The City of Aiken, SC
Aiken is a popular city in the state of South Carolina with a total of 29,494 residents living there. Aiken is ranked as the fourteenth most populated city in South Carolina and the 1077th most populated city in the United States, and is located in Aiken County. The largest nearby city to Aiken is North Augusta, approximately 16 miles from the city center.There are several family restaurants in or near Aiken, including Waffle House, Aiken-Days Inn Interstate Highway 20, Hardee's Restaurants, Baynham Family Restaurant and McDonalds of Aiken. For a larger selection of Aiken restaurants select our Restaurants tab above. Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby Aiken Golf Courses, Museums and/or Arenas, including the Fort Discovery, New Ellenton Golf Course, Redcliffe Plantation State Historic Site, South Edisto Golf Course and Northside Golf Club. For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of Aiken please click on the Attractions tab above. The following airport is located in or near Aiken:
- Augusta Regional Airport (AGS)
Aiken, South Carolina Climate and WeatherIn the month of February, Aiken experiences an average high temperature of 63 degrees Fahrenheit. Low temperaturs in February are usually about 36 degrees with an average rainfall of 4.31 inches. The seasonal climate varies in Aiken with daytime temperatures averaging 91 degrees in the summer, and 61 degrees in the winter months. Visitors can also expect Aiken to receive an average of 4.5 inches of rainfall per/month during winter months and 4.83 inches of rainfall per/month in the summer months. The temperature has been known to get as high as 109 degrees in the summer and as low as -4 degrees in the winter so visitors planning a vacation to Aiken should check the weather forecast to determine proper attire prior to departure. Spring and Fall bring average daytime temperatures of 78 degrees, and nighttime lows of 50.
Aiken, South Carolina Attractions
1Augusta Canal - , Augusta,
The Augusta Canal is a historic canal located in Augusta, Georgia. The canal connects two points of the Savannah River. It was devised to harness the power of the fall line of the Savannah River for mills, to provide transportation of goods, and to provide drinking water for the city. It is the only canal in the world still used for its original purpose of providing power to textile mills.
2Augusta Civic Center - , Augusta,
The Augusta Civic Center is a 6,777-seat multi-purpose arena, in Augusta, Maine in the US, owned by the city of Augusta.
3Augusta Golf Course - , Augusta,
The Augusta Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in Richmond County Georgia. Built in 1927, this Augusta course is open all year. Tee times are accepted up to 1 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 706-731-9344. The golf course dress code is as follows: Shirt and shoes required.
Address: 2023 Highland Ave, Augusta, GA 30904
4Blackville Country Club - Blackville,
The Blackville Country Club is a 9 hole public golf course in Barnwell County South Carolina. Built in 1959, this Blackville course is open all year. Tee times are accepted up to 1 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 803-284-2565. The golf course dress code is as follows: No tank tops or cutoffs.
Address: Country Club Rd, Blackville, SC 29817
5Boyhood Home of President Woodrow Wilson - , Augusta,
The Woodrow Wilson Boyhood Home, in Augusta, Georgia, is a historic house museum owned and operated by Historic Augusta, Inc. It was designated a National Historic Landmark on October 6, 2008. It was the childhood home of Thomas "Tommy" Woodrow Wilson, 28th president of the United States and proponent of the League of Nations.
6Fort Discovery - , Augusta,
The National Science Center's Fort Discovery, generally known as Fort Discovery, is a popular 128,000-square-foot, children's science exhibition center and museum that is situated in downtown Augusta, Georgia directly across from Riverwalk Augusta. Fort Discovery is a museum that is situated in the former Shoppes at Port Royal, a two-story shopping mall which operated from 1991 to 1994.
7Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art - , Augusta,
Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art is a museum that is situated in Augusta, Georgia, in the home of former Augusta Mayor and United States Senator Nicholas Ware. Olivia Herbert founded the Institute in 1937. The original name for the Institute was the Augusta Art Club; it was later renamed in memorial to Olivia Herbert's daughter, Gertrude Herbert Dunn. The two primary missions of the Institute are art education and visual arts exhibition.
8Indian Trail Golf Course - , Batesburg-Leesville,
The Indian Trail Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in Lexington County South Carolina. Built in 1993, this Batesburg-Leesville course designed by Rudy Raborn is open all year. Tee times are accepted up to 2 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 803-532-9010. The golf course dress code is as follows: No tank tops or cutoffs.
Address: 1304 Willis St, Batesburg-Leesville, SC 29006
9James Brown Arena - , Augusta,
The James Brown Arena is a multi-purpose complex, in Augusta, Georgia.
10Jim & Lilie Golf Club - Jackson,
The Jim & Lilie Golf Club is a 9 hole public golf course in Aiken County South Carolina. Built in 1956, this Jackson course designed by Charlie Steed is open all year. Tee times are accepted by calling the pro shop at 803-471-9446. The golf course dress code is as follows: No dress code.
Address: Foreman St, Jackson, SC 29831
Aiken, South Carolina Hotels
Aiken, South Carolina Restaurants
This is a list of Aiken Family Restaurants with addresses and phone numbers, including Breakfast & Brunch Restaurants, Fast Foods & Carry Out, Sandwich Shops and Bar & Grill Restaurants. Happy Dining!
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