- 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
The Florence Freedom are an independent minor league baseball team of the Frontier League. The Freedom host birthday parties, offer youth baseball camps, and feature an indoor baseball academy with full length batting cages.
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The breathtaking Columbia Canal & Riverfront Park are a main attraction in Columbia, South Carolina. Picnicking, strolling and outdoor relaxation are the most popular visitor activities. The park's canal views are most impressive at sunrise and sunset.
Located just off campus, Williams-Brice Stadium is home field to the University of South Carolina's South Carolina Gamecocks, a football club boasting such alumni as the Heisman Trophy-winning George Rogers. The stadium also hosts concerts and other athletic events and tournaments.
Hiking and walking paths are available along the West Columbia Riverwalk. There is also an adjoining park for relaxation, general play, and paths for walking pets in addition to an amphitheater which frequently holds public performances in the summer.
One of the largest National Guard museums in the U.S. is the South Carolina Military Museum. The museum houses an array of weapons, tools, and artifacts from prior wars, as well as honors South Carolina soldiers who have been lost in war.
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With performances ranging from live R&B music to stand up comedy, Township Auditorium is a music venue that features touring performance groups. The auditorium can seat up to 3,000 people.
The site of the first Civil War movement, First Baptist Church was the site of the declaration of the South's intent to separate from the U.S. The church is now a national landmark and contains artifacts and history about the Civil War.
The State House in Columbia, South Carolina is the seat of the state government. Visitors are welcome. Free walk-in tours are given several times daily. Tours are also complimentary for groups of more than ten people, but advance notice is required.