- TripBuzz found 62 things to do with kids in or near Salem, South Carolina, including 59 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Highlands, Clemson, Walhalla and Sapphire.
- From Jocassee Lake Tours to Devils Fork State Park, the Salem area offers 89 different types of family activities, including: National & State Parks, Sporting Goods Store, Other Tours and History Museums.
Providing the only public access to Lake Joccassee, Devils Fork State Park is notable for its mountain streams, waterfalls, and trout fishing, its clear water is also ideal for scuba diving. Overnight accommodation is available via campgrounds or fully-furnished villas.
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500 Oconee Station RD, Walhalla, SC 29691 MoreLess Info
Originally both a military outpost and a trading post, Oconee Station State Historic Site is still home to the William Richards House, and a stone blockhouse dating to the late 1700s. Take a guided tour, or hike the site's trails to Station Cove Falls.
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.
An abandoned attempt to link Charleston and Cincinnati, Stumphouse Mountain Tunnel was never completed. Visitors can now walk halfway through the 1600 ft long tunnel, which was also used by Clemson University as an ideal location for curing blue cheese.
Ride the historic Cherokee Footpath on horseback, following in Daniel Boone's footsteps at the Whitewater Equestrian Center, or stay behind and mine for gems in their family friendly barn. On the ride, trail guides discuss local folklore, history, and ecology.
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.