Discover SC's Highway 11

Looming majestically beyond the low hills of the Piedmont, the southernmost peaks of the Blue Ridge Mountains follow the Byway. It provides a scenic alternative to driving the Interstate. Extending from I-85 near the N.C. border to I-85 at the Georgia line, this route allows the traveler to experience magnificent views and to visit many attractions along the way.

Easy trail offers two waterfalls for the price of one

Easy trail offers two waterfalls for the price of one

You have to hike part of the 77-mile Foothills Trail, followed by a section of the 15.5-mile Chattooga Trail to view the two beautiful waterfalls along Oconee County’s Licklog Creek. But it’s not quite as taxing as it sounds. In total, it’s less than a mile to Licklog and Pigpen falls, two picturesque cascades tucked away in the pristine wilderness of the Upcountry's Chattooga River Gorge. And it’s an easy hike at that. While the...

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Life as a Highway

Life as a Highway

Historic Cherokee Foothills Scenic Highway 11 is more than a journey—it’s a destination With strains of the Marshall...

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Geocaching in State Parks

Geocaching in State Parks

Geocaching is a great activity for all ages.  Most all of our parks have at least one geocache located on the park.  Some of our parks have many geocache...

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SC Dairy Farm Producing Award-Winning Cheese

SC Dairy Farm Producing Award-Winning Cheese

On a recent trip to Greenville, we found ourselves at a fantastic dairy farm that is producing some amazing goat milk, goat cheese, fudge, and yogurt . And we're not...

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Peach and Berry Stands in Western and Upstate South Carolina

Peach and Berry Stands in Western and Upstate South Carolina

Spring and summer deliver delicious fruit to the Upcountry.  We've put together a brochure that lists farms, farmer's markets, roadside stands and even a few...

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