8 Things to Do at Huntington Beach State Park on South Carolina’s Grand Strand

Spend the day relaxing on one of South Carolina’s finest protected beaches at Huntington Beach State Park. This beautiful park protects 3 miles of coastline, perfect for beach-goers, fishermen, or even history buffs looking for a day trip! Relax on the sand, go bird watching along one of the trails,…

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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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Everything You Need to Know Before Hiking Oahu’s Diamond Head Crater Hike

A prominent feature of the Honolulu shoreline, it’s hard to miss Diamond Head. It’s no secret that the Hawaiian Islands were formed from volcanic activity over millions of years. The Diamond Head Crater, or Le’ahi Crater in native Hawaiian, is the undeniable evidence. Today, it’s a protected state monument for…

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