Huntington Beach State Park

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Huntington Beach State Park is a popular tourist attraction and is widely regarded as South Carolina's best birding location, home to more than 300 different species of birds. Tourists who enjoy wildlife are drawn to more than just bird watching. At the park's freshwater lake, visitors can almost always see alligators and loggerhead turtles, and other endangered species, thanks to a wide range of park programming.

Every September, art lovers flock to the Atalaya Arts and Crafts Festival, held in the former winter home of Archer and Anna Hyatt Huntington. Both the philanthropist and the sculptor are in charge of Brookgreen Gardens, located next door.