Things to Do
There are plenty of things to do in Thoroughbred Country South Carolina. We're Way More than Horses.
Aiken County, known throughout the world for its equestrian training facilities. Among the esteemed horses and live oaks, Aiken County thrives on its rich history. The historic towns such as Aiken, Beech Island, North Augusta and Wagener represent every time in history. From plantation homes and historic churches to iconic drive-ins and trendy diners, Aiken County remembers it all. Enjoy nature through unique experiences and activities like hiking one of the largest urban forests in the United States. Hitchcock Woods and the Silver Bluff Audubon Center are two places to visit for anyone who appreciates the beauty of preserved land. Other activities include hunting, fishing and golfing, along with a variety of family-friendly adventures. Discover Aiken County, your visit is sure to be a memorable one.
Allendale is the youngest county in South Carolina. Historic churches and cemeteries are plentiful in this corner of the region. Take in the beauty as you ride miles of equestrian trails with your horse or experience a variety of unique hunting options available. Make a stop at a roadside stand to enjoy the bountiful fresh local produce. Treat your taste buds to southern BBQ and good old-fashioned home cooking while you're in town. Enjoy your trip through Allendale County, as you discover the southernmost part of our region.
The cool, black waters of the Edisto River provide the backdrop for Bamberg County's history and charm. Join local residents for hunting, fishing or canoeing excursions. Venture off the beaten path to Denmark, the city of antiques and uniques for a one-of-a-kind shopping experience. Battle of Rivers Bridge State Historic Site shows the scars from the past in the form of battle breastworks. With river trips, battlefield tours and original artwork, there are many ways to experience the unique atmosphere of Bamberg County.
Southerners have long been known to cherish tradition and local history, as well as times of having fun. Folks in Barnwell County are no exception. Legends surround several of the attractions here. The God's Acre Healing Springs and the unique vertical sundial in front of the Barnwell County Courthouse are among the many hidden gems found in this region. The wonderful climate and natural beauty of the area brought Mennonite settlers from western states. They now share with visitors their crafts and great cooking ability, along with insight into their religious practices. Diverse cultures, legendary sites and history weave the fabric of this county.
Thoroughbred Country South Carolina offers several things to do free of charge. Whether you are searching for recreation, history, arts and/or cultural options, there is always a fun activity that won't cost a penny. Make memories without breaking the budget, check out this list before your next visit to Thoroughbred Country.
Searching for more Things To Do? Check out the Thoroughbred Country Visitor Guide for additional ideas.