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Best Beaches in South Carolina

Updated on June 6, 2011

South Carolina beaches

South Carolina's beaches are sophisticated, exciting, and relaxing. Crystal white sand, golf, shops and fantastic dining are some of the attractions in south carolina. Also you can do boating, mountain biking, horseback riding, fishing, kayaking, canoeing and hiking. Some of the popular beaches including myrtle beach, edisto beach, huntington beach, huntington island and folly beach. Here are some of the best beaches in South Carolina.

Best beaches in South Carolina

Myrtle beach in South Carolina
Myrtle beach in South Carolina

1. Myrtle beach: Myrtle beach is located in the heart of the grand strand, a 60-mile crescent of beach on the south carolina coast. You can do plenty of things including golf courses, tennis courts, shops, waterslides, minature golf, mega-entertainment complexes, and a variety of family entertainment. Myrtle beach offers swimming, water sports and deep sea water fishing. Myrtle beach is one of the best beaches in South Carolina and also the best beach for families.

2. Edisto beach: Edisto beach is located 45 miles south of Charleston. The 1,255-acre park includes a dense maritime forest and an expansive salt marsh where people can explore the wonders of nature. The beach offers 4 mile nature trails, wildlife, beautiful live oaks, sun, sand, water, plantations and farms. Edisto is surrounded by rivers and sea offering beautiful views.

3. Huntington beach: Huntington beach is located in murrells inlet, South Carolina and also one of the state's most generous bird habitats. The beach offers many observation decks, walking trails, swimming, surf fishing, boating, biking and offers facilities for camping and picnicking. The park has some great nature trails, entertainment and dining. Huntington beach is another best beach in South Carolina.

Hunting island
Hunting island

4. Hunting island: Hunting island state park is one of the most popular state parks and beach areas in South Carolina. Hunting island beach offers golf courses, boating, fishing and swimming. You can also climb to the top of the only lighthouse in South carolina. Hunting island is one of the best beaches on the coast.

5. Folly beach: Folly Beach is located about 15 miles south of Charleston. You can do swimming, fishing, and walking. The beach has plenty of picnic tables, grills, outdoor showers, dressing areas, boardwalks, picnic areas and restrooms.


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      hey hey 5 years ago

      i love the beaches

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      Emily 7 years ago

      Im 14 years old and LOVE MBSC!!!!!!!!!!!!!!5STARS!!!

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      MRS LEE 7 years ago

      A family of 6 2 children 5 and 7, mum and dad and grandparents are going to s.c. beach area in december which is the best place to go to stay.