Thursday, March 11, 2021
Taking time for yourself and getting away for a little R&R doesn’t mean taking multiple days off from work or school. Sometimes the most memorable trips are those quick, overnight getaways to somewhere new. We’ve gathered some of our top picks for you, so you can spend more time making more memories in Spartanburg.
Spartanburg’s hotels cover the spectrum from charming B&Bs and unique stays to well-known family-friendly hotel brands. No matter where you choose to call your overnight “home,” we know you’re going to want to rest up before taking on the new day in Spartanburg.
Clevedale Inn and Historic Gardens: Enjoy picturesque scenes and top-notch accommodations at Clevedale’s gorgeous bed and breakfast, blending Southern charm with modern accommodations. Originally built in 1913, this estate features various suites for you to choose from each with their distinct style.
Tru by Hilton: The area’s newest hotel is also the most vibrant. From the moment you check-in, you’ll notice the bold colors and eclectic art that sets Tru apart from other hotels you’ve stayed at in the past.
Spartanburg Marriott: Blending modern amenities with a convenient location, the Spartanburg Marriott is just blocks away from the heart of downtown. Whether you’re looking for a place for two or bringing the whole family, this hotel has you covered.
Looking for more? We’ve got a full lineup of comfy places for you to rest up during your visit.
Half the fun of taking a trip is getting a taste of the local culinary scene, and that’s no different in Spartanburg. Our restaurants can satisfy whatever you may be craving during your trip. International flavors, southern classics, or a juicy burger, pack your stretchy pants and add these spots to your itinerary.
Holy Mōlli: Discover Asian/Mexican fusion with a trip to Holy Mōlli for a dining experience you will have to taste for yourself. Enjoy popular dishes from each culture, such as traditional sushi or tacos. Or venture out and try something new like the Mexican tempura sushi roll.
Tulip Tree: While Tulip Tree may be one of the newest additions to downtown Spartanburg’s dining scene, it is becoming a fan favorite. Eclectic flavors are on display with a menu boasting options such as the Smoked Carolina Trout & Apple Salad Sliders and the Sweet Tea-Brined Chicken. Need brunch plans? Check out Tulip Tree Saturdays and Sundays and dig into a breakfast skillet paired with their house-made mix Bloody Mary.
Wade’s: Down-home country cooking can help soothe any soul, and nothing hits that mark quite like a Meat & Three from Wade’s. Since 1967, this Spartanburg staple has established itself as the go-to place for a meat and three sides for locals and visitors alike. Order your plate with southern favorites like Turkey & Dressing or Chicken Fried Steak before adding on sides of Sweet Potato Soufflé, Mac & Cheese, and Green Beans.
Burgers & Bakery: Nothing says indulging quite like a burger piled high with toppings, followed up by ordering yourself a sweet treat. Bringing together that classic burger joint feeling and a quaint European bakery, get the best of both worlds with a visit to Burgers & Bakery. Sink your teeth into one of their smash burgers like The Spartanburger and be sure to take a slice of cheesecake or an order of the Famous Nanner pudding back to the hotel room for a midnight snack.
Looking for more ways to get a taste of Spartanburg? Check out some more of our delectable dining and crafted cocktails that are waiting just for you.
Spartanburg is no stranger to heart-pumping adventures like speeding around the BMW Performance Center track or showing off your skills at Craft Axe Throwing. But sometimes, an overnight getaway calls for slowing things down a bit and reconnecting with what gives Spartanburg that charm you’ll fall in love with. Quaint gardens, historic parks, and an evolving arts scene help make Spartanburg the perfect place to discover something new.
Hatcher Garden: Peace and tranquility await as you walk through the charming Hatcher Garden. Recently awarded the Travelers’ Choice honors by TripAdvisor, reconnect with nature during your visit and take some time to just enjoy the view of the local fauna and flora. With flowers and plants blooming year-round, there’s never a dull time to check out this urban oasis.
Croft State Park: What started as a World War II Army training facility has since been transformed into one of South Carolina’s largest state parks. Sprawling more than 7,000-acres, Croft is perfect for those who want to take their outdoor adventures up a notch with over 20-miles of trails to explore. If floating on a lake is more your speed, rent a kayak or bring your own and check out Lake Craig.
Downtown Cultural District: Spartanburg’s admiration for the arts is on display no matter where you visit in the Downtown Cultural District. Awarded cultural district status in 2015 by the SC Arts Commission, organizations such as the Chapman Cultural Center have helped fuel the creativity in downtown Spartanburg through public art and performances. Snap a selfie in front of the Love Where You Live mural or check out the eclectic sculptures hidden around downtown before strolling the streets downtown to the soundtrack of local musicians.