From the historic city of Charleston to the Grand Strand, South Carolina is a state full of incredible outdoor activities. From rafting down the Chattooga River to exploring the Blue Ridge Mountains, there are plenty of ways to enjoy the Palmetto State. And the best part? Many of these activities are free!Take a trip down the Edisto River, one of the longest and most free-flowing blackwater rivers in North America. This 402-kilometer river winds from its source in the Midlands of South Carolina, across the wildlife-rich coastal plain and Lowcountry, to its mouth in the Atlantic.
Or explore Jocassee Gorges, which National Geographic calls one of the last 50 fantastic places to see in the world. If you're looking for even more fun things to do, you can't miss this list of 15 incredible attractions in South Carolina. Tour America's only tea plantation, wander through a garden bathed in heavenly smelling plants, or take a trip to Fort Sumter, where the first shots of the Civil War were fired. No matter what you choose to do, you're sure to have an unforgettable experience.