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Attraction of the Week: Congaree National Park

Most people are more than familiar with the Smoky Mountains National Park. As one of America’s most beautiful nature treasures, it’s no surprise that it is America’s most visited park with over 11 million visitors per year. However, it is not the only park to check out while in the region. If you are planning […]

The 10 Most Mesmerizing South Carolina Waterfalls

There is nothing quite like getting out there on a beautiful afternoon and hiking a peaceful forested trail. Temporarily breaking free from technology, getting in a healthy workout, breathing fresh country air, and enjoying the sights and sounds of the wilderness makes hiking the perfect rejuvenating weekend activity. What’s even better, is being treated to […]

15 Rainy Day Activities in Greenville, South Carolina

For the most part, Greenville sees an abundance of sunny, mild days throughout the year. However, like every other region in the Southeast, heavy rain is a common occurrence. The city sees 51 inches per year, which is well above the US average of 38 inches. Summer and winter are typically the rainiest times of […]

15 Amazing Fall Color Hikes

Fall is the best time of year for much of the country. Crisp cool weather and sunny skies, bright golden foliage, and pumpkin spice everything. The leaves transition into a colorful medley of hues, transforming the green forest into a picture-perfect fall painting. Hiking is the best way to soak in the glorious colors of […]

3 Days in Greenville, South Carolina

Greenville, South Carolina is quickly becoming one of the most highly touted travel destinations in the Southeast. As of 2019, the city is the 4th fastest growing in the US. At one time, Greenville was known as the “Textile Capital of the World.” Today, the economy is booming with manufacturing and technology being at the […]

Exploring Spartanburg, SC: “The Hub City”

Greenville, Anderson, and Spartanburg are the 3 major cities which comprise the Upstate South Carolina region. This westernmost region of the state is most well-known for its’ rich manufacturing history and proximity to the Blue Ridge mountains. Although up and coming Greenville tends to receive much of the press, Spartanburg offers an interesting history and […]

Hiking Hotspot: Carrick Creek Nature Trail at Table Rock State Park

The Upper westernmost portion of the state of South Carolina, referred to as the “Upstate,” is situated amidst the beautiful Blue Ridge mountains. The region is home to some stunning scenery, including lush forests, peaceful flowing streams, and dozens of towering waterfalls. The lovely Carrick Creek trail within Table Rock State Park offers a vast […]

A Guide to Exploring Downtown Greenville, South Carolina

Downtown Greenville, a former textile community, is now a manufacturing powerhouse with companies like BMW, GE, & Boeing being drawn to the area. Not only is Greenville one of the fastest growing cities in America, it is also quickly becoming one of the most popular vacation destinations in the Southeast. With a vibrant downtown, a […]

5 Easy Waterfall Hikes in Upstate South Carolina

The Upstate South Carolina region is home to dozens of scenic waterfalls. Many of these are accessible roadside or via a simple hike. While visiting Greenville or surrounding cities, you will want to take the time to explore some of these gorgeous waterfalls, most of which are conveniently located within an hour or so from […]

5 Must-Do’s in Charleston, South Carolina

Beautiful historic Charleston, South Carolina, known for its’ charming inns, historic plantations, lovely gardens, colorful architecture, southern style cuisine, barrier islands, and historical attractions, draws history buffs and photographers from around the world. Charleston, the oldest city in South Carolina, was established in 1670 by English colonists. The city has preserved much of its’ quaint […]