13 Things To Do In South Carolina When You Thought You’ve Done Everything
Here we go again, filling your dance card with irresistible activities that are sure to be a hit for just you, or the whole family – should you choose to bring them along. From a treehouse hideaway hidden along a gorgeous black river, to a Himalayan salt cave, these 13 things to do in South Carolina have probably managed to stay mostly off your radar – until now. Enjoy!
1. Visit one of the only cheese farms in South Carolina.
Take a perfect family day trip to the Upstate to check out the cute animals on this farm and see the whole cheese making process. You can even buy some to bring home (cheese, not animals)! Find out more
2. Discover the most beautiful swamp garden you didn't even know we had in South Carolina.
But that's okay, because many visitors to Magnolia Plantation and Gardens don't even know it's there. Enjoy a morning of afternoon winding through this pretty swamp garden along a meandering boardwalk. Find out more
in this article
3. Do whatever floats your boat.
Seriously, but float it out to see this unbelievable underwater ghost town hiding in South Carolina. Most people know entire towns were flooded to make way for several of the lakes in the Palmetto State, but this little village may be the only one that's not completely underwater. Float your boat over to see
to discover a unique part of our history.
4. Put your hands up and scream at the top of your lungs.
Head to Carowinds in Fort Mill and hop on The Fury. It was dubbed the Number One Giga Coaster in the World when it debuted in 2015. Hold those arms high as you wind, twist and flip at 95 miles per hour — you know you can.
5. Head to the biggest, baddest Farmers Market in the entire state.
Add this event to your growing list of reasons to visit Greenville. The massive Saturday Market runs from March through October 28, 2017 so there's still time to explore all the fun this weekend event has to offer. More information can be found
6. Overindulge — without feeling guilty.
That last part sounds like it could be difficult but the delectable treats at this
amazing milkshake bar
in the Palmetto State make you forget all about calories. Have yours with or without booze. Either way, it's still a yummy indulgence! More information is included in the above link.
7. Become a tourist for the day.
Why not? You do it all the time when you have visitors in town. Why not go on your own and just enjoy the day? We suggest a
shelling and lighthouse tour
. It really is the trip of a lifetime!
8. Have brunch while enjoying 360-degree views of the Capital City.
This may be the tallest restaurant in the state, but it's also the only one that rotates while you eat. Not only do you get 360-degree views of beautiful Columbia, but you also get them from sitting in one spot. Get more information, including a video of that view, from
9. Rejuvenate in a relaxing salt cave.
Salt therapy is all the rage for healing the mind, body and spirit. And this spa in South Carolina offers a salt cave and a salt therapy massage space. Relax and reinvent yourself while you breathe in the Himalayan salt air. Learn more
10. Dine and drink while falling in love with new furry friends.
Dine and drink with adorable, adoptable fluffy kittens and cats at
this unique cafe
in historic Charleston. Pounce Cat Cafe opened last year and has a notable adoption rate for the foster kitties that come through the door. Spend an hour, or a lifetime with the one that you love the most.
11. Take a mini staycation in your home state.
Spend the night in the former kitchen house of the country's oldest surviving non-developed rice plantation from the 1700s. You'll have stunning views from your gorgeous perch alongside the beautiful Black River. Find out more about this incredible B&B at
12. Dare to try the Carolina Reaper.
Dubbed "the hottest pepper on the planet," the Carolina Reaper was developed when two other peppers were cross-bred right here in South Carolina. Watch a video
of two insane individuals who both try the Carolina Reaper and have a serious reaction.
13. Paddle your way to your very own treehouse for the night or weekend.
Harness that newfound energy that comes along with the cooler fall weather and then hop a kayak or canoe to a treehouse along the Edisto River. This one-of-a-kind adventure in South Carolina is sure to be unforgettable. Read more
in this article
For more one-of-a-kind activities in the Palmetto State,
check out these 17 places only the locals know about.
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