Pee Dee Country
Welcome to Pee Dee Country…This seven county region, named for the original Native American Pee Dee Indians who inhabited it long ago and subsequently the Pee Dee Rivers, still offers the natural wonders that attracted the Native Americans and early settlers. A sparkling gem of nature’s best, Pee Dee Country has a unique combination of scenic parks and natural areas as well as a history spanning both Revolutionary and Civil War times, reflected in its wonderfully preserved historic homes, plantations and buildings.
Here is the ideal place to experience the heritage of the agrarian lifestyle of the old South and its relaxed way of life. Both cotton and tobacco played an important role in the early growth of the region, and the South Carolina Cotton Trail was developed to showcase the era. The Cotton Trail take visitors on a revealing tour through three Pee Dee Counties and you’ll find Visitor Information Centers for the trail in Bennettsville, Hartsville and Bishopville. The South Carolina Cotton Museum is located in Bishopville and has preserved the legacy of the cotton culture in South Carolina and a way of life long gone but still reflected in the present. The South Carolina Tobacco Museum is located in the historic train depot in Mullins and depicts farm life and the growing fascinating museums displaying local artifacts.
Pee Dee Country offers three beautiful state parks and natural areas and many local pars as well as four scenic rivers. The area also has more than 30 exciting and affordable golf courses! It’s no wonder that outdoor activities are popular here! Come chip, putt, paddle, cycle, race, raft kayak, hike, fish and just have fun!
Come stay and play with us…discover a place like no other!