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Lake LureLake Lure, NC -Nestled in the lowlands of Hickory Nut Gorge, Lake Lure has been a popular tourist attraction and get away for generations. The twin villages of Lake Lure and Chimney Rock offer an abundance of activities for all ages.

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Historic Carson HouseMarion, NC– One of the oldest homes in McDowell County that’s open to the public. Historic artifacts tell the story of WNC through the filter of one of the areas founding families.

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Cowpens National BattlefieldGaffney, SC – Site of one of the most important battles in the Southern Campaign of the American Revolution. The Patriot victory here would set the course to ultimate victory at Yorktown.

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Congaree National ParkHopkins, SC – Thanks to its inhospitable environment, the Congaree Floodplain preserves one of the largest tracks of old growth bottomland hardwood forest in the country.

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Buford’s Massacre Site Lancaster, SC – Site of the The Waxhaws where patriots under command of Abraham Buford faced off against “Bloody Tarleton”.

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Andrew Jackson State ParkLancaster, SC – State Park in South Carolina dedicated to the seventh president of the United States at the site where he lived as a child.

About Carolina Odyssey

At Carolina Odyssey we’re on a mission to visit every roadside attraction, every historical site, every State or National Park, and every other place of interest in North and South Carolina. Along the way, we’re learning about the history, folklore, and stories that make up the Carolinas.

Whether you live in the Carolinas or you’re just visiting, we’ve got what you need to make the most of your day out. Check back often because we’re always on the road discovering new sights. You’re odyssey starts here.