|Top holiday (Flight+Hotel)||£324|
|Family holiday (Flight+Hotel)||£325|
|Romantic holiday (Flight+Hotel)||£422|
|Luxury holiday (Flight+Hotel)||£463|
|Budget holiday (Flight+Hotel)||£278|
South Carolina is a U.S. state on the east coast renowned for its beach resorts. There are also a variety of fascinating historic cities to visit in South Carolina such as Charleston, Georgetown and the capital, Columbia.
There are numerous airports conveniently situated for South Carolina holidays. The largest is Charleston International with Myrtle Beach, Columbia and Greenville also featuring good sized airports. There are also airports for regional flights at Hilton Head and Florence. As Charleston has a harbour it is a stopping point for various cruise ships. Visitors should note that South Carolina is five hours behind GMT. South Carolina has a subtropical climate and there is still plenty of sunshine in the months just before and after summer.
The northern coastline, otherwise known as the Grand Stand, includes the renowned Myrtle Beach resort. The Myrtle Beach oceanfront is the hub of the Grand Strand stretch of beaches and there are also more than a hundred championship golf courses in Myrtle Beach. Four miles south of Myrtle Beach visitors should check out Surfside Beach which offers several parks and is ideal for boating and fishing The 5,000 acre Hunting Island, east of Beaufort, also has a pristine sandy beach set alongside its nature park and a public lighthouse which provides some great views of the Atlantic.
Charleston, a former Civil War battleground, is one of the historic cites in South Carolina and the town museum and the ruins of Fort Sumter are popular attractions on South Carolina holidays. The Kiawah Island golf resort, which incoporates five renowned coastal golf courses, can also be visited. In Columbia the Fort Jackson military museum is one of the big draws. Visitors can also visit the Columbia Museum of Art which houses 25 galleries of fine and decorative art.