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You’re in the right place for more information on all-things Spartanburg! Since our Insiders know the area better than anyone, let their expert suggestions guide you to the very best our growing county has to offer!

Highlights

We totally thought multiple craft breweries and our annual festivals would be enough to convince you to visit, but if you’re still looking for a sign it’s time to start planning your trip, you’ll probably find it in these recent highlights:

Inside Spartanburg’s Craft Beer Scene

*sets down pint glass* *wipes away beer-foam mustache* Beer drinkers across Spartanburg County have never had it better. Spartanburg’s first craft brewery, RJ Rockers, has been churning out locally-made brews si

Spartanburg Spring Fling

Your 2019 Spartanburg To Do List

Happy New Year!  Are you brimming with excitement over all the adventure, changes, and accomplishments 2019 has in store for you? We’ve all heard the cliche that a new year is like a blank book waiting to be fil

Walnut Grove Plantation, Roebuck

History Itinerary

Soak up local history at the Spartanburg Historical Association before heading to the Hub City Railroad Museum to see how the Hub City got its nickname.Stay downtown and take the Historic Downtown Walking Tour to get

Farmers Market

Monday, May 04, 2015

Farmers Market

By Susan A. Sistare, produced in cooperation with the HubCity Writers Project. Updated for accuracy in July 2019.On Saturday mornings, I am in Heaven.The memory of being dragged to the farmers' market to buy ...

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Finding Local History at Four Spartanburg County Museums

Tuesday, March 03, 2015

Finding Local History at Four Spartanburg County Museums

For these experiences and the deep satisfaction that comes with connecting with a community’s roots, local museums are an ideal afternoon visit for both home- towners and out-of-towners

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Local Cemeteries: Two-and-a-Half Centuries of History

Monday, February 09, 2015

Local Cemeteries: Two-and-a-Half Centuries of History

By Brad Steinecke, produced in cooperation with the HubCity Writers Project. On a frigid morning in January, an older woman walks into the Kennedy Room at the Spartanburg Headquarters Library. After a recent visit to ...

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To the Mountaintop with the Founder of The Assault on Mt. Mitchell

Monday, February 09, 2015

To the Mountaintop with the Founder of The Assault on Mt. Mitchell

By Brad Wright, produced in cooperation with the HubCity Writers Project.When it came to cycling, John Bryan was simply a Southern pioneer. In the 1970s, when the idea of a bicycle as a legitimate means of ...

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Skating on the Square

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Skating on the Square

By Rachel-Richardson, produced in cooperation with the HubCity Writers Project. I am not the most graceful of girls. My center of balance has yet to be found. If I were an animal, I’d be less of a swan and more of a ...

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Festivals Galore!

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Festivals Galore!

By Susan A. Sistare, produced in cooperation with the HubCity Writers Project. If Spartanburg is your hometown, and you graduated from high school in an era when a Bluetooth was something you had to see your dentist for...

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