Cayce is located in the center of the state, along the Congaree River. With its prime location, home town charm and steady growth, Cayce is convenient and appealing to businesses and people looking for a great place to raise their families. Cayce has that small town appeal without the hectic pace and pressures of the big city.
While in Cayce, be sure to visit the Cayce Historical Museum and look back at the first European settlement in the South Carolina midlands and learn about how Cayce got its name. Another iconic venue in Cayce is the Historic Columbia Speedway. The Columbia Speedway served the community with top-level NASCAR and other racing excitement from the 1940s through the 1970s. The Speedway property has 9 acres of beautifully landscaped infield and plenty of parking and is the perfect venue to hold any size event.
Come stroll along our most popular park, the Cayce Riverwalk Park, which is part of the 3 Rivers Greenway. It offers lighted pathways, boardwalks, restroom facilities, convenient parking and is ADA accessible. Kayaking, hiking, picnicking, walking, fishing, and bird watching are a small part of what you can experience while in our parks. Everyone is welcome to enjoy the healthy benefits of Cayce’s parks. Cayce is also home to the new Cayce Fitness and Tennis Center located at Ottare Point. It has 30 lighted hard courts and a fitness area with state-of-the-art equipment. The clubhouse is wi-fi equipped and there is a conference room for business and educational meetings or small events.
The Congaree Heritage Preserve is a 627-acre preserve loaded with history and has a 3 mile hiking trail loop that will lead you through the flora and fauna. Tools, pottery, arrowheads, and other artifacts show that people have lived in and around the preserve for nearly 12,000 years.
Cayce is the home of Christmas in Cayce and Carols along the Riverwalk. If you are in town during the holiday season please be sure to take a ride through the Cayce City Hall complex to enjoy the holiday displays and thousands of twinkling lights that help get you into the true spirit of the season.
In the Spring, residents and visitors alike can enjoy a fun for all ages event that includes live music, art vendors, food vendors, an awesome kids area and much more. This event takes place on State Street in Cayce and admission is free for all. Be sure to come out to the 5th Annual Soiree on State event on Saturday, March 25, 2023. You will be glad you came!
No matter if you have come to visit or stay overnight, Cayce provides an array of restaurants and lodging for the budget minded.
Dining is easy with everything from fast-food, seafood, pizza, Mexican food, steaks and more. You will surely be able to find what you crave in Cayce.
One of the best things about Cayce is our location and close proximity to Interstates and Airports. Within our Municipal boundaries are the Columbia Metropolitan Airport, Interstate 26, and Interstate 77. This is convenient for anyone looking to visit or relocate to our City. Additionally, we are only minutes away from Interstate 20. Cayce schools, which are part of Lexington School District 2, have provided quality education for generations and will continue to nurture and prepare our children for college and their future careers. Cayce is also home to the state's first Chinese Immersion Elementary School, East Point Academy. They prepare students for academic and personal success through proficiency in English and Mandarin Chinese, math, science and social studies while learning in an environment that promotes cultural sharing and understanding.
Cayce is within a 10 minute drive to two major hospitals, which offer some of the finest healthcare you can receive, and serves as home to a new 70,000 square foot Lexington Medical Center facility.
For more information about what is happening in Cayce please take a look at our calendar of events.