What's the Current Situation?

Indoor and outdoor dining is available as restaurants operate with limited capacity. State and County parks, trails, and waterways are open for adventure while City parks remain closed. Spartanburg businesses are encouraged to combat COVID-19 with hand hygiene, masks, and social distancing.

What Makes Spartanburg A Convenient Location?

Safe & Spacious
Outdoor Dining

Less Crowds with
More Space

Miles of Outdoor
Spaces & Parks

Quaint Downtowns
for Easy Strolling

Easy Access
By Car


Looking for things you can do right now?

Here are a few ideas…



Most parks, greenways, and trails are now open in Spartanburg. That’s a good excuse to lace up your shoes and go explore a wide-open space.

  • Croft State Park

    Hike one of the many multi-use trails and experience the natural beauty of this former WWII Army Training Facility.

  • Holy Mōlli

    Enjoy a non-traditional approach to Mexican food made with authentic techniques and locally sourced ingredients.

  • Comfort Suites at Westgate

    Kick off your shoes and get that much-needed R&R after spending your day exploring outside.


Spend your day on the water and stay cool while keeping your distance. Bring a boat, kayak or paddle-board and relax a little.

  • Lake Cooley

    A short drive from downtown Spartanburg, this lake boasts beautiful views of the Blue Ridge Mountains in the distance.

  • Heirloom – A Milltown Eatery

    Your vacation deserves some delicious Southern classics such as fried green tomatoes and shrimp & grits.

  • Hampton Inn & Suites

    Located just off I-26, you don’t have to sacrifice comfort for convenience. Spend a night relaxing, tomorrow has more to explore.


Pack a bike and explore the miles of multi-use trails across Spartanburg. Casual riding and thrilling trails are all waiting for you.

  • Mary Black Rail Trail

    Start this trail off in the heart of downtown and casually bike your way through Sparatnburg for a relaxing day.

  • Flock Shop

    Step into this renovated mechanic shop just off the trail and enjoy delicious fried chicken and pimento mac-n-cheese.

  • Spartanburg Marriott

    Right in the middle of downtown, the gorgeous Marriott hotel is the perfect oasis to rejuvenate.


We welcome you to take a stroll through Downtown Spartanburg and find out why so many people fall in love with its charm.

  • Take An Art Tour

    Spartanburg’s Downtown Cultural District has numerous murals and public art displays that are easily accessible. Come take a look!

  • FR8yard

    Satisfy your tastebuds and treat yourself to a local craft brew in this outdoor Biergarten in downtown Spartanburg.

  • AC Hotel Spartanburg

    Take in more artwork on display in the lobby of this gorgeous hotel and wind down with stunning views of Spartanburg’s skyline from the rooftop bar.

Things To Do, Places To Be

We know fun. The “let’s get the action going with some locally sourced food, outdoor activities, and live music” kind of fun. We also know that variety is everything. So we’ve pulled together some of the top itineraries to help make your visit action-packed!

Spacing Out at Spartanburg’s Museums
Get a Good Look: Spartanburg’s Art Galleries
Up Close with Spartanburg’s Fall Foliage
Unique Stays in Spartanburg
Support Local Spartanburg
Feel the Need for Speed in Spartanburg
Inside Spartanburg’s Craft Beer Scene
History Itinerary
Agritourism Itinerary
Welcome to College Town
Pet-Friendly Spots Around Spartanburg County
Where to Experience Live Music in Spartanburg
6 Best Places to Enjoy the Outdoors in Spartanburg, South Carolina
Spacing Out at Spartanburg’s Museums

Spartanburg’s many outdoor recreational offerings – like our gorgeous waterways and miles of trails – provide plenty of space to, well, space out. But if you’re looking to space out during our colder months, S...

Get a Good Look: Spartanburg’s Art Galleries

Spartanburg is full of art. There’s public art nearly everywhere downtown, with popular murals, the eye-catching Creative Crosswalks, sculptures and much more. There’s also a great selection of art galleries, prou...

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...

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...

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

Beer drinkers across Spartanburg County have never had it better. Spartanburg’s first craft brewery, RJ Rockers, has been churning out locally-made brews since 1997 and put Spartanburg on the craft beer world’s map ...

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 a ...

Agritourism Itinerary

Get your fill of fresh, homegrown fruits and veggies by checking out one of several farmstands across Spartanburg County

Welcome to College Town

There’s a reason Spartanburg is known as a College Town. With more than 15,000 college students countywide, Spartanburg County is home to seven unique colleges and universities, each equipping their respective students...

Pet-Friendly Spots Around Spartanburg County

Now more than ever, pets are part of our families. We go on walks together, we play together, we take selfies together, we call them our "furbabies," and we even share our beds with them

Where to Experience Live Music in Spartanburg

Music seems to be one of the most powerful forces in our day to day lives—it can make us feel happy, sad, empowered, or even help convey difficult-to-explain emotions to another person. And when we experience music ...

6 Best Places to Enjoy the Outdoors in Spartanburg, South Carolina

It's easy to hit the trails in the Hub City. Leave job stress and that pile of laundry behind and head to Spartanburg, South Carolina, for some refreshing outdoor fun. Opportunities for adventure abound, whether you p...



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