Is there a more beautiful time in the Upstate than spring? Yes, it is gorgeous year-round, but there is something about the blooming flowers and balmy temperatures that really puts a smile on our faces. While the pollen count can get a little high (we always have Zyrtec on hand), that shouldn’t stop you from getting out and enjoying all of the wonderful public gardens the Upstate has to offer. Whether enjoying nature is your goal, or you’re looking for the perfect place to snap your next selfie (#nofilter), here are five Upstate gardens to spring into.
Hardly any single visual is more iconic in the South Carolina Upstate than Table Rock Mountain. The flat top and sweeping bald rock face are recognizable from any angle and its image can be found in local, regional, and national publications as a simple and compelling case for taking in the natural beauty we are so fortunate to have surrounding us. The mountain is the centerpiece and namesake of one of the Upstate’s most popular parks and, if you have never visited Table Rock State Park, it is time to get out and see it for yourself.
Now that spring is in full swing, it is time to get out and explore all the Upstate has to offer. To make your life easier, we put together a list of all the upcoming festivals going on in the Upstate for the months of April and May. Want to find your favorites? Pick a month and read about the many awesome festivals going on in the entire Upstate! Don’t forget to mark your calendars because you won’t want to miss out on all the springtime fun!
The Upstate is overflowing with outdoor activities. There is something fun for everyone to experience. With great views and great trails, you just can’t beat the biodiversity that the Upstate has to offer. This week, we decided to check out Pleasant Ridge Park. Read all about our experience below.
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.
With so many great things to do, eat, and experience, Spartanburg has quickly become an Upstate destination. People are coming from all over to take in everything that the Sparkle City has to offer. With so much to do, it can be hard to narrow it down. That is why ITK has partnered with the Spartanburg Downtown Association to bring together the things that will give you the Perfect Day in Spartanburg.
The Upstate is overflowing with outdoor activities. There is something fun for everyone to experience, especially for all levels of hiker. With great views and great trails, you just can’t beat the biodiversity that the Upstate has to offer. This week, we decided to check out Pleasant Ridge Park. Read all about our experience below.
When it comes to hiking the Upstate, it is hard to pick a better destination than Jones Gap State Park. At roughly 13,000 acres with more than 60 miles of hiking trails, there is just about every type of terrain imaginable at all levels of difficulty to be found inside the park.