Aiken Chamber of Commerce
It is often said that "you can't have it all," but whoever first uttered those words obviously had never been to Aiken, South Carolina. Come and see a place where you can have it all . . . and perhaps more than you expected. Aiken looks forward to welcoming you for a visit or for good.
Aiken Polo Club
The Aiken Polo Club is one of the oldest and most historic polo clubs in the United States. The club held its first game on Whitney Field in 1882 and joined the United States Polo Association before the turn of the century. Aiken, South Carolina is a booming equestrian hotspot, and Aiken Polo Club is proud to be one of the city's main attractions.
Aiken Steeplechase Association
The Aiken Steeplechase Association is a semi-nonprofit organization that hosts two steeplechase racing events sanctioned by the National Steeplechase Association each year, the Imperial Cup in March and the Holiday Cup in October. It is comprised of a volunteer Board of Directors as well as community members and other supporters who strive to perpetuate the rich history of Steeplechasing in Aiken with the aid of the Aiken SERTOMA Club and other volunteers from our community.
City of Aiken
Aiken is a great escape, a serene getaway in South Carolina, and an adventure for visitors. And, Aiken is waiting for you! Featuring historic homes, beautiful parkways and peaceful pathways and a lively downtown, we feel confident that every visitor to Aiken, South Carolina will fall in love with our quaint community.
Equestrian Calendar of Aiken
Welcome and thank you for visiting your Equestrian Connection in Aiken. Visit often to find out " WHAT IS SHAKIN' IN AIKEN" ; whether you are looking for Aiken horses, Aiken Horse events or anything to do with horses in Aiken.
Hitchcock Woods Foundation
Hitchcock Woods in Aiken, South Carolina, is among the largest urban forests in the nation, with about 2,100 acres of forestland resources. Once owned and enjoyed by Louise and Thomas Hitchcock, this longleaf pine forest has retained its natural character and cultural heritage. Today, equestrians, hikers, dog walkers, and joggers enjoy the 70 miles of sandy trails that provide access to the stunning variety of ecosystems in the Hitchcock Woods.
Julliard in Aiken
Juilliard in Aiken is the embodiment of Juilliard's mission in action. The week long event features public performances, chamber concerts, master classes and outreach to area schools. This project's true uniqueness and excitement is the partnership between America's premier conservatory and Aiken, a special southern city with it's own charming history.
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The Inn At Houndslake
If you are planning an overnight stay, golf outing, business meeting, or family gathering, you and your friends will appreciate the elegance and convenience of the unique Inn at Houndslake. This quiet, comfortable, affordable, 30 room inn has beautiful golf course views. It is located in the heart of Houndslake Country Club, one of Aiken’s finest communities. When you stay at The Inn at Houndslake, membership privileges to the club are extended to every guest.
We're WAY more than Horses!
Feel the thundering hooves of thoroughbreds; smell the homemade bread baking; sample the fresh peaches, strawberries or sweet potatoes; view Civil War and living history; enjoy the songs of birds in our natural areas. We invite you to visit Thoroughbred Country!