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 Aiken-Days Inn Interstate Highway 20, Hardee's Restaurants, Waffle House, 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 November, Aiken experiences an average high temperature of 69 degrees Fahrenheit. Low temperaturs in November are usually about 42 degrees with an average rainfall of 3.25 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
1Meadow Garden (Augusta, Georgia) - , Augusta,
George Walton House, which is also referred to as Meadow Garden, is a house in Augusta, Georgia. It was home of George Walton, the youngest signer of the U.S. Declaration of Independence, and later a governor of Georgia and a U.S. senator.
2Morris Museum of Art - , Augusta,
The Morris Museum of Art in Augusta, Georgia was established in 1985 as a non-profit foundation by William S. Morris III, in memory of his parents, as the first museum dedicated to the collection and exhibition of art and artists of the American South.
3New Ellenton Golf Course - New Ellenton,
The New Ellenton Golf Course is a 9 hole public golf course in Aiken County South Carolina. Built in 1966, this New Ellenton course is open all year. Tee times are accepted by calling the pro shop at 803-652-7867. The golf course dress code is as follows: Shirt and shoes required.
Address: 301 Fairway Dr, New Ellenton, SC 29809
4Ninety Six National Historic Site - Ninety Six,
Ninety Six National Historic Site, which is also referred to as Old Ninety Six and Star Fort, is a United States National Historic Site located about 60 miles south of Greenville, South Carolina. The historic site was listed on the National Register in 1969, declared to be a National Historic Landmark in 1973, and established as a National Historic Site in 1976 to preserve the original site of Ninety Six, South Carolina, a small town established in the early 18th century.
5Northside Golf Club - Aiken,
The Northside Golf Club is a 9 hole public golf course in Aiken County South Carolina. Built in 1992, this Aiken course designed by Alex Hamilton is open all year. Tee times are accepted up to 1 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 803-643-1034. The golf course dress code is as follows: Shirt and shoes required.
Address: 2287 Columbia Hwy N, Aiken, SC 29805
6Persimmon Hill Golf Club - Saluda,
The Persimmon Hill Golf Club is an 18 hole public golf course in Saluda County South Carolina. Built in 1963, this Saluda course designed by Russell Breeden is open all year. Tee times are accepted up to 365 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 800-279-1931. The golf course dress code is as follows: No tank tops or cutoffs.
Address: 126 Golf Club Rd, Saluda, SC 29138
7Redcliffe Plantation State Historic Site - Beech Island,
Redcliffe Plantation State Historic Site is a state park in South Carolina in the US. Redcliffe Plantation, which is also referred to as Redcliffe, completed in 1859, is a Greek Revival plantation house that can be found on the site that is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The house was designed by the baron Louis Berckmans and was built in 1857. It was built for James Henry Hammond and was home to three generations of his descendants.
8South Edisto Golf Course - Ridge Spring,
The South Edisto Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in Saluda County South Carolina. Built in 1975, this Ridge Spring course designed by H. D. Wyman is open all year. For tee time information call the pro shop at 803-649-3366. The golf course dress code is as follows: Shirt and shoes required.
Address: 500 Bogeyville Rd, Ridge Spring, SC 29129
9Williston Country Club - Williston,
The Williston Country Club is a 9 hole public golf course in Barnwell County South Carolina. Built in 1938, this Williston course designed by Jimmy Tarrance is open all year. Tee times are accepted by calling the pro shop at 803-266-7616. The golf course dress code is as follows: Shirt and shoes required.
Address: 1 Fairway Dr, Williston, SC 29853
Aiken, South Carolina Hotels
Aiken, South Carolina Restaurants
This is a list of Aiken Family Restaurants with addresses and phone numbers, including Fast Foods & Carry Out, Breakfast & Brunch Restaurants, Sandwich Shops and Bar & Grill Restaurants. Happy Dining!
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