Spartanburg’s Top 10 Things to Do in 2022

Spartanburg’s Top 10 Things to Do in 2022

Spartanburg’s Top 10 Things to Do in 2022

Zip Around Downtown Spartanburg on a Blue Duck Scooter

Zoom (and we don’t mean a video-call) through downtown on Blue Duck Scooters in Downtown Spartanburg.

The e-scooters are available for rent, seven days a week, from 7 A.M.-10 P.M. by using the Blue Duck app. Exploring downtown, getting to a restaurant on time or enjoying a speedy ride through the heart of the Hub City

Note: An online safety tutorial must also be completed before riding. The Blue Duck app download, complete with map of eligible ride locations in Spartanburg, can be found here.

Get Your Steps (or Pedaling) in on The Dan

As 2022 gets underway, work is ongoing around Spartanburg to bring together 50-plus miles of new and existing trails as The Daniel Morgan Trail System, or The Dan. The initiative, led by Play. Advocate. Live Well! aims to connect people more closely to the outdoors and connect the outdoors to Spartanburg County.

We’ve covered the popular Mary Black Rail Trail, and where you can eat, drink and play near the trail, but Spartanburg is home to numerous outdoor opportunities that we’ve got covered for your visit here.

Find a New Favorite Dish

Spartanburg quite literally has something for all tastes. Some great new restaurants opened countywide in 2021, which is the perfect excuse to try something new.

If you’re looking for popular favorites, international flavors or something to satisfy your latest craving, you can get a full guide to Spartanburg’s food and drink here.

Be Charmed by a Small Town

Spartanburg County is home to an abundance of small-town charm, with locals fueling creative visions for historic downtowns, bringing new business opportunities and reasons to visit.

Landrum in the northern part of the county showcases Blue Ridge Mountain views, unique shopping and a thriving food scene. Not far away, Inman offers visitors the chance to get outside and explore.

And in the southern part of the county, Woodruff is growing with new life, especially downtown as restaurants, a biergarten and more are kickstarting the town’s historic center.

Find Your Inner Artist

We like to say you can’t spell Spartanburg without ART, and there’s good reason for that.

This year, explore your own artistic skills with a class or session at The Spartanburg Art Museum or Mayfair Art Studios

The Spartanburg Art Museum, inside the Chapman Cultural Center, showcases rotating exhibits and a permanent collection, and hosts a variety of programs, art classes and more for all ages.

Mayfair Art Studios brings artists together and hosts performances, exhibitions and classes, like pottery-making, throughout the year.

If you’re looking to appreciate art instead of making your own, you can visit any of Spartanburg’s art galleries during the new year.

woman kayaking on a lake surrounded by fall foliage

Tackle Spartanburg’s Waterways

It’s certainly best to wait for warmer weather to hit the water, but once you decided to paddle, swim or fish, Spartanburg County has plenty of options for you.

Spartanburg County’s rivers and lakes are overflowing with options for you, whether you’re looking for heart-pounding adventure or cool, crisp relaxation.

Catch a Spartanburgers Game at Historic Duncan Park

The Spartanburgers, everyone’s favorite hamburger-themed baseball team, will return to Spartanburg for their second season in the Coastal Plain League in summer 2022.

The Spartanburgers are the latest in Spartanburg’s long baseball history, and your chance to catch a game will start back up with the team’s season in May.

Learn Some Local History

Spartanburg County dates back to the very founding of our country (Spartanburg was named for the Spartan Regiment led by Gen. Daniel Morgan during the American Revolution).

Whether you want to take a trip to the Colonial times by visiting Walnut Grove or you’re yearning to learn how Spartanburg looked generations ago at the Regional History Museum, we’ve got your history must-sees here.

Sing Along to Live Music

As the weather heats back up in Spartanburg so too does the area’s music scene.

Music on Main and live music at the FR8yard will all restart as the year goes along, as will live performances by talented musicians dotting the streets of Downtown Spartanburg.

There’s also a host of events put on by the Spartanburg Philharmonic, connecting you to the history to music in Spartanburg County and from across the region.

Stay Somewhere Uniquely Spartanburg

Sometimes it’s nice to take a little break while not breaking the bank.

Along with modern, welcoming hotels, Spartanburg is home to some truly unique stays that showcase the community’s history and add a little extra fun to your visit.

There’s the incredible art collection at the AC Hotel Spartanburg, and the all-in-one experience of staying at the Hilton Garden Inn Spartanburg which shares space with Heirloom: A Milltown Eatery.

Spartanburg’s hotels have your next luxurious, relaxing stay at the ready.


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