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12 Best and Fun Things To Do In Anderson, South Carolina

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Located in South Carolina, Anderson is a part of the Greenville Spartanburg Anderson metro area that has a lot to offer. The town was once known for its electricity, but now it’s best known as the “Friendliest City” in South Carolina!

Anderson has plenty of activities for both families and individuals. The locals offer a few different tours that show the history of farm and plantation life in the area.

You can also escape from everything with visits to state parks or golf courses. It is almost certain that visitors will not get bored or lack things to do while they’re here!

Keep reading for our list of the best and most fun things to do in Anderson, South Carolina

The 12 Most Popular Things To Do In Anderson, South Carolina

12. Anderson County Parks & Rec

4.2 ★★★★☆ (31 reviews)


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Location: Anderson County Historic Courthouse 101 S Main Street Anderson SC

Tel:  864 231 7275

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11. Broadway Lake

4.4 ★★★★☆ (59 reviews)


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10. Darwin Wright Park

4.4 ★★★★☆ (528 reviews)

Location: Anderson Beach Blvd Anderson SC

Tel:  864 231 2232

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9. Denver Downs

4.4 ★★★★☆ (921 reviews)

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Location: 1515 Denver Road Anderson SC

Tel:  864 305 1268

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8. North Anderson Historic District

5.0 ★★★★★ (1 review)

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Location: 209 201 North Ave Anderson SC

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7. Greeley Park

5.0 ★★★★★ (2 reviews)

Location: 1219 S Fant Street Anderson SC

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6. Rocky River Nature Park

4.2 ★★★★☆ (94 reviews)


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Location: 1311 Old Williamston Road Anderson SC

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5. Anderson Arts Center

4.7 ★★★★★ (162 reviews)

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Location: 110 Federal Street Anderson SC

Tel:  864 222 2787

4. Anderson County Museum

4.7 ★★★★★ (244 reviews)

Location: 202 E Greenville Street Anderson SC

Tel:  864 260 4737

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3. Kid Venture 2.0

4.3 ★★★★☆ (274 reviews)


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Location: 7 Jim Ed Rice Cir Anderson SC

Tel:  864 231 7275

2. Carolina Wren Park

4.6 ★★★★★ (537 reviews)

Location: 111 E Whitner Street Anderson SC

Tel:  864 231 2232

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1. Anderson Downtown Historic District

4.4 ★★★★☆ (597 reviews)


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Location: S Main Street Anderson SC

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Thank you for reading our list of the best things to do in Anderson, South Carolina! We hope it helped you plan the perfect itinerary for your next trip to this fantastic destination. Happy travels!

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