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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Soda City Market
Soda City Market

Every Saturday, from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m., part of Columbia's Main Street transforms into this outdoor market place. 
Rain or shine, explore the wares of over 150 South Carolinian vendors who will fuel your "Brain, Body + Belly."

1300 - 1600 Main Street

Columbia, SC 29201

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Enoree River Vineyards & Winery
Enoree River Vineyards & Winery

This local winery has a tasting room as well as being able to purchase wine by the bottle. In warmer months they provide wine slushies that change flavors weekly. A superb attraction if you need a little adult time. Located only 16 minutes away for when you want to make a quick trip.

1650 Dusty Road

Newberry, SD 29108

803-276-2855

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Old Rock Quarry Winery
Old Rock Quarry Winery

Enjoy local, award-winning wine at this charming southern venue. In addition to wine tastings, they host several events throughout the month. Located off of Exit 41 on I-26, you're only a half-hour's drive away, making it another quick stop during your stay with us.

620 Old Rock Quarry Rd.

Enoree, SC 29335

864-969-9566

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City Scape Winery
City Scape Winery

City Scape Winery was born overlooking the beautiful skyline of Greenville, South Carolina. When it came time to put down some roots, the winery followed the Reedy River down into the scenic countryside of lower Greenville County. All of the wines are handmade with love for the community and the incredible people that live in it.
-City Scape Winery

589 Dunklin Bridge Rd

Pelzer, SC 29669

864-329-0615

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South Bend Winery
South Bend Winery

Located on 6 acres of farmland on the cusp of Greenwood, the area's newest winery is a great stop for "a place of serenity and a glass of wine."

122 Old Mount Moriah Road

Greenwood, SC 29646

864-377-8591

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Mercer House Winery
Mercer House Winery

Lovely atmosphere, delicious wines, and a charming host. That's what you'll find at Mercer House Winery. Open on the weekends, this little gem is a great stop after you visit Lake Murray or on your way back to the campground from a daytrip to Columbia.

397 Walter Rawl Road

Lexington, SC 29072

803-957-7102

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May-Lan Tree Plantation-Seasonal
May-Lan Tree Plantation-Seasonal

The perfect place to get your Christmas tree, you can cut your own or select an already cut one. With multiple varieties to pick from they will have the tree for you. Located 45 minutes away it is a great way to get a local tree.

156 Cooley Bridge RD

Pelzer, SC 29669

864-243-3092

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