Tryon is horse country, but it is also Upstate adjacent. If you are visiting for the World Equestrian Games, you’ll be just a short drive away from everything the Upstate has to offer. From the food to the shopping, and all of the amazing experiences, you could spend a whole week exploring the Upstate. No matter how much time you have to wander, here is your guide to Horsin’ Around the Upstate.
How many times have you found yourself saying, “They’re so hard to shop for?” If you are anything like us, you’ve found yourself saying it a lot. While gift cards are convenient, they are so impersonal, and they lack a certain pizzazz. But don’t worry, we’re here to help. We have created a gift guide for any occasion. Need a last minute birthday gift? Done. Wedding Registry completed? No problem. Be the best gifter, with In The Know Upstate’s Anytime Gift Guide.
In the Upstate, the very beginning of football season (AKA the best time of year) is marked by the Panthers Training Camp at Spartanburg’s Wofford College. Each year, loyal fans rush to catch the first look of our beloved Panthers and explore the Sparkle City. This year, we’ve made it easy to have fun beyond the end zone with five ways to make your visit a touchdown.
The Upstate is filled with live music (have you SEEN our Music Monday)? From small clubs, dive bars, to outdoor venues and amphitheaters, the Upstate has it all. It is fitting because the music scene of the Upstate is constantly growing. Garnering more and more attention, the region is seeing even bigger acts touring through the Upstate. Whether big or small, here are 10 Upstate Music Venues that turn it up to 11, and rip the knob off.
You know what they say, if you don’t like the weather in the Upstate, just wait a few minutes. If they don’t say that, then they should. The weather here can be temperamental, to say the least. This is compounded when it comes to rain, whether a spring shower or a mid-season hurricane, there are some days where being in the Upstate can be pretty damp. But you must not let this rain on your parade, Upstaters! There are still so many fun things you can do across the Upstate. Here is the ITK Guide to having a bright rainy day.
We love bluesy, southern-infused rock, and when you throw some girl power in there we love it even more. That is why we are thrilled to talk about Michelle Malone and the release of her 15th album, yes, 15th. She is celebrating this monumental release by performing at the Spinning Jenny this Friday. You can also find out about a great end of the school jam and all of the other concerts you can't miss in this week's Music Monday.
Artisphere is HUGE. People from all over will be flocking to Greenville to peruse and purchase incredible works of art from local artists. Maybe you’re one of these artsy folks, maybe you’re just coming to take in the arts and the culture. Once you’ve finished browsing the art, what should you do next? We have a few ideas of how to make your Artisphere weekend one filled with fun, food, and adventure! Here is ITK’s Guide to a Picturesque Artisphere Weekend!
Just like any good horror movie franchise, some things don’t stay buried for long. That is why we are back with another installment of Urban Legends from around the Upstate. Who knew we lived on such haunted grounds? All across the region, there are spooky stories filled with history and sometimes tragedy. When it comes to the Upstate, there are plenty of things that go “bump” in the night. Here are 10 more Urban Legends to make you sleep with the lights on.