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Downtown Aiken, South Carolina









Things to do in Aiken, South Carolina

Main Street of old Downtown Aiken speaks to once what was and what could be once again. As Aiken the community gathers, it leaves a pocket of opportunity for small business owners to come in and set up shop.Take a few minutes to explore what each downtown has to offer by viewing our directory below.

Downtown Aiken brings musicians together and finding your local musical instrument shop can be a great way to get to try new and used guitars. Be sure to start your search downtown if you are looking to upgrade, trade-in or add to your collection.

Downtown Aiken is a great place to rent a bike and take it for a ride around downtown. There are many bike shops that sell bike and accessories as well as provide service and tuning on your ride. Don't forget your helmet and other protective gear such as reflective gear, headlight and horn.

Downtown Aiken brings the farming community under one marketplace to offer an assortment of locally grown fruit and vegetables. Traditionally, markets are restricted to anything grown so you can expect to see natural whole foods that are sure to please those working on their plant-based diets!

Downtown Aiken brings smiles by way of doughnuts and pastries made fresh daily for your enjoyment. Everyone has their favorite of course but having a variety of bakeries is what makes downtown so special. Fritters, scones and pies oh my!

Why do you love downtown?

Kathleen Zimmerman
I get the best of both worlds of big city living and upper peninsula awareness.

Jessica L Smith
Love the atmosphere and the people!

Jackie Avery
I love supporting locals, the view, and atmosphere!

Jackie
Have not been there but coming on a bus trip next weekend. Looking forward to shopping & sight seeing

Mike Adamski
Love shopping for unique finds and supporting local shops!

Restaurants in Aiken, South Carolina


Atlanta Bread CO

1944 Whiskey Road
Downtown Aiken



Amanda's

148 Laurens St Sw
Downtown Aiken



Beth The Chef

413 Lake Shore Drive
Downtown Aiken



Aiken Brewing CO

140 Laurens St Sw
Downtown Aiken



Bbw Caribbean American Cuisine

1217 Edgefield Highway
Downtown Aiken



Arris' Grill

1533 Whiskey Road
Downtown Aiken



Asia Mex Grill

2441 Whiskey Road
Downtown Aiken




Downtown Aiken Hotels

Finding the best hotel in Downtown Aiken can make or break the experience of your entire trip. Take a few minutes to explore what each hotel has to offer by viewing our directory below. Here are some tips to consider:

Elevators are notorious for being a nuisance so ask to be roomed on the top floor and as far away as possible. Most hotels book nearby rooms last so hopefully they have availability elsewhere.

Always find a reason to email the front desk manager in hotels that you plan to visit again. Tell them what they did right and express your plans to stay again and ask what opportunities there might be for frequent discounts or upgrades on your next visits. If you become friends with the manager, you just might get the friends and family rate some day.

Most hotel offer a complimentary breakfast bar or even a full cafe meal with your choice of a full menu. Keep in mind that some offer nothing at all so it is a good idea to pack a few packets of instant oatmeal for a quick and easy meal before you head out for the day.



Days Inn Downtown Aiken
1204 Richland Ave W


Clarion Inn & Suites
155 Colony Pkwy


Knights Inn Aiken
1850 Richland Ave W


Hampton Inn Aiken
100 Tamil Dr


THE GUEST HOUSE AT HOUNDSLAKE
897 Houndslake Drive


Quality Inn & Suites
3608 Richland Ave W


Howard Johnson Inn Aiken
1936 Whiskey Road


Econo Lodge
3560 Richland Ave W


Sleep Inn Aiken
1002 Monterey Dr


Quality Inn Aiken
110 E Frontage Rd


Hotel Aiken
235 Richland Avenue West