- TripBuzz found 32 things to do with kids in or near Hartwell, Georgia, including 24 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Anderson, Clemson, Pendleton and Toccoa.
- From Hartwell Dam & Lake to Hartwell Dam, the Hartwell area offers 67 different types of family activities, including: History Museums, Lake, Botanical Gardens and National & State Parks.
- Home to Lake Hartwell is the historical small town of Hartwell, GA. The area prides itself on its small town charm and southern hospitality, offering authentic down home cuisine, antique shopping, fishing and boating on the lake and an Art Center in the Square, highlighting some of the towns best local artists.
Travelers Rest Historic Site, a stagecoach inn and plantation home, was built around 1815. Today, visitors can tour the house and see many original artifacts and furnishings, some of which were crafted by Caleb Shaw, a renowned cabinetmaker from Massachusetts.
Sweet Retreat is a family fun center which sets itself apart from other 'entertainment centers' by offering ice cream, frozen yogurt, and hand-made chocolate. Attractions include an arcade, mini golf, go carts, and laser tag.
Once a WWII military training camp, visitors to Currahee Military Museum can look over the historic horse stable, or enjoy the 6,000 square feet of military based museum displays. Showcasing over one hundred years of history, the museum is located in a renovated military depot.
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160 N Alexander Street, Toccoa, GA 30577 MoreLess Info
The Stephens County Historical Society is a group dedicated to preserving and promoting the history of the local area. The society operates several museums, including an over 6,000 square-foot military historical museum.
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Off Rich Mountain Road, Walhalla, SC 29691 MoreLess Info
Visitors can hike the 1,769 ft. elevation trail towards a summit at Buzzard Roost Heritage Preserve. The trail features a variety of plant species like stoneroot. At the summit, there is a picnic area.
Housed in a restored 1892 tobacco barn, the Oconee Heritage Center is a community operated museum. Featuring exhibits and historic information on the area from the antebellum era on through modern times, it also hosts special events throughout the year.