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Track Your Adventure Number One: Swan Lake Iris Gardens

Wow…only one month after its initial launch, the Sumter CVB’s “Passport to Adventure” has already entered its second printing. We certainly hoped it would be successful, but this may have been beyond what anyone dreamed! Now, summer’s here, and the … Continue reading

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Get Your Passport to Adventure!

Looking for things to do in Sumter just got a lot easier! The Sumter Convention & Visitors Bureau has worked in collaboration with 22 area attractions to produce a new initiative, “Track Your Adventure,” a campaign that has already begun … Continue reading

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The Iris Festival: Experiencing the beauty of Sumter, South Carolina

“If nothing ever changed, there’d be no butterflies.” My friend gave me the magnet when my eldest daughter, Lauren, left for college. She was the first to go, but with three more kids at home, I had my hands full … Continue reading

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2013 Sumter Iris Festival This Week!

As I look out my office window on Monday afternoon, it’s 77 degrees and raining—after having already rained all weekend.  But although it might be inconvenient for people, Swan Lake’s famous Japanese iris gardens are loving it!  Iris ensata thrive … Continue reading

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Signs of Spring

Most of Sumter’s residents and visitors spent the last few months wondering, “Is winter ever going to come?” (I know I have remarked on it, well, more than once!)  I suppose it didn’t really, but there’s no question that spring has definitely … Continue reading

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A Place of Delight

Wow, what about this weather?!  Two weeks ago we were freezing and wishing that spring would just come on.  Now we seem to have skipped right over it!  This morning as I was driving to work at Swan Lake, I … Continue reading

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