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    Your Ideal Summer Day in Aiken

    The long days of summer are here—what restaurants are you dining at with your friends, what outdoor areas are you exploring by foot or by bike, and where are you spending your days with your children? Our town is filled to the brim with activities for you to enjoy and new places to experience. What’s your ideal day?

    What’s Cooking’ Downtown

    Daytime Fun
    Aiken Railroad Depot
    Evening Adventure
    Augusta GreenJackets
    Baseball Game

    Pop into What’s Cooking’ Downtown for a leisurely morning breakfast with your littles to get geared up for a big day out and about in Aiken. Take a trip to the Aiken Railroad Depot where you can learn all about Aiken’s history with trains, and see what our town used to look like. Spend the evening cheering on the Augusta GreenJackets and chasing after home runs and fly balls in the outfield.



    Fuel Up
    New Moon Café

    Historical Bike Tour of Aiken

    Wine Down
    The Willcox

    Start your morning out with a cup of coffee and a quick bite to eat on Laurens Street at New Moon Café before heading over to The Alley. There, you can meet up with your tour guides and hop on an Pedego Electric Bike for historical tour of Aiken by bike. After you’ve brushed up on your Aiken history, drop into
    The Willcox—one of Aiken’s most iconic historical landmarks—to grab drinks and an appetizer in their lobby.



    The Alley Downtown Taproom

    Whiskey Alley

    Catch a Play
    Aiken Community Theatre

    Begin the evening downtown at The Alley Downtown Taproom where you can grab a pint of your favorite locally brewed beer, cider, wine, or kombucha from one of their 48 taps. Walk next door to Whiskey Alley and, if it’s a pretty evening, dine al fresco while enjoying the atmosphere of The Alley. Stroll over to Aiken Community Theatre for an evening of theatre to round out the date night!