South Carolina - Where Life is a Beach |
by CL Hendricks
South Carolina is a beautiful state on the East Coast of the United States touching the Atlantic Ocean. While the beaches are known to draw people from all over, there are many other ways to enjoy family fun! South Carolina vacations offer educational and fun opportunities for families with diverse interests.
South Carolina is home to over forty state parks where families can plan picnics and enjoy the beautiful weather that graces this state. Families can take a vacation from the hectic everyday to enjoy the pristine beauty of nature. Many a family reunion is held in the beautifully-appointed meeting facilities.
There are many amusement parks guaranteed to thrill the children in the family while providing entertainment for adults as well. Frankie's Fun Parks are located in both North Charleston and Greenville, South Carolina, so they can easily be incorporated in any trip.
For family fun, for thrill-seekers and music lovers alike, the Freestyle Music Park is sure to be enjoyed by all. This park incorporates the best of both the music world and the amusement park world offering 50 acres of family fun. The Time Machine roller coaster is the tallest in both North and South Carolina!
For a quick but fun history lesson, plan to visit Charles Towne Landing and explore the replica of a 17th century trading ship called The Adventure. This ship is 73 feet long and is sure to impress any visitor.
If your family loves the water and water sports, be sure to check out the beauty of the winding Blackwater Rivers. There you can take advantage of the river and nearby lakes to enjoy water skiing, fishing, canoeing, and many other water adventures.
For those more inclined to hiking, take a trip to the Blue Ridge Mountains where you can follow the many groomed trails and enjoy the scenery. Move quietly and you can not only observe the wildlife, but teach the kids all about the wonders of nature.
No trip to South Carolina is complete without visiting the beaches. The family-friendly atmosphere of the beaches of South Carolina is sure to impress parents while entertaining the children. Relax and admire the white sands of Myrtle Beach while the kids race in and out the waves foaming onto the beach.
Finally, visit Hilton Head Island which is packed with activities that the whole family will enjoy. This island offers easy access to the ocean as well as museums, tennis courts and other family-friendly activities.
As you can see, if you're looking for a family vacation, look no further than South Carolina to find the best in wholesome family fun. Bask in the beautiful atmosphere and enjoy the time spent with your family, and relax knowing that you are building memories to last a lifetime.
About the Author
C.L. Hendricks has been a Jill-of-all-trades and become an expert in some. She has also traveled extensively and now writes about travel destinations around the world for Family Vacation Spots and Best Vacation Getaways