5 days in Aiken Itinerary

5 days in Aiken Itinerary

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Aiken ©
Founded in 1835, the city of Aiken was named after William Aiken, the president of the South Carolina Railroad. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Savannah Rapids Park and Saluda County Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Aiken: I.P. Stanback Museum & Planetarium (in Orangeburg), National Wild Turkey Federation Wild Turkey Center (in Edgefield) and Greenwood (Lander University & Emerald Farm). The adventure continues: delve into the lush surroundings at Hitchcock Woods, stop by The Bone-i-fide Bakery & Grooming, see the interesting displays at Dupont Planetarium- Aiken South Carolina, and admire the majestic nature at Barnwell State Park.

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In May in Aiken, expect temperatures between 81°F during the day and 58°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Aiken

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Greenwood, National Wild Turkey Federation Wild Turkey Center, Savannah Rapids Park, Barnwell State Park, Saluda County Museum
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Hitchcock Woods ©
Hitchcock Woods
Hopelands Gardens ©
Hopelands Gardens
Savannah Rapids Park ©
Savannah Rapids Park