From its early beginnings at the frontier of the U.S. to its textile heyday and beyond, Anderson has been a bright part of the upcountry of South Carolina. Located in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains and on the shores of Lake Hartwell, nearly 200,000 people call Anderson County their home.
Garrison Arena is a premier multi-purpose livestock facilities operated in conjunction with Clemson University.
This house/museum built in the 1820’s contains many fine period furnishings and historic items.
Stone Creek Cove Golf Course is a beautiful nine-hole course located along the shores of Lake Hartwell in Anderson, SC.
The 18-hole “Saluda Valley” course at the Saluda Valley Country Club facility in Williamston, South Carolina features 6,484 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 72.
The track is a challenging course that measures nearly 6,500 yards in length and is a meticulous par 71 from the men’s tees and par 72 from the ladies.
When near Belton we always stop by Callaham Orchards for fruits and a cup of home-churned ice cream!
The par-72, 6,685-yard signature layout golf course is designed to take full advantage of the natural, rolling terrain.
Cobb’s Glen County Club, a 7,002-yard championship, eighteen hole golf course, located in Anderson, South Carolina will inspire your respect from its first tee.
Pixel Point is an artisan gallery with focus on functional items that have a unique form. Pieces are curated from collections made throughout North America. Custom, handbound journals are also made at this studio and all is offered in an eclectic and relaxed environment.
Anderson's best kept secret is this 70 acre berry farm. Tucked back down windy country roads this farm offers fresh fruit for picking starting in April until July. In the fall you can enjoy hayrides, a corn maze, pumpkins, and all kinds of activities for families to enjoy.
Sadlers Creek features a lakeside campground, fishing, picnicking, hiking, a meeting facility, and boat access for those who wish to explore the 56,000 acres of Hartwell Lake.
Big Water Marina is a self service facility complete with ship’s store for all your nautical needs. Come enjoy the fun of boating.
The largest full service marina on Lake Hartwell includes two waterfront restaurants: The Galley and Nami Asian Cuisine.
In-depth history of Anderson County including a special military exhibit; an exhibit discussing the intwined history of agriculture, textiles, electricity and many other rotating exhibits.
Large selection of bait and tackle and live bait.
South Carolina’s only commercial hot air balloon ride business! Take a journey to a totally different world as you float gently across the open sky as if you were a majestic bird! Romance fills the air as the sunrise puts on its spectacular show just for you! Embrace the calming silence of the skies above, occasionally broken by a blast from the burner or a spoken word to spectators below as you gently float by.
The 18-hole “Pine Lakes” course at the Pine Lake Golf Club facility in Anderson, South Carolina features 6,366 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 70.
The 18-hole “Southern Oaks” course at the Southern Oaks Golf Club facility in Easley, South Carolina features 6,710 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 72.
A charming 9-hole executive golf course defined by its mature trees and narrow Bermuda fairways.
Happy Cow Creamery in Pelzer is a regular stop for us to grab milk and cheese. They also have a store that sells vegetables and meats from all over the state.
A unique farm in Anderson is Lucky Acres Farm. Lucky Acres is an Alpaca Farm and hosts a gift shop where you can purchase alpaca sweaters, vests, glove and yarn.
At Split Creek Farm, a dairy goat farm, you can pick up a variety of goat milks, cheeses, and other products made by goat milk. Be sure to try out some of the goat milk fudge!
Experience an amazing collection of fire trucks from the late 19th and early 20th century.
This is the real deal! South Carolina’s First Moonshine Distillery. Prohibition is over and moonshine is legal! Samples daily.
The Pendleton Farmers Society has met in this building continuously since 1826. It is one of the five oldest farmer’s halls in continuous use in the nation. Now houses the 1826 on the Green Cafe.
The headquarters of the Pendleton District Historical, Recreational & Tourism Commission has historical exhibits and changing displays.
Premium whiskey micro-distillery produced with locally grown wheat. Tours and samples available.
Honors the state’s top players (both professional and amateur) and tennis officials. Portraits by acclaimed sports artist Wayland Moore, a Belton native, are featured.
Pre-1925 farm equipment and tools, along with Cherokee Indian and local historical artifacts are in this 6,000 square foot building.
The museum focuses of the agriculture, railroad, industrial, and cultural history of Belton and the Upstate.
A house museum, built ca. 1830 by Charles Cotesworth Pinckney, contains period furnishings and historic items.
This recently restored grist mill on Six and Twenty Creek was originally built in 1784. The current site of the mill was built in 1898 and is powered by a 13-foot original Fitz Waterwheel.
Built in 1797 by Revolutionary War hero General Andrew Pickens as a Presbyterian church. It stands watch over a fascinating cemetery which includes the graves of Pickens and his family and General Robert Anderson.
Learn about the history of Iva’s Jackson Mill. Explore a collection of antique household furnishing and appliances along with farm tools and a scale model of Iva.
Exhibitions highlight works in professional arts as well as studio-based arts: Graphic Design, Painting, Drawing, Printmaking, Photography, Ceramics and other mediums.
The Rainey Center includes three performance venues, seven art studios, choral and instrumental rooms, and more.
Non-profit theater offering entertaining plays, fund-raisers, and a children’s youth drama camp.
Active theater with up to 7 performances a year. Drama camps and special events.
The Belton Center for the Arts is located in downtown Belton, SC. Highlights include an annual juried art show, art classes, and rotating exhibits.
The Anderson Arts Center strives to meet the cultural needs of our diverse community through local and national exhibits and comprehensive arts programming for all ages.