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Located on the shore of Lake Greenwood in Cross Hill, South Carolina, this resort is one of the most relaxing and serene settings you’ll find. Lake Greenwood Motorcoach Resort is where your daydreams of years past become your everyday experience....

We're all individuals here. No matter who you are, where you're travelling from, or what kind of things you enjoy, no two trips are the same! Even two different people can experience the same location in distinct ways. That's the...

If you’ve been to South Carolina before, you know there’s little we love more than good food. When it comes to tasting Southern culture, barbecue packs in a lot. It blends traditional family secrets, regional diversity and fresh innovation unlike...

Happy July! For many of us it’s a month full of BBQ, family gatherings, and general summer fun. Still, South Carolina isn’t exactly known for its temperate warm season. Many days it’s hot and humid. We’re not letting that stop...

If there’s one thing certain about this time of year, it’s that we’re as peachy as can be! So peachy that our social media has been taken over by #FeelinPeachy96. What does it all mean, though? Especially during the Summer, Old 96...

Fat Daddy’s BBQ and Hash House is already a legend around the Upstate of South Carolina. Fat Daddy’s is a family-run restaurant with locations in Greenwood and Cross Hill, SC. Fat Daddy’s continuously delivers the best BBQ in SC. 15-H Hampton...

This unique Southern boutique offers interesting items to decorate your home or wonderful gift ideas for friends and family. A variety of Home & Body goods are offered. As well as Workshops & Services. One generation. One goal. Sharing a passion...

Presbyterian College is located on a striking 240-acre campus of natural beauty steeped in South Carolina history in Clinton, between Columbia and Greenville, S.C. Since 1880, PC has been offering challenging academics and a culture of honor, ethics, and service...

Nestled in the heart of Greenwood, S.C., Lander University is a state-assisted, coeducational, four-year university with approximately 3,000 students. Throughout their 145-year history, Lander has enrolled and graduated people who think and create, who inspire and lead, and who break...

Small Town Spotlight: The Edgefield General Store Edgefield, South Carolina is a modern-day Mayberry. Its town square is a natural setting for leisurely Southern strolls, shop-browsing, and community gatherings. And as the “Town of Ten Governors” of South Carolina—with ten governors...

Main & Maxwell is a unique gallery offering a selection of high-quality art and handcrafted pieces. It features locally and regionally produced art work. Main & Maxwell represents over 40 South Carolina artists. Shop in person Monday-Saturday from 10 AM...

This relatively flat and short nine-hole course is an easy and enjoyable walk. With generous fairways and small fast greens, this course will provide a challenge for golfers of all skill levels. Bermuda greens. Clubhouse. Putting Green....

The 9-hole McCormick Country Club in McCormick, SC is a semi-private golf course that opened in 1962. McCormick Country Club measures 3055 yards from the longest tees. The course features 2 sets of tees for different skill levels....

The 9-hole “High Meadows” course at the High Meadows Country Club facility in Abbeville, South Carolina features 3,252 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 36 . The course rating is 35.0 and it has a...

Along the rolling, wooded shoreline of the 71,000-acre Strom Thurmond Reservoir, sits Hickory Knob, a full-service, lakeside South Carolina golf resort and remote state park all rolled into one. Tucked away in a serene, remote location, the parks many subcategories and...

The 18 hole championship golf course was designed in 1968 by Greenville, South Carolina native Russell Breeden. Over the years several changes have been made to the golf course which we feel have added more character to an already great...

Par III West is one of only a handful of Par 3 courses left in the state of South Carolina. We welcome players of all skill levels, from the beginner to the professional. ...

This 18-hole championship golf course was designed by Tom Jackson whose innovative designs have been influenced by Robert Trent Jones & George Cobb. Bentgrass greens. Pro shop. Clubhouse. Snack bar. ...

Savannah Lakes Village’s two 18-hole award-wining championship golf courses, carved from the rolling landscape wrapping Lake Thurmond, offer unique challenges and breathtaking vistas of the lake and piedmont forest. Fees include cart rental except where noted. Green fees subject to...

