The most common points of interest that appear on maps of coastal South Carolina are the cities of Hilton Head Island, Charleston and Myrtle Beach. Other notable features of coastal South Carolina are Hunting Island and Sullivan's Island.
Hilton Head Island, located near South Carolina's border with Georgia, is popular with golfers and tennis players. Hilton Head Island also has beaches, historic lighthouses and a forest preserve. Myrtle Beach, located near South Carolina's border with North Carolina, has many family-friendly attractions, such as water parks and theater shows.
Charleston, located approximately halfway between Hilton Head Island and Myrtle Beach, has several beaches but is mostly known for its historic attractions, including Fort Sumter. Sullivan's Island, located southeast of the city of Charleston, is notable for its historic involvement with the Revolutionary War and the slave trade. Hunting Island State Park, located northeast of Hilton Head Island, is a barrier island known for its beach, wildlife and historic lighthouse.