Autumn is in full swing, and as of this week it is actually starting to feel like it. It is time to break out the sweaters, scarfs, and pumpkin spiced lattes. (Ok, we’ll be honest, we’ve been drinking PSLs since early September.) Soon, the fall foliage will be at its peak. That means it’s time for what the locals affectionately refer to as leaf lookin’. There is something about the swaths of color that really drives people wild, us included. We’ve gathered together some of the best places in the Upstate and adjacent for you to see the leaves in all of their splendor. You better be-leaf it Upstaters!
7 Ways to Brighten Your Rainy Day: Greenville It is summer in the South, which means afternoon showers and the occasional thunderstorm. Sure, sometimes it is nice to throw your head back and dance in the rain, but most times, being practical wins out and we head indoors. Luckily, the Upstate offers plenty of activities…
It is that time of year again; where ghouls and goblins roam the street and kids are in a constant sugar rush. Halloween is right around the corner, and we know you are ready for some frightening fun. With so many great activities happening around the Upstate, we decided to bring back our super spooky, super helpful Halloween Guide. Whether you're undead, or just a fan of them, here is ITK's 2018 FANGtastic Guide to Halloween.
Reader beware, you’re in for a scare! That is if you visit one of these haunted attractions located across the Upstate. We’ve got the thrills you seek and then some in ITK’s FANGtastic Guide to Halloween.
Are you ready to do the Time Warp AGAIN? Maybe the Monster Mash is more your speed. Regardless, don your best costume and head to one of these eerily good parties.
Finding the perfect pumpkin takes a lot of care and finesse. What shape do you want? Are you going to carve it? No matter your needs, there are local farms across the Upstate ready to help you find a glorious gourd.
Whether a freshman or a senior, if you are going to college, you want to be prepared. There are so many things that go into making your year a success, sometimes it is hard to keep track of it all. What do you want your dorm or apartment to look like? What is the cutest notebook I could possibly find? Does my student ID get me a discount anywhere? We’re here to help. For unique style and great deals, you’re going to want to check out ITK’s Guide to Collegiate Coolness.
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.
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.
It is the best of times, but it can also produce the most boring of times. I’m talking about summer. The kids are out of school, the sun is high in the sky, and you’re…well you’re looking for a way to keep the kids entertained and yourself sane. Fret not, dear Upstaters, we’ve got just the solution, seven of them to be exact! We’ve rounded up some ways to keep the young ones having fun that are also unique. Think of all the stories they’ll have when they go back to school. You’re getting “Cool Parent” points already. Here are Seven Summer Activities To Keep Your Kids Off The Couch.