Looking for a hidden gem in the South to escape the summer heat and vacation? We've got just the place! Aiken, SC, is a charming and historic South Carolina city famous for its rich equestrian culture. But that's not all – Aiken also boasts incredible dining, scenic trails and stunning views, cozy bed and breakfasts, unique shops and art galleries, golfing opportunities, and equine activities. The reasons to visit Aiken are endless, and we've compiled ten things to check out that make it the ultimate chill-out destination.