At The Golf Club at Star Fort, the rich history of the region as well as the traditions of golf come together in an affordable, family-friendly and beautiful golf club. Designed by George W. Cobb, ASGCA, the Star Fort golf...

The 9-hole “Ware Shoals” course at the Ware Shoals Golf Club facility in Ware Shoals, South Carolina features 3,120 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 35 . Ware Shoals golf course opened in 1944....

Designed by famed golf course architect Tom Jackson, Hunter’s Creek offers golfers of all ages and abilities the opportunity to enjoy a challenging layout on a relatively quick course. The smooth fairways and challenging greens are well conditioned. This course...

The Railroad Historical Center in Greenwood, South Carolina, was established in 1970 with the intent of preserving the area and country's railroad history from the "Golden Age" roughly 1900-1950. Considered the largest railroad museum in the Upstate of South Carolina,...

The 45 Landing is located at the Highway 72 bridge on beautiful Lake Greenwood, South Carolina. The 45 Landing is the most centrally located boating and camping facility on Lake Greenwood. There is a gas station, restaurant and grocery store...

LENGTH: 0.7 mile loop DIFFICULTY: Easy TRAILHEAD: 34.39377, -82.25242 SURFACE: Paved FEES: None PETS PERMITTED: Yes RESTROOMS: Yes This walking path is part of Young Park in Ware Shoals. Watch baseball, soccer games or little ones on the playground as you leisurely stroll the 0.7 mile loop....

LENGTH: 1 mile round trip DIFFICULTY: Easy TRAILHEAD: 34.19458, -82.16883 SURFACE: Paved, rock dust FEES: None PETS PERMITTED: Yes RESTROOMS: Yes If you want a shorter walk, try this family friendly 1 mile loop. This trail runs through an abandoned railroad switching yard....

LENGTH: 1 mile loop DIFFICULTY: Easy TRAILHEAD: 34.46206, -81.87001 SURFACE: Dirt, Gravel FEES: None PETS PERMITTED: Yes RESTROOMS: No This multi-purpose path, located in Clinton, is on the beautiful campus of Presbyterian College (PC). The trail is about a mile in length and can be used by...

LENGTH: 0.4 miles DIFFICULTY: Easy TRAILHEAD: 34.17349, -82.01962 SURFACE: Paved FEES: None PETS PERMITTED: Yes RESTROOMS: Yes The Town of Ninety Six has a paved walking-only loop trail through a neighborhood park, as well as a playground and picnic area. This makes the town park great for...

LENGTH: 0.2 mile loop DIFFICULTY: Easy TRAILHEAD: 34.18990, -82.15706 SURFACE: Paved FEES: None PETS PERMITTED: Yes RESTROOMS: Yes Magnolia Park is a lovely and shaded community park that has a playground area, picnic shelter, restrooms and a short walking path. The kids can play outside while you...

LENGTH: 2.5 mile round trip DIFFICULTY: Easy TRAILHEAD: 34.47802, -82.14662 SURFACE: Paved, Boardwalk, Dirt FEES: None PETS PERMITTED: Yes RESTROOMS: Yes This gentle trail is perfect for a family walk! Lake Rabon Park has plenty of outdoor recreation activities in addition to walking. The park provides a...

LENGTH: 0.5 mile loop DIFFICULTY: Easy TRAILHEAD: 34.41035, -81.81228 SURFACE: Paved FEES: None PETS PERMITTED: Yes RESTROOMS: No Enjoy this easy path around the park with your family or friends. The trail will wind you around a playground, ball field, basketball court and picnic shelter....

LENGTH: 2.7 miles DIFFICULTY: Easy TRAILHEAD: 34.17122, -82.16024 SURFACE: Paved FEES: None PETS PERMITTED: Yes RESTROOMS: No This 2.7-mile paved walking/biking trail begins in downtown Greenwood on Main Street and ends near Florida Avenue. The trail winds through beautiful shaded areas and parts of the medical community....

