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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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Under the Stars: Spectacular State Park Campgrounds

The best campgrounds in South Carolina state parks range from RV sites on the beach to tent camping spots in the mountains.

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Undiscovered Beauty on the Barrier Islands

Eco tours of South Carolina’s sea islands feature hidden beaches, pristine salt marshes and plenty of chances to see dolphins and other wildlife.

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Revitalized Main Streets and Downtown Districts

Some of the coolest small towns and trendy neighborhoods in South Carolina are now bustling with craft breweries, hip hotels, boutiques and new energy.

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A Room of Your Own: Cabins, Cottages & Secluded Getaways

Get away from the crowds and into your own private retreat with treehouse hotels, beach cottages and mountain cabin rentals in South Carolina.

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Experience the freshest seafood in South Carolina at a seafood festival or on a fishing charter, crabbing cruise or shrimping trawl.

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Art Al Fresco

See inspiring artwork on display in the great outdoors, with sculpture gardens, street art and murals in South Carolina.

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Pit Stops: Roadside Barbecue Worth Pulling Over For

Drive along these old country back roads and byways to discover some of the best barbecue in South Carolina.

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Pet-Friendly Getaways

From dog-friendly hotels and restaurant patios to scenic nature trails and off-leash dog parks, South Carolina makes it easy to travel with your pet.

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