Georgetown is located in the Georgetown County, in the State of South Carolina. As the county seat, Georgetown is the third city to be established in the state and the second seaport in terms of dimension. The population of Georgetown is of approximately 9,000 inhabitants.
Top Attractions within Georgetown
The Winyah Bay Heritage Festival is a celebration of the traditional values of the Georgetown community and of the Winyah Bay. There are many special events which will take place during the festival, some of the favorite annual ones being: Dock Dogs, the Fishing Simulator and the Shooting Trailer. At the same time, heritage related exhibitions will be hosted at the Bobby Alford Center, featuring art objects and crafts of local artists.
The Kaminski House Museum is one of the venues to visit in Georgetown, if you want to take in some art and history at the same time. The old mansion, dating back to 1769, is to be admired for its amazing architectural style, as well as for the collections inside. You will have the opportunity to see artifacts related to furniture and decorations, of American and British origins. After visiting the Kaminski House Museum, you may like to visit the Stewart Parker House, which is adjacent to the museum.
Cap'n Rod's Lowcountry Plantations Tour is the perfect opportunity to visit the surrounding areas of Georgetown in an unique way. The small boat can take up a number of tourists, who will be taken along the shore. The guide will point all the important sights to see around the bay and will base the presentation on old plantation and farm spaces. Enjoy legends and stories of the slaves, mansions and plantations to be found in and around Georgetown.
The East Bay Park is the place where you can spend sunny days outside with your family and friends, in Georgetown. You can opt to play sports on one of the three tennis courts or on one of the seven baseball fields. You can organize picnics in the designated pavilion, from which you can also watch over your children on the playground.