- Our list of the best things to do in Salem, South Carolina, features the top 82 nearby activities — including 36 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Salem, SC has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Museums & Galleries, Outdoor Places, Sights & Landmarks, and Water Activities.
- The results below include the top 3 things to do within the city of Salem, SC , followed by 79 popular activities in nearby cities, including Highlands, Clemson, Walhalla, Pickens, Clayton, Sapphire, Cashiers, Dillard, Easley, Long Creek, Pendleton, Brevard, Linville, Greenville, Toccoa and Anderson
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.
94% 172 votes
Highway 281 South, 976 Grassy Ridge Rd (Visitor's Center), Sapphire, NC 28774 MoreLess Info
Visitors to Gorges State Park can partake in hiking, fishing and camping among waterfalls and river gorges. Considered a temperate rain forest, the park is also home to several rare and endangered plant and animal species.
100% 5 votes
1449 Walhalla Hwy/Hwy 183, Pickens, SC 29671 MoreLess Info
Known as the 'Area's Largest Yard Sale', the Bargain Exchange Flea Market is a local flea market offering a wide variety of affordable items to visitors. Clothing, produce, and furniture are just a few of the items sold here.
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.
- 0 votes
400-1 College Av, Clemson, SC 29631 MoreLess Info
Allen's Creations Inc-Frame & Art Gallery is a fine art gallery that features Civil War prints, African-American Military prints, and Clemson University art pieces. The gallery also has metal artwork on display.
- 3 votes
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.
82% 11 votes
307 Johnson Street Pickens, Pickens, SC MoreLess Info
Housed in a 1903 jail, Pickens County Museum of Art and History hosts local historical items including Native American artifacts, Confederate Army items and art galleries. The museum also features a shop that offers local and regional arts and crafts.