Things to do in Santee Cooper Country. Golf Courses, Festivals, Museums, Parks

LOCAL POINTS OF INTEREST  The Branchville Railroad Shrine & Museum is the home of the oldest railroad junction in the world. Museum is located beside the tracks on Hwy. 21 in Branchville. For more information about the Railroad Museum and Raylrode Daze Festival visit http://raylrodedazefestivul.com/ .

Located 7 miles from I 95 Santee Exit on Hwy 6 visit the Town of Elloree. Elloree's historic Cleveland Street is lined with antique shops, specialty shops, and restaurants. Elloree is also home to the Elloree Heritage Museum. Read more http://www.elloreesc.com/

The Palmetto Trail has 6 Passages in Santee Cooper Country. See more about the Palmetto Trail http://www.palmettoconservation.org/aboutthetrail.asp

The Santee National Wildlife Refuge  is located on Hwy 301/15 – Exit 102 off I-95 North Santee (803) 478-2217 Open Tuesday through Sunday 8 A.M. to 4 P.M. The Refuge Visitors Center is decorated with displays describing Santee National Wildlife Refuge wildlife and habitats. You can also visit the site of a significant Revolutionary War battle at Ft. Watson, and Santee Indian Mound. Read more here http://www.fws.gov/santee/