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Visiting South Carolina

The Carolinas are immortalized in song with lyrics like, “In my mind, I’m going to Carolina,” but the beauty of the states is no mirage. Not to be outdone by its adjacent sibling, South Carolina is home to some of the most pristine beaches in the contiguous US and also to Fort Sumter, the site of the first battle of the US Civil War. Families will find plenty to see and do, from the “Reptile Capital of the World”, Alligator Adventure, the shopping and entertainment-packed Myrtle Beach.

So whether you’re a first-timer or a frequent visitor, a business traveler or a budget explorer, IgoUgo has all the travel-planning tools and resources you need to create a memorable vacation. Read traveler reviews of the top hotels, restaurants, and things to do, browse amazing photos; ask for advice in our friendly... Read More
The Carolinas are immortalized in song with lyrics like, “In my mind, I’m going to Carolina,” but the beauty of the states is no mirage. Not to be outdone by its adjacent sibling, South Carolina is home to some of the most pristine beaches in the contiguous US and also to Fort Sumter, the site of the first battle of the US Civil War. Families will find plenty to see and do, from the “Reptile Capital of the World”, Alligator Adventure, the shopping and entertainment-packed Myrtle Beach.

So whether you’re a first-timer or a frequent visitor, a business traveler or a budget explorer, IgoUgo has all the travel-planning tools and resources you need to create a memorable vacation. Read traveler reviews of the top hotels, restaurants, and things to do, browse amazing photos; ask for advice in our friendly travel forums; and find cheap flights and hotels. Then, after your trip is over, share your travel reviews, tips, and photos with friends and fellow travelers right here on IgoUgo.    Close

Stories and Tips South Carolina

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Full Throttle Fest.

Written by vampirefan on 15 Sep, 2012

Full Throttle Saloon is a bar as well as a reality TV show that débuted on TRU TV in November of 2009. It followed biker and bar owner Michael Ballard who runs the world’s largest biker bar in Sturgis SD during the 10 days in…Read More


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Myrtle Beach Bike Week.

Written by vampirefan on 15 Sep, 2012

Since 1940 bikers from all over the country have converged every May (but one) for the cities famed bike week. The event draws over 200,000 bike enthusiast for a week of biker fun. The event is held the week before Memorial Day week. In 1980,…Read More


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Written by vampirefan on 24 Jul, 2012

Nick and I headed back out to Myrtle Beach with friends to enjoy the highly anticipated Bike Week held every year throughout Myrtle Beach and North Myrtle Beach. Bikers come from all over NC, SC, and the county to participate in the major bike fest.…Read More


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Written by vampirefan on 13 Jul, 2012

When our friends in the Motley Crue/Poison tribute band called us to tell us they were playing at the House of the Blues and invited us to come and see them, we decided to go down and make a weekend of it. Nick and I…Read More


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Why We Went There

Written by bledpub on 08 Jun, 2011

Every year, we do what thousands, if not millions, of Americans do and use a portion of our tax refund to take ourselves on a much needed vacation. This year, we went to Myrtle Beach. I must say, it’s not a destination that we placed…Read More


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Written by vampirefan on 10 Oct, 2010

John and I made a return trip to this amazing capital city for the weekend. While our first day was one disaster after another, it ended on a terrific note. After a side trip to the muffler shop, we headed to Adventure Carolinas…Read More


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Written by vampirefan on 29 Aug, 2010

Overview. John and I took our nephew, Elijah away for our weekend trip that we do with him every year for his birthday. This year we took him to Greenville SC for his 8th birthday. We started out our day at the Greenville Zoo…Read More


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Fishin' On a Hot Summer Day!

Written by CarolinaPanthers1983 on 11 Jul, 2010

Introduction:Arrogantly shabby is the them when a person visits Pawleys Island, SC. A person will notice the old beach houses that many visitors use for vacation. People running on the narrow roads that drivers must slow down, so they don't run over the runner. One…Read More


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Day Tripping from Hilton Head

Written by weeblewobble46 on 07 May, 2009

One of the most popular day trips from your base on Hilton Head is to Savannah, Georgia. Depending on your time constraints, the trolley tours give you a lot of info and scenery for the money. The restaurants in the city are well…Read More


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I Can't Drive I-95 (AKA, Driving Down Interstate 95)

Written by Carmen on 18 Nov, 2008

I don’t know what wild bug possessed us to decide to drive from Virginia to South Carolina, rather than flying, but seven hours in a car makes me a bit bonkers. So, to entertain myself, I began taking note of the exits and sights along…Read More


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