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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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Work (or not) From Anywhere

Fully remote jobs allow the ultimate flexibility, and South Carolina has plenty of RV campgrounds for a change of scenery when working from home.

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Freedom Now: Key Sites in the Fight for Civil Rights

The civil rights movement in the 1950s and ‘60s changed the course of American history, and many of these important events happened in South Carolina.

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Episode 8: Painting Penguins

Ripley's Aquarium in Myrtle Beach is known for its unique penguin experiences, and Devyn can’t wait to take home her very own penguin painting.

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Croissant Bread Pudding

South Carolina Chef Ambassador Chris Williams puts a sweet twist on bread pudding with locally grown peaches from Titan Farms.

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Beet Salad

South Carolina Chef Ambassador Haydn Shaak shares his secrets to making this flavorful beet salad with beets from Stage 22 Farms.

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The Mermaid’s Kiss, a Fresh Oyster Dish

South Carolina Chef Ambassador John Ondo shares his secrets for a bright, flavorful dish of oysters he calls The Mermaid’s Kiss.

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Four Seasons of Splendor

South Carolina boasts things to do outdoors all year long, such as fall foliage hikes, seeing spring flowers at botanical gardens and summer sunset cruises.

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An American History Lesson: Must-See Museums

American history comes to life at fascinating historic sites and comprehensive museums in South Carolina.

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