For your classic definition of a college town, head up into the mountains, and visit Clemson SC.
Home of Clemson University and the orange covered Clemson Tigers football team, with their rabid fans, come football season you’ll be in the midst of some of the best collegiate football the country has to offer.
The town of Clemson SC is small, encompassing the school’s campus, a main street and a few other small streets.
Offerings for nightlife and restaurants in town are somewhat limited, but do show a cosmopolitan flair suited to a college town.
For more options you can take a short drive over to Seneca, which is a growing town near the banks of Lake Keowee.
Greenville SC is only 45 minutes away, so you won’t be too far from the airport and more options for shopping, dining, and entertainment.
Residents of the Clemson SC area are lucky, as the college hosts a branch of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI).
OLLI centers can be found across the country, and focus on enhancing the social, recreational, and educational development of elder citizens. It is a membership based group, with nominal fees for a wide range of classes.
Classes include, hiking, yoga, Buddhism, grand kids, poetry, and religion.
One time events are also offered covering topics such as scuba diving, gardening, and photography.
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Bob Bencivenga is a professional site locator and location analyst for major corporations.Bob researches the growth of NC and SC to find the Best Places to Retire or Relocate that are still affordable. Bob Does Not Sell Real Estate!
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