Family Fun - Our central location puts River Bottom Farms in easy driving distance of great family entertainment in a variety of interests! Click on the links below.
Hitchcock Woods - 1200 acre forest with hiking & biking trails. Home of the famous Sand River & Aiken Horse Show. DuPont Planetarium - 45 seat planetarium chamber houses the only known "camera obscura" in such a facility in the world. Congaree National Forest - Oldest remnant of old growth floodplain forest remaining on the continent. Nature trails & canoe tours. South Carolina State Museum - Tells the story of South Carolina through exhibits in art,cultural history, natural history, technology and science.
Area Golf Courses - Great golfing locally. 55 miles from Augusta, GA & the masters! Click on the links below.
Local Fairs & Festivals - Whether your interests lean to crafts, cars, or something in between, our area has you covered! Click on the links below.
July 13 & 14 - SC Reptile & Exotic Animal Show - Columbia,SC, Reptile show at Jamil Temple. Exotics and Reptiles for sale and show. - (407) 230-7217, www.repticon.com/columbia Saturdays in August - SC Railroad Museum Rides - Take the kids for a ride on a real passenger train, tour a red caboose and dining car! 803-635-4242, 803-635-9898, or www.scrm.org September 18 & 19 - Lexington Funfest - Carnival, parade.golf tournament.art show. rides and more! - (803)609-4486, www.lexingtonfunfest.com September 28 & 29 - Irmo Okra Strut - Ride, dance, music, and crafts. Plenty of foods featuring the homely okra! - www.irmookrastrut.com October 5 - Congaree Bluegrass Festival - Cayce, SC, a full day of Bluegrass music, tours of the Cayce Hisorical Museum, and youth-oriented activities. Free event! call 803-796-9020 or visit http://www.cityofcayce-sc.gov October 9 - 20 - South Carolina State Fair - Columbia, SC, Rides, concerts, great foods, livestock and agricultural judging. - www.scstatefair.org
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