VISITOR PLANNING GUIDE:
A FUN DAY IN LAKE CITY
Want to escape for the day? Visit our charming town for a fun day away.
Need to get out of town, or looking for a change of scenery? We have everything you need for a great day away, right here in Lake City.
1. Breakfast at the Inn at the Crossroads
Start the day with a gourmet breakfast at the Inn at the Crossroad's cafe (128 West Main Street) and experience the freshest breakfast and hottest coffee in Lake City in one of Main Street's most gorgeous buildings! For more, please call 843-394-2100.
2. Coffee on the Village Green
Take your coffee to go and enjoy a spot in the sun on the lush Village Green, a great spot to watch the day begin. Relax here and enjoy the view of Lake City’s historic downtown.
3. National Bean Market Museum and Weekly Farmer’s Market
Learn about this historic market, which at one time was one of the largest green bean markets in the world — and be sure to visit on farmer’s market days between April and November. Find fruits, crafts, local specialties and organic food and vegetables. The market runs Thursdays 1-6 p.m. and on Saturdays during major events. Call 843-374-1500 for more information.
4. Main Street walking tour
Stroll down historic Main Street and peruse our lovely gift, antique and craft shops for quality, hand-crafted, one-of-a-kind finds. Our boutiques are unparalleled, from Mosaic's upscale women's clothing selections to Seven Boutique's handcrafted and monogram-to-order catalog. Contact the Lake City Downtown Merchants Association for more information by emailing Greg Alexander at [email protected]
5. Railway Restaurant and Bar
Stop by the historic train depot in downtown Lake City to enjoy home-cooked, traditional Southern dishes for a pub-style dinner or late-night snacks at Railway Bar and Grille while you watch the trains pass by.
6. Dr. Ronald E. McNair Life History Center
The museum showcases the life of local hero Dr. McNair, an astronaut and physicist who was born in Lake City. Learn about his life and accomplishments through pictures and stories woven throughout the museum.