With a rich history and genuine southern hospitality, the Rock Hill area offers a day trip full of stops to learn of its fascinating past. And just 70 miles up I-26.
Historic Brattonsville: This 778-acre Revolutionary War site and living history museum examines how people lived in the 18th and 19th centuries. See presentations by costumed interpreters and tour historic structures and landmarks. Open Tues-Sat: 10am-5pm | Sun:1-5pm | 1444 Brattonsville Road, McConnells, SC | 803.684.2327 More at http://chmuseums.org/brattonsville/
Catawba Indian Nation & Cultural Center: The Catawba Indian tribe has a long history and rich culture that lives on today. At the Cultural Center you can learn about archeology, historic preservation and native crafts of the tribe, including the Catawba pottery tradition. The unique craft store in the center features work from many native artisans. 1536 Tom Steven Road, Rock Hill, SC | 803.328.2427 More at http://catawbaindian.net/
The White Home: Built in 1839 in the historic East Town District, was one of the first homes constructed in Rock Hill. Exhibits, programs and historical photographs and documents reveal the growth and development of the city. The gift shop features a wide variety of products that incorporate SC history,
craftsmanship, and art. Tours available. 258 E. White Street, Rock Hill, SC 803.329.1020 More at http://historicrockhill.com/whitehome/
The Dixie Pig: The Dixie Pig serves classic BBQ with southern hospitality in a quirky environment! Enjoy slow-cooked smoked meats, homemade sauces and classic blues music. Traditional items like BBQ, ribs and fried catfish are offered and unusual items like their “Pork Sundae” and desserts like “The Black Betty” – a grilled raspberry-filled donut topped with homemade cheesecake, with raspberry sauce and sweet butter cream! Open Mon-Sat: 11am-10pm | Sun: 12-10pm 2007 Celanese Road, Rock Hill, SC | 803.324.3116 More at http://www.thedixiepigbbq.com
The Flipside Restaurant: The Flipside Restaurant brings locally-inspired comfort food to an upscale southern dining environment at a great value! Menu includes small plates like Fried Green Tomatoes with Aioli and house-made Amy’s Pimento Cheese, and entrees like Crab-Stuffed Carolina Trout and 24-hour Braised Beef Shortribs. Lunch is served Mon-Fri 11am-5pm and Sat 1-5pm | Brunch is served Sat 9am-1pm and Sun 9am-2pm. Dinner is served Mon-Thur 5-9pm, and Fri and Sat 5-10pm | 129 Caldwell Street, Rock Hill, SC | 803.324.3547 More at http://theflipsiderestaurant.com/flipside-restaurant