Charleston is known for its beauty and its southern charm. Charleston residents love boating, cycling and staying active. Some say that Charleston is the birth place of American golf. If you are a golf player, play a few holes at the Wild Dunes Resort on Isle of Palms. Charleston's beaches stretch out along several islands including the Isle of Palms, Kiawah Island, and Sullivan Island. If you are looking to do more than get a suntan, you should definitely try scuba diving off the Charleston shores. South Carolina is well known for its diving spots. Start your scuba diving adventure at Charleston Scuba; a PADI 5 star dive center. If you are more of the gym type, there is no shortage of gyms or health clubs in Charleston. Try out East Shore Athletic Club which has 11 locations in the Charleston area. You can even take your exercise and fitness actitivities into the streets of Charleston. Every year the city holds Salsa Under the Stars where for 4 hours you can dance the night and burn some calories while you're at it!