See & Do
Our part of South Carolina – known as the Upstate – is rich with opportunities for biking, birding, boating, fishing, hiking, and sight-seeing. Here are a few of our favorite places.
Historic Pendleton, SC
Historic Pendleton, SC, is part of the South Carolina National Heritage Corridor and the entire town is on the National Register of Historic Places. Pendleton’s quaint and welcoming town square features an art gallery, unique gift shops, restaurants, wine bar and distillery.
Ashtabula and Woodburn Historic Homes
These gracious clapboard homes, built in 1825 and 1830, are located near Pendleton and open to the public throughout the year. Call ahead to reserve a tour.
Denver Downs Farm
Denver Downs Farm is a South Carolina Century Farm owned and operated by the Garrison family of Anderson County since 1869. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, it was established as a cotton farm, transitioned to a dairy farm, and today is still a working farm devoted to agri-tourism and entertainment. Take a look ->
Clemson University: Founded is 1889, this top-tier research institution is home to over 20,800 undergraduate students. A walk across Clemson’s campus transports visitors from rolling hills to Death Valley, home of the nationally recognized Clemson Tigers. Take a look ->
The South Carolina Botanical Gardens
The South Carolina Botanical Garden is a 295-acre garden and natural area that is a refuge for life. Adjacent to Clemson University, the garden is open to all and free-of-charge 365 days a year from sunrise to sunset. Take a look ->