Lake Keowee Is One Of The Most Underrated Summer Destinations In South Carolina

Getting away for a day or a weekend during the summer in South Carolina leaves residents with endless options to explore our beautiful state. But… where do you go to avoid the usual crowded places? In the shadow of its larger and more promoted neighboring lake (Lake Jocassee), Lake Keowee is one of the most underrated summer destinations in the Palmetto State.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

You can’t go wrong when you set out to spend a day by (or on!) the water at the underrated Lake Keowee in South Carolina. Have you spent time here? We’d love to know. What’s your most favorite lake in South Carolina and why?

To learn a theory on how and why the initial filling of Lake Keowee in the early 1970s is suspected of causing an earthquake, keep reading here!

Address: Lake Keowee, South Carolina, USA