Abbeville, Edgefield, Greenwood, Laurens, & McCormick Counties
This fall, we think the perfect spot for you to enjoy the cooler temperatures and vibrant colors is right here in the Old 96 District of South Carolina. We have so many unexpected wonders, outdoor adventures, and small town gems for you to explore, and there has never been a better time to visit!

Enter to win our getaway at the link below to experience fall in the Old 96 District and enjoy 2 nights accommodations for two at Veranda on Main, dinner at Indigenous Underground, special packages from Divine Your Space, Breezy Quarters, and Daily Bread Bakery—and even a gas card to travel on!
Small Town Meets Fine Dining
While in the Old 96 District, treat yourself at any of our many locally owned restaurants—anything from casual burger dives to fine dining.
Needing inspiration? Check out our free Foodie Itinerary, which highlights some of the best eats around the region. And don't forget to save room for dessert!
Sleep Under the Stars

Ready to get away from the city lights and reconnect with nature? There's nothing like a night under the open skies to wrap up a great summer and rediscover your peace and solace.
Pumpkins & Corn Mazes

For those on the edge of their seat waiting for fall and its festivities, you're in luck! Stewart Farms in Laurens County opens this month (Sept. 24) with its pumpkin patch, corn maze, and hay rides. Don't forget to tag us in your #Old96District adventures on social media!
Old 96 District In the News

Check out this recent article from Best Things South Carolina, which highlights the Abbeville Opera House in their list of 'The 8 Best Historic Theaters in South Carolina!'. As they point out, the Abbeville Opera House has seen the likes of everything from vaudeville to Broadway shows and everything in between. Catch a show at this historic theater on your next visit to the Old 96 District!
Here are a few places we want to highlight this month—have you been everywhere on this list?

  • Diamond Hill Mine in Abbeville County, SC is active and open for diamond mining right here in the upstate of South Carolina, and the best part is you get to keep everything you find! Make a weekend out of it by making camping reservations or staying in nearby Abbeville.
  • TLC Confections in Edgefield, SC is famous not only for their mouth-watering confections, but also for their locally roasted gourmet coffee. Stop in for a fresh hot donut and tell them Old 96 District Tourism sent you!
  • South Bend Winery in Greenwood, SC is Greenwood's first winery, serving up beautiful wines in a serene vineyard atmosphere. Check out their live music schedule for a fun night out during your next weekend in the Old 96 District!
  • Vault Salon & Spa in Laurens, SC is a great spot for those looking for a more relaxing getaway! Schedule a massage or pedicure to treat yourself.
  • Sumter National Forest in McCormick, SC has ample trails for day hiking, mountain biking, and even horse riding/camping! Tag us in your adventure on social media for a chance to be featured.