Travelers Rest

Travelers Rest

Travelers Rest, South Carolina: A Neighborhood Guide

Travelers Rest, nestled between Greenville and the Blue Ridge Mountains, offers a unique blend of small-town charm,outdoor adventure, and a thriving craft beer scene. Whether you seek a quiet community or a vibrant downtown atmosphere, Travelers Rest has a neighborhood for you.

For the Outdoor Enthusiast:

  • Swamp Rabbit Trail: This converted rail trail runs through the heart of Travelers Rest, perfect for biking, walking,or jogging. Several neighborhoods border the trail, offering easy access to nature and a quick commute downtown.Look for communities with "Swamp Rabbit Trail" in the name for close proximity.

  • North Saluda: This area offers stunning mountain views and immediate access to the Saluda River. Perfect for kayakers, paddleboarders, or anyone who loves spending time by the water. Several neighborhoods dot the area,ranging from established to new developments.

For the Downtown Dweller:

  • Downtown Travelers Rest: This walkable district is the heart of the action, with trendy restaurants, breweries, and shops lining the streets. Apartments and lofts are available, ideal for those who want to be in the center of it all.

  • Poe Mill: A revitalized mill village, Poe Mill offers a unique blend of historic charm and modern living. Converted lofts and new townhomes provide a variety of housing options with easy access to downtown amenities.

For the Family-Oriented:

  • North Main: This established neighborhood offers a mix of traditional and newer homes with large yards. It boasts a strong sense of community and is close to schools and parks.

  • Grosebeck: Located just outside of downtown, Grosebeck offers a quieter suburban environment with easy access to green spaces and family-friendly amenities. Homes range from established ranch styles to new construction.

For the Budget-Conscious:

  • Sans Souci: This area offers a variety of affordable housing options, from apartments to single-family homes. It's a great option for young professionals or those starting out.

  • Greenville Highway Area: Several neighborhoods are located along the Greenville Highway corridor, offering a mix of housing options at various price points. This area provides convenient access to major roads for commuting.

Do some additional research:

Travelers Rest is a growing community with new developments popping up frequently. Here are some resources to help you narrow your search:

  • Travelers Rest Town Guide: [Town Guide - Travelers Rest Here]
  • Travelers Rest Real Estate Listings: Look for websites from local realtors to get a feel for current housing options in different neighborhoods.

Remember, the perfect Travelers Rest neighborhood depends on your lifestyle priorities. Consider what's important to you and use this guide as a starting point to find your ideal match in this charming South Carolina town.

Overview for Travelers Rest, SC

7,670 people live in Travelers Rest, where the median age is 21.4 and the average individual income is $20,493. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

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Around Travelers Rest, SC

There's plenty to do around Travelers Rest, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Community Tap, Posies & Sugar, and Travelers Rest Farmers Market.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 0.5 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.89 miles 13 reviews 4.9/5 stars
Dining · $ 0.86 miles 10 reviews 4.9/5 stars
Dining 2.53 miles 7 reviews 4.7/5 stars
Dining 0.2 miles 53 reviews 4.7/5 stars
Dining · $$ 0.33 miles 25 reviews 4.6/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Travelers Rest, SC

Travelers Rest has 2,150 households, with an average household size of 2.51. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Travelers Rest do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 7,670 people call Travelers Rest home. The population density is 1,230.78 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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41.62 / 58.38%

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Schools in Travelers Rest, SC

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The following schools are within or nearby Travelers Rest. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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