Shopping & DiningA short drive to everything you desire
Evans/Augusta, GA – With a seemingly endless selection of big-box retailers and grocers, the lively area of Evans/Augusta is a conveniently short drive for SLV residents.
Covering a broad spectrum of all your favorite and most popular chain retail and cuisine, Evans/Augusta is where you can find Costco, Lowes, Sam’s Club, Publix, Kroger, Home Depot, Walmart, Ingles, ALDI, Target, Kohl’s, cinemas, car dealerships, and more!
Downtown Augusta, GA – For true local southern culture, head downtown where you can find hidden gems such as:
Art on Broad – features original works of art, prints, and posters
2nd City Distilling Co. – stop by for artisan distilled moonshine and whiskey
Surrey Center – a bustling three-level walking plaza with trendy shopping and dining
Abel Brown Southern Kitchen & Oyster Bar – found in the Surrey Center, one of the finest local dining establishments offers a well-appointed wine list and a menu featuring oysters, salmon, and steaks – 491 Highland Ave. | (706) 738 – 6491
Craft and Vine – the go-to restaurant for tapas, cocktails, and wood-fired pizza – 1204 Broad St. | (706) 496 – 8442
Frog Hollow Tavern – a must-try where the chef sources ingredients from his own farm, and the 100-plus-bottle wine list is focused on sustainable, organic and biodynamic practices – 1282 Broad St. | (706) 364 – 6906
The Bees Knees – an inventive farm-to-table tapas bar for craft cocktails – 211 10th St. | (706) 828 – 3600
Whiskey Bar & Kitchen – authentic Japanese cuisine and craft burgers anchor the menu, while they offer over two hundred whiskeys – 1048 Broad St. | (706) 814 – 6159
Solé – a vibrant indoor-outdoor sushi bar with tapas and craft cocktails – 1033 Broad St. | (706) 432 – 9898
Augusta Mall – A two level super-regional shopping center, the Augusta Mall is one of the largest malls in the state of Georgia. Augusta Mall has 6 anchors: Dillard’s, JCPenney, Sears, Macy’s, Dick’s Sporting Goods, and Barnes & Noble. / 3450 Wrightsboro Rd.
Abbeyville, SC – Downtown Abbeville, known locally as the Abbeville Square, is made up of historic structures and is home to many shops, boutiques, restaurants, The Belmont Inn, and the Abbeville Opera House, SC’s Official State Theatre.
Every October, the smell of BBQ fills the air as thousands gather for the Hogs and Hens BBQ Festival, which features live music and some of the best BBQ this side of the Mississippi.
Music brings visitors from all over the upstate back together in the spring for the Abbeville Spring Festival. Throughout the year, folks enjoy the Abbeville Live Concert Series, an outdoor event featuring amazing local live bands.
Greenwood, SC – Another convenient drive to many big-box retailers and grocery stores, Greenwood is the perfect town for a day of shopping or a night out.
Greenwood is where you can find all your favorite and most popular chain retail and cuisine, including Publix, Walmart, ALDI, Kohl’s, Lowes, Home Depot, cinemas, car dealerships, and more!
Here are some local favorites to check out:
Uptown Area – lined with specialty shops fashion, furniture, culture, and art, Uptown Greenwood also has a fresh farmer’s market and hosts many seasonal festivals.
R Place Grill & Spirits – enjoy cocktails & top-shelf steaks in a pub-style atmosphere – 715 Montague Ave, Greenwood, SC 29649 | (864) 223 – 4538
Polo’s – a family owned and operated American Style Bistro & Bar. With a palate for International Haute Cuisine, Chef Polo shows creativity and skill through his craft – 328 Main St, Greenwood, SC 29646 | (864) 943 – 4173
The Mill House – this local favorite gastro pub features the best brick oven pizza and craft beer taproom around – 237 Maxwell Ave. | (864) 323 – 0321
Pascal’s Cafe and Grill – fresh seasonal ingredients are transformed into elegantly crafted southern favorites with a french twist – 307 W Cambridge Ave. | (864) 223 – 2329
McCormick, SC – Downtown McCormick is a short 8 minute drive from Savannah Lakes Village. There you will find numerous shops, drug stores, hardware stores, and a full scale Food Lion supermarket. Local culture can be found through the McCormick Arts Council which hosts community programs and events to promote art and cultural education. Spend an afternoon at the Main Street Farmer’s Market for homegrown produce and baked goods.
You’ll find a dozen restaurants to satisfy your palette from authentic southern specialties, local fresh seafood, NY style pizza, regional Italian cuisine, fresh daily Mexican food, and your favorite Chinese takeout.
Washington, GA – With more antebellum homes per capita than any other city in the United States, Historic Washington-Wilkes is one of the south’s best kept secrets. It truly is the epitome of a southern small town complete with charm, beauty, and of course, southern hospitality.
You will fall in love with the rolling hills, streetscapes, and historic downtown where a myriad of shops, antique stores and restaurants line the streets. This town is home to many special events held at elegant museums and venues. On your trip, check out the gourmet French offerings of C’est La Vie, a farm-to-table local favorite.
Be sure to stop by the famous and elegant Fitzpatrick Hotel, which is located on the Courthouse Square. It was originally constructed in 1898, underwent an intensive restoration plan for a grand re-opening in 2004, and today still carries its original full grandeur from the turn of the last century.