Lake Murray, South Carolina Vacation Rentals

Lake Murray, South Carolina, is a man-made lake 11 miles from downtown Columbia. It covers 78 square miles and has 650 miles of shoreline. Guests staying at Lake Murray vacation ...Read more

 

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Lake Murray, South Carolina Vacation Rentals

Lake Murray, South Carolina, is a man-made lake 11 miles from downtown Columbia. It covers 78 square miles and has 650 miles of shoreline. Guests staying at Lake Murray vacation rentals will enjoy walking along the Dreher Shoals Dam, with scenic views of the Columbia skyline. Sport fishermen will find abundant largemouth bass, catfish and striped bass in the lake. Water skiing, boating and jet skiing are also popular activities here. Those staying in Lake Murray beach rentals will also enjoy swimming in the clear waters or taking sailboat lessons. Visitors renting Lake Murray vacation homes will also want to see Bomb Island, in the middle of the lake, where Purple Martins come to roost in the summer. Dreher Island State Park has miles of trails through the woods to explore. In Columbia, the Riverfront Zoo has lots of attractions for the kids. They can watch ostriches run across the savanna. The Bog Garden has turtles and frogs and pitcher plants. Located in an 1893 former mill, the South Carolina State Museum has exhibits on natural history and science. Nearby, Congaree National Park has 20 miles of hiking trails, and offers ranger-led canoe tours through the cypress and water tupelo trees. As for dining out, back in Columbia, the tourists and locals agree that Hennessey's Restaurant is the best spot for great food.