Northern Greenville County is home to one of the Upstate’s historic towns; Travelers Rest was once a stopping point for travelers to rest before they continued their journey up the mountain and now what is Hwy 25 leading into North Carolina.
Travelers Rest is home to several unique shops, restaurants, breweries and The Swamp Rabbit Trail, a paved greenway beginning in downtown Greenville. Hikers and lovers of the outdoors enjoy all the town has to offer.
In 2014, Budget Travel magazinenamed Travelers Rest No. 4 among “coolest small towns in America.”