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Lone Star BBQ & Mercantile - Santee, SC

Lone Star is a “one of a kind” restaurant and general store that is comprised of four old frame buildings that served as rural country stores and farm commissaries in the late 1800’s, on into the 20th Century. Lone Star hosts a multitude of special activities and events on a year-round basis. They include featured holiday dinners, special seasonal menus, yard sales, bluegrass or country music entertainment virtually every Saturday night, and country music and bluegrass festivals on Memorial Day and Labor Day Weekends. Lone Star has earned a reputation for its tasty food, cooked just like Grandma used to fix it.

Hamptons - Sumter, SC

Hamptons redefines Southern cuisine and hospitality. Filled with fresh, local ingredients, their seasonally-inspired menu is a showcase of regional cuisine with an international flavor.

Address: Four West Hampton Avenue Sumter, South Carolina 29150
Phone: (803) 774-4400
Lunch Tues – Fri 11:30am – 2:30pm
Dinner Wed – Sat 5:30pm – 9:30pm
Bakery Tues 10:30am – 3pm, Wed – Fri 10:30am – Close

Outdoor Dining Wed – Sat 5:30pm – 9:30pm

Sumter Cut Rate Drugs & Coffee Shop - Sumter, SC

Okay, we know it sounds a little odd, but when you visit this little shop we know you’ll understand why we have it listed. During the 1940’s and 1950’s, many pharmacies in town and throughout the USA had soda fountains and snack bars. It was a common place for Granddads to visit early in the morning for coffee and laughs, and for Grandsons to treat their girlfriends to a milkshake after school. They continue this distinctly American tradition at Sumter Cut Rate. They are open for breakfast and Lunch, featuring Beef Brisket and Soda Fountain Ice Cream Favorites.

Clark's Inn annd Restaurant - Santee, SC

Clark’s has is a fine dining restaurant, Inn, and golf hotbed all rolled into one. It has a distinguished main dining room reminiscent of a New York or Miami restaurant. They serve a mix of “down home” and “up town” cuisine, famous desserts, and wine. Clark’s is an ideal place to host many functions and they have beautifully appointed rooms available for your private events.

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Buddy's Music

A locally owned and operated music store in Lake City offering sales, service, and teaching!

Beach Cruisers - Lake City, SC

Beach Cruisers sells sport bikes and recreational motorbikes to ensure you ride in comfort and style.

Sumter Mall - Sumter, SC
Sumter Mall is located on Broad Street and has a variety of stores like JC Penney, Belk, Sears, Victoria’s Secret, Bath and Body Works, Footlocker, Radio Shack, Books-a-Million and more. Recently under new management and with a new look inside and out, you will love shopping at the new and improved Sumter Mall.
Big Box Retail

Here at Palmetto Air Plantation, we also understand the need for some of the larger, chain stores occasionally. To that end, our Local Area has many of these stores within a few minutes. Sumter offers many of these stores including Wal-Mart, K-Mart, TJ Maxx, Lowe’s, Michael’s Arts & Crafts, PetCo, Simpson’s Ace Hardware, Tractor Supply and more. Sumter also has quite a few specialty shops on Bultman Drive in the University District and antique shops located on Broad Street and Main Street in their downtown historic district.

Santee Cooper County

With over 18 boat landings managed by state organizations, Santee Cooper Country is great for boating and fishing! Don’t believe all those tales you hear of giant fish and massive catches in Lake Marion and Moultrie? Just look at some of these pictures! Visitors can travel from Lake Marion through the Diversion Canal to Lake Moultrie. At the end of Lake Moultrie lies the 75-foot high Pinopolis Lock which will lower boaters down to the Tailrace Canal which takes you to the Cooper River and on to Charleston. No matter where or how long you want to fish and boat, Santee is the place to be! Many of the boat landings also feature fishing piers and paved lots. Not so much into fishing? Well, just a short ride down the road is the I-95 bridge that crosses Lake Marion which includes an adjacent bridge for those evening walks watching the sun set across the lake or those jogs across the water in the cool morning breeze! We have no doubt that if you are the outdoors type, you will certainly come to love living so close to Santee Cooper Country here at Palmetto Air Plantation!

Palmetto Tennis Center

The Palmetto Tennis Center is located inside Palmetto Park in Sumter, South Carolina. It boasts 24 state of the art tennis courts and is lit for night play. Three on-site tennis pros offer private lessons and group clinics for beginner to advanced players from ages three and up. Other amenities include two ball machines, stringing service, restrooms and pro shop. Admission for regular play is free of charge! Palmetto Tennis Center also hosts the USTA Pro Circuit – Palmetto Pro Open women’s tennis tournament annually! Check out the video below!


South Carolina is literally one the best places in the world for golfers to live! With over 360 top notch courses in our great state, it’s obvious South Carolina loves to play! Here are a few places you can check out to find out more about golf here in South Carolina and around Palmetto Air Plantation!

“Concerts, dance, theatre, visual arts…there’s always something exciting happening on the arts scene in Sumter! Stage performances at the historic Sumter Opera House, the crown jewel of Downtown Sumter, feature an array of entertainment including vintage movies, concerts and ballet.

A variety of classical and modern concerts and dance performances delight music lovers at Patriot Hall, located in the center of our residential Historic District, which serves as the anchor for the Sumter County Cultural Center. The Cultural Center also includes the Sumter County Gallery of Art, which hosts special events and exhibits featuring locally and nationally acclaimed artists. The Sumter Little Theatre features quality entertainment in a friendly atmosphere, where audiences are continually delighted by the wealth of local talent.”

ArtField's ArtFest - Lake City, SC

“ArtFields is a first-of-its-kind, Epic Southern Artfest Competition and Celebration to be held in the historic community of Lake City, South Carolina. The 10-day event will feature live music, dancing, delicious Southern foods, and cash prizes totaling $100,000 that will be awarded to winning artists. Winning entries will be determined by votes from ArtFields attendees and a juried panel.”

Florence Greek Festival


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