- 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
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Sumter County Museum 122 N Washington St., Sumter, SC MoreLess Info
Includes an Edwardian mansion with Sumter County historical exhibits, elegant southern gardens, and a recreated 19th-century settlement
94% 230 votes
822 W. Liberty St., Sumter, SC MoreLess Info
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.
83% 12 votes
200 Hasel St., Sumter, SC 29151 MoreLess Info
A small art museum and cultural center for the community, the Sumpter Gallery of Art hosts a variety of permanent and visiting exhibits. The gallery also offers classes and workshops for the community.
100% 1 votes
1046 W Liberty Street, Sumter, SC 29151 MoreLess Info
At Second Mill Pond, visitors can take in a scenic view of a lagoon environment and the mansions that surround the pond. Visitors can fish at the pond from Liberty Street.
122 North Washington Street, Sumter, SC 29151 MoreLess Info
Preserving the history of the Old Sumter District, Sumter County Museum provides exhibits that include manuscripts, documents and other artifacts. The museum offers access to a restored 1916 house and a homestead including log cabin, barn and blacksmith shop.
100% 1 votes
817 Broad Street, Sumter, SC 29150 MoreLess Info
A highly-rated bowling facility, Gamecock Lanes is located in Sumter, South Carolina. The lanes offer family and league play and feature a snack bar for anyone who needs some refueling between games.
100% 3 votes
904 N Main Street, Sumter, SC 29150 MoreLess Info
One of four spray parks in Sumter, South Carolina, North Hope Park features a green space for picnicking as well as a playground area for the kids. The park allows pets as long as they are kept on a leash.
50% 2 votes
Clara Louise Kellogg Drive, Sumter, SC 29153 MoreLess Info
One of Sumter South Carolina's bigger parks, Dillon Park boasts sports fields for all kinds of sports, including baseball, soccer, and football. A one-mile track is featured as well as a large picnic shelter at the site.
50% 2 votes
21 N Main Street, Sumter, SC 29150 MoreLess Info
The historic Sumter Opera House is a performing arts facility that houses City Hall and many of the city of Sumter's departments and offices. The first floor has an auditorium that hosts national talent on a regular basis.
33% 3 votes
3150 Wedgefield Road, Sumter, SC 29154 MoreLess Info
A dirt racing track and facility, the Sumter Speedway has been in operation for over 30 years. The track hosts several different classes of vehicle races, as well as demolition derbies and similar events.
33% 3 votes
1290 Wilson Hall Road, Sumter, SC 29150 MoreLess Info
A skating rink with a maple wood floor and an old school aesthetic, Gamecock on Wheels offers open roller skating as well as party reservations. The facility also hosts its own parties and special events.