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Page 22 of 67 23 J U L Y / A U G U S T 2 0 1 7 Falls Park in downtown Greenville Courtesy Visit Greenville Courtesy Charleston Culinary Tours Courtesy Myrtle Beach Area CVB Myrtle Beach's Brookgreen Gardens Charleston cuisine CENTRAL: CULTURAL COLUMBIA About halfway between the mountains and the coast in cen- tral South Carolina, Columbia serves as the state's capital in a variety of respects. In addition to being the seat of government, Columbia is home to the Univer- sity of South Carolina and is a cultural hub for the state. One of the best ways for groups to discover Colum- bia's intellectual and political power is by visiting the South Carolina State Museum, the largest museum in the state. is 210,000-square-foot in- stitution features four floors of exhibits, a digital dome planetarium, a 4-D interactive theater and an observatory. Exhibits at the museum cover four areas: art, history, natural science and technology. Among the highlights are a life- size reproduction of the Con- federate submarine the Hunley and the Clemson 372, the first airplane in the United States built by college students. Its Cot- ton Mill Exchange is the largest museum store in the Southeast. e Riverbanks Zoo and Gar- dens is a 170-acre site with more than 2,000 animals, as well as bo- tanical gardens. e zoo features scenic river vistas, natural animal habitats and views of significant Columbia historical landmarks. COAST: HISTORY AND ENTERTAINMENT Low country cuisine, historic architecture, hundreds of miles of coastline and dozens of en- ergetic entertainment options come together to make the cit- ies of the South Carolina coast some of the most popular travel destinations on the Atlantic Ocean. With expansive stretches of beaches and a booming amuse- ment and entertainment scene, GOODSPEED MUSICALS Home of the American Musical CONTACT KATE MICARI-MILLER: 860.615.0316 •Group-friendly restaurant next door—packages available • FREE onsite bus parking RAGS Oct 6 - Dec 10 OKLAHOMA! July 14 - Sept 23 A CONNECTICUT CHRISTMAS CAROL Nov 17 - Dec 24 Enjoy large-scale musicals featuring Broadway actors in a space so intimate no seat is more than 16 rows from the stage.

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