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Plan your next destination in the stunning area of Lake Keowee. This man-made reservoir is located in the state of South Carolina, United States of America. This reservoir was first created in 1971 to provide power for Duke Energy, as well as for public recreational purposes. The shoreline of the area is about 300 miles in total, making sure that there are plenty of locations for you to explore. The lake collects its water from both the Keowee River and the Little River, adding more bodies of water to enjoy activities such as kayaking and canoeing. The lake provides the opportunity for many recreational activities such as fishing, boating, swimming and more. You will find that the waters of this reservoir are pure and clean, making it a joy to splash in. More than just recreational activities, here you will also find a rich history. The historic Keowee Town used to be located on the bank of the Keowee River and was the largest of the seven Cherokee Lower Towns during the colonial period.Vacation Rentals in Lake Keowee
You will find that plenty of the rental properties of the area provide a stunning view. You can find accommodation located closer to the lake, immersed in nature, as well as ones that are near the center of towns. Imagine having your coffee in the morning while feeling the fresh air. Cozy up by the fireplace during the colder winter nights. Have friends over for lunch in your backyard on a Saturday. These can be some of the memories you could be making with a rental property in Lake Keowee.
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The area and getting around
You will find that making your way to Lake Keowee is effortless and comfortable. You will find that Lake Keowee is easily accessible by car as it is connected quite well with Interstate 85, Highway 11 and US 76. This quick access also means that many coach buses from major cities around the area and neighboring states have routes coming in Lake Keowee. If you want to make your journey by air, the nearest commercial airport is the Greenville/Spartanburg International Airport which is located 51 miles from Lake Keowee. This airport has commercial national flights to many of the main cities in the United States of America.Where to eat in Lake Keowee
You will find that the choices for dining are many in Lake Keowee. From Japanese upscale eateries to casual pizza places, you will surely find something to please. One of the most loved local eateries is Copper River Grill. Here you will be able to have delicious steaks and seafood with a side of tasty cocktails. On the other hand, if you are looking for a more exotic option head to Solé Grill and Sushi Bar. Here you will find a Japanese restaurant with upscale decor and a menu filled with items such as sushi, sashimi and nigiri.
Travelers and activities
There are many ways to enjoy the outdoors while visiting Lake Keowee. You can rent a boat from the Lake Keowee Marina for half or your entire stay and explore the shores of the lakes. Another great choice is going to the Issaqueena Falls and the Stumphouse Tunnel which can be accessed from a short and easy hiking trail. Here you will discover a stunning 200 feet long waterfall.Lake Keowee for family activities
If you choose to make your trip to Lake Keowee with your whole family, try out one of these activities. Enjoy a fun fishing trip with your family. Here you can find a half-mile trail where you can fish with a valid fishing license. Alternatively, you can always take a tour with an official fishing company while also enjoying a boat ride around the lake.
Did you know that the name Keowee is a Cherokee word which means the "place of the mulberries"?
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Here you can watch a free movie while relaxing on the water. You can also find interactive experiences for kids here during the summer.2. Alley on Ram
If you are interested in jazz music, this is the right place for you. Every Thursday this venue hosts Jazz at the Jazz which is an outdoor concert with local musicians.3.Greenville County Museum of Art
Explore art at this notorious museum. This museum has the largest collection of watercolor paintings by Andrew Wyeth and Josef Albers.4.American Legion Post Military History Museum
Learn about the local history. In this museum, you will be able to take private tours, look at artifacts and watch interesting documentaries.5.Bird Watching on the Lake
Learn about the nature of the area. It has been reported that there are over 75 species of birds that inhabit Lake Keowee.