South Carolina was named after Charles I of England.
Do not miss
More than 1400 historic homes, churches and other buildings line the atmospheric streets of Charleston. A carriage ride will give you an overview of the places you can visit in detail : Magnolia Plantation and its romnatic-style gardens or Boone Hall Plantation and his avenue of oaks ? The attack on Fort Sumter guarding Charleston Harbor began the American Civil War in 1861. With over 300 bird species, Huntington Beach is considered the best birding location in the state : however be careful, alligators are spotted too ! Myrtle Beach has more to offer than pristine sands : Broadway at the Beach is the state’s largest entertainment and shopping venue.