Santee is a beautiful place in visit. Don’t let non-riders miss out on the exciting opportunity to explore this unique South Carolina city during the day and hang out with you and catch up at night over FestiVELO dinner and evening entertainment.

The following attractions are in the Santee area:

VISIT THE INDIAN MOUND AT THE SANTEE WILDLIFE REFUGE

Visit the prehistoric Indina Mound and walk nature trails in the Santee Wildlife Refuge.  Find more information at:

Indian Mound
Santee Wildlife Refuge 

 

NATURE WALKS AT SANTEE STATE PARK

Walk the nature trails at Santee State Park, located 6 miles from the Whitten Inn.  The park is located on Lake Marion.

Santee State Park
251 State Park Road
Santee, SC 29142
803.854.2408
website: http://southcarolinaparks.com/santee/
Click here for the Santee State Park map

Click here to read the FAQ and campground rules.

To learn more about lodging click here: http://www.southcarolinaparks.com/santee/lodging.aspx
To learn more about camping click here: http://www.southcarolinaparks.com/santee/camping.aspx
Santee State Park map — map pdf download
Santee State Park brochure — brochure pdf download
Santee State Park Rates – rates pdf download

 

VISIT A WORKING FARM

Nathan & Ghie Boggs
Fili-West Farms
2298 Vance Rd at HWY 210
Vance, SC 29163
803-496-7557
www.filiwestfarms.com
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Facebook: www.facebook.com/filiwestfarms
Products and prices at http://filiwestfarms.com/prices.php

VISIT A SC CAMP MEETING SITE

Read and watch a video at this Charleston newspaper Post & Courier article on the history and lore of the South Carolina centuries-old tradition of spending an entire week immersed in family, food, fellowship and faith.  FestiVELO routes go right by a camp that you can stop in for a look.

FUN ON THE LAKE

Fisheagle Excursions – private boat tours – website

GOLF

Lake Marion Golf Course – (803) 854-2554 website

Santee Cooper Country Club with golf – (803) 854-2467 website

Santee National Golf Club – (803) 854-3531 website

FISHING

Santee Cajun Guide Service for fishing – (866) 505-0375 website

Santee Cooper Fishing Guide Capt Bill Saltzman – (803) 524-1951 website

 

The following attractions are within an hours drive of Santee:

Town of Elloree – www.elloreesc.com

Elloree Heritage Museum – www.elloreemuseum.org 

Elloree Tea Pot Museum – www.tearificmuseum.com

Charleston – this popular destination city has an Aquarium, the Old Market, buggy rides at the Battery, fine dining and much more.  Start your adventure at the Visitors Visitor Reception and Transportation Center.