Inside South Carolina’s 47 state-registered parks, visitors explore secluded forest trails, sweeping cerulean lakes, roiling saltwater surfs crashing on white beaches, and streams and rivers overgrown with thick canopies of trees. The protected areas, many of which were assembled nearly a century ago by the Civilian Conservation Corps, encompass more than 80,000 acres and span turf from the rambling Blue Ridge Mountains to the sandy Atlantic-coast beaches. Abundant activities for guests include canoeing, fishing, mountain biking, horseback riding, and accidentally startling long-forgotten lumberjacks wearing headphones.
Visitors experience colonial history up close at some parks, where registered historic homes, plantations, and landmark buildings stand preserved or in their natural state. These structures grant a glimpse into the lives of European settlers, Native Americans, and African Americans through building tours, archaeological collections, and live history demonstrations. Overnight camping is available at many parks, ranging from primitive campsites to cabins, villas, and tent sites that offer running water. Much like a scientist designing a soda-can-powered robot, park administrators follow a rigorous recycling program to ensure the preservation of the wilderness.
Doctors and massage therapists join forces to address alignment issues, joint stiffness, and muscular tension all within the same visit to HealthSource Chiropractic & Progressive Rehab. Massage therapists correct muscular imbalances in shoulders and backs with hands licensed in therapeutic massage and shadow-puppet recital. Chiropractic consultations provide detailed assessments of the ailments behind each client's particular symptoms, as well as specific instructions for massage therapists and recommended courses of action.
Just 16 miles south of Myrtle Beach, the Atlantic Ocean gently laps onto a pristine stretch of sand along the shores of Murrells Inlet, a quaint fishing village. The town's marsh walk wends along an estuary creek, past egrets, ospreys, herons, and other migratory waterfowl. At the nearby Huntington Beach State Park, explorers can frolic in the surf or amble down nature trails to spot native alligators and sea turtles' nesting grounds. Beside the freshwater lagoons and salt marshes lies Atalaya Castle, the Moorish-style winter home and studio of sculptor Anna Hyatt Huntington and her philanthropist husband. For a $1 donation, wanderers can marvel at the site's Spanish-inspired archways and courtyards. Also preserved are the erstwhile bear, horse, and dog pens where Hyatt Huntington kept animals to serve as inspiration for her wildlife sculpting and experimental yoga poses. The couple's artistic legacy is situated just across the highway—Brookgreen Gardens, one of the country's largest outdoor sculpture gardens, peppers thousands of acres of manicured floral gardens with artwork, outdoor fountains, and a zoo that features alligators, eagles, and otters in their natural habitat.
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Proudly touting itself as "arrogantly shabby," Pawleys Island charms visitors with its unpretentious barefoot style and rich history. Twelve residences in the historic district date back to the late 1700s, recalling an era when Pawleys Island was inhabited by rice planters who owned plantations on nearby rivers. Close by, shoppers can peruse a cluster of 20 specialty stores and restaurants known as The Hammock Shops, which date back to 1938. Surrounded by gardens teeming with moss-draped tall oaks, azaleas, and camellias, a bevy of hammocks, rockers, and benches provides a place to pause and slip into a siesta.Nearby Caledonia Golf & Fish Club, named one of America's 100 Greatest Public Courses by Golf Digest in 2007–2008, was built on a site of an erstwhile working southern rice plantation. An antebellum-style clubhouse anchors the property, which is dotted with centuries-old live oaks and abandoned pelican speakeasies. North of the hotel, the 9,100-acre Brookgreen Gardens burst with verdant beauty and an impeccably manicured outdoor sculpture garden founded in 1931. Travelers can peruse the cultivated grounds solo or embark on a docent-led tour covering a portion of the 1,400 works by more than 350 sculptors. Within the gardens' Lowcountry Zoo, visitors can glimpse native animals such as alligators, bald eagles, river otters, and red foxes.
The skilled perfumers at Scents Unlimited have been tailoring distinctive scents and crafting restorative skincare products for more than a quarter century. The team freshly blends each item after the order is placed, ensuring customers can immediately bask in a fresh scent to prepare for an evening gala or hide from a pack of hounds. Exclusive fragrances such as Carolina Rain linger for hours and carry subtle notes of essential oils including fresh lemon, magnolia blossoms, and lilac. Reformulated designer fragrances, meanwhile, take the form of Giorgio Armani, CK One, and Polo Blue to save wrists and the napes of necks from the paper cuts caused by magazine perfume samples.