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Hike-in Lakeside Tent Site Offers Unexpected Luxuries

Located on a peninsula overlooking Lake Thurmond, The Point in Hamilton Branch State Park offers a stunning waterfront tent site with an array of amenities.

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Plan an Unforgettable Fall Trip to the SC Mountains

From a European-style vineyard to a pristine mountain lake, South Carolina’s Upstate has everything you need for a memorable fall getaway.

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7 Great Spots to Enjoy South Carolina’s Fall Colors

Enjoy South Carolina’s fall colors from seven of the Upstate’s best overlooks.

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Out-of-the-Park Adventures: Table Rock State Park

Explore the area’s stunning natural landscape, unique attractions and casual dining scene on your visit to Table Rock State Park.

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Hilton Head Island Gears Up for the Concours d’Elegance & Motoring Festival

Swoon over your favorite car classics and enjoy dazzling dining events at the 19th Annual Concours d’Elegance & Motoring Festival on Hilton Head Island.

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8 Fun Things to Do on the Saluda River

From the mountains to downtown Columbia, the Saluda River offers myriad recreational opportunities, from trout fishing to tubing to whitewater kayaking.

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Stumphouse Park Offers the Perfect Mountain Experience

With a stunning waterfall, historic tunnel, mountain bike park and hiking trails, Stumphouse Park in Walhalla offers visitors a full day of fun in the Upstate.

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Out-of-the-Park Adventures: Devils Fork State Park

Explore the Jocassee Gorges wilderness and National Wild & Scenic Chattooga River in nearby Long Creek during your visit to Devils Fork State Park.

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