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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:

Support Local in Spartanburg County

Spartanburg knows good food, great times and authentic experiences. Whether you're planning a visit or making your holiday season gift-giving list (and checking it twice), we've got the gifts that will help you give a

Spartanburg: A Passion for Peaches

“If I had my little way, I’d eat peaches every day.” When you visit Spartanburg, you can really bring that song lyric to life. Spartanburg County has a passion for peaches, dating back a couple hundred years

Spartanburg’s Baseball Past, Present and Future

Spartanburg's baseball history is a long, proud tale that itself is a history of the sport. From 1963-1980, and again from 1986-1994, Spartanburg was the home of the Spartanburg Phillies, a minor league affiliate

Back-to-Football Fever

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Back-to-Football Fever

By Jo Ann Mitchell Brasington, produced in cooperation with the HubCity Writers Project. "When do we need to get ready for the Panthers Party?” "How much longer before we leave?” "Will we get to see Cam Newton, ...

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Panthers Come to Town

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Panthers Come to Town

By Laura Hendrix Corbin, produced in cooperation with the HubCity Writers Project. It was a real-life Mean Joe Greene-Coca Cola moment. “Hey, kid,” I heard someone holler, and I turned to see then-Carolina Panthers ...

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Fishing Local Waters

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Fishing Local Waters

By Brad Wright, produced in cooperation with the HubCity Writers Project. When I was 6 years old I caught a 16-inch catfish off of my grandfather’s dock on the gulf coast of Florida. Although 25 years have passed ...

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Spartanburg Has a Long and Strong Connection with Stock Car Racing

Thursday, July 10, 2014

By Mike Hembree, produced in cooperation with the HubCity Writers Project. The Hub City, so-named because of its railroad connections, for many years also was the "hub city” for NASCAR racing. Numerous top-level ...

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Strawberry Hill USA

Thursday, June 05, 2014

Strawberry Hill USA

Strawberry Hill USA, a great place to buy strawberries and peaches and enjoy family fun, sits on over 1,000 acres of rolling farmland in Chesnee

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A Visit to Walnut Grove

Friday, May 09, 2014

A Visit to Walnut Grove

By Brad Steinecke, produced in cooperation with the HubCity Writers Project. Whenever I visit Walnut Grove Plantation, I like to take a few minutes to walk out into the field facing the house and close my eyes. I ...

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