Healthy SC

Encouraging South Carolinians to get healthy by going outside and exploring our beautiful state.


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6 SC Trails for the Family

April 4, 2022: It is the perfect time to get outside for a hike as spring arrives in the Palmetto State. If you’re not an experienced hiker, you can still get outside for a walk in nature. Across the state, plenty of trails are welcoming for beginners. 

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How to Get Outside While Social Distancing 

May 21, 2020: Many South Carolinians have spent the last few weeks at home practicing social distancing recommendations. As the weather gets nicer and warmer, people may be thinking about how to get outside to explore our state safely. Here are a few things to think about when planning how to explore South Carolina safely.

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How to Ride Blue Bike SC Safely During the Pandemic

July 16, 2020: If you want to get outside and explore Columbia but stay safe while social distancing, look no further than Blue Bike SC. The bikeshare program in downtown Columbia has taken precautions to keep riders safe as they explore the city. Here are a few things to know when riding Blue Bike this summer. 

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Go For A Hike, South Carolina 

Oct. 1, 2020: Fall in South Carolina is the perfect time to get outside and go for a hike. From the Lowcountry to the Upstate, there are plenty of trails for an easy or strenuous walk exploring the natural beauty of the state. 

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5 Things To Add To Your South Carolina 2021 Bucket List 

Jan. 21, 2021: Milo Anderson, an Experience Columbia ambassador and creator of Milo's Wildlife, an online guide for wild travels, knows how to explore his own backyard. As you make your New Year’s resolutions or 2021 bucket list, here are few of his favorite places in the state to add to your list. 

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Get the Perfect Shot 

March 18, 2021: As the weather gets better and the sun lasts longer, there are more opportunities to get outside for fresh air, sunshine and healthy activity. We spoke with a few local photographers and social media influencers to some tips for how capture a flawless frame while exploring the natural beauty of the Palmetto State. 

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Go for a Spin This Bike Month 

May 21, 2021: National Bike Month every May is the perfect time to get back in the pedals. The benefits of biking are numerous. It is good for your physical and mental health. It is good for the environment. It can also be a great way to get outside to explore the Palmetto State. 

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5 Ways to See South Carolina This Summer 

June 10, 2021: South Carolina may get hot in the summer, but summer is the perfect time to take an adventure to see the state’s many natural resources. 

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Explore All of South Carolina This Fall 

Sept. 16, 2021: South Carolina is beautiful all year, but autumn in the Palmetto State might be the perfect time to explore all its natural resources. From the Piedmont to the Lowcountry, here are some ideas for getting outside this fall to see our beautiful state. 

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How to Build a Daily Walking Habit 

Dec. 2, 2021: Get started this winter with a daily walking habit that can help you live healthier and happier. We share some ideas to get started on a new habit. 

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