Moncks Corner

This town is a gateway to a number of attractions in Santee Cooper Country. Named for the two rivers that form a 171,000-acre basin, the area brims with outdoor pleasures centered on the basin and nearby Lakes Marion and Moultrie.


Mepkin Abbey

This active Trappist monastery overlooking the Cooper River is on the site of the former plantation home of Henry Laurens.…

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Old Santee Canal Park

Adventure into the Charleston area's past at Old Santee Canal Park. Four miles of boardwalks and unpaved paths take you…

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Francis Marion National Forest

Pack a picnic and your fishing poles, or hit the hiking, biking, horseback-riding, and motorbike trails in 260,000 acres of…

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