Duke’s World of Energy
By Sherry Jackson, a freelance writer, editor and entrepreneur. Article originially appeared on http://www.ourupstatesc.info/ Opened in 1969 as a platform to watch the construction of Oconee Nuclear Station, Duke Energy’s World of Energy in Seneca remains committed to educating the public about all forms
Don’t Miss these Fall Events
South Carolina Apple Festival-Westminster Celebrate the beginning of apple harvest season in Oconee County, the largest apple-producing area in the state. Whether you enjoy whitewater rafting, shopping for arts and crafts, browsing antique stores, attending a world championship rodeo or listening
Downtowns & Main Streets – Upcountry SC
In the South, downtown is the place to be. They’re walkable, shoppable and full of great places to eat. You’ll find historic buildings and tree lined streets. Art walks, outdoor music and evening strolls await you. Here is a sampling
7 side-trips off Hwy 11
One of the best ways to see the Upcountry is to hit the Cherokee Foothills National Scenic Byway (SC11). This will take you from the Georgia/South Carolina border at Lake Hartwell through the rolling hills of the Piedmont all the
Art fans- head on over to downtown Greenville this weekend for fine art, music, food, and fun!
"Artisphere” is an annual signature event for Greenville, SC that celebrates the arts and the area’s rich international and multi-cultural flair. Carefully selected through a juried process, Artist Row presents 120 of the highest caliber visual artists from across the United
Bicycle Friendly Communities: Let the Good Times Roll!
When it comes to outdoor fun, South Carolina’s sandy beaches, fish-filled rivers and scenic mountains have always taken top billing. But these days, it’s the state’s bike trails that are getting all the recreational raves. Winding through popular vacation destinations from
Cycling Gorgeous Greenville, SC
Photo Credit: Libby McMillan Greenville, South Carolina has long been on the radar of elite competitive cyclists, as the host location for many years of the annual USA Cycling Professional Road and Time Trial National Championships. Although 2012 was the last
5 Fun Ways to Enjoy the Outdoors in Spartanburg
Tucked among the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Spartanburg, South Carolina has no shortage of opportunities to get outdoors for a little fun time. You won’t have to travel far from its historic downtown to paddle a river, hike