ein Tag / 117 Meilen / 3 Stunden 53 Minuten
Looming majestically beyond the low Piedmont hills, the Blue Ridge escarpment thrills the mountain lover's soul. The Cherokees called these heights the "Great Blue Hills of God." Following an ancient Cherokee path, this beautiful two-lane road arcs through peach orchards and villages, past Cowpens National Battlefield and over Lake Keowee.
9:00 - 1.4 Meilen / 2 Minuten - 9:02
Gaffney's mammoth water tower, painted to resemble a peach, is near the state's northern border. The Peachoid is both functional as a water tower and decorated in honor of one of South Carolina's biggest agricultural products.
9:17 - 64.1 Meilen / 2 Stunden 8 Minuten - 11:26
The dome of the Table Rock Mountain provides one of the area's most notable landmark, and gives its name to one of the state's oldest and most popular parks. A variety of outdoor recreation has drawn a record number of visitors.
12:26 - 13.0 Meilen / 26 Minuten - 12:52
The history of the Cherokee Indians who once lived in this area
is depicted in the park museum and four outdoor kiosks. This
1,000-acre park features outstanding rock outcroppings and views of
the Foothills and Blue Ridge mountains. Rhododendron, mountain
laurel and other mountain vegetation can be found along the streams
in the park. A large rental cabin in a wooded area features an
upper deck porch overlooking Lake Keowee and a private floating
13:22 - 38.4 Meilen / eine Stunde 16 Minuten - 14:38