Boredom Busters for Kids in the Chattooga Area!

Becky WiseChattooga River, Wildwater

white water rafting - Blue Ridge mountains - Wildwater

Summer is flying by and will be over before you know it!  If you are looking for things to do with your kids while visiting Wildwater Chattooga, here is a list of some fun, cool things to explore in the area!

Waterfalls and Hiking – Oconee County has over 300 waterfalls. Learn where 22 of the most accessible waterfalls are located and plan your day!

Chattooga Belle Farm – The farm is always open for foot traffic, disc golf and simply enjoying the exceptional view.  It is also a U-Pick Farm for apples and peaches, muscadines, scuppernongs, blackberries, raspberries and blueberries. You can also enjoy lunch with signature soups, salads, and sandwiches at Belle’s Bistro.  Located 2 miles from Wildwater.

Stumphouse Tunnel – Started in 1852 to connect Charleston to Knoxville and eventually on to Cincinnati, the Civil War—and lack of funds—brought construction to a halt. The tunnel measures 17 feet wide by 25 feet high, 1/3 mile long.  Be sure to bring flashlights!

Oconee Heritage Center –  In Walhalla visitors can explore the history of Native Americans, Immigration, Railroads, New Deal Programs, Textile Mills, Agriculture and much more as it relates to Oconee County.  Popular exhibits include the dugout canoes being preserved within the museum and the Louise Russell Alexander Children’s Corner where children can explore our culture and heritage in a fun environment.

World of Energy –  Located at Oconee Nuclear Station in Seneca, South Carolina, Duke Energy’s World of Energy is an exciting way to learn about electricity in a fun, interactive environment.

Museum of the Cherokee in South Carolina – Visitors to the Museum can view Native American artifacts and other special exhibits.  Located in Walhalla, SC.

Boat Rentals on Lake Keowee Lake Keowee is one of the most pristine lakes in the country with over 300 miles of shoreline.  Having a boat and/or Waverunners will greatly enhance your lake experience. 

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