Downtown shopping with a latte or sitting by a campfire with hot chocolate. No matter what your style, the Upcountry is the place for you. Historic sites dating back to the start of our country await you along with world-class entertainment in state-of-the-art venues. So whether it’s mountain biking, golfing, fishing or exploring history with your family, pack your bags for adventure while in the Upcountry.
Broadway productions, world-class art exhibits and local theater productions provide plenty of entertainment choices for everyone.
The Upcountry is rich in cultural facilities. Our museums are recognized nationally and highlight the art, technology, history and culture of the Piedmont.
The area has more than 500 sites of historic significance that include noteworthy American Revolution battlefields and sites. From tumbling waterfalls to scenic lakes, the Upcountry’s natural beauty is sure to inspire you.
The Upcountry is a paradise for the outdoor lover. Exciting opportunities for sportsmen, athletes, adventure seekers and nature lovers are waiting.
Here you’ll find some of the most beautiful waterfalls in the southeast. And there are more than 120 to explore. Some are easily reached while others are hidden away.
Explore this 112-mile road that was the route used by the Cherokees and the English and French fur traders. It is one of the best ways to see the Upcountry and is a scenic alternative to driving the interstate.
The Upcountry has a history of being home to unique music making. And it’s a history that’s still being made. When you are looking for live music, you’ll find a diversity in artists ranging from Grammy winners to local favorites
You’ll find opportunities for large or small events. From big city to countryside, you’ll discover something just right for your special day.
We have numerous institutions that promote higher learning including community colleges, private and public colleges and major universities.
There are tons of things to do and see in the Upcountry. Here are some ideas to get you started.