Feel the thundering hooves of horses; smell the homemade bread baking; sample the fresh peaches and berries; view Civil War and living history; enjoy the songs of birds in our natural areas.
Thoroughbred Country - We're Way More than Horses! Thoroughbred Country offers a myriad of dining and entertainment options as well as things to see and do and accommodations which will make the perfect complement to Atlanta, Charleston and Myrtle Beach tours. Discover our past as you scour civil war battle sites and view plantation homes that still retain all the grace and charm of yesteryear. Tour graceful Aiken and learn about its beginnings as a winter colony for wealthy northerners. Quench your thirst with water from the Healing Springs near Blackville. Paddle the Edisto River, the longest, free-flowing, blackwater river in the United States. Discover natural beauty along the area’s highways and byways or in an elegant garden. Stroll downtown districts and off the beaten path shops for world-renown artwork, locally thrown pottery, handmade crafts and other one-of-a kind treasures.
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SC Wildlife magazine calendar says September 1 & 2 are two of the best days to fish this month. Check our website for Thoroughbred Country South Carolina locations. www.TBredCountry.org/Search-Attractions. Information available 24/7/365. #thoroughbredcountrysc #DiscoverSC #SCDNR
Thoroughbred Country is full of hidden gems. Have you found all these? #ThoroughbredCountrySC #DiscoverSC #hiddengems
South Carolina's Recreation and Parks Association, in coordination with the National RPA, has provided suggestions to remain healthy while visiting parks. For a list of Thoroughbred Country SC parks, visit www.TBredCountry.org 24/7/365. #thoroughbredcountrysc #discoversc #SCRPA
#TbredFreeFriday Start the weekend off right and escape to an enchanting spot like this one. #ThoroughbredCountrySC #DiscoverSC #wanderlust
Looking to shop locally without the crowds? Thoroughbred Country SC is full of choices. https://www.tbredcountry.org/shopping
Mesmerized by the beauty of the trees reflection on the water? Us too. The South Fork of the Edisto River is ready to be explored. #thoroughbredcountrysc www.TBredCountry.org has info available 24/7/365.
Every backroad here has a secret waiting to be discovered. #ThoroughbredCountrySC #DiscoverSC #backroadadventures
How well do you know your state symbols? South Carolina designated the wild turkey as official state wild game bird in 1976. Today, 6.4 million wild turkeys roam the lower 49 states. www.TBredCountry.org - info available 24/7/365. #thoroughbredcountrysc #discoversc #enjoynature Photo credit SCDNR
Wander around every corner in Thoroughbred Country South Carolina. #ThoroughbredCountrySC #DiscoverSC #naturetourism
Since 1898, people have found The Willcox in downtown Aiken at the corner of Colleton and Chesterfield.
THE WILLCOX https://www.tbredcountry.org/Where-to-Stay.
There's something so peaceful about being remote in the great outdoors. #ThoroughbredCountrySC #DiscoverSC #getoutdoors #ontheroadagain #scstateparks
What's new - try the orienteering course at Barnwell State Park. The course is for all ages. The map of the course is located on the kiosk in front of the office. All you will need to bring is a compass. Don’t have a compass? You can download one on your phone. Don’t know how to complete an orienteering course? There are step-by-step instructions provided in the pamphlet rack at the office on how to complete the course. Questions? Call the park office (803) 284-2212. This free, self-guided program is available every day from 9 AM to 6 PM. https://www.tbredcountry.org/common/content.asp?CONTENT=4439&PAGE=364
Looking for a keepsake? Stop by the Jim Harrison Gallery located in Denmark, SC. The Palmetto and it’s South Carolina home showcases the timeless, natural beauty of the state tree in marshland and coastal landscapes in the popular Harrison style. Jim Harrison
Take a walk along Lake Edgar Brown and you might meet a feathered friend. #ThoroughbredCountrySC #DiscoverSC #birdwatching #birdsofinstagram
When the sun hits just right and you can feel the breeze off the water, you know you're on #LakeTime. Photo features Kilkenny Park in Barnwell County. #ThoroughbredCountrySC #DiscoverSC #lakeedgarbrown
SC Wildlife magazine calendar says August 18 & 19 are two of the best days to fish this month. Check our website for Thoroughbred Country South Carolina locations. www.TBredCountry.org/Search-Attractions. Information available 24/7/365. #thoroughbredcountrysc #DiscoverSC #SCDNR
May your weekend be adventurous and your dog be cute. Cheers. 🐕 #ThoroughbredCountrySC #DiscoverSC #dogsofinstagram #hitchcockwoods #naturetrail
We're happy to let you know that several of the Thoroughbred Country restaurants have received the SC Palmetto Priority pledge. Look for the decal for this formal commitment made by South Carolina restauranteurs. https://palmettopriority.com/
Must see - Thoroughbred Country South Carolina digital guide. Simply click this link to enjoy immediate viewing https://www.tbredcountry.org/Thoroughbred-Country-Visitor-G…. Feel free to like and share. Thanks.
We'll save you a seat in Thoroughbred Country. #ThoroughbredCountrySC #DiscoverSC #WereReadyWhenYouAre
Have you seen the BIG "Thank You" mural in Allendale? This mural has been moving around Allendale as a symbol of gratitude to local heroes. The artist is Sophie Docalavich. Amazing job, Sophie!
Subtly beautiful, low key and surrounded by nature. This is paddling on the South Fork of the Edisto River in Thoroughbred Country. #ThoroughbredCountrySC #DiscoverSC #SundayFunday #edistoriver #naturetourism #paddlelife
Did you know, we are a great birding spot? Thoroughbred Country, SC. www.TBredCountry.org - info 24/7/365.
Grab your bike or your walking shoes and get to exploring today. You never know what you might find. #ThoroughbredCountrySC #DiscoverSC #bikeadventure #northaugustasc
Now through August 7 - check out Tagadu's online sale. Tagadu's in Bamberg, SC. 25% site-wide savings.
Featured artist - Jennifer Hale, owner of Jen Zen Pottery Studio is the featured artist at Jim Harrison Gallery, Denmark, SC for the month of August. Be sure to check out their calendar and stop by to see her work. Jim Harrison Gallery. www.TBredCountry.org - info 24/7/365.
We love seeing the #PalmettoPriority decals in our restaurant windows. 😍 Thank you for doing your best to keep visitors and our community safe/healthy. #ThoroughbredCountrySC #DiscoverSC #scrla #supportlocal
Meet some of our locals. 🦆 #ThoroughbredCountrySC - www.TBredCountry.org
This train depot, constructed in the early 1900s, was moved to Court House Square in 1985 and is now the home of the Blackville Library. #ThoroughbredCountrySC #DiscoverSC #traindepot
Grab a friend and show off your disc golf skills. Thoroughbred Country has many locations to play. www.TBredCountry.org - info available 24/7/365.
#TbredFreeFriday Take a quiet walk at Brick Pond Park and enjoy nature. #ThoroughbredCountrySC #DiscoverSC
Happy Thursday from Aiken State Park, 1145 State Park Rd, Windsor, SC. www.TBredCountry.org - info available 24/7/365. #DiscoverSC
Several of our local, small businesses are now open. Please help us support them. Need info, simply check our website - www.TBredCountry.org.
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Your 1st Stop in Aiken County, SC
Private guided tours, tailored to specific areas of interest, are offered to groups of 1 to 7 people.
We serve as the official tourism entity for the beautiful City of Aiken. Take a minute to see the charm and beauty that makes Aiken a place like no other!
Fully restored 100-year-old home has three large bedrooms with full baths. Delicious breakfast served daily by the owner, local chef, Bruce Shipman.