Sightseeing in Conway

Up to 44% Off at Children's Museum of South Carolina

Children's Museum of South Carolina

Myrtle Beach

$16 $9

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Interactive exhibits encourage learning through imaginative play and hands-on exploration

50% Off Walking-Adventure Tour for 2 or 4

Crazy Dash Digital Adventures

Multiple Locations

$39.95 $20

The digital game requires a smartphone and takes you on a tour of the sights

Up to 58% Off Wine-Tasting Package at Lu Mil Vineyard

Lu Mil Vineyard

Dublin

$26 $12

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Tasters sample vineyard's wares before exploring the 58-acre grounds by pedal-kart

Half Off a Haunted-History Walking Tour

Spirit Expeditions

Stemmerman's Inn

$50 $25

A two-hour walking tour covers most haunted areas and allows guests to conduct their own paranormal investigation

Up to 63% Off Stand-Up Paddleboard Tour

Barrier Island Excursions, LLC

Southport

$100 $49

Guides lead groups through the peaceful waters of estuaries around Southport and Oak Island atop stand-up paddleboards

46% Off First-Time Flight with Lesson

Centerline Aviation

Fayetteville

$185 $99

After ground and pre-flight training, Gold Seal–certified instructors let passengers take control during the 30- to 40-minute flight

Up to 45% Off Helicopter Tour or Aviation Lesson

Holy City Helicopters

North Charleston

$325 $225

Take to the skies for an hour-long lesson in a Robinson R22 helicopter, or sit back for a picturesque cruise above regional landmarks

57% Off Boat Tour for Two from Captains Source

Captains Source

Mount Pleasant

$150 $65

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Captains certified in marine life and harbor history set sail in search of dolphins or to disperse historical knowledge

Up to 55% Off Historic Walking Tour

Old Walled City Walking Tours

Charleston

$40 $19

Local historian leads walking tours along Charleston's cobblestone streets while narrating stories about people & events that shaped city

Up to 53% Off Sailboat Outings

Sail South Carolina

Harleston Village

$350 $175

Expert captain mans a 43-foot sailboat during customized expeditions at sunset or during the day

Up to 57% Off from Old Charleston Walking Tours

Old Charleston Walking Tours

Charleston

$37 $17

Guides spend up to two hours leading groups through Charleston’s historic and haunted sites, such as old graveyards and battlegrounds

Up to 53% Off from Civil War Walking Tours

Civil War Walking Tours

Historic Charleston Foundation Bookstore

$40 $19

History expert and reenactor leads Civil War tour of city, sprinkling in first-person narratives and period photographs

Up to 53% Off Pirate or Ghost Walking Tour

Walks in History

Multiple Locations

$40 $19

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Authors of historical books guide tours past former hideaways of pirates and current haunts including a Revolutionary War graveyard

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It's natural for kids to engage in creative play, becoming architects, veterinarians, swashbuckling pirates, or tenured professors inside their own imaginations. The Children's Museum of South Carolina just helps them learn while they do it. Perhaps that's why the museum?like the scores of children who visit it?has continued to grow since first opening in 1994. In two decades, the museum as expanded from a small shopping-mall space to a 7,500-square-foot facility packed with 21 interactive exhibits.

In the Sea Turtles Dig the Dark exhibit, kids crawl through a sandy tunnel to see a nest of loggerhead turtle eggs and learn about endangered-species conservation. Meanwhile, the Hurricane Simulator recreates a massive storm's 78-mile-per-hour winds, and the USS Kids-A-Float exhibit explores the parts of a boat and how South Carolina's pirates might have weighed their treasure. The museum also hosts events that range from storytelling to weekly hands-on workshops. Though most of this learning happens on-site, CMSC representatives travel to local schools to lead five-week science camps.

2501 N Kings Hwy
Myrtle Beach,
SC
US

Fascinate-U Children's Museum touts pint-sized, play-based educational programs and exhibits that encourage imagination and hands-on learning for children of all ages. Kids can touch and explore the engaging exhibits and partake in imaginative scenarios, all within the museums' miniaturized town setting. Oversee children role-playing real-life situations, such as working at the local fire station, playing the lead role in a tiny version of Titus Andronicus at the theater, or selecting nutritious foodstuffs at the kid-size town grocer. Birthday parties allow unlimited access to the museum floor for up to 20 kids, allowing them to get something other than a cake stomachache out of a party ($70 for members). Peruse the gift shop to continue the cranium cultivating at home, and enjoy a members-only 10% discount.

116 Green St
Fayetteville,
NC
US

Though reviews are still growing for Greg's! Art, Pottery & Gifts, four Insider Pagers each give the store a perfect five stars, and more than 300 Facebookers are fans.

122 Maxwell St
Fayetteville,
NC
US

Lisa's expert framers have been showcasing all manner of memorabilia in creative custom cages for nearly 30 years, and they have the experience to face any framing challenge with a variety of artistic outlines and long-lasting techniques. Immortalize important decisions by framing your humanities degree or showcase your sentimental mementos—such as actual hard copies of your sentiments—in a shadowbox frame. Because every matte-worthy Matisse or frameable Fig Newton is put under glass on-site, you can relax with the knowledge that your keepsakes are kept safe under the watchful gaze of the framers.

1226 Fort Bragg Rd
Fayetteville,
NC
US

A bird's eye view of Charleston affords spectacular vistas of the colonial charm of the city, the vast blue ocean that surrounds it, and the green marshes that separate the two. Holy City Helicopters organizes flight tours that provide anyone with access to these unparalleled views from above.

The helicopter tours hover over locations as far flung as Kiawah Island or Edisto Beach to let tour goers soak in the colorful sights of the Low Country. From inside the cabin of a chopper during some tours, guests can see local buildings and landmarks such as Rainbow Row from above or get a better look at the U.S.S. Yorktown at Patriot's Point. Though helicopters are not usually equipped with gyro stabilized imaging, this can be requested prior to the tour.

5875 S Aviation Ave.
North Charleston,
SC
US

Captain Howard, the man at the helm of Adventure Harbor Tours, has an inherent attraction to the water. The second he steps out onto his boat he finds less dread, more excitement, and a desire to share this joy with others. As the voices of Jimmy Buffett and Bob Marley sing from his boat's onboard stereo, Captain Howard ferries groups of up to 12 out into Charleston Harbor, where Atlantic bottlenose dolphins swim beneath the surface and one lonely scuba diver guards the harbor's flush valve. The captain's expeditions can take the form of private charters, fishing charters, or his most popular trip: a tour of Morris Island.

Untouched by cars or roads, Morris Island welcomes visitors onto secluded beaches filled with shells, sand dollars, and conchs. The 4-mile barrier island allows ample room for visitors to pick these shells, play in the sand, or run alongside their dogs—which Captain Howard welcomes onto his tours.

20 Patriots Point Rd.
Mount Pleasant,
South Carolina
US