Lake Murray Country named a top southern destination

Forbes has named the Capital City/Lake Murray Country region a top Southern Destination of 2021.

“This is wonderful publicity for our region and it’s a great time for our region to stand out from the rest,” said Miriam Atria, President/CEO of Capital City Lake Murray Country.

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The other selected destinations were Dunwoody, Georgia; Highlands, North Carolina; Birmingham, Alabama; Shenandoah Valley, Virginia and Lake Nona, Florida.

Capital City/Lake Murray Country is one of the state’s eleven tourism regions promoting tourism in Lexington, Newberry, Richland and Saluda Counties. The Visitors Center is located on Highway 6, 2184 North Lake Drive in Columbia.

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