If you're looking for a step back in time, or just want to explore beautiful mountains, lakes and waterfalls, then the Historic Pendleton District is your perfect destination getaway. Watersprts enthusiasts will jump at the opportunity to raft down a whitewater rives and see forests that were once home to the Cherokee Indians. Along the way, jake a point to explore the region's wonderful theater, dining and shopping options. Plus, there is a wealth of museums to show you what life was like back in earlier times. So, if you want to be one with nature and discover southern hospitality all at the same time, you have arrived at the right place.
At the foothills of this mountain range are beautiful sights, breathtaking waterfalls, whitewater rapids and hiking trails. If you're visiting during the spring and summer, take time to visit the South Carolina Botanical Garden or the Central Heritage Museum Garden.
Come and visit the home built by Revolutionary War hero Andrew Pickens in 1784. He lived in the home for many more years, and this residence also served as the site of many treaties between the U.S. and the Cherokee, Choctaw and Chickasaw Indian nations.
Enjoy a day of family berry picking at this 17.5-acre family farm, which offers blueberries, blackberries, figs, seedless table grapes and black and brown muscadine grapes. A great way to escape the hustle and bustle of 21st-century life.