Welcome to Southwest South Carolina

There’s a lot in Southwest South Carolina that you probably didn’t know about. For instance, Juilliard in Aiken? That’s right! Catch a performance at this one-of-a-kind music festival, a collaboration with the prestigious Juilliard performing arts school. Stay in Aiken for the Thoroughbred Racing Hall of Fame and Museum to learn about the region’s illustrious horse racing history. But, if you’d rather do some riding of your own, Hitchcock Woods offers plenty of equestrian trails. Feeling a little sore after the ride? Explore the Healing Springs in Blackville, said to have rejuvenating healing powers! Then, visit the town of Varnville to see where parts of the movie Forrest Gump were filmed. Come and see for yourself what’s happening in Southwest South Carolina!


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