Take a Tour of Aiken County
One of the best ways to view Aiken County is to take a tour! Historic and seasonal tours are available. Private Tours are also available.
Winter Colony & Historic District Tours
Saturdays at 10 am
Please call to reserve your seats.
Tours are enjoyed via small city bus or trolley. Tours depart from the Aiken Railroad Depot at Union and Park Ave. Many sites on the tour were chosen for their historic or architectural significance.
Carolina Aviation of Aiken
125 Aviation Blvd., Aiken, SC
Discovery flights and sight seeing tours.
Historic North Augusta Driving Tour
Reservations at least two weeks in advance requested.
Admission: $5 adults / $3 children and includes admission to the Arts and Heritage Center.
The Arts and Heritage Center of North Augusta offers a 45 minute to 1 hour tour with a step on guide.
Beech Island Historical Society
144 Old Jackson Hwy. Beech Island.
Jackie Bartley 803-867-3600
Tour by appointment.
Tours of historic Beech Island, the Beech Island Barn (under renovation), and Zubly Cemetery.
Redcliffe Plantation House Tours
181 Redcliffe Road, Beech Island
Open: Thursday – Monday at 11am, 1pm and 3pm. http://southcarolinaparks.com/redcliffe
If school groups are scheduled on a day when we offer tours, the 11am tour will not be held. Please contact the park in advance if you are planning on attending an 11am tour.
Tailored Tours of Aiken
Tailored tours of Aiken and Aiken County. Three popular tours are: Historic Aiken, Aiken Up Close and Personal, and Aiken and a Plantation.
Aiken Ghost Tours offered to groups of four to ten:
Every Friday at 6:00pm (weather permitting)
$15 per person
Comfortable footwear is highly advised
May bring your own flashlight and camera
Walking tour is approximately 1.5 miles.
Aiken is known for its beautiful homes and landscapes by day, but once the sun sets, it takes on a new life. Taking a ghost tour is a great way to see our city at night and an even greater way to peek into the haunted sites of Aiken. On our Aiken Ghost Tours you’ll walk through some of the most beautifully creepy locations you’d never thought possible in the daylight. We’ll visit haunted and historic locations and learn about their dark, scary history about which even locals are hesitant to whisper. Call ahead to secure your tour – if you dare.
North Augusta Tours
For tours of North Augusta, please contact the N. Augusta Arts & Heritage Center.
History, Homes and Horses Tour
Experience Aiken on a Pedego!
Book online: https://www.pedegoelectricbikes.com/dealers/aiken
Guided rides last approximately 2 hours and cover a distance of approximately 10.5 miles. Our ride includes brief stops at the Aiken Historical Museum, The Thoroughbred Hall of Fame at Hopeland Gardens, and the Aiken Railroad Depot. This tour will meander through downtown where you will marvel at the Historic Architecture our beautiful horse district.
Start and end in the Alley (downtown Aiken). 8 people per tour. $40 per bike. All riders must be at least 16 and riders under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. You must provide a photo ID.