Spartanburg, SC is a gem amongst the gorgeous hills of the Upstate. Just east of Greenville along I-85 Spartanburg retains its beauty amongst rivers, waterfalls, and lakes where residents enjoy some of the most prime countryside South Carolina has to offer. Home to the University of South Carolina Upstate Campus, the city and neighboring towns enjoy the fresh scene of college youth who are achieving new heights in academics amongst the Upstate.
Spartanburg has several parks that have become favorites for both visitors and residents alike. Take a tour through Lawson’s Fork Creek, where you can enjoy streams and waterfalls. Stretching from the northern end of the county to the east most end you can follow its intricate paths all the way to the Pacolet River. Cross country runners frequent the Cottonwood Trail which is a path that stretches along Lawson’s Fork all the way through Edwin M. Griffin Nature Preserve, where the natural sounds of woodlands become an affectionate aviary to several migratory birds. Uniquely, one of Spartanburg’s natives found a way to bring nature to an urban setting. The Hatcher Garden and Woodland Preserve is right in the middle of the urban environment, starting out as a project of a retired social activist, it is now home to birds, and wildlife of many kinds, as well as the occasional resident visit.
Spartanburg loves its food and has some tasty treats tucked away in all the right places. So to cover all the bases we will start with our three square meals. Are you looking for a New Orleans French Breakfast? Look no further, for Mon Amie, cooks breakfast up creole style. Whether you’re looking for that perfect omelette with the right spice or layers of French toast that party with the confetti sugar, you will start the day in the spirit of Mardi Gras. Now lunch wouldn’t be right without a good ole’ homestyle burger. Cribbs Kitchen is an americana retreat for the taste buds, it doubles down on the cheese and serves up sides that will have you clamoring for seconds. Last but not least, let’s finish off our appetites with some organic goodness at the Farmer’s Table, where homestyle cooking meets all the fresh ingredients that will surely hold you over till the next exciting culinary journey.
Spartanburg doesn’t spare the festivity flair. Year-round music, food, and beer are turned into festivals that invite people of all kinds to come and hang together in the spirit of community. Spring Fling usually kicks off Spartanburg’s new year, with a craftful lineup of live artist, rides, and other artistic attractions to get the creative juices flowing. If you’re a software guru, you will be surprised to note that Spartanburg is where they hold the annual SouthEast LinuxFest where professionals from around the country gather together to establish programming innovations. If your musical appetite needs a weekly quench, Music on Main is a street concert event held downtown every Thursday, for residents to come and enjoy local artists.
Spartanburg surely has it’s charming qualities, and enjoy’s a unique spirit of entrepreneurship and industry as well. BMW installed it’s headquarters just miles from Spartanburg’s epicenter and has employed some of Spartanburg’s finest. Spartanburg is also HQ for America’s favorite breakfast house Denny’s, being one of America’s largest family diners. Eight distinct college and universities have graced the Upstate here in Spartanburg, educating the next generation of thriving professionals. Plenty of small businesses have found a home here in Spartanburg serving the state’s twelfth largest population for years to come. DeYoung and Cain Group understand the success of Spartanburg and their desire to share it with others. Allow one of our agents to give you a grand tour through one of the Upstate’s most prized areas.
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