South Carolina

South Carolina Travel Guide

A classic men's store with its own line of seersucker suits.

This 1676 spread has welcomed visitors since shortly after the end of the Civil War.

A general store that will sell you a pouch of boiled peanuts (the unofficial state snack).

Though a Great Lawn invites group activity, Waterfront Park was intended to remind Charleston of its place in the natural world—its proximity to the Copper River and the harbor, and the borderline between civilization and the wild.

Local designer Mary Norton's scarves, brooches, and handbags have attracted the likes of Sharon Stone and Oprah Winfrey.

A Barcelona-inspired wine-and-tapas bar: the back room has DJ's and a throbbing young crowd on weekends.

Check out the weavers at this Pawleys Island shop.

Mahogany-panalled refuge

Edgy King Street outpost for trendy clothes and gear.

Operates the Nathaniel Russell and Aiken-Rhett houses and sponsors the Festival of Houses & Gardens every spring. Advance tickets available.

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Sweet grass is gathered from low-country marshes and then woven into baskets, bracelets, pins, barrettes, and earrings by traditional weavers, all sold at this roadside locale.