or Charleston, the stunning landscapes and mild weather create the ideal environment for a game of 18 holes — because here, it’s golf season all year long.

But the essence of the Palmetto State lies in the history that created its distinct Southern culture. And that history resonates in everything from storied locations of the Civil War to its proud reputation as the Birthplace of Barbecue. That’s right, it’s not just the plantations and military sites that represent South Carolina’s deep roots in American history — it’s the food, too.

So come discover the gorgeous beaches, incredible golf courses, rich history and Southern charm of South Carolina for an experience you’ll never forget … and one you can’t wait to do again.

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A riverboat passes a mural-covered flood wall on the Ohio River
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Paducah

A group kayaking on the Mississippi River
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Galena

Taking in the sights downtown on a horse and longhorn tour
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Bandera

Waterfall and vivid fall foliage in Anderson Japanese Gardens
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Rockford