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Recent Upcountry reviews

  • Family Reunion / 80th Birthday Party

    "Robin and Kay, WOW...The Second Stay only got better!!! We stayed at your amazing home two years ago and had a great time. When looking for a spot for my Fathers 80th Birthday celebration your house was the first thing that came to mind. We had family travel from all over the country and access to airports for everyone was wonderful. We had 3 generations together for a week of water sports and relaxation. When asked what was everyone's favorite thing they did it was a mix bag of sitting around the fire pit, boating/water sports, cooking in your UNBELIEVABLY equipