Capital city/Lake Murray Country
Lexington, Richland, Newberry and Saluda Counties
Visitors to Lake Murray Country will have plenty to see and explore, as this lush and beautiful countryside encompasses four counties. If you're into fun on the water, the Congaree River is the perfect place to embrace your inner outdoorsman. Art enthusiasts will have plenty of wonderful museums to choose from, while golfers can take a swing at the area's many premier courses. Along the way, don't miss out on the fine dining and top-notch entertainment you'll find in this breathtaking region.
The "Jewel of South Carolina" attracts thousands of avid fishermen annually for it's nationally sponsored tournaments such as FLW. Those who are searching for the perfect sunset will have plenty of places to choose from when they take to the water of this state treaure.
South Carolina State Museum
At the SC State Museum, guests are invited to see four floors of fascinating exhibits on South Carolina history, art, natural history and science and technology. Explore the universe in their state-of-the-art Observatory and 55ft digital dome Plantarium. Also, take your movie-going experience to new levels in our 4D Theater where you can enjoy 3D movies enhanced with physical features, including water sprayers, leg ticklers, air blasters, vibrating seats and other surprises.
Congaree National Park
You'll fall in love with the great outdoors when you visit the state's only national park. Once there, you'll find canoe trails and 18 miles of trails that are perfect for hiking. Come and experience this patch of perfect South Carolina wilderness.