On the border of North Carolina and South Carolina, Fort Mill is a quaint community offering a big dose of Southern hospitality. Learn more about living in Fort Mill, SC, and what there is to do.
Let’s start with some Fort Mill, SC, fast facts:
When you’re living in Fort Mill, SC, you’ll enjoy opportunities to get out and know your neighbors at local restaurants or brew pubs. Plus, you can get outdoors and explore or take in some theater all without leaving your new hometown.
Main Street Fort Mill offers locally-owned restaurants and specialty retail shops. Really, it doesn’t get more specialized than the PuckerButt Pepper Company store, where you can try the hottest peppers in the world. If you want to keep your taste buds intact, try Local Dish, Emmet’s Social Table, or Hobo’s for eats. Or check out shops like the Crossings on Main or Soak Bath and Beauty.
The planned community of Baxter Village is another good place to relax and socialize. You can shop Cupcrazed or Chocolat Boutique for a tasty treat. Find something new to wear at KatyLoo or LemonLime. Or grab a bite at Lucky Duck Gastropub, Killington’s, or Fish Market Bar & Grill. To work up your appetite first, take a hike on the Carolina Thread Trail. You can catch the trail not far from the Fort Mill public library.
The Anne Springs Close Greenway in Fort Mill, SC, is 2,100 acres of preserved land with 36 miles of hiking, biking and horseback riding trails. There’s a Canteen on site as well and special events are hosted on the Gateway lawn. You can also enjoy kayaking or a picnic in this natural preserve.
The Fort Mill History Museum can fill you in on interesting facts about this York County township. There are audio tours and a docent onsite. Open Wed – Sat, the museum offers free entrance to the public. Plus, across the street there’s a playground at Walter Y. Elisha Park to enjoy afterwards.
Amor Artis is a family-owned brewery located in the heart of Fort Mill, SC. The tasting shop is the labor of love of two brothers combining a background in brews and chemistry to craft distinct brews.
If wine is more your style, check out Illumination Wines’ Urban Winery and Tasting Room. You can sip and relax while enjoying live music. Or attend one of the tastings focused on the wines of a particular region to learn more about what you’re drinking.
You can enjoy live theatre at the Fort Mill Community Playhouse or take in a Narroway Production show. The Community Playhouse puts on familiar shows such as Proof or The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. At Narroway’s dinner shows you’ll enjoy Christian theatre.
The Fort Mill Golf Club was established in 1948 and boasts courses lined by trees. The
Springfield Golf Club is an equally picturesque course which opened in 2001. If you’re more of a wacky golfer, drive up the road to Mr. Putty’s Fun Park in Tega Cay.
Support a good cause while thrifting and looking for a great antique find at the Humane Society Thrift Shop Pawsibilities. Open Wednesday through Saturday noon to four, this ship supports the Humane Society of York County, a no-kill shelter hoping to give abandoned animals a new home.
Saussy Burbank has been building high quality homes in the Carolinas since 1989. Our Fort Mill homes, part of the Springfield Town Center development, will offer a variety of master-up and master-down floor plans. Construction on the 50 single-family cottages is slated to begin late Fall 2022. Contact our sales team to learn more!