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Experience history, nature, and adventure in Walterboro!

Walterboro, South Carolina, is located in Colleton County. It used to be hilly and rich plantation owners built their retreat houses in the area. Walterboro is known for its old houses and was even considered the best destination for antique collectors and even today, it is known for its old structures, that can be found everywhere.

It is home to a wildlife sanctuary and a museum, displaying relics made by the slaves during the colonial period. If you’re heading to Walterboro on holiday or just a day trip... take along this list of the top 10 things to do in the city.

South Carolina Artisan Center. An eight-room renovated cottage houses the priceless works of around 300 artists from all over South Carolina.

The Forde Doll and Doll House Collection displayed at the Hampton House Bread and Breakfast in Walterboro, South Carolina, is one of a kind. Doll collectors and miniaturists visit this place just to see the collection of more than 50 doll houses, paper dolls, and antique dolls.

The Colleton Museum and Farmers Market has been the leader in preserving the history of the County of Colleton, where Walterboro belongs. Its collections represent the history, culture, and agriculture of Lowcountry.

Colleton State Park offers varied activities, both on land and water. It is an ideal place for camping and picnicking, for families spending their holidays in Walterboro. In fact, there are playgrounds where children can play and people who love paddling and sailing can indulge in these activities, as there are places that rent out boats, kayak, and canoes. In addition, one can spend hours fishing and birdwatching here.

The Great Swamp Sanctuary is a 600-acre (242.8 hectare) refuge for hundreds of species of plants and animals. Located in the Ace Basin, its braided creek is one of a kind and perhaps the only one that is open to the public. It boasts hiking and cycling trails, canoeing, and wheelchair trails.

Mayfield Park is a small park in a residential area of Walterboro, located just outside the Great Sanctuary Swamp. This is an ideal place for a family outing, as there is a playground that children will love and the picnic area has barbecue grills for those who want to have their lunch or dinner in the park.

The Tuskegee Airmen Memorial honors the Tuskegee Airmen from Tuskegee, Alabama, who completed their training at the Walterboro Army Airfield.
World War II brought them to the skies over Germany, assigned to the 99th squadron, whose mission was to escort and protect US bombers from Luftwaffe fighter planes.They were the only all-black squadron who fought on the frontlines.

The Bedon-Lucas House was constructed in 1820 and is one of the five high houses in Walterboro that has been preserved. Now the headquarters of the Colleton County Historical and Preservation Society, this house used to be the summer retreat of a rich plantation owner, named Richard Bedon. The Little Library, which is the first library in Colleton, stands in front of the house.

Antiques and Collectibles of Walterboro is a paradise for antique collectors. This is considered the biggest antique mall, with four historical buildings. The store overflows with antiques of all kinds. There is furniture, kitchenware, coins, knives, lamps, chandeliers, linens, jewelry, potteries, and much more.

Vintage Vault specializes in mid-century antiques, such as furniture, lighting, paintings, home decor, linens, poa lot more. If you are looking for a gift to bring home to your loved ones, you can find something that they will love to have in this antique shop. Vintage Vault is another stop for antique enthusiasts.