The tranquil and serene environment of Traveler’s Rest, SC belies its colorful past when it was just a stopover for travelers gearing up for the arduous journey ahead. Originally a town of taverns and stores that cropped up to meet the demands of visitors, Traveler’s Rest now has two intersecting highways; 25 and 276, which are the transportation lifelines of the area and have contributed massively to its commercial growth.
The central location of this scenic community in Northern Greenville County gives it unhindered access to the Blue Ridge Mountains as well the Atlantic Ocean which is only a few hours away. But, it’s not just the best of nature that residents enjoy in Traveler’s Rest. The area is also one of the most rapidly growing metropolitans in the Southeast, providing ample opportunity for businesses of all sizes and those seeking employment.
Despite taking massive strides in the direction of embracing the urban work culture and commercial environment, the city has preserved its small town pace and air of friendliness. Those looking to shift to Traveler’s Rest will find an astonishing array of dwelling options. In addition, the area is home to Furman University and only a few minutes away from downtown Greenville. Numerous parks, including the famous Trail Blazer, which hosts the October Art festival, the Cherokee golf course, several hiking and bike trails as well as the lip-smacking fried green tomatoes, all add to the allure of the area.
Shopping in Traveler’s Rest can be a truly enriching experience with its host of antique shops, boutique restaurants and locally owned businesses that hobnob with major commercial establishments like Wal Mart. Given its proximity to the Blue Ridge Mountain Range, there is certainly no dearth of recreational options even for those who want a break from the urban environment.
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