While summer might be the best time for tent camping, fall’s brisker weather makes it the perfect time for no-tent-necessary experiences. Ever tried staying in a treehouse? In a micro cabin on an alpaca farm? Fall’s the time.
Come for the horses, stay for the history. Situated a few hours southwest of Greenville, a cluster of small towns […]
Picture a town square surrounded by shops and restaurants. Brick-lined streets, historic homes and golden-age era opera house. These are […]
As autumn ushers in, forecasters are already predicting that this year’s fall foliage season will be one of the best we’ve had in years. Vibrant hues of purple, orange and red will drift silently in the wind as trees shed their green coverings.
It all started in 2009 with one quilt square mounted on the Oconee Heritage Center in Walhalla.
Today, the Upstate Heritage Quilt Trail has more than 160 quilt panels mounted on barns, businesses, homes, and public buildings across Anderson, Oconee, and Pickens counties.
Summer officially began June 21—a mere two weeks ago. With record temperatures already on the books, it’s turning out to be a scorcher of a summer and has all of us looking for ways to cool down.
As the summertime temperatures continue to heat up, shaded tree canopies and cool lakes and streams don’t just sound nice, […]
The Upstate has no shortage of scenic backdrops available to provide the perfect picturesque setting for pending nuptials. Couples can […]
Meandering pathways and reflective ponds, along with plenty of benches to sit and gaze at the scenery, make the South Carolina Botanical Garden at Clemson University a perfect respite any time of the year.
There’s no doubt that the Upstate is home to an amazing array of outdoor wonderlands. Whether it is mountains, hiking […]
Deep in the heart of the Upstate’s equestrian country—where horses outnumber people and parking signs include directions on where to […]
Anderson grew up as a textile town. Several mills in the area provided the groundwork for a rich and vibrant […]
With manicured vineyards and long-range views of the Blue Ridge Mountains, the luxurious Hotel Domestique is perched atop 29 acres of rolling hills amongst fountains, lush gardens, and courtyards.
Now that the sweltering summer heat has mostly dissipated, it’s time to once again head outdoors. South Carolina has more […]
Well before the current zip-line explosion erupted, Jeff Greiner, Marketing and Development for Adventure America Zipline Canopy Tours, was already […]
The Upstate is an outdoor lover’s paradise- getting outdoors is what we love to do. And as the mercury rises- […]
Trains, goats and peacocks might seem like an unusual combination, but they all co-exist in a symbiotic unity at Emerald […]
South Carolinians are serious about their barbeque – so serious in fact that the South Carolina Department of Parks, Recreation […]
Opened in 1969 as a platform to watch the construction of Oconee Nuclear Station, Duke Energy’s World of Energy in […]
Heritage Green, the urban arts and cultural campus in downtown Greenville, is in the midst of a makeover. New improved […]
While our neighbor to the North (that would be Asheville) may tout itself as being “Beer City, USA”, the Upstate […]
Five Star Trails: South Carolina Upstate, is now available! You can purchase online from Amazon and Barnes and Noble and […]
Beyond the run-of-the-mill haunted houses and family-friendly Halloween events lies an underbelly of places in the Upstate where rumors of […]
As the temperature becomes cooler and the leaves begin to change into vibrant hues of red, purple and orange, fall […]
To really get a feel for how life was like back “in the day”, take a tour and visit one […]
Greenville is a vibrant, revitalized and award-winning downtown nestled against the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. And while every […]
Dubbed as “a flea market on steroids” the Jockey Lot has been an Anderson institution since 1974. Over 1,000 vendors […]
Rated as one of the top ten fine arts shows in the country, Artisphere comes to downtown Greenville for its […]
Now that the weather is turning nicer and outdoor activities are in full swing, it’s time to start thinking about […]
When February rolls around, I begin fantasizing about the beach; the sound of rolling waves washing across the sand, the […]
Goats and trains and the Revolutionary War all come together in this city “where there’s always something blooming.” Located on […]
Tucked away in a nondescript strip center on the outer edge of downtown Greenville, this family-run business has been serving […]
Looking for a fun place to take the kids? The Children’s Museum of the Upstate is a great hands-on, learn-about-how-things-work […]
For the past twenty-two years, Hollywild Animal Park in Wellford, South Carolina has opened up its 100-acre safari from Thanksgiving […]
The leaves are falling and the temperatures are finally starting to get cooler. What does that mean? That it’s almost […]
The South Carolina Century Farms Program was created in 1974 to honor families whose farms have been in the same […]
Fall in the Upstate becomes not only a time when the temperatures start to drop and the leaves turn to […]
Columbia, S.C. — As the days grow shorter and temperatures begin to cool, it’s time to start thinking about a […]
Located near the town of Walhalla are two of Oconee County‘s top attractions, Stumphouse Tunnel and Issaqueena Falls. Stumphouse Tunnel […]
The Dark Corner of South Carolina has been shrouded in mystery for over 175 years. Loosely defined, it’s the towns […]
Independence Day, also known as July 4th, is when we, the citizens of the United States, celebrate our freedom from […]
Grits and Groceries is a contrast of contradictions. It’s seemingly out in the middle of nowhere yet it’s a busy […]
The Cross Keys home is considered one of the oldest and most significant homes in the Upstate of South Carolina. […]
The battle that took place at Musgrove Mill on August 19, 1780 was a short (about 30 minutes) but very […]
This sounds like a fun event! CAR EVENT ON KIAWAH ISLAND, SC SHOWCASES CLASSIC, ANTIQUE & COLLECTIBLE AUTOS Kiawah Island […]
Even though the South is steeping with revolutionary history, there are very few places that have the number of acres […]
Sometimes travel only needs to be as far as within your hometown. From now until November 6th, Peter Pan starring […]
Fall is a great time of the year. The air begins to cool down and turn crisp. The leaves begin […]
May is an ideal time in the Upstate to get outdoors. Allergy season is winding down, the trees are green, […]
Referred to as the heart and soul of the low country, Beaufort, SC is a small town steeped with history. […]
Greenwood’s slogan is “There’s Always Something Blooming”, and this just about sums up this quaint community. Wildflowers are abundant in […]
Deer, Lights, and Marshmallows…oh my! Each year from Thanksgiving to New Years, Hollywild Animal Park in Wellford, South Carolina opens […]
South Carolina boasts more than 30 waterfalls.Take a short drive north of Greenville, SC and discover Wildcat Falls and savor […]
Walking into Mary’s Restaurant at Falls Cottage feels like going to Grandma’s for lunch.The warmth of the fireplace and the […]
Isle of Palms is arguably one of the best beaches in South Carolina. With it’s white sand, wide beach area, […]
Downtown Greenville While visiting downtown, be sure to visit Falls Park and Liberty Bridge. Falls Park sits on the site […]
The leaves on the trees are red and gold. The air is crisp. And on the second weekend in October, […]