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Welcome to The Palmetto State; South Carolina. This state is rich in history and has a huge sense of pride for state and heritage. Brush up on your dance skills before your vacation here, because their official state dance is the shag. Performed and perfected around the state, this fun dance is popular for those of any age. And goodness knows you will need to shag more than once, because South Carolina is home to over 425 festivals around the state, hailing SC’s food and wine scene! Yes, 425! Come and enjoy a chicken bog, washed down with sweet tea, and top it off with sweet potato pie. You can learn to make these dishes by taking a culinary tour of South Carolina in one of the many cooking schools and classes. For the history buff, Fort Sumter was the location of the first engagement of the American Civil War in 1861 and South Carolina was the first state to withdraw from the Union prior to the Civil War. The largest organized Native American nation remaining in South Carolina is the Pee Dee, with a population of about 2500 in four northeastern counties. Legend says that at Table Rock State Park in the Blue Ridge Mountains, a gigantic Native American chieftain dined at the "table" high above ordinary mortals. America's first symphony orchestra was organized in 1767 by the Saint Cecilia Society. South Carolina is the second largest producer east of the Mississippi, of juicy, tasty peaches. Myrtle Beach and the coast is a must-mention. Any and all beach activities are offered to those on holiday in a vacation rental or coastal B&B. Come for history or come for the sun and exceptional dining. Whatever the reason, South Carolina should be on every vacation itinerary.