The Top Ten South Carolina Attractions

South Carolina is the 24th most populous state and it's the 40th most extensive state. Columbia is the biggest city in South Carolina and it's the state capital. There are many beautiful lakes in South Carolina such as Lake Marion and Lake Murray. Here are the top ten South Carolina attractions.

10. Greenville Zoo

Greenville Zoo is located in Greenville South Carolina. It opened back in 1960. Some of the exhibits include two African Elephants and a reptile house that features snakes, reptiles and frogs plus lizards.

9. Myrtle Waves

Myrtle Waves is located in Myrtle Beach South Carolina. It's a water park attraction. Some of the rides at Myrtle Waves include the Ocean in Motion Wave Pool, Bubble Bay and the Super Chute.

8. Family Kingdom Amusement Park

Family Kingdom Amusement Park is located in Myrtle Beach South Carolina. It's the only amusement park on the seaside and it is includes an oceanfront water park. Some of the amusement park rides includes Bumble Bee, Cycles, Go Karts and Kiddie Swings.

7. Brookgreen Gardens

Brookgreen Gardens is located in Murrells Inlet South Carolina. It preserves wildlife and it's a sculpture garden. It opened back in the year 1932.

6. Riverbanks Zoo

Riverbanks Zoo is located in Columbia South Carolina. It's a botanical garden, aquarium and a zoo. Some of the animals and the exhibits include fish, mammals, birds, koalas, giraffes and African elephants.

5. Myrtle Beach State Park

Myrtle Beach State Park is located in Myrtle Beach South Carolina. This state park is small but it does have a nature center and it features a lot of interactive displays that go on about the natural history of saltwater aquariums plus live reptiles.

4. Disney's Hilton Head Island Resort

Disney's Hilton Head Island Resort is located in Hilton Head Island South Carolina. It's a Disney Vacation Club resort. The resort opened back in March 1st, 1996. The rooms at Disney's Hilton Head Island Resort tend to be very big and spacious plus they have balconies and kitchens.

3. Broadway at the Beach

Broadway at the Beach is located at Myrtle Beach South Carolina. It's a shopping center and it includes three theaters, around 17 restaurants and it has over 100 specialty shops. Around 14.8 million people visit Broadway at the Beach per year.

2. Congaree National Park

Congaree National Park is located in Hopkins South Carolina. Some of the attractions and the amenities include bird watching, kayaking and canoeing. There are some big animals at the park such as bobcats, feral pigs and armadillos.

1. South Carolina Aquarium

South Carolina Aquarium is located in Charleston South Carolina. The aquarium has over ten thousand plants and many animals along the river such as alligators, loggerhead sea turtles, sharks, sea stars and pythons.

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