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South Carolina’s capital city is home to a variety of renowned restaurants, all of which bring something unique and exciting to the table. Whether you’re looking for a quick bite downtown or dinner reservations with a view of the South Carolina State House, Columbia has you and your appetite covered.


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Start Your Day at SC’s Best Breakfast Spots

Whether you're craving upscale shrimp and grits or good ol’ pancake-and-eggs standards, you'll find plenty of restaurants to jump-start your morning.

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The RBC Heritage Has a Three-Decade Tradition of Giving Back to the Community

Over the last 51 years, the Heritage Classic Foundation has funneled $41 million into charities in South Carolina and Georgia.

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Mount Pleasant Shopping: Take Home a Memory and a Piece of S.C. History

The Charleston area, Mount Pleasant in particular, is world-known for sweetgrass baskets created by Gullah artisans.

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Mount Pleasant's Hidden Gems Include Places to Eat, Drink and See

Mount Pleasant's quirky offerings include a collection of cool breweries and pubs, a church with a Latin-only Mass, a restaurant named for a Hurricane Hugo disaster and a bridge to nowhere.

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Mount Pleasant Offers Lodging with a South Carolina Coastal Flavor

Along with a wide assortment of national chain hotels, Mount Pleasant offers some sweet boutique options.

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For Down-home or Eclectic Tastes, Mount Pleasant Has You Covered

Charleston has the reputation as a foodie destination, but its cross-river neighbor can hold its own with a wide variety of styles and choices.

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Mount Pleasant's Cultural Offerings Include Museums, Public Art and Plenty of History

In Mount Pleasant, you can visit Revolutionary and Civil war fortifications, tour World War II warships, explore plantations and even take home a handmade sweetgrass basket.

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Golf, Beaches, Hiking and More Await Visitors to Mount Pleasant

Six golf courses, two beaches, several parks and a trail will keep the most active visitors to Mount Pleasant busy and happy.

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