Clemson Places

TripWhat's travel guide to Clemson; our list of the best things to see, including Class of 1944 Visitors Center, Fort Hill and Hanover House.
  • The best place in Clemson: Class of 1944 Visitors Center

    Class of 1944 Visitors Center

    Alumni Circle
    M-F 8AM-4:30PM, Sa 9AM-4:30PM, Su 1PM-4:30PM. Closed on all University holidays, and Sundays in May, June and July. For thousands of prospective students, special guests and Upstate tourists each year, the Clemson experience begins at the University's Visitors Center. Made possible by gifts from the Class of 1944, the Visitors Center is a comfortable and educational starting point for exploring the Clemson campus and surrounding areas. The Class of 1944 Visitors Center, located on Alumni Circle, is the front door to Clemson -- a friendly place to get information, assistance and an introduction to this beautiful and historic university and community. Guided hourlong walking tours of the campus are led by the Clemson University Guide Association.
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  • Fort Hill

    Fort Hill

    Fort Hill Street
    M-F 10AM-4:30P, Sa 10AM-12PM & 1PM-4:30PM, Su 2PM-4:30PM. Closed University holidays. An admission donation of $5 for adults, $4 for senior citizens and $2 for children is suggested. Group tours by reservation only. The home of John C. Calhoun from 1825 until 1850 and the home of his son-in-law, Clemson University founder Thomas Green Clemson, from 1872 until 1888.
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  • Hanover House

    Hanover House

    in the S.C. Botanical Garden
    Sa 10AM-12PM & 1PM-4:30PM, Su 2PM-4:30PM; group tours by appointment. The Colonial home of French Huguenot Paul de St. Julien, originally built in Berkeley County, South Carolina, in 1716.
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  • Seasons by the Lake

    Seasons by the Lake

    100 Madren Center Dr
  • Robert Howell Brooks Center for the Performing Arts

    Robert Howell Brooks Center for the Performing Arts

    Brings an exciting array of concert, theater, dance, comedy and other live performances to the Clemson community.
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  • Robert Muldrow Cooper Library

    Robert Muldrow Cooper Library

    Center Campus
    Open 24 hours a day, from 10AM Sunday to 12AM on Friday. Sa 10AM-12AM. Houses more than 1.7 million volumes, documents and reports, along with the papers of many prominent South Carolinians.
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  • Walker Course

    Walker Course

    at the Madren Center
    open year round. Clemson's 250-acre, 18-hole championship golf course is gaining a reputation as the country's most accessible course for individuals with disabilities.
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  • Bob Campbell Geology and Natural History Museum

    in the S.C. Botanical Garden
    Th-Sa 10AM-5PM, Su 1PM-5PM; other tours by appointment. Admission and parking are free. The University's extensive geology collection including meteorites, minerals, dinosaur fossils and the largest faceted-stone collection in the Southeast.
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  • T. Ed Garrison Livestock Arena

    off U.S. 76 near Tri-County Tech
    A 100-acre complex, it is the showplace for livestock activities as well as industrial and agricultural exhibitions in South Carolina.
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  • Clemson Tiger Athletics

    ticket office is at the southwest corner of Memorial Stadium
    Office Hours: M-F 8:30AM-4:30PM. ($-$$). Clemson competes at the Division I level in the following sports: Men's: Baseball, Basketball, Football, Golf, Soccer, Swimming & Diving Tennis Track & Field, Women's: Basketball, Rowing, Soccer, Swimming & Diving, Tennis, Track & Field, Volleyball.
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  • The South Carolina Botanical Garden

    Perimeter Road
    Open 365 days a year from dawn until dusk. A 295 acre public garden, features several thousand varieties of ornamental plants. Of special interest are the Camellia Trail, Hosta Garden, Conifer and Xeriscape Gardens along with nature-based sculptures and miles of nature and walking trails.
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    700 University Union
    CLEMSONLiVE is Clemson's student-run entertainment board, which plans a variety of on-campus events throughout the year, from weekly movies in McKissick Theater, to special events held in Tillman Hall. CLEMSONLiVE provides a variety of events to Clemson students through seven committees and an executive board of directors.
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  • Old Stone Church

    101 Stone Circle
    Built by Revolutionary War hero Andrew Pickens, this Presbyterian church is one of the most interesting historical attractions in the Upstate and was the second structure built by the religious community. Although the church is no longer in service, there is a cemetery on site that contains numerous old tombstones including those of Pickens and his family.
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  • Lake Hartwell

    the water temperature is usually perfect in the summer for any kind of on-the-water activity
    Man-made lake created by Hartwell Dam, which supplies hydroelectric power to the area. The lake and nearby forests are maintained by the US Army Corps of Engineers, and there are many places for swimming, camping, fishing, and hiking.
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  • 3 Spoons Yogurt

    3 Spoons Yogurt

    1067 Tiger Boulevard, Suite 20
    3 Spoons Yogurt is excited to announce that self serve frozen yogurt is officially in Clemson, SC! Offering more than 40 toppings and 14 flavors daily, 3 Spoons Yogurt is thrilled to be a part of the Clemson community. Happy Spooning and GO TIGERS!
  • '55 Exchange

    Hendrix Student Center
    M- F 11:30AM-6PM, Sa 1PM-6PM, Su 1PM-6PM. ($). Made possible by a generous gift from Clemson's Class of 1955, the ’55 Exchange is a student run retail operation that sells and serves Clemson’s world famous ice cream and other Clemson produced items, including meat, organic produce, blue cheese, etc. All revenues generated through the retail center go to support Clemson students and academic programs.
  • Pixie & Bill's

    1058 Tiger Blvd
    Lunch M-F 11:30AM-1:30PM, Dinner M-Sa 5:30PM-9:30PM. ($$$).
  • The Esso Club

    Old Greenville Hwy
    Wings n Things
  • Crocs Clemson

    101 Keith St
  • Woodstone Pita Mediterranean Grill

    405 College Ave Ste 203
  • Calhoun Corners Restaurant

    103 Clemson St
    M-Sa 5PM-9:30PM. ($$$).
  • Tiger Town Tavern

    368 College Ave
    Pool Tables, HDTV's, Outdoor Seating, Wednesday night trivia
  • Boulevard Grill

    1310 Tiger Blvd
  • Groucho's Deli in Clemson

    Groucho's Deli in Clemson

    104 Finley Street
    Our humble beginnings along with the idea that, "quality is the most important ingredient in a sandwich," have led Groucho's legendary restaurant status.
  • Spill The Beans of Clemson

    Spill The Beans of Clemson

    102 N Clemson Ave
    At Spill the Beans Clemson we serve the best ice cream and coffee in the Clemson area.
  • Pot Belly Deli

    109 Wall St
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EDIT THIS ITINERARY Our list of places in Clemson uses some content from Wikipedia and Wikivoyage.