Come and stay in one of our picturesque mountain towns and enjoy all that Oconee County has to offer!


Nestled among the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Walhalla is nature’s gift to the Upstate of South Carolina!


The city has been ranked the #1 Place to Retire in SC and The Best Place to Start a Business!


Embodies a small town full of Southern charm.  Widely known for the Apple Festival that happens every year after Labor Day.

Long Creek

A rural community in the far northern corner of the state.  A destination for river and waterfall seekers.  Fruit orchards, roadside markets & distillery.

Mountain Rest

Sister community to Long Creek.  Most of Oconee’s waterfalls are concentrated in this mountainous area.


Located just off Scenic Highway 11, Salem is the gateway to both the Blue Ridge Mountains and the lakes of Jocassee and Keowee.

West Union

Located between Seneca and Walhalla, people are attracted to West Union because of its shoreline on Lake Keowee.

Fair Play

Made up of farming and lake communities, Fair Play also has Lake Hatwell State Park and lake rentals that provide opportunities for families to enjoy the lake.


Home to the first textile mill village in Oconee County, the abandonded textile mill plan still stands.  Newry is just off the shores of Lake Keowee (sorry no lake access.)