- Our list of the best things to do in Aiken, South Carolina, features the top 53 nearby activities — including 23 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Aiken, SC has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Entertainment & Shows, Outdoor Places, Sports & Fitness, and Museums & Galleries.
- The results below include the top 19 things to do within the city of Aiken, SC , followed by 34 popular activities in nearby cities, including Augusta, Evans and North Augusta
Located in Columbia, South Carolina, the Riverbanks Zoo & Botanical Garden is a favorite destination for animal lovers. It features animals from throughout the world, exotic plants and plentiful concessions. It also has a zipline course.
Combining a full-sized zoological park and botanical garden, Riverbanks Zoo & Garden is open for visitors of all ages throughout the year. Featuring many exotic species of flora and fauna, the park encourages visitors to stroll through its natural habitats.
Guests love the unique and lively entertainment at Columbia Marionette Theater. The intricate puppets are manned by talented puppeteers who put on shows including Jack the Giant Slayer and shows to teach lessons to children.
Every night is date night at Frankie's Fun Park in Columbia. The park features thousands of square feet of entertainment, including Go-Karts, bumper boats, mini golf, laser tag, slides, and more for hours of family friendly fun.
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Corner of Meeting Street & Alexander Road, West Columbia, SC 29201 MoreLess Info
West Columbia Riverwalk Park & Amphitheater are located on the west side of the Congaree River. The amphitheater hosts plays and concerts while the park itself has hiking trails, biking trails, and picnic tables.
Plex Indoor Sports is a large indoor facility that offers many sports and activities. It features a large ice rink where visitors can learn to skate and play hockey, and it also has fields for soccer and lacrosse leagues.
Home to South Carolina University's Gamecocks, the Carolina Stadium offers collegiate baseball in a state of the art 8,000 seat arena. The stadium also offers a dining deck, picnic terrace and special events throughout the year.