Exploring South Carolina’s Peaceful Hampton Plantation State Historic Site

Tucked away off of US 17, the main route between Charleston and Myrtle Beach, SC, are the quiet remains of Hampton Plantation State Historic Site. There are plenty of old plantations in South Carolina, but this one is a protected South Carolina state park and National Historic Landmark thanks to…

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Guide to Visiting Myrtle Beach State Park, a South Carolina State Park

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina is one of the most popular beach destinations on the east coast of the United States. Its nickname, the Grand Strand, isn’t too far off. Beautiful, sandy beaches and more sunshine than you can handle! But Myrtle Beach is also super crowded in the summer, so…

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Complete First-Timer’s Guide to Andrew Jackson State Park

Hidden just outside of Charlotte near the North Carolina/South Carolina state line, is a tribute to America’s 7th president. Andrew Jackson State Park commemorates South Carolina as Andrew Jackson’s birthplace and boyhood home. Come explore this park and learn more about pre-Revolution life in backcountry South Carolina, and how it…

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Where to Stay Between Zion and Bryce Canyon National Parks

Zion National Park and Bryce Canyon National Park both feature amazing natural landscapes that are nothing alike, which is somewhat surprising considering they are less than 2 hours apart. Zion and Bryce are Utah’s #1 and #2 most-visited national parks, respectively, and many visitors plan to see both on the…

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