City of Aiken Historic Tours extend for Masters Week

  • Posted: Monday, April 8, 2013 10:01 p.m.
    UPDATED: Tuesday, April 9, 2013 8:35 a.m.

The City of Aiken’s Historic Tour program is extending its normal Saturday morning tours for Masters Week.

Two additional tours are planned for Wednesday and Friday from 10 a.m. to noon. The regular Saturday morning tour on April 13 will also still be held.

This two-hour historic tour offers visitors and locals a chance to explore Aiken’s wonderful historic charm while also showing them the many modern-day developments. Certified tour guides, contracted by the City of Aiken, offer visitors stories that are unique to Aiken.

The cost for the tour is $15 per person and reserving a seat in advance is encouraged. To reserve a seat, call 803-293-7846 or 803-642-7631.

Elizabeth Harm, tourism supervisor for the City of Aiken, encouraged everyone to take this tour.

“This is a great opportunity for everyone to explore and learn so much more about Aiken. Every time I am fortunate enough to take the tour, I learn something new about our beautiful city,” she said.

The Aiken Visitors Center will also extend its hours during Masters Week. The hours of operation are Monday throgh Friday, from 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Be sure to take this opportunity to explore the Aiken Visitors Center and Train Museum during these extended hours.

For more information on the Visitors Center, Historic Tours or exploring Aiken, call 803-293-7846 or visit www.aikenis.com. You can also find information about visiting Aiken on Facebook at AikenIs.

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