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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:

Feel the Need for Speed in Spartanburg

  Between BMW Manufacturing Co., family-friendly businesses, and the county’s deep and historical ties to stock car racing, Spartanburg is no stranger to automotive enthusiasm and racing passion. Spartanburg

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

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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

Cycling Spartanburg

Monday, February 03, 2014

Cycling Spartanburg

By P. L. Thomas, produced in cooperation with the HubCity Writers Project. My journey to becoming a cyclist began in the early 1980s when I bought my wife and me two Schwinn bicycles from the Great Escape in Spartanburg...

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BMW: A Day with the Ultimate Driving Machine

Friday, December 20, 2013

BMW: A Day with the Ultimate Driving Machine

Offering an array of programs teaching everything from basic car control for teens and adults to advanced techniques used by professional drivers, the Performance Center is the only one of its kind for BMW, which ...

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Paddling the Pacolet

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Paddling the Pacolet

By John Lane, HubCity Writers Project I love our local rivers and I want everybody in Spartanburg to love them as well. The only way to really love rivers is to come into close contact with them, and with that in mind...

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Brewing Beer in Downtown’s Grain District

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Brewing Beer in Downtown’s Grain District

By Jodie Free, HubCity Writers Project I came to Spartanburg on a summer internship from my graduate school in Oxford, Mississippi, and during the three months that I lived there, RJ Rockers beer became a staple of my ...

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Showin Off at Glendale Shoals

Monday, October 14, 2013

Showin Off at Glendale Shoals

By Andrew Waters, HubCity Writers Project On a Wednesday afternoon in early fall I am getting a tour of the Glendale Shoals Preserve with Steve Patton and Fred Parrish. That’s a thing I’ve noticed about ...

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Being Pet-Friendly in Spartanburg

Monday, October 14, 2013

Being Pet-Friendly in Spartanburg

By Jeremy L. C. Jones, HubCity Writers Project We usually go to Spartanburg’s Rail Tails dog park early in the morning or late in the afternoon, but the absolute best time is just after dinner when the sun has ...

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