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As the center of South Carolina's "Thoroughbred Country," Aiken is known for pristine horse farms and first-class equestrian sports.
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About Aiken

Founded in 1835, the city of Aiken was named after William Aiken, the president of the South Carolina Railroad. The City of Aiken is located near the mid-point of South Carolina's long border with Georgia, about 15 miles east of Augusta. US 1 and US 78 pass through the heart of the city, and Interstate 20 skirts its northern border.

Among the many things that have helped to shape Aiken, three of the main events are the railroad, the Winter Colony influence and the largest industrial impact for the area, the Savannah River Site.

Why Choose Aiken ?

Easy access to highway
Interstate 20 (I‑20) - Augusta and Columbia
Horses!
Equestrian sports are a big part of Aiken’s appeal with polo matches and steeplechase races often on the calendar of events. Many prize-winning thoroughbreds train here and are kept in expensive stables that are built to the highest standards.
Wonderful Way of Life
Aiken is known for its grand homes, beautiful gardens and quaint city center with parks and restaurants. A place you’ll want to live in.

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Places in Aiken

Carolina Bay

The Carolina Bay Nature Preserve is primarily a bay and comprises a huge pond around it. The surpassing scenic beauty of the bay makes it one of the most visited places in Aiken. The bay is located away from the commotion of the downtown and is undoubtedly a great place for some respite from the daily hustle and bustle.

Dupont Planetarium

The Dupont Planetarium is a great place to visit for all travel enthusiasts who love science. It is a great centre of attraction for the kids as well. The tourists visiting this planetarium will be able to witness a lot of celestial objects using the advanced telescopes that are present here.

Aiken Train Museum

The Aiken Train Museum is one of the prime tourist destinations in the town and is a huge crowd puller. It not only attracts people from South Carolina but also from all parts of the United States. This famous train museum comprises nine dioramas which in turn, portray the town along with the South Carolina Canal and Railroad Company.

Aiken Tennis Club

The Aiken Tennis Club is a private court tennis club located at 146 Newberry Street, SW in Aiken, South Carolina. It includes the Court Tennis Building.The club was incorporated in 1898 with the sponsorship of financier and founder of the prominent Whitney family,William C.

Aiken State Park

The Aiken State Park is one of the most visited tourist destinations in the town of Aiken. It is a very lovely park and is also very easy to find. A canoe ride in the Aiken State Park is one of the most exciting activities, and it will help you create a long and lasting memory. The river here is absolutely calm and is simply stunning to witness.

Hopelands Gardens

The Hopelands Gardens is a great place to visit along with friends and family. Planning a picnic there is one of the best things that one can ever do in Aiken. You can easily witness the greenery of nature as the park comprises a lot of plants and beautiful flowers. It is undoubtedly one of the best places in Aiken to spend a morning or an evening in a tranquil ambiance.

Carolina Bay
Dupont Planetarium
Aiken Train Museum
Aiken Tennis Club
Aiken State Park
Hopelands Gardens
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