JULY 2016If you've gotta be outside, be cool and get wet! CVB SPOTLIGHT: Lake Keowee "America's 15 Greatest Lake Towns in the Summer". Lake Keowee

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JULY 2016

If you've gotta be outside, be cool and get wet!

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Tube, boat, jet ski, raft, kayak, paddle board or swim...our lakes, rivers and waterfalls offer all sorts of ways to cool off and beat the summer heat!

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CVB SPOTLIGHT: Lake Keowee

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With over 300 miles of shoreline, its a popular lake for: boating, fishing, water-skiing, swimming, camping, and picnicking.

"America's 15 Greatest Lake Towns in the Summer".

Lake Keowee tops the list on ThrillList Travel as their choice for great lake towns to visit. "Seneca is the best lake experience in the region!" Lake Keowee offers an ideal setting for outdoor recreation. Lake Keowee has public boat ramps maintained by Oconee County Department of Parks, Recreation & Tourism and Duke Energy. Lake Keowee Marina is a full service marina offering sales, boat rentals and The Tiki Hut restaurant.

ACTIVITY: Horse Back Riding

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Saddle Creek Vistas
New business!
Whether you are a horse owner, a riding enthusiast, or simply looking to enjoy a day on horseback, the Equestrian Center at The Cliffs at Keowee Vineyards offers facilities and programs geared toward enjoying access to more than 200 miles of scenic riding trails through the Jocassee Gorge State Park. Trail rides may be booked thru Saddle Creek Vistas which offers guided tours surrounding Lake Keowee. (864) 868-9969

RESTAURANT: Keowee Cabana

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Keowee Cabana a great place to enjoy a summer sunset!

Keowee Cabana at the Lighthouse Restaurant, features outdoor dining overlooking Lake Keowee

Hours
Thursday & Friday
4pm-9:30pm
Saturday & Sunday
11am-9:30pm

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RECREATION

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A break during a boat ride so everyone can cool off!

Jocassee Lake Tours

BOAT TOURS every Wednesday, Saturday & Sunday.

This month's special tours:

RIVER HIKING ADVENTURE TOUR - Lower Lake!
Explore the wild, remote reaches of the Whitewater and Thompson Rivers, accessible only from the shore of Lake Jocassee!
July 9th 10am - 2pm

FULL MOON RISING TOUR - Swimmers Moon!
July 19th 7pm - 9:30pm

KAYAK ADVENTURE TOUR - Lower Lake!
Join them for a day of kayak exploration of the hidden nooks and crannies of Lake Jocassee. Basic paddling instruction will be provided for beginners. Expect wonder!
July 30th 10am - 4pm

Wildwater Adventure Center

Looking to cool off? Rafting, paddle boarding and zip lining are fantastic ways to experience adventure while you beat the oppressive, July heat in Oconee County!

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MUSIC

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Thursday night street parties in downtown Seneca on Ram Cat Alley

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Click to see JULY scheduled performances

 
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Bluegrass FRIDAY nights in Long Creek

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THEATER

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Walhalla Civic Auditorium

Andy Offutt Irwin (Storyteller, comedian)
Saturday, July 16th @ 7:30pm
Hilarious heartfelt songs, astounding narratives, and astonishing mouth noises, have made Irwin one of the most adored touring storytellers/comedians in the United States. Three of his CD's have won Storytelling World awards.
A fun night for the entire family.

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