Virtual Travel – South Carolina

Today’s stop is South Carolina, the Palmetto State.

 

 

State Capitol and Cities

 

 

 

(All photos on this posting are from the internet)

Columbia is the State Capital and largest city in the state. The State House began in 1855, and was still under construction when Sherman came through town during the Civil War. It sustained damage from artillery shells, and the old State House was burned.

ABC Columbia

 

State Symbols

State Picnic Cuisine – Barbecue.

 

 

State Stone – Blue Granite. South Carolina is one of the largest granite producers in the country.

 

 

Today Columbia is the commercial center of South Carolina.

What does Columbia, SC need? | COLAtoday

Fun Things to Do in Columbia, SC (Updated) | 21 Oaks

Visit Columbia | Columbia Museum of Art

 

 

 

Charleston is the historic center of the state, having been founded in 1670. Many travel publications rate Charleston as one of the best cities in the state.

Charleston, SC - Official Website | Official Website

 

Where to Stay in Charleston, SC: Best Areas & Hotels | PlanetWare

6 of the Best Things to Do in Charleston, SC, for Free -

 

 

 

 

1953 – Flora & Fauna

 

 

 

As noted the Palmetto is the symbol of the state.

SC to do away with sunrise and Palmetto tree license plate | WACH

 

 

 

Brookgreen Gardens near Myrtle Beach is known as the finest in the state.

Brookgreen Gardens - Insider Tips & Things To Know - MyrtleBeach.com

Brookgreen Gardens - SC Picture Project

 

 

Part of the ‘Low Country’ of South Carolina is swamp, with mostly cypress trees.

South Carolina Swamps Photograph by Susanne Van Hulst

Bald Cypress Tupelo Swamp In Spring South Carolina | Kimballstock

 

 

The Coast

 

 

Myrtle Beach is the place to go on the South Carolina coast. It stretches 60 miles along the ocean, with all the T Shirt shops and golf courses you could ever ask for.

Myrtle Beach SC Condominiums On The Ocean For Sale | James Schiller

New Myrtle Beach Homes for Sale - Beazer Homes

 

 

 

Mountains

 

 

The Appalachian Mountains  touch the northern portion of the state.

 

These Epic Mountains In South Carolina Will Drop Your Jaw

 

Bee Cove Falls

South Carolina Waterfalls: Bee Cove Falls, Big Bend Falls ...

 

 

 

 

 

 

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