- TripBuzz found 50 things to do with kids in or near Pendleton, South Carolina, including 47 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Anderson, Clemson, Hartwell and Walhalla.
- From Palmetto Moonshine Zoo On The Roof to Ashtabula Plantation, the Pendleton area offers 75 different types of family activities, including: Historic Districts, Distilleries, History Museums and Movie Theaters.
- Featuring a large historical district, Pendleton was founded in the late 1700's. The town is surrounded by lakes and streams and is within close proximity of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Consequently, it is an ideal locale for outdoor recreational sports like hunting, fishing and boating. Other attractions in the area include a farmer's market, museums and a performing arts center.
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.
A gristmill built in 1826, Hagood Mill Historic Site is open for tours on the third Saturday of every month. Visitors can take a step back in time and watch the 20-foot waterwheel in action, and explore the grounds of this quiet, simple place.
Operating each year during the holiday season from Thanksgiving through New Year's Day, Tiny Town is a sprawling miniature town set up as a light display. Tiny Town is free to visit, although the operators do encourage donations.
Featuring scenic lakeside campsites is Hartwell's Hart State Park. The park features a dock with water-skiing and boating access, swimming, hiking, a children's playground and prime fishing for large mouth bass and rainbow trout.
Saluda River Rafting Adventures is an excursion company that offers camping trips, river tubing adventures, and inflatable kayak tours on the Saluda River. The company gives special discounts for military personnel.
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Specializing in stripers, bass, and catfish, Papa Loyds Boys Fishing Charters offers guided fishing tours of different lakes in the region. The charter provides the equipment for fishing, and the fish is divided evenly among the group.