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OUR SOUTH CAROLINA UPCOUNTRY ATTRACTIONS

Explore History, the Arts, and Nature at Spacious Skies Peach Haven!

Peachoid Water Tower

Peachoid Rd,
Gaffney, SC 29341

The Gaffney Commission of Public Works built the 1-million-gallon, iconic Peachoid Water Tower to honor the state’s fresh peach industry. The Peachoid is a 135 foot tall water tower in Gaffney, South Carolina, U.S., that resembles a peach. The water tower holds one million U.S. gallons of water

Cowpens National Battlefield

4001 Chesnee Hwy,
Gaffney, SC 29341

Cowpens National Battlefield is a Revolutionary War battle site that commemorates the victory of Brigadier General Daniel Morgan over his dreaded foe, Lieutenant Colonel Banastre Tarleton, in the cause for American Independence. It was an important link in a chain of events that ultimately led to the defeat and surrender of the British commander Lord Earl Cornwallis at Yorktown, Virginia, in October 1781. The battlefield is a unit of the National Park System, a bureau of the United States Department of the Interior.

The 845-acre park is open daily from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., and closed on federal holidays except for Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, and Veterans Day. There is a Visitor Center, battlefield, trail, auto loop road around the perimeter of the battlefield, and a picnic area with a covered shelter.

Cherokee County History & Arts Museum

301 College Dr,
Gaffney, SC 29340

Located on the site of the historic mustering grounds of the SC Militia, the Cherokee County History and Arts Museum traces the history and cultural development of Cherokee County, S.C. Permanent exhibits focus on geology, Native Americans, the Revolutionary War, textiles, railroads, farming, horse and auto racing, moonshining and the peach industry.

Gaffney Outlet Marketplace

1 Factory Shops Blvd,
Gaffney, SC 29341

Gaffney Outlet Marketplace features designer and brand name outlet stores located in a beautiful village style setting. Enclosed food court, children’s playground and ATM on site. Right off I-85 and just a quick drive from the campground!

Spartanburg Memorial Auditorium

385 N Church St,
Spartanburg, SC 29303

The Spartanburg Memorial Auditorium has hosted national acts, local entertainment, sporting events, banquets, and trade shows since 1951. Family shows like Sesame Street Live and Disney Junior Live and artists like Taylor Swift have all performed at the auditorium.

Spartanburg Art Museum

200 E St John St,
Spartanburg, SC 29306

Spartanburg Art Museum is a regional museum that inspires and engages people of all ages through exhibitions and education.

Hollywild Animal Park

2325 Hampton Rd,
Wellford, SC 29385

Hollywild Animal Park is in Spartanburg County, South Carolina, near Inman, in one of the most scenic and culturally diverse areas of South Carolina’s Upcountry. Hollywild is a non-profit organization nestled on more than 100 acres of land, dedicated to providing an interactive and enlightening experience to our visitors. They also continually improve our animals’ lives in an enriching and respectful environment.

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