Local Area Attractions Near Newberry / I-26 / Sumter NF KOA Journey

From hiking trails and nearby boating to vineyards and historical landmarks, there's something in this area for everyone to do. Sumter National Forest (part of our namesake), Lakes Murray and Greenwood, and the Saluda River are only a short drive away, so it's easy to spend the day hiking and drowning some worms. If you're a history buff, explore the local plantations, historic battlegrounds, and classic architecture of the Piedmont area. Need wine? No problem! Visit one of five wineries, all within an hour's drive of the campground. We're also between Columbia, Spartanburg, and Greenville, where you can pick and choose between charming boutiques, chic restaurants, and lots of museums. We really are your "Gateway to Adventure!"

Sumter National Forest
Sumter National Forest

Sumter National Forest is one way to be fully immersed in nature. There is something for everyone because it offers the chance to partake in many activities including; bicycling, fishing, hiking, horse riding, hunting, nature viewing, OHV riding, outdoor learning, picnicking, water activities, and other activities.

Battle of Musgrove Mill State Historic Site
Battle of Musgrove Mill State Historic Site

Learn about this pivotal Revolutionary War battle as you stroll along the park's two and a half mile-long nature trails. Be sure to stop at Horseshoe Falls.

398 State Park Road

Clinton, SC 29325

864-938-0100

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Abbott Farm
Abbott Farm

This local farm has a total of 5 locations now where you can go and pick from a variety of fresh fruit or homemade jams. The closest location is on I-26 at exit 22 in Spartanburg. This is the perfect mandatory stop to get the full South Carolina essence.

1980 Reidville Road

Spartanburg, SC 29301

800-764-0076

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Newberry Opera House
Newberry Opera House

Add some culture to your camping trip with a visit to this delightful and historic music venue. Located only 20 minutes away, it's an easy stop to add to any trip.

1201 McKibben Street

Newberry, SC 29108

803-276-5179

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The Gallery Tea Room
The Gallery Tea Room

A little touch of delicate to contrast all the nature you'll find on our campground. This quaint shop is only 20 minutes away down in Newberry.

1104 Caldwell St

Newberry, SC 29108

803-276-7822

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Local Area Recreation Near Newberry / I-26 / Sumter NF KOA Journey

Near by Boating - Lake Murray

Near by Boating - Lake Murray

Looking for a little water action? Well, you can rent anything you need or desire at Better Boating. They have options ranging from a pontoon to a paddle board, so it's easy to spend a day at the lake. Located on Lake Murray, Better Boating is just under 40 minutes away, making it a great day trip. Call ahead for hours and rates.

1602 Marina Rd.

Irmo, SC 29063

803-407-2929

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Near by Boating - Lake Greenwood

Near by Boating - Lake Greenwood

Since we're in the middle of everywhere, you have your choice of TWO lakes for a little water action. Skippers, on Lake Greenwood, offers southern food and boating rentals (pontoons, jet skies, and kayaks).  Only half an hour away from the campground!

1085 Lakeshore Dr.

Cross Hill, SC 29332

803-407-2929

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