Most people who have been to the coast in South Carolina will agree: an underground tunnel (a bit redundant, but we wanted to be emphatically sure you know it’s underground), is well, just unheard of – especially one that’s open every single day to anyone who chooses to enter. But in spite of the extremely low elevation, and even though the ocean is only steps away, the Ocean Boulevard tunnel in South Carolina found along South Ocean Boulevard in Myrtle Beach is a must-see.

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Before today, had you ever heard of the Ocean Boulevard tunnel in Myrtle Beach? We’d love to know! Check out some fun footage of the tunnel if you want to know more from the comfort of your couch!

For more hidden attractions in the Palmetto State, check out our list of hidden gems in South Carolina.

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What are the best hidden gems in South Carolina?

There are many hidden gems in South Carolina that not many people know about, but should. Other than underground tunnels, did you know that there is a Buddhist Monastery hiding in the woods in the Palmetto State? The Vein Quang Monastery is located in Clover, and it's free for the public to explore. The temple and grounds are stunning. South Carolina is also hiding a supposed Fountain of Youth. Located in Blackville, there is an unassuming pipe jutting up from the ground that is constantly flowing with spring water. It's said that the waters have healing powers. Who knew?

What are the most unique places in South Carolina?

While underground tunnels at the beach are a rare sight in South Carolina, they aren't the most unique and weird thing in the state. You'll find some truly  unique places in South Carolina such as:

  • The Button King Museum. This quirky museum in Bishopville is full of... well, buttons!
  • Taxidermy Paradise. It's exactly what you think it is: a place filled to the brim with stuffed animals. It is cool to look at, but a bit creepy to some.

 

What are some nice beaches in South Carolina?

Myrtle Beach is certainly a popular spot in South Carolina, but there are some other nice beaches in South Carolina such as: