South Carolina State House : The resilient and grand state capitol features gorgeous grounds and interesting monuments.
South Carolina State Museum : Learn all about the Palmetto State in an excellently restored warehouse in the Congaree Vista.
University of South Carolina : The quietly elegant “Horseshoe” section is a slice of history at one of the South’s oldest universities.
Riverbanks Zoo and Garden : One of America’s best all-around zoos has a dynamic educational and conservation component, as well as a beautiful botanical garden.
Congaree National Park : This park features an ancient cypress swamp with what may be the tallest old-growth canopy remaining on Earth.
Newberry Opera House : This lovingly restored building still hosts regular performances in this historic town.
Cheraw Historic District : The birthplace of Dizzy Gillespie also boasts one of the cutest downtown areas in the state.
Woods Bay State Natural Area : This very well-preserved Carolina Bay features a canoe trail and scenic boardwalk.
Edisto Memorial Gardens : The pride of Orangeburg showcases thousands of varieties of roses.