Free Camping at Santee Coastal Reserve in South Carolina
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We live and travel full-time in our RV. In 2018 we spent a total of $48 in camping fees. So boondocking (aka: dry camping) is what we do best! In a big rig sometimes that can get challenging but we don't let it stop us. We love to share our boondocking locations with anyone interested.
When the National Forest we were hoping to stay at for a few days was closed due to the government shut down, we scrambled to find our plan B. Our plan B was awesome! Probably better than our Plan A! Santee Coastal Reserve in McClellanville, SC was fantastic! We went on a short hike, explored the little, unique town and saw our first alligator in the wild.
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Visit Charleston, South Carolina, U.S.A.: Things to do in Charleston - The Big Sweet Grass Basket
Visit Charleston - Top 10 Things which can be done in Charleston. What you can visit in Charleston - Most visited touristic attractions of Charleston
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Magnolia Plantation and Gardens
A historic house with gardens located on the Ashley River. One of the oldest plantations in the South. Dates to 1676, when Thomas and Ann Drayton built a house and small formal garden on the site.
A sea fort located in Charleston Harbor. Was one of a number of special forts planned after the war of 1812, combining high walls and heavy masonry, and classified as Third System, as a grade of structural integrity.
A plantation in Dorchester County. Built in several phases during the 18th and 19th centuries. Home to the oldest landscaped gardens in the United States.
A twelve-acre (5 ha) park along approximately one-half mile of the Cooper River. Was designed by Stuart O. Dawson of Sasaki Associates with assistance from Edward Pinckney Associates.
South Carolina Aquarium
An aquarium pened on May 19, 2000. ome to more than ten thousand plants and animals including North American river otters, loggerhead sea turtles, alligators, great blue herons, hawks, owls, lined seahorses, jellyfish.
Charles Towne Landing
Preserves the original site of the first permanent English settlement in Carolina. Home to an exhibit hall, rental facility, a natural habitat zoo, miles of trails, picnic tables, a replica tall ship, six fireable replica cannon.
The name for a series of thirteen colorful historic houses. Represents the longest cluster of Georgian row houses in the United States. One of the most photographed parts of Charleston.
A series of citadels on Sullivan's Island. Built to protect the city of Charleston. The first fort, built of palmetto logs, inspired the flag and nickname of South Carolina, The Palmetto State.
Circular Congregational Church
A church founded in 1681. Its parish house, the Parish House of the Circular Congregational Church is a highly significant architectural work by Robert Mills, and is recognized as a U.S. National Historic Landmark.
A historic market complex in downtown. Established in the 1790s. Was developed as a replacement for the city's Beef Market building (on the site of Charleston's City Hall, 100 Broad Street), which burned in 1796.
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Wyndham Vacation Resorts in Lake Marion, South Carolina
What is more appealing for your vacation: a hotel, rental home, or a vacation condo? Wyndham resort timeshare units across the United States and Canada are not only spacious but are equipped with all of the comforts and amenities of home, giving you what you need to make the most of your vacation.
Between Columbia and Charleston, on the banks of a quaint branch of South Carolina's largest lake, lies a charming and comfortable home base for your forays into the heart of the state. Wyndham Vacation Resorts Lake Marion sits right on the shore of Lake Marion's Chapel Branch, a calm, tree-lined waterway that creates the perfect escape for you and your family. With outdoor activities in every direction and a location that's a convenient drive to more heavily populated pursuits, you won't need to go far to find your own brand of fun.
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Travel South Carolina - Exploring the City of Myrtle Beach
Take a tour of City of Myrtle Beach in Myrtle Beach, United States - part of the World's Greatest Attractions travel video series by GeoBeats.
One of America's greatest beaches lies in the city of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.
The buildings that line the shore, such as hotels, restaurants, cafes, and stores, attest to this town's popularity.
Although the oceanfront is just one of the city's many attractions, it is undoubtedly it's greatest.
The Grand Strand, a long string of beaches, runs along the city and is home to many forms of wildlife, even some endangered species.
Other fun sites are the myriad of golf courses, several amusement parks, shopping areas, and boardwalk.
The cool waters of the Atlantic lap at the sandy shoreline, and beckon its visitors to swim, play, and surf.
Hampton Inn Santee-I-95 - Santee Hotels, South Carolina
Hampton Inn Santee-I-95 3 Stars Hotel in Santee, South Carolina Within US Travel Directory Just off Interstate 95, this Santee hotel offers rooms with free Wi-Fi and a flat-screen TV.
It features an outdoor pool and is within walking distance of Lake Marion Country Club.
A work desk and coffee maker are provided in all rooms at the Hampton Inn Santee – I-95.
Each room is warmly decorated and includes a seating area.
Free access to the jacuzzi and on-site fitness room is provided to all guests.
The hotel’s business center offers a computer with free Wi-Fi, and meeting rooms are available.
A buffet breakfast is served each morning at the Santee Hampton Inn.
Recreational activities such as swimming, boating and fishing are just 2.
6 km away at Lake Marion.
The Elloree Heritage Museum is a 12-minute drive from the hotel.
Hampton Inn Santee-I-95 - Santee Hotels, South Carolina
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Holiday Inn Santee - Santee, South Carolina
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Going fishing or golfing? The Holiday Inn® Santee hotel is perfect for both recreational activities. Just off I-95 in Santee, SC, our hotel's location is less than an hour from both Columbia and Charleston, two unique cities to visit for a day trip.
For those looking for a little relaxation, there is plenty to do in Santee. Our hotel's guests can enjoy the numerous golf courses that dot this area. Visitors also tend to gravitate towards Lake Marion for the fishing, as this area is famous for its striped bass and huge catfish. The beautiful lake is supplemented by the glorious, blooming flowers and the clouds of colorful, flitting butterflies that you can find at the Edisto Memorial Gardens.
Those on business trips also find it very easy to get things done in Santee, SC. The hotel's proximity to a number of golf courses can provide a peaceful backdrop for intense meetings and business lunches. The 24-hour Business Center and free Internet access are provided to help you make the most of your time and resources.
After a day out on the lake or on the golf courses, come back and enjoy some comfort food in the hotel's restaurant. Let the heated pool and hot tub work for you after a long day of meetings or play. Southern hospitality isn't just a slogan for us; it's our guarantee for great, friendly service. Make your reservation today to experience our brand of South Carolina charm!
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LET'S DRIVE! A Drive Through South of the Border, South Carolina - Great Roadside Attractions
You have surely driven past this tourist trap on the border of North and South Carolina on one of your family road trips down I-95 to Disney World or up I-95 to Washington, DC. Here's a quick drive through this classic roadside attraction.
Alligator Adventure - North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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Alligator Adventure is one of the largest facilities for reptile life in the world! This attraction is far beyond a few alligators in the swamp as you are going to see all sorts of wildlife, tons of beautiful alligators (including an albino alligator), and a beautiful area for the animals that will leave you impressed. There are plenty of species of alligators as well as frogs, lizards, turtles, emu's, wolves, birds, and more. Alligator Adventure puts on live shows as well so you can see Alligators be fed.
CONGAREE NATIONAL PARK
No camper, no problem! While the Aluminum Falcon is in the shop, we got our dose of St. Patrick's Day-green by taking a day-trip over to South Carolina's only National Park - Congaree National Park! We see the largest intact expanse of old growth bottomland hardwood forest remaining in the southeastern United States, up-close and personal. Despite its reputation as nothing but a swamp, we found it to be a lovely, peaceful place...
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