South Carolina Tourist Attractions
Great Things To Do in South Carolina
Columbia Museum of Art.The Columbia Museum of Art has operated since 1950 in Columbia, South Carolina. The downtown Columbia Museum of Art offers both art displays and public instruction programs. Visitors to the Columbia Museum of Art can take part in lectures and gallery talks to learn more when visiting the museum. Wonderfully suited for children, the magical Secret Garden Orientation Gallery is the starting point of exploration for a specially designed kids program. To learn more about things to at the Columbia Museum of Art, visit www.columbiamuseum.org.
University of South Carolina.The historic University of South Carolina campus is one of Americas loveliest universities and has been rewarded with a spot on the National Register of Historic Places. Ranking highly among institutions for both academics and athletics, the University of South Carolina boasts 19 varsity sports teams, including baseball, football, basketball and soccer. For more information on things to do at the University of South Carolina and top tourist attractions, visit www.sc.edu. [Top]
Riverbanks Zoo and Botanical Garden.Riverbanks Zoo and Botanical Garden features a splendid botanical garden to explore, plus special exhibits like the Koala Knockabout and an exotic African safari experience. More than 2,000 animals, from Zebras to tigers, call the Riverbanks Zoo and Botanical Garden home. Visiting the zoo is one of the best things to do with kids in South Carolina. For more details on the Riverbanks Zoo & Botanical Gardens, visit www.riverbanks.org.
EdVenture.EdVenture is the souths largest childrens museum and offers fabulous interactive and educational exhibits to inform and entertain kids. EdVentures impressive list of exhibits includes 40-foot-tall EDDIE, The Worlds Largest Child, Bodyworks, Mission Imagination, World of Work, The Great Outdoors, Cyberloft, Critter Garden, Aha Factory and My Backyard. For more information about things to do at EdVenture when visiting South Carolina, visit www.edventure.org. [Top]
Columbiana Center.Columbiana Center is an upscale shopping mall and dining complex located in Columbia, South Carolina with leading department stores including JCPenney, Sears and Dillard's. Additional stores include Abercrombie & Fitch, Aeropostale, Express, Gap, Hollister, American Eagle Outfitters, Williams Sonoma, Ann Taylor Loft, Arden B., Banana Republic, bebe, Victoria's Secret, Body Shop and White House Black Market. For more details on Columbiana Center, visit www.columbianacentre.com.
South Carolina Governors Mansion.The South Carolina Governors Mansion has been the official residence of South Carolinas top executive since 1868. Since then, it has been home to more than 30 impressive and colorful South Carolina governors, and enjoys its own colorful history. The South Carolina Governors Mansion nearly burned to the ground during the burning of Columbia by Northern troops in the American Civil War. For more information on visiting the South Carolina Governors Mansion, go to www.scgovernorsmansion.org. [Top]
South Carolina State House.The South Carolina State House building in Columbia gives visitors a look at the state legislature in action. The offices of the South Carolina General Assembly, Governor and Lieutenant Governor of South Carolina are all housed in the South Carolina State House. The regal South Carolina State House took nearly 50 years to build due to the Civil War and various construction halts. To learn more about the State House in Columbia, South Carolina and pictures of the State House in South Carolina, visit www.scstatehouse.net.
Saluda Shoals Park.Saluda Shoals Park is a 350-acre riverfront park along the Saluda River offering recreational activities, educational programs and cultural, opportunities. Saluda Shoals Park offers Saluda Splash, a premiere water parkplus kayaking, biking, horseback riding and sheltered picnic spots. For more information on things to do at this splendid South Carolina park and more details on visiting Saluda Shoals Park, go to www.icrc.net/saludashoals. [Top]
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