South Carolina has 2,876 miles of coastal shoreline, it is the 11th longest in US. Major cities located on the South Carolina Coast are Hilton Head, Beaufort, Charleston, Mt. Pleasant, Georgetown, and Myrtle Beach.
South Carolina’s coast has created numerous economic opportunities mainly in the recreational tourism and commercial fishing industry.
Tourism is one of South Carolina’s biggest draws, with the state slogan being “Made for Vacation.” It is estimated that $15 billion is brought into South Carolina’s economy through tourism alone.