- TripBuzz found 18 things to do with kids in or near Sumter, South Carolina, including 4 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Bishopville, Camden, Manning and Wedgefield.
- From Gamecock Lanes to Gamecock On Wheels, the Sumter area offers 31 different types of family activities, including: Amusement Parks (All Ages), Bowling, Movie Theaters and Theaters.
- Located in east central South Carolina lies the city of Sumter. Home to Shaw Air Force Base, the city has remained a leading city for civilian and federal employment in the area since World War II. Tourists enjoy visiting the beautiful grounds of Swan Lake and the Iris Gardens, as well as the local baseball stadium, casual and fine dining establishments and local shops.
Opened in 1934, Riley Park is a ballpark that is located in Sumter, South Carolina. The renovated 2000-seat stadium has hosted minor league play and was used by the Sumter Braves in the mid-80s. It hosts American Legion baseball today.
Designed for family movie-going, the Beacon 12 Cinemas in Sumter, South Carolina feature the latest movies for children, seniors and adults. Patrons enjoy IMAX entertainment in comfortable, reclining seats. Both matinees and late-night shows are offered at the complex.
Swan Lake Iris Gardens is notable for its Japanese iris plantings, and as the only US public park to house all eight swan species. A Butterfly Garden and extensive floral attractions are featured, and seasonal activities include a display of more than a million lights at Christmas time.