With average daytime high temperatures ranging from the low 50s to the upper 80s, the Greenville – Spartanburg, South Carolina area is a great place to visit in any season. If you are looking for Greenville or Spartanburg hotels, Extended Stay Hotels has several great places to stay, each offering comfortable accommodations and exceptional value. Click on a link below to see Extended Stay Hotels in that area or view all Greenville/Spartanburg hotels.
Once considered "The Textile Capital of the World," today the Greenville-Spartanburg area hosts an integral piece of the South’s growing automotive industry. Halfway between Greenville and Spartanburg is Greer, home of a major BMW manufacturing facility. With direct employment, plus jobs created by suppliers, this plant makes an enormous contribution to the local economy. Greenville is also home of the North American headquarters for one of the world’s largest tire manufacturers, Michelin. With this kind of automotive industry presence, it is no surprise that nearby Clemson University is home to the International Center for Automotive Research.
Other major businesses in the region include the Lockheed Martin Aircraft and Logistics Center, General Electric, 3M and Honeywell. Spartanburg, South Carolina also happens to be home to the headquarters of Extended Stay Hotels, which operates over 680 hotels nationwide and in Canada.
With good year-round weather, this area offers wonderful outdoor activities. Just 30 miles from Greenville is Caesars Head State Park and Raven Cliff Falls. This park has nearly 60 miles of hiking trails that will take you to amazing sights not accessible by car. If you can, hike to Raven Cliff Falls, the tallest waterfall in South Carolina. If you would rather stay in town, enjoy nature at Falls Park on the Reedy, a marvelous Greenville park with beautiful gardens and several waterfalls. Falls Park is also home to the Liberty Bridge, a gorgeous pedestrian suspension bridge over the Reedy River.
Greenville is serious about having fun. Who wouldn’t enjoy visiting Discovery Island Waterpark and riding the amazing FlowRider? It’s like surfing, only without the surf. Greenville’s Recreation Department operates nearly 50 parks and recreation facilities. The Pavilion Recreation Complex features a 66,000 square foot indoor complex complete with ice and inline skating rinks, table tennis, badminton and volleyball.
Greenville also has plenty of fun nightlife for just about anyone’s taste. Country music lovers can head to the Blind Horse Saloon for live music every night. If your taste runs more to jazz, Main Street Jazz may be just what you are looking for. Running from March through September, performances of jazz, blues, R&B and more are provided for your enjoyment at no charge. Greenville also hosts marvelous professional theater. Be sure to check out the current offering at the Centre Stage, Greenville’s professional theater. Other live acts can be enjoyed at the Bi-Lo Center and the Peace Center for the Performing Arts, both located in downtown Greenville.
While in Greenville, baseball fans may want to visit the home of one of the game’s true legends, Shoeless Joe Jackson. Some claim that Jackson inspired the swing of the great Babe Ruth. If you would rather attend a baseball game, you are in luck. The Greenville Drive, a minor league affiliate of the Boston Red Sox, plays at Fluor Field in downtown Greenville. During the football training season, visitors to Spartanburg might stop by Wofford College’s Gibbs Stadium to catch a glimpse of the Carolina Panthers’ Training Camp.
Golfers coming to Greenville are in for a very special treat if they visit the CrossWinds Golf Club. It may be a Par 3 course, but each hole was conceived by a different golf course designer. For other golfing options, view these lists for Greenville courses and Spartanburg courses.
Travelers in search of a comfortable, convenient and affordable hotel room in Greenville or Spartanburg, South Carolina have several Extended Stay Hotels from which to choose, each offering terrific nightly, weekly, and monthly rates.