The Traveler’s Rest SC

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The Traveler’s Rest SC: Everything You Need to Know

The Traveler’s Rest Sc, located in the southern foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in South Carolina’s gorgeous Upcountry, is one of the most popular visitor attractions in the state. Visitors from all over flock to see this site because of its natural beauty and proximity to many other wonderful sites and attractions. Here are the top reasons why you should make it your next destination if you are planning a trip to the area soon!


Where Is It Located? (Traveler’s Rest SC)

Travelers Rest Sc is located in Greenville County, South Carolina. It lies on both sides of SC 101 between Travelers Rest Road and Gibbs Drive, with a small portion on both sides of Plumtree Road. According to the United States Census Bureau, it has a total area of 6.7 square miles (17 km2), all land. The city shares borders with Tanglewood Park at its northeast corner, Conestee Mill Village at its southeast corner, and Simpsonville at its southwest corner. Downtown Greenville is 12 miles (19 km) south of Travelers Rest by US 276 or SC 14/Haywood Road through Greenville suburbs such as Mauldin and Simpsonville.


When Can I Visit?

The site is open year-round, although hours vary by season. During peak travel times (April through October), The Traveler’s Rest Sc is open from 9 am-5 pm daily. Hours during shoulder season (November through March) are a bit more variable, but expect The Inn at Travelers Rest to be open at least 8 am-4 pm Monday through Saturday and 10 am-2 pm on Sunday. This means you can easily make a day trip if you’re staying in Greenville or Columbia and are looking for something fun to do with your family that isn’t going over budget.

What Do I Get?

Travelers Rest Sc is a true traveler’s refuge, located in the southern foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in South Carolina’s gorgeous Upcountry. It was called for its natural attractions and closeness to other sites. Here are all of the things you need to know about it. Enjoy!

#1 What Do I Get?: When entering through historic gates that welcome travelers into your own rest, you get beautiful outdoor recreation opportunities (like hiking and horseback riding), charming accommodations with character (including an on-site bed & breakfast), and Southern cuisine so good that local restaurants include it on their menus.
#2 When Do I Get It?: If there were ever a place where you could feel like you got away from it all, Travelers Rest would be that place. But no matter how much time we spend getting away from everything else in our lives, sometimes we just want to get away with our family or friends without going too far from home.


Is There Something Else I Can See Nearby?

In addition to discovering South Carolina’s most beautiful, historic sites and attractions, travelers can enjoy a relaxing stay at one of our bed and breakfasts. Choose from more than a dozen inns and getaway cottages in Anderson County—all within 15 minutes of downtown Traveler’s Rest Sc. If you prefer something with a bit more privacy, try your hand at hunting on over 14,000 acres of privately owned land just 30 minutes away from our downtown area. Want an even longer adventure? The Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport is just one hour away!

What Activities Can I do While at Traveler’s Rest SC?

The Traveler’s Rest Sc has a beautiful pool that’s open year-round, as well as an on-site golf course and a nearby lake for boating and fishing. There are also miles of trails throughout the surrounding area for hiking, biking, horseback riding, and even rock climbing. For those who enjoy all things crafty, there are plenty of shops and galleries in nearby communities. And if you have time while in South Carolina’s Upcountry, be sure to visit some of our other beloved sites!


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