Tour Orangeburg, South Carolina from Hotel's Location
The historic sites of Orangeburg, South Carolina are near the hotel's location off St. Matthews Rd. Two of the state's oldest historically black colleges, S.C. State University and Claflin University, are only minutes away. Orangeburg is also a picturesque city, and tourists can see for themselves why it is known as the Garden City at the beautiful Edisto Memorial Gardens, which are home to over 50 different rose beds. Check to see if your visit coincides with the annual Festival of Roses. The region's natural beauty can also be seen at the Hillcrest Golf Course and the Santee Lakes.
While you're in Orangeburg, consider seeing:
- Hillcrest Golf Course (2.5 miles)
This 18-hole championship golf course features practice facilities and beautifully landscaped fairways that are a challenge to players of all skill levels.
Phone: + 1 (803) 533-6030
- S.C. State University (5.9 miles)
This historically black land-grant university of almost 5,000 students was founded in 1896. It is home to the state's only bachelor's degree program in nuclear engineering.
Phone: + 1 (800) 260-5956
- IP Stanback Planetarium (5.9 miles)
Built in 1980, this museum and planetarium is located on the S.C. State University campus. It is named for the university's first black chairman of its board of trustees.
Phone: + 1 (803) 536-7174
- Camelot 4 Theatre (6.5 miles)
While staying in Orangeburg, relax and watch a movie at this local movie theatre.
- Claflin University (6.8 miles)
This independent institution of about 1,800 students was founded in 1869.
Phone: + 1 (803) 535-5635
- Edisto Memorial Gardens (7.9 miles)
The gardens are a popular South Carolina attraction with more than 50 beds of roses over 150 acres. The site hosts the annual Festival of Roses.
Phone: + 1 (803) 533-6020
- Santee Cooper Lakes (23 miles)
This beautiful lake system consists of 110,000-acre Lake Marion, 60,000-acre Lake Moultrie and their connecting canal. Frequent hosts to premier fishing tournaments, the lakes were constructed from 1939-1942.
Directions to Country Inn & Suites:
From Columbia: (35 miles): Take I-26 E to Exit 145A. Go right on Saint Matthews Rd for 0.3 miles. Turn left at the traffic light onto Regional Pkwy for 0.1 miles. The hotel will be on your right.
From Charleston: (76 miles): Take I-26 W to Exit 145-A. Merge onto SC-601. Turn right on Saint Matthews Rd for 0.3 miles. Turn left at the traffic light onto Regional Pkwy for 0.1 miles. The hotel will be on your right.