A must see free Hilton Head family attraction is Mitchelville Freedom Park historic site located off of Beach City Road across from Fort Howell and Fish Hall Plantation ruins. Mitchelville was the first town in the South during Civil War to be established for the newly freed slaves.
The following historical facts, quotes and pictures [...]
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Pinckney National Wildlife Refuge it’s a natural gem, a free, must see Hilton Head family attraction, located right off of Hwy 278 bridge. Admission is free and the park is open year round dawn to dusk.
The very diverse ecosystem includes freshwater ponds, salt marshes and tidal creeks, pine and hardwood forests and edge shrubs. There [...]
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Rain or shine the fun is divine at Island Playground! Located off of Hwy 278, between the bridge and Tanger Outlets this fun indoor inflatable slides and bouncing house playground provides guaranteed fun year around.
Open play hours and admission:
• Monday - Thursday: 10:30AM - 5PM
• Friday: 10:30AM - 7PM
• Saturday: 10AM - 5PM
• Sunday: [...]
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For the last 10 years every time we visited Myrtle Beach I tried to stay away from MagiQuest. It seemed too kitschy and expensive. Last week, faced with spending the day in the hotel room because of the rain I finally took the plunge. Got to admit, my 7 years old daughter and I had [...]
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While in vacationing in Myrtle Beach stop by the Warbird Park Memorial to learn about the distinguished history if the 354th Fighter Wing and the Myrtle Beach Air Force Base. The park is located on Farrow Pkwy, in between Market Commons and Myrtle Beach State Park. Admission and parking are free.
The self guided trail showcases [...]
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Myrtle Beach State Park is one of the few places on the Carolina coast where you can experience the maritime forest habitat.
The park is open year around from 6AM to 10PM (until 8PM in winter).
Admission is $5 adults, $3.25 SC seniors, $3 children age 6-15 and free for children 5 and younger.
Check the [...]
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I’m amazed every time I see wild dolphins swim freely by the shore, just like nature intended… This time I was fortunate to watch a pair of dolphins performing big synchronized jumps while swimming in tandem. What a spectacular show! And it was all free, watching from our oceanfront balconies by the Cherry Grove Pier.
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SkyWheel delivers! Myrtle Beach’s newest downtown attraction is indeed worth the money, and then some.
SkyWheel offers breathtaking views from 200 feet up in the air of the Atlantic Ocean, the boardwalk and pier, and all of downtown attractions in an air-conditioned, very comfortable, glass-enclosed gondola.
The ride lasts about 12 minutes and circles you 5 [...]
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The Cape Fear Museum downtown Wilmington has an extensive collection dedicated to the Civil War Blockade and the Battle of Fort Fisher. Admission is $7 adults, $6 seniors, military and students, and $3 children 3-17. Historic data, descriptions and quotes are from the museum exhibits.
In April 1862, President Abraham Lincoln proclaimed a naval blockade of [...]
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Prehistoric Native Americans on the Carolina Coast: hunting, pottery, beliefs, games, food harvesting and house buildingPosted By ShoutCarolina,Date: 05.12.2011
The Horry County Museum has an extensive collection of prehistoric Native American artifacts to showcase the human lifestyle before the European invasion. The museum is located near Conway Riverwalk entrance and is open Tuesday to Saturday 9AM to 5PM. Admission is free.
Humans may have inhabited North America as early as 35,000 years ago and were [...]
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