Travelers Rest, voted as one of the top southern small towns by USA Today, is well-known for its charm and wide-variety of outdoor activities including kayaking, fishing, golfing, hiking and more! It’s the perfect city for outdoor enthusiasts!
The city of Travelers Rest has been around for over 300 years. The city gained its name and popularity because it was a resting place for travelers and drovers moving livestock from the mountains down to the coast.
Located at the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Travelers Rest (known to locals as TR) is experiencing massive growth with new restaurants, shops, local events, and more. If you enjoy outdoor adventures, this charming city is the perfect place to call home.
Travelers Rest has many new developments in the workings such as new single family homes, apartments, medical offices, and business offices. The city’s comprehensive plan includes a downtown master plan and a bicycle master plan. TR continues to develop to meet the needs of residents both today and in the future.
Traveler’s Rest, popularly referred to as simply “TR”, has blossomed into a quaint hotspot of local shopping boutiques, trendy eateries, and outdoor fun with the Swamp Rabbit Trail running straight through town with connections to Greenville’s surrounding neighborhoods. Home Buyers in the town of TR can expect established homesites near popular hiking and biking trails such as Paris Mountain State Park and Caesar’s Head plus easy access to Greenville’s shopping and dining options.