Before or After the Game, Anderson Makes for a Perfect Getaway

With beautiful outdoor spaces and excellent facilities, Anderson is a perfect sports destination


Anderson, South Carolina

Nestled between the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains and the welcoming shores of Lake Hartwell, Anderson has a rich history and a welcoming personality. Within this county of about 200,000, you’ll find working farms, museums, gorgeous golf courses, marinas and plenty of cultural sites. Anderson is also home to many dining options. No matter what your taste, you can find a restaurant to satisfy your hunger.

Looking for fun activities nearby? The Bart Garrison Agricultural Museum of South Carolina is home to exhibits that focus not only on the history of agriculture, but how that legacy affects modern and future agricultural practices and healthy living.

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“Working with the staff at Visit Anderson and Anderson County on the recent Dixie Youth Baseball World Series was a tremendous experience for our staff and participants. Our staff was blown away by the organization and hospitality provided by the staff Visit Anderson. They left no stone unturned. The level of hospitality we saw extended beyond our staff and participants to the families and spectators.​”

— Jay Bennett, Deputy Director, Dixie Youth Baseball 

Bart Garrison Agricultural Museum of South Carolina
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Facility Spotlight

Green Pond Landing & Event Center

Green Pond Landing & Event Center

Sports Covered: Fishing

The legendary Green Pond Landing & Event Center is a state-of-the-art recreational facility that is one of America’s finest fishing tournament venues. Green Pond hosted the Bassmaster Classic in 2015, 2018 and 2022. In just its first seven years, it has already hosted $100 million in fishing tournaments, including three Bassmaster Classics.

Anderson Sports & Entertainment Center

Anderson Sports & Entertainment Center

Sports Covered: Rodeo, Walking, Hiking

The 300-acre Anderson Sports & Entertainment Center plays host to concerts, sporting events, tournaments, festivals, trade shows, community meetings and more. The ASEC complex is also home to hundreds of acres of public park, plus playgrounds and miles of walking trails.

Civic Center of Anderson

Civic Center of Anderson

Sports Covered: Trade shows

This 37,000+ square-foot state-of-the-art multi-use facility provides a Conference Center, exhibition hall, entertainment arena and much more. The front Ballroom portion of the building provides a conference center atmosphere suitable for business meetings, conferences, conventions, receptions, and banquets for groups varying in size from 100 to 1,000. The Ballroom area, all 7,700 square feet, is the largest such facility in Anderson County. Meanwhile, the 28,000 square foot Arena is home to Anderson County’s largest trade shows and entertainment events – seating up to 3,200.