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This One Destination Has The Absolute Bluest Water In South Carolina

Ordinarily, you’d think the bluest water in the Palmetto State would be the Atlantic Ocean. But the bluest water in all of South Carolina is not found in the Atlantic. It’s in the Upstate. There are a couple of incredibly pristine man-made lakes in South Carolina’s Upstate that are absolutely stunning. We told you about one of them in this article about the most pristine swimming spot in the state. Likewise, here’s the spot with the bluest water in South Carolina.

Have you been to or seen Lake Keowee? We’d love to know and/or see your photos in our comments!

Robin Jarvis
Robin Jarvis is a staff writer for She's traveled to five of the seven continents and currently lives 35-feet in the air in a treehouse in the Southeastern U.S. When she's not writing, she's dreaming of her next trip.