AGRITOURISM

Explore the agricultural sites of Lake Hartwell Country. From tea farms to goat farms and everything in between, agriculture is an integral part of our identity and culture. Even if you don't consider yourself a "farm person", we think these awesome spots might just change your mind.

Indoor Attractions

Sweet Retreat Fun Center

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510 E Halfway Branch Rd.

Walhalla, SC 29691

Let off some steam at this fun place! They have laser tag, go-carts, putt-putt, an arcade, and ice cream to top it all off. Photo courtesy of Google street view

Bart Garrison Agricultural Museum

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120 History Ln

Pendleton, SC 29670

The "Ag Museum" has several interactive exhibits that your kids will love. There are even some animal friends that would love to meet you!

Bob Campbell Geology Museum

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140 Discover Ln

Clemson, SC 29634

 

This unique museum has on display thousands upon thousands of rocks, minerals, and fossils from the state of South Carolina. There are some awesome exhibits here, including ones on paleontology and geology. Photo courtesty of Bob Campbell Geology Museum Facebook

Central Railway Museum

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108 Werner St.

Central, SC 29630

The centerpiece of this train-focused museum is a “double-decked HO scale model railroad” that fills the majority of the building that the museum is housed in. It’s a sight to behold that you need to see for yourself!

Pickens County Museum of Art and History

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307 Johnson St.

Pickens, SC 29671

Discover the rich history of Pickens County at this unique museum. Housed in the old Pickens County Gaol (jail), there are many artifacts to see and much art to appreciate here. Some folks say that there’s a ghost who lives in the building, so keep your eyes peeled! Photo courtesy of Google street view

Playgrounds

Doodle Park

Doodle Trail​

Pickens, SC 29671

This playground recently opened in June of 2019 and is a popular choice for families to have fun together. Stop by nearby Bee Well Honey for a pick-me-up while you're there!

South Cove County Park

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1031 S Cove Rd

Seneca, SC 29672

South Cove, located on the shores of Lake Keowee, has a playground, basketball court, horseshoe court, and ample opportunity to have a day of play.

Kid Venture

7 Jim Ed, Rice Cir

Anderson, SC 29625

This park has an awesome playground, sports fields, and a duck pond. Photo courtesty of Yolanda Dunihue on Google