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Spartanburg is known as the Hub City, a connecting point to other destinations. But why go to other places when the area offers so much? It’s not only a place connecting travelers, but it’s home to an eclectic mixture of activities and points of interest that provide a rich atmosphere for anyone. Whether you’re an outdoor enthusiast, history buff, business mogul, college student, or artistic bohemian, the Hub City offers places and experiences to fit your style.

Spartanburg houses several hiking and biking trails, such as the Palmetto Trail and Cottonwood Trail for those who enjoy a breath of fresh air. Or you can take a step into the past at historical houses such as the Price House and Walnut Grove Plantation. For those with more of a flair for business, Spartanburg is home to BMW’s only North American facility. The BMW Zentrum awaits visitors who wish to explore the center and museum. Spartanburg is also known as a college town with eight diverse higher education institutions in its area. And the arts abound with our museums, musical events, and our indoor and outdoor facilities.


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