Sixty miles of South Carolina coastline and more than 100 championship golf courses are among the reasons to visit this Southern Belle. She also packs quite a cultural wallop.
At Brookfield Gardens, comprising the remnants of three 19-century plantations, winding trails lead to majestic live oaks, hidden ponds, acres of gardens and more than 725 sculptures. This Eden welcomes groups of up to 400 people.
Dozens of oceanfront restaurants serving fresh seafood line the Grand Strand. After-dinner entertainment is offered at the Alabama Theatre, and a perfect place for a nightcap is Oceans on 82nd at the 405-room Myrtle Beach Marriott Resort & Spa at Grand Dunes. The hotel has 45,000 square feet of meeting space.