Ranked one of the Best Southern Small Towns by USA Today, Travelers Rest, located in Greenville County at the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains is home to Furman University and some of the area's best restaurants, parks and the GHS Swamp Rabbit Trail. A town rich in history and culture with mild weather, beautiful scenery and friendly people, Travelers Rest is an unbeatable destination for experiencing the best the Upstate of South Carolina has to offer. Learn more about Travelers Rest -TR, as locals like to call it - by visiting TR's city web site.
Around Town In town, you’ll find quaint shops, an upbeat art gallery, Greenville County's largest open-air Farmers Market, a welcoming gazebo, The GHS Swamp Rabbit Trail and a long list of top-rated restaurants. Kids enjoy the Bike Skills Flow Park at Gateway Park and family-friendly gatherings at Trailblazer Park including free concerts and movies in the amphitheater. Come fall, we kick off our annual Fall Bluegrass & Harvest Market with authentic bluegrass music and a bounty of local produce, crafts and seasonal fare at Trailblazer Park. For a complete listing to all of our restaurants, local shops, things to do and places to stay, click any image below.