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Explore the Things to Do in Clemson

Stroll the Beautiful Campus of Clemson University

There are countless things to do, see and experience in Clemson – and our hotel places them all right at your fingertips. As a guest at Clemson University Conference Center & Inn, you’re just moments away from the many landmarks and attractions that make this city so special. Stroll the beautiful campus of Clemson University, explore the recreational activities at Lake Hartwell, tee off on the Championship golf course during your stay and tour the scenic South Carolina Botanical Gardens. Need advice or suggestions on fun things to do while you’re here? Stop by the front desk and ask a member of our team!

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Clemson University

Ranked among the top 25 public universities for the 11th year in a row according to US News and World Report, Clemson University is a public, land-grant research university, located in Clemson, South Carolina. Founded in 1889, Clemson has the second-largest university student population in South Carolina.

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Clemson University Athletics

Clemson University is home to 572 student-athletes who compete on 19 NCAA Division I teams under the leadership of Director of Athletics Dan Radakovich. The Tigers compete in the highly competitive Atlantic Coast Conference.

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Brooks Center for the Performing Arts

Brooks Center has been the hub for the performing arts in Clemson for more than two decades.

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South Carolina Botanical Gardens

The 295-acre South Carolina Botanical Garden is located on the campus of Clemson University. The gardens feature nature trails, pathways ponds, streams, woodlands, trial gardens, The Bob Campbell Geology Museum, and the Fran Hanson Discovery Center.

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Clemson Outdoor Lab

Located 5 miles from Clemson University, the Clemson Outdoor Labs offer unique experiences and impeccable scenery ranging from team-building activities to summer programs and weekend camps.

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Lake Hartwell

Lake Hartwell is a man-made reservoir bordering South Carolina and Georgia on the Savannah, Tugaloo and Seneca Rivers. Lake Hartwell is one of the southeast’s largest and most popular recreation sites.

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Class of 1944 Visitor's Center & Campus Tours

Clemson Tigers are passionate about academics, athletics, friends and the orange. We want you to see and experience what life on campus is like through one of our on-campus tours!

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Cooper Library

R.M. Cooper Library, Clemson’s main library, receives an average of 8,000 visitors a day. It houses large collaborative study spaces, quiet study areas, a coffee shop and convenience store, group study rooms and the largest computer lab on campus. Library faculty and staff connect the University community with library resources and services they need to succeed in their learning, teaching and research.

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Lee Hall Gallery

The Lee Gallery provides the university and surrounding community with access to regional, national and international artists through a variety of exhibitions and special events.

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Fort Hill

Fort Hill, also known as the John C. Calhoun Mansion and Library, is a National Historic Landmark, located on Clemson University’s campus in Clemson, South Carolina. The original home of John C. Calhoun, Vice President of the United States, is now maintained as a museum and library in honor of the leading national politician.

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Hanover House

Hanover House is a French Huguenot home built in 1714-1716. The house is also known as the St. Julien-Ravenel House. It was constructed in the South Carolina Low Country in the present Berkeley County. When Lake Moultrie was created in the 1940s, the house was moved to Clemson University’s campus.

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