When You’re Ready to Get Away,

Come Visit Oconee, SC

Discover a blend of charming small towns and outdoor adventure to enjoy.

Experience the best trails, waterfalls, lakes and rivers on the east coast.

Plan using our helpful planning tool to prepare for your visit.

What can I do in Oconee County, SC?

Rivers

Fishing

Waterfalls

Lakes

Mountain Biking

Parks

Towns

Music

Arts & Culture

Get a glimpse of Oconee

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Oconee’s Great Indoors

Need inspiration for cold or rainy day activities? See our suggestions for things to do indoors.
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Lovely Ways To Celebrate With Your Valentine

Our top picks in Oconee County to cherish and celebrate love with date ideas and ways to enjoy special places with your favorite person!
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BellFest

March 16, 2024 Enjoy a day of family friendly activities and see the rare Oconee Bell wildflower for yourself!
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Living History

The Foothills Farmstead embraces history to educate and offer experiences for what life was like “back in the day”.
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Couples Getaway Ideas

Slip away for a romantic weekend, plan a surprise getaway or pop over for a special evening…we’ve got lots of ways for you to enjoy being together!
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Explore & enjoy the many outdoor opportunities with places for all ages and interests.

Get inspiration from those who live, work, and play in Oconee County, SC

Trails leading to

29 Waterfalls

2 Scenic Rivers

Chattooga and Chauga

4 Stunning Lakes

Hartwell, Jocassee, Keowee, & Tugalo

One of the world’s last great places—
a destination of a lifetime.

National Geographic

National Geographic last great places

One of the world’s last great places—
a destination of a lifetime.

National Geographic

National Geographic last great places

Planning your visit, simplified.

Start exploring trip ideas so you can experience the best of South Carolina’s mountain lakes region.

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