- Our list of the best things to do in Sumter, South Carolina, features the top 21 nearby activities — including 7 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Sumter, SC has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Entertainment & Shows, Museums & Galleries, and Sports & Fitness.
- The results below include the top 17 things to do within the city of Sumter, SC , followed by 4 popular activities in nearby cities, including Bishopville, Camden, Manning and Wedgefield
100% 15 votes
1 Warrens Way, Manning, SC 29102 MoreLess Info
Ranked as one of the top ten courses in South Carolina, Wyboo Golf Club, features spacious fairways and challenging greens and hazards. The club also includes a full-service pro shop, instructions, putting greens and driving range for golfers of all skill levels.
The site of two critical battles, the Camden Revolutionary War Site, consists of a 107-acre museum complex where the British Army was stationed from 1780 to 1781. The site features a guided tour of historic homes, a walking trail and remnants of several military fortifications.
Open Tuesday to Saturday, The Rutledge Street Gallery specializes in contemporary art and currently lists the works of over 19 local artists. Art in other media such as sculpture, pottery, jewelry and Asiatic furniture is also for sale.
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251 State Park Road, Santee, SC MoreLess Info
Passengers enjoy history and wildlife tours on Lake Marion, Lake Moultrie and The Pinopolis Lock, Tailrace Canal and Cooper River with Fisheagle Excursions -Private Day Tours. These excursions last for 2 hours and discuss the stories behind the Santee-Cooper Lakes.
Situated on Lake Marion, Santee State Park is most notable for its catfishing, and also offers campgrounds, bike and hiking trails, and the Village Round, a community building with enclosed grilling area. Ten rondette cabins on piers overlooking the lake are available for family indoor stays.
Set amongst the long shade of cypress trees, Goodale State Park in Camden, South Carolina features a sandy nature trail and a 3-mile paddling trail for kayaking enthusiasts. Shoreline fishing and picnic areas are also featured at the natural site.
The Camden Archives and Museum maintains a collection of important local artifacts. The staff provides a tour that showcases many of the historical treasures that range from pre-European settlement to modern days.
An equestrian facility with a focus on kids, Joyful Noise Riding Academy offers riding lessons in a family friendly and safe environment. The academy focuses on proper care for horses, and teaches riding in a non-competitive way.
Take a break from the hustle and bustle with a visit to Camden Carriage Company for a horse-drawn ride through beautiful Camden, South Carolina. In addition to their history tours, call them for an unforgettable wedding or other special occasion.
An equestrian racing course, the Springdale Race Course hosts regular horse races, including the Carolina Cup and the Colonial Cup. The historic course encourages tailgating and socializing on the lawn before races.