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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:

Up Close with Spartanburg’s Fall Foliage

As cool, crisp autumn air descends across the region, there isn’t a better time to explore Spartanburg County’s outdoor amenities. Vibrant green has started its slow, annual transition to fiery shades of red, oran

The renovated 1947 MackRail Cabin Car at the Clevedale Inn

Unique Stays in Spartanburg

Staying at a luxurious hotel with all of the amenities is great, but sometimes you want something that has a little more personality. If you want your trip to be even more memorable, then spend your nights at one of thes

Support Local Spartanburg

In Spartanburg, we know good food. Melt-in-your-mouth, good-for-the soul food. While you can’t visit right now, you can still get an authentic taste of Spartanburg by ordering some of our favorite staples to be enjoyed

Firing of the Muskets at Cowpens National Battlefield

Monday, October 14, 2013

Firing of the Muskets at Cowpens National Battlefield

By Jeremy L. C. Jones, HubCity Writers Project We took a drive up North I-85—moving a lot more quickly than we would’ve been back in mid-January of 1781 if we’d been part of Brigadier General Daniel Morgan’s ...

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Music Brings Us Together

Monday, September 16, 2013

Music Brings Us Together

I’ve heard Shane Pruitt jam at festivals, play gritty guitar blues in listening rooms, and get down and dirty at bars. He's a native son of Spartanburg, a city ConventionSouth magazine recently ranked among the South's...

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Spartanburg Area Football

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Spartanburg Area Football

By Jason Gilmer, HubCity Writers Project With 90 minutes until kickoff, fans are lined up at multiple gates waiting to storm in and reserve their spots on the concrete bleachers at Byrnes High School’s Nixon Field. ...

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Dottie’s Toffee

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Dottie’s Toffee

By Betsy Teter, HubCity Writers Project. Updated for accuracy in June 2019. My introduction to Dottie’s Toffee came at a dinner party on Spartanburg’s eastside when one of the hostesses brought a plate of flat, ...

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