Spartanburg, SC

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Spartanburg showing a house, land animals and farmland

With its many outdoor attractions and cultural delights, this town is regarded as the gem of South Carolina’s Upcountry region.

Spartanburg is named after the Revolutionary War-era Spartan regiment, which protected the region from British forces. The city’s rich history is balanced by a modern downtown.

Explore the dynamic history of Spartanburg at Walnut Grove Plantation. This historic home offers a glimpse into the fight for independence during the Revolutionary War in the 18th century. Make a visit to Hub City Railroad Museum to learn how the town got its nickname.

See musicians or comedians take the stage at Spartanburg Memorial Auditorium. Enjoy top local talent at the HUB-BUB, a venue that hosts art exhibits, musical performances and plays. At Chapman Cultural Center, catch a show in the black box theater or bring the kids to enjoy its interactive science and arts exhibits. See the works of regionally and internationally acclaimed artists at Spartanburg Art Museum.

Acquaint yourself with the town as you walk along the Spartanburg Music Trail, an audio tour featuring sound installations. You’ll learn about the musicians that called this region home and see the public art that features prominently throughout the downtown area.

Main Street is home to a variety of venues to enjoy food and drink, from wine bars to family restaurants. Morgan Square hosts Jazz on the Square in the spring and fall, and Music on Main during the summer.

Spend a sunny afternoon at Hatcher Garden and Woodland Preserve. Enjoy South Carolina’s temperate climate as you lounge in front of the pond or stroll along the walking trails. Rent boats at Croft State Park and explore Craig Lake. Hiking, biking and equestrian trails provide a great way to see the foliage, which takes on a splendid color scheme during the autumn months.

Charlotte, North Carolina is 75 miles (120.7 kilometers) from Spartanburg and Asheville is just over an hour by car. The B-Cycle bike sharing system makes it easy to get around Spartanburg without a car. Spartanburg is located in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, which provide the quaint town with a beautiful scenic backdrop.

Comfort Suites At WestGate Mall
Comfort Suites At WestGate Mall
2.5 out of 5
458 West Blackstock Road, Spartanburg, SC
The price is $76 per night from Jan 30 to Jan 31
Located in the heart of Spartanburg, this hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of WestGate Mall, Spartanburg Methodist College, and Hatcher Garden and Woodland Preserve. ...
4.2/5 Very Good! (683 reviews)
"Was good"

Reviewed on Dec 28, 2021

Comfort Suites At WestGate Mall
Tru by Hilton Spartanburg
Tru by Hilton Spartanburg
2.5 out of 5
103 Franklin Avenue, Spartanburg, SC
The price is $79 per night from Feb 4 to Feb 5
Situated in Spartanburg, this hotel is 1.1 mi (1.8 km) from WestGate Mall and 3 mi (4.9 km) from Spartanburg Methodist College. Spartanburg Memorial Auditorium ...
4.6/5 Exceptional! (172 reviews)
"Room was clean, bed very comfortable. Nice pillows. Shower was wonderful.hot breakfast bar was a deal clincher. Best hotel for the $$$!"

Reviewed on Jan 20, 2022

Tru by Hilton Spartanburg
AC Hotel by Marriott Spartanburg
AC Hotel by Marriott Spartanburg
3.5 out of 5
225 West Main Street, Spartanburg, SC
The price is $149 per night from Jan 30 to Jan 31
Located in the heart of Spartanburg, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Morgan Square, Chapman Cultural Center, and Spartanburg Regional History Museum. ...
4.6/5 Exceptional! (297 reviews)
"Really enjoyed my stay here, it was very clean!"

Reviewed on Dec 26, 2021

AC Hotel by Marriott Spartanburg
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
HomeTowne Studios by Red Roof Spartanburg - Asheville Highway
HomeTowne Studios by Red Roof Spartanburg - Asheville Highway
2 out of 5
130 Mobile Drive, Spartanburg, SC
The price is $52 per night from Feb 1 to Feb 2
Situated in the suburbs, this apartment building is within 3 mi (5 km) of G.B. Hodge Center, Spartanburg Regional Hospital, and Wofford College. Spartanburg ...
2.6/5 (296 reviews)
"A bit noisy but the rate was very good and the room clean and secure."

Reviewed on Oct 25, 2021

HomeTowne Studios by Red Roof Spartanburg - Asheville Highway
Cozy 3br 2bath house in downtown Spartanburg
Cozy 3br 2bath house in downtown Spartanburg
Spartanburg, SC
The price is $99 per night from Jan 24 to Jan 25
Situated in Spartanburg, this vacation home is within 1 mi (2 km) of Spartanburg Memorial Auditorium, Wofford College, and Spartanburg Regional Hospital. Converse ...
4/5 Very Good! (6 reviews)
Highly recommend
"Great place to stay. Super new property. It is a residential neighborhood so if that’s not your thing, then I would stay somewhere else. For me and my family, it was perfect. Convenient to everywhere and host responded quickly several times during our stay."

Reviewed on Aug 18, 2021

Cozy 3br 2bath house in downtown Spartanburg
Charming Downtown Studio-Self Check-In-Pet Friendly
Charming Downtown Studio-Self Check-In-Pet Friendly
Spartanburg, SC
Situated in Spartanburg, this apartment building is within 2 mi (3 km) of The Showroom Gallery and Performance Hall, Spartanburg Memorial Auditorium, and Wofford ...
5/5 Exceptional! (1 review)
Studio review
"Very clean, perfect location."

Reviewed on Jan 17, 2022

Charming Downtown Studio-Self Check-In-Pet Friendly
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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