Jewel of South Carolina

Southeastern BBQ Showdown logo, June 14-15,2023

Southeastern BBQ Showdown | Segra Park

This event will be the first of its kind, setting a precedent as the “first food sport competition to be held in a sports stadium in the United States.”

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Visitors gather around a well outside the Lexington County Museum at night, only lit by glowing orange lanterns as museum staff are dressed up and sharing tales of haunted regional history.

Halloween Comes Alive in Lake Murray Country

With Halloween right around the corner, creep it real with spine-chilling stories, like college campus ghosts and underwater graveyards.

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Welcome to Lake Murray Country

Lake Murray, the Jewel of South Carolina, offers official visitor information for vacation planning, world-class fishing, boating, and golf packages with fun and free things to do for the entire family. Visitors love exploring our great outdoors and three rivers while being close to downtown Columbia. Book your Lake Murray Country adventure today!

Sunset over lake murray

Visiting the Region

We’ve got a diverse four county region and something for everyone.

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The landscape - a river, the road, a city

What We’re Known For

Arts and culture, family fun and endless sports and outdoor activities

What's Happening

From major fishing tournaments to concerts and more, Lake Murray’s events keep visitors entertained all year long.

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Ready to Come Home to the Lake? Request a Visitor's Guide

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Dine & Entertain

Explore the region’s many restaurants, entertainment venues with lots of metropolitan nightlife and quaint shopping districts.

Where To Eat

Take Home a Piece of Lake Life; Visit Our Souvenir Shoppe

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