you're on a quick trip or an extended vacation,
South Carolina will leave you smiling. With more than
300 golf courses, beautiful gardens, historic sites
and magnificent lakes for boating and fishing, there
is something for outdoor types as well as history buffs.
Coastal plains cover two thirds of the state, so pack
your sunscreen and see how this state earned the motto,
"While I breathe, I hope."
TIME FOR TEA My Mother Loved Tea Unfold the journey of Bigelow Tea Company's founder Ruth Bigelow, from humble beginnings to the success of her "Constant Comment" tea. The company owns The Charleston Tea Plantation, the only commercial tea garden in America, which is located in Charleston.
72-HOUR VACATION Charleston The "Holy City" is a haven for history buffs. Founded in 1670 as Charles Towne, it played important roles in both the American Revolution and the Civil War. Three days gets you a taste of the unique mix of historic richness, casual beach culture and growing modernity that is Charleston.