Welcome to Sumter--South Carolina at its beautiful best! From the world famous Swan Lake Iris Gardens to the historic Sumter Opera House, you'll find a host of unique sights and sounds right here "In the Middle of Everything." Only 90 minutes from the beaches and three hours from the mountains, Sumter is nestled in the center of it all.
The Sumter Convention & Visitors Bureau's mission is to identify and evaluate all sources of present and future tourism, and to make every effort to encourage, promote, advertise and foster the growth of tourism throughout the private and public sectors. Golf, outdoor activities, historical sites and attractions, cultural events and many other exciting opportunities await visitors to Sumter, where our "delightful stays and Southern ways" attract travelers from all over the United States and Canada.