Local Attractions:

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.

Edisto Memorial Gardens - A botanical wonderland and home of the  Orangeburg Festival of Roses. 



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.
Riverbanks Zoo & Gardens - Over 2000 animals in exhibits. Botanical gardens and aquarium. Too much to do in one day!
EdVenture Children's Museum - The South's largest children's museum! Fun, interactive exhibits to help young minds grow!
South Carolina State Museum - Tells the story of South Carolina through exhibits in art,cultural history, natural history, technology and science.
City of Columbia - Check out everything going on around town!
Pinewood Riding Center  - Horse back riding, lessons, and stables.
Area Golf Courses - Great golfing locally. 55 miles from Augusta, GA & the masters! Click on the links below.

Hillcrest Golf Course - Orangeburg, SC
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 4 - Lexinton Peach Festival - In nearby Gilbert, SC. Great peach food and drink, vendors, crafts, music and entertainment. http://lexingtoncountypeachfestival.com
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
July 20 - Palmetto Tasty Tomato Festival - Columbia, SC. Great food fun and entertainment. http://tastytomatofestival.com/
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
By Appointment - Canoeing the Congaree -Free guided canoe tour on Cedar Creek. BYOC. Limited availability. Reservations 803-776-4396 or http://www.nps.gov/cong/planyourvisit/things2do.htm
August 9 & 10 - SC Peanut Party - Pelion, SC,  Rides, games, crafts and peanuts! www.scpeanutparty.com
September 19 - 21 - Columbia Greek Festival - Greek food, music, giftware, and a sidewalk art show. - www.columbiasgreekfestival.com
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 & 6 - Collard and BBQ Festival - Gaston, SC.On Friday October 4th, 2013 will be having an Auction at 7 pm., free rides for the kids and the Barbeque Competition. http://gastonsc.org/home/31st-annual-gaston-collardbarbeque-festival
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
November 29 - 30 (closed Dec.25) - Riverbanks Zoo Lights Before Christmas - Take the kids and the camera and see why Lights Before Christmas has continued as a family tradition for 25 years!http://www.riverbanks.org/events/lights-before-christmas.shtml

For a more comprehensive listing of local and regional festivals go to:
http://www.festivalsandevents.com/festival.php?state=SC
http://www.sciway.net/calendar.html