Popular towns for vacations in South Carolina are Myrtle Beach and Hilton Head. Popular historic towns include Charleston, Georgetown and Beaufort. The most popular towns to live in are Columbia, Charleston, North Charleston, Mount Pleasant and Rock Hill.
According to USA Today, Myrtle Beach and Hilton Head are known for plentiful beaches, resorts and shopping locations. Charleston is a famous tourist location due to its hosting the first battle of the Civil War. Georgetown and Beaufort both are popular for their historic style. The populations of these most populated towns are Columbia with 129,272 residents, Charleston and North Charleston with 97,471, Mount Pleasant with 67,843 and 66,154 in Rock Hill.