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24 selecttraveler.com J U L Y / A U G U S T 2 0 1 7 Myrtle Beach has long been a fa- vorite destination for Southern- ers seeking sand, surf and sun- shine. An array of attractions and activities beyond the beach will keep visitors of various in- terests occupied. Tour groups may or may not spend time on the beach, but ev- ery group that visits the Myrtle Beach area spends some time taking advantage of the area's rich entertainment scene. Nu- merous venues, including the Carolina Opry and Legends in Concert, offer musical revue shows, with both afternoon and evening performances available. ere are also immersive and themed comedy shows. Medi- eval Times features a full meal and medieval equestrian tour- nament, and Pirates Voyage in- cludes dinner and an inventive aquatic show. About 100 miles down the coast, Charleston is about as different from Myrtle Beach as could be. is historic city oozes Southern charm and has sto- ries to tell that range from its Colonial founding through the Civil War and into the modern era. e city has also become known as a hot spot for new Southern art and cuisine. No matter what side of Charleston you want to ex- plore, there is a walking tour designed to showcase it. Nu- merous companies offer guid- ed tours through the historic district that last for about two hours and give participants an overview of the city's history, culture, antebellum homes, ar- chitecture and gardens. Ghost tours and pirate tours offer popular variations on the his- torical theme. Beyond history, niche walk- ing tour companies cater to special interests. Groups can choose from photography tours, food tours, immersive historical tours and even out- ings that include high tea in a private home. Ad space generously donated. Find out more at TourismCares.org GIVE BETTER TOGETHER 200 Tourism Cares donors gave nearly $100,000 to social enterprises to help rebuild Nepal after a tragic earthquake. a f a m i ly o f br a n d s Join forces with 170 member companies and 13,000+ travel professionals to amplify your giving and marketing, and inspire your employees. Courtesy Spartanburg VCB BMW Performance Center in Spartanburg

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