Aiken is the namesake and capital of Aiken County, South Carolina. For families, couples, and solo travelers alike, Aiken offers plenty of fun activities for all to enjoy.
To get your bearings on arrival in Aiken, consider embarking on a guided trolley tour of the downtown area. These old fashioned San Francisco-style trolleys are a charming way to discover this magical city. Downtown Aiken is filled with plenty of independent boutique stores, malls and quirky restaurants -- a perfect spot for some retail therapy!
Those interested in culture and the arts will enjoy an afternoon spent browsing the ever-changing exhibitions on display at the Aiken Art & Soul gallery. The gallery showcases the works of local artists and is a great place to purchase a one-of-a-kind piece while supporting the community.
Plenty of greenery also encompasses the city. Consider hiking through Hitchcock woods, or paying a visit to Boyd pond.
Many hotels are scattered throughout downtown Aiken. Opt to stay in the center where it's easy to get around on foot, and plenty of dining options are on your doorstep.
The fall months of September through to November are the best time to visit Aiken. At this time, temperatures are warm and sunny but not stifling and humid.
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If you want to stay connected during your trip, then you can choose from over 307 accommodations in Aiken that have WiFi. 65 places to stay include a breakfast. Fitness fanatics can get a workout in during their stay by choosing from 15 accommodations that have gyms. If you are driving to Aiken, you'll want to pick from 309 places to stay that provide parking. 47 accommodations come with a pool or jacuzzi
Those traveling with a cat, dog or some other animal can stay in any of 136 accommodations that are designated as pet-friendly.
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