- Our list of the best things to do in Pendleton, South Carolina, features the top 62 nearby activities — including 21 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Pendleton, SC has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Museums & Galleries, Outdoor Places, Entertainment & Shows, and Sights & Landmarks.
- The results below include the top 3 things to do within the city of Pendleton, SC , followed by 59 popular activities in nearby cities, including Anderson, Clemson, Hartwell, Walhalla, Easley, Pickens and Salem
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.