4 Charming Towns near Lake Hartwell Vacation Rentals

Lake Hartwell vacation rentals offer you some great deals on a family vacation to upcountry South Carolina. This manmade lake has 960 miles of shoreline and covers an expanse of 56,000 acres. Boating, fishing and waterskiing are the main pastimes here. The lake is surrounded by little towns that are great places for entertainment and shopping. Here are some towns worth visiting.

1. Hartwell

This town is situated between Atlanta and Greenville. Spend a weekend boating or angling, swim, picnic on the lake shore or take a leisurely walk along the Hartwell dam. Visit the charming downtown area of the town with its historic buildings and shop for local arts and crafts. You also have a variety of dining options here.

2. Lavonia

This town is a great place to relax and unwind. You can stroll along the main street, browse through quaint shops selling antiques and bric-a-brac, or picnic on the shore of Lake Hartwell. The town hosts spring, fall and Christmas festivals. There are also many historic sites to visit.

3. Royston

This town is home to the Tugaloo State Park, Ty Cobb Museum and the Victoria Bryant State Park. This small town of just 2,500 people has a number of fine dining restaurants, coffee shops, bars and nightclubs. The town has many pet-friendly parks where the family can enjoy. 

4. Toccoa

This town is located on the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains. Downtown Toccoa is a great place for the family; you will find restaurants, gift and specialty shops and art galleries. You can also spend the day at the spectacular 200-feet Toccoa waterfalls.

Stay comfortably in an affordable Lake Hartwell vacation home. Book your rental at Vacationhomes.com, where the options are listed according to price, amenities and location.

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