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Anderson Travel Guide

Often called the Friendliest City in South Carolina, Anderson is a welcoming place that makes everyone feel at home. Tourists can spend time enjoying nature and relaxing down at Lake Hartwell, or by visiting the museums, entertainment, and dining in downtown Anderson. Of course, shopaholics will be happy with the shopping opportunities in store for them in Anderson too. For a more boozy experience visit the distillery that crafted the first legal moonshine in South Carolina and enjoy a taste! Whether visitors are in the area for hiking and biking or simply want to wander the city and see what it has to offer, they won’t be disappointed in Anderson.

Things to Do in Anderson

Anderson County Museum is a fascinating place that allows to visitors to learn more about the area and South Carolina. A lot of tourists in the city also like to see the Old Anderson County Courthouse. Or guests can visit Denver Downs Farm to learn about their heritage and how important agriculture is for the country. There is also a farmer’s market here. For some shopping, head to the largest shopping center in the city, which is Anderson Mall. There are over 76 stores here for some begging to help indulge some retail therapy. At Lake Hartwell State Park, enjoy the miles of hiking trails or a day fishing on the lake. There is also Sadlers Creek State Park for some hiking adventures. To try some moonshine, head to the Palmetto Distillery.

Best Places to Stay in Anderson

To be near to all of the action, there are several hotels you can stay in in Downtown Anderson.

Best Time to Visit Anderson

The best time to visit Anderson in South Carolina is during the summer months when there are warm temperatures and plenty of sunshine.

Price and Availability Index in Anderson

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The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Anderson is in July, while the cheapest month is in January. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Anderson is in the high season in July. Anderson has its low season in January, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.

The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Anderson tends to be Monday, while the most expensive day tends to be Saturday. Vacation homes in Anderson tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Tuesdays.

The weather in Anderson

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Anderson. The hottest month in Anderson is June, when temperatures peak at 95 ˚F. The coolest month is January, when temperatures drop to 16 ˚F. The wettest month in Anderson is June with 7.8 inches of rain, while the driest month is November with 0.92 inches of rain.

Vacation Rentals in Anderson

Choose the perfect accommodation for your trip at AllTheRooms.com. We aggregate Airbnb, VRBO, priceline and more. AllTheRooms has 359 vacation rentals, hotels and other great places to stay during your time in Anderson, with everything from cheap hostels and homestays to luxury Airbnbs and hotels. For those traveling on a budget, the cheapest place to stay in Anderson is available at $15 per night. A typical accommodation in Anderson costs on average $161 per night.

If you need an internet connection during your stay in Anderson, then you can choose from over 114 places to stay that provide WiFi internet. 36 of our accommodations in include a breakfast in the price. You can keep up with your workout regime by staying at one of 17 accommodations that provide gym facilities. If you're planning on arriving in Anderson by car, be sure to choose from 121 accommodations that provide parking. We have 26 places to stay that have a pool or jacuzzi.

If you're traveling with a furry friend, then be sure to choose one of the 32 pet-friendly accommodations available.

AllTheRooms aggregates vacation rentals, hotels and other unique accommodation types from 5 providers in Anderson, including 90 places to stay from Airbnb, 17 accommodations from VRBO and 15 places to stay from priceline

194 accommodations in Anderson have been reviewed: 65% are rated excellent or good. 80 places to stay in are instantly bookable.

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