Orangeburg, in South Carolina Midlands, is a city of some 14,000 people.
Columbia, the state capital, is situated about 35 miles (56 kilometers) north of Orangeburg, while Charleston is 75 miles (121 kilometers) to the southeast.
In addition to city parks, the area also has several protected natural havens which offer beautiful landscapes and remarkable native species. To walk through one of the main nature reserves, head to Santee State Park.
If you enjoy souvenir and fashion shopping, head to the stores and stalls at the Santee Outlets. It is a busy area full of interesting fashion, quirky accessories and grocery shops.
Head to Lake Marion, a picturesque spot where the locals often escape to enjoy the scenery. Go for a walk and try to spot some birds or just embrace the unique beauty.