LENGTH: 0.4 miles one way DIFFICULTY: Easy TRAILHEAD: 34.19829, -82.16196 SURFACE: Crushed granite, grass FEES: None PETS PERMITTED: Yes RESTROOMS: No This short 1/8 mile long trail was built on a former railroad track. It runs from the intersection of Reynolds Street and Grace Street to East...

LENGTH: 0.4 mile loop DIFFICULTY: Easy TRAILHEAD: 34.31006, -81.98544 SURFACE: Paved, Bridge FEES: None PETS PERMITTED: Yes RESTROOMS: No Town of Cross Hill offers a paved walking path that is looped on both ends with a bridge connecting the loops. There are also benches along the way...

LENGTH: 0.8 miles one way DIFFICULTY: Easy TRAILHEAD: 34.19525, -82.18142 SURFACE: Gravel dust FEES: None PETS PERMITTED: Yes RESTROOMS: No The Cambridge Gateway Trail in Greenwood is designed for use by pedestrians and bicycles. The trail meanders past oak trees and through a bower of crape myrtles....

LENGTH: 4 mile loop DIFFICULTY: Moderate TRAILHEAD: 34.09778,-82.35730 SURFACE: Natural, mostly clay FEES: Daily parking fee PETS PERMITTED: Yes RESTROOMS: At bath house and campground Home to an 800-foot summit, Parson's Mountain Recreation Area o ers a moderately di cult loop around Parson's Mountain Lake. The four-mile...

LENGTH: 1.9 mile loop DIFFICULTY: Moderate TRAILHEAD: 33.68551, -82.16267 SURFACE: Natural, rugged and rocky in places FEES: None PETS PERMITTED: Yes RESTROOMS: None On the descent from the trailhead, it's hard to envision the magic that Stevens Creek Heritage Preserve promises. But as the plunge downhill accelerates,...

LENGTH: 0.9 miles one way DIFFICULTY: Easy TRAILHEAD: 34.22096, -82.16505 SURFACE: Dirt, rock FEES: None PETS PERMITTED: Yes RESTROOMS: No The Rock Creek Trail is a beautiful trail that begins at the Self Regional Healthcare Express Care facility off Rock Creek Boulevard just off Highway 72 Bypass...

LENGTH: 36 miles DIFFICULTY: Moderate TRAILHEAD: 34.52773, -81.72887 SURFACE: Natural FEES: None PETS PERMITTED: Yes RESTROOMS: Yes Enoree Passage is 36 continuous Trail miles through Sumter National Forest, linking Newberry, Laurens, and Union counties. The southern trailhead is located at the end of Forest Service Road 379...

LENGTH: 1 mile loop DIFFICULTY: Easy TRAILHEAD: 34.147514, -82.023187 SURFACE: Paved, with hills and bridges Wheelchair accessible FEES: No PETS PERMITTED: Yes, if leashed RESTROOMS: Portable toilet at trailhead May only be seasonally available At the Ninety Six National Historic Site, the paved Historical Trail provides station-by-station interpretation of...

LENGTH: 1.5 mile loop DIFFICULTY: Moderate TRAILHEAD: 34.14346, -82.01780 SURFACE: Grass, dirt FEES: None PETS PERMITTED: Yes RESTROOMS: Yes, at the park visitor center The Gouedy Trail is a 1.5 mile loop that leads you to areas such as Robert Gouedy's trading post, James Gouedy's grave site,...

TRAILHEAD: 34.50199, -81.95072 LENGTH: 0.7 mile loop DIFFICULTY: Easy SURFACE: Unpaved, partially graded FEES: None PETS PERMITTED: Yes RESTROOMS: Yes, adjoining the playground A worn path leads to a forested hillside above the pond. Continuing down to an earthen dam and across it, the path provides a...

TRAILHEAD: 34.679536, -82.187459 LENGTH: 70 mile loop DIFFICULTY: Easy SURFACE: Paved FEES: None PETS PERMITTED: No RESTROOMS: None The primary loop connects Fountain Inn, Owings, Gray Court, Laurens and Clinton; then returns to Fountain Inn via routes in northeastern Laurens County. Riders can begin at any point...

LENGTH: 1.5 mile loop DIFFICULTY: Easy TRAILHEAD: 33.75205, -82.21109 SURFACE: Natural FEES: Park entry fee PETS PERMITTED: Yes RESTROOMS: Yes Enjoy the scenic view of this short hiking trail. Following the trail markers on the trees (white signs with black arrows), you will wander up and down...

LENGTH: 2.4 mile network DIFFICULTY: Easy TRAILHEAD: 34.49188, -82.04340 SURFACE: Natural, boardwalk FEES: None PETS PERMITTED: Yes RESTROOMS: No The Joe R. Adair Outdoor Education Center is a special place in Laurens County—complete with a restored 1800's log cabin, man-made waterfall and bird sanctuary, hiking trails, a...

LENGTH: 0.3 miles one way DIFFICULTY: Easy TRAILHEAD: 33.75128, -82.19700 SURFACE: Paved service road FEES: Park entry fee PETS PERMITTED: Yes RESTROOMS: Yes This short section of trail is just a connector to a much longer trail, the Stevens Creek Trail, which follows Stevens Creek. To get...

Many of the Bed & Breakfasts and Inns in South Carolina's Old 96 District region are filled with history, southern charm and warm, friendly inn keepers who make the trip to our five county region worth the drive. There are...

LENGTH: 1.4 miles linear DIFFICULTY: Easy TRAILHEAD: 34.175119, -82.022911 (parking area at the Ninety Six Visitor Center) SURFACE: Paved and wheelchair accessible downtown, unpaved but graded elsewhere FEES: None PETS PERMITTED: Yes RESTROOMS: Yes, at the Ninety Six Visitor Center, downtown Trains no longer stop traffic in...

TRAILHEAD: 33.78169, -81.91976 (Slade Lake) 1 mile linear / 2 miles round-trip With its prominent crossing along US 25 in Edgefield on the railroad trestle, this is a trail that catches visitor’s attention. Starting at Slade Lake, it’s an easy walk...

TRAILHEAD: 34.09455, -82.28739 (Fell Camp) ACCESS POINTS: 34.09945, -82.34884 (Access H @ Cedar Springs Rd) 34.10456, -82.35066 (Crossing @ Parsons Mountain Rd) 23 mile loop  This multi-use loop trail is a favorite for mountain bikers to tackle some distance riding in the woods....

TRAILHEAD: 33.554775, -82.107886 Length: 37 miles in 6 loops, skinny Loop, 6.2 miles Difficulty: Moderate Fees: None Pets Permitted: Yes Restrooms: Yes, at the park visitor center A brisk ride down the shared trail leading to where all six trails splinter off into the woods becomes...

TRAILHEADS: 33.92296, -82.34205 (Brown Trailhead); 33.92307, -82.37315 (Badwell Cemetery) ACCESS POINTS: 33.92231, -82.41237 (Huguenot Parkway); 33.92818, -82.42214 (SC 7) 5.5 miles  For a ride through regional history, the Savannah Valley Railroad Trail leads visitors past and to historic sites surrounding New Bordeaux, the...

TRAILHEAD: 34.49870, -82.00857 (Little River Park) Length: 1.1 mile  Difficulty: Easy Fees: None Pets Permitted: Yes, on leashes Restrooms: Yes, at Little River Park With the Little River flowing right through the middle of this historic town, Laurens had a ready made corridor for public enjoyment....

TRAILHEAD: 33.88240, -82.41377 6.7 mile loop This is the one of the best bike trails in the Old 96 District for views – the name of the trail says it all! It’s a loop with technical spots that’ll give an adrenaline rush...

TRAILHEADS: 33.87888, -82.43176 (lodge), 33.89198, -82.42191 (skeet range) 2.3 miles linear or 5.6 mile round-trip The Beaver Run Trail is a linear trail between the skeet shooting area parking lot and the lodge at Hickory Knob Resort State Park. The trail stays...

TRAILHEAD: 33.95585, -82.42372 1.6 mile loop Prominently visible along SC 81, the De La Howe Interpretive Trail starts out on the campus of the John De La Howe School with a small parking area provided near The Barn. It quickly enters...

TRAILHEADS: 34.10317, -82.62095 (campground), 34.10042, -82.61947 (park store) 0.25 mile linear, or 0.5 mile round-trip Although the Mariners Nature Trail is a very short walk, it provides unique perspectives on Lake Russell and the forest sloping down to meet its waters....

TRAILHEAD: 33.88034, -82.36470 0.7 mile loop Studded with the brilliant white blossoms of dogwood each spring, the hillsides of Baker Creek State Park stand out in their new cloak of spring green as the leaves emerge on the forests blanketing the slopes....

TRAILHEAD: 33.88746, -82.36691 Length: 0.7 miles Difficulty: Easy Pets Permitted: Yes, on leashes Restrooms: Yes, at boat ramp parking area Starting from the boat ramp parking area, this moderately difficult loop trail descends toward the lake into a predominately hardwood forest. You can enjoy a...

TRAILHEAD: 33.88346, -82.35841 Length: 10 miles of connecting loops / 5.2 miles ridden Difficulty: Moderate Fees: State Park entrance fee Pets Permitted: Yes Restrooms: Yes, at the park visitor center From the kiosk near the park office, begin this medium to strenuous, rolling, hiking/biking, two loop dirt...

LENGTH: 1.5 miles one way DIFFICULTY: Easy TRAILHEAD: 34.14555, -82.01853 SURFACE: Natural FEES: None PETS PERMITTED: Yes RESTROOMS: Yes, at the park visitor center The Cherokee Path is a 1.5 mile trail from point to point. It was once a direct route for traders and trappers, Native...

Happy cows, happy customers. That’s the motto of Hickory Hill Milk in Edgefield, South Carolina. HERD MENTALITY The Dorn property has been in the family since 1764, where they began dairy farming in the 1950s. The torch passed to Jim and Marie...

The Belmont Inn is an elegant, restored historic building that today offers travelers lodging. Located in downtown Abbeville, SC, The Belmont Inn is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The Belmont Inn features 25 guest rooms, a breakfast...

The debate continues, but we maintain that South Carolina is the Birthplace of Barbecue and home of the Official Four Sauces: mustard, heavy tomato, light tomato, and vinegar. But no matter your opinion on its origins, meat-lovers can all agree that...

The Farmers Market Coalition helps us remember the crucial role farmers play in our nation’s food system. It’s much more than just having the privilege of tasty fresh fruits and vegetables at our convenience—by supporting farmers and farmers markets, we all...

Lady Amelia B&B is a beautiful and historic home built in 1894. It features warm and inviting rooms which are all located on the second floor. Whether you want to Shop, Fish, Hunt, Golf or just relax you'll be delighted. We...

Pleasant Lane Acres Bed & Breakfast pride themselves in making your visit exactly that:  “your visit.” Breakfast is served at your leisure.  There are many areas that you can choose to dine — in the privacy of your guest room,...

Moonshine and craft beer. It seems those are common words today! When we think of the best of South Carolina and Old 96 District, a lot of images come to mind. Football, hiking Cedar Bluff Trail at Calhoun Falls State...

Masters Week - We Have a Master Plan So, you’ve scored tickets to the Masters in Augusta. Unless you’re local, you’ll need to make hotel reservations. Here’s an idea: Check out the South Carolina town of Edgefield, about 30 minutes from...

Looking for great South Carolina Golf packages, look no further. We have several to choose from in the SC Old 96 District. Hickory Knob State Resort golf course offers golfers of all ages and abilities the option to choose from a variety of golf...

Whether it is summer, fall, winter or spring, you can always find a time to enjoy  ice-cold craft beer, cocktail, or ‘shine from South Carolina’s Freshwater Coast 2 'spirits'  establishments. Experience the charm and hospitality of  South Carolina's Old 96 District...

Play the Lake. Stay at Caravel Place! These townhomes located in Savannah Lakes Resort in McCormick, SC on Lake Strom Thurmond are the perfect place to relax and enjoy South Carolina's Freshwater Coast! Amenities include: Free WiFi, full kitchen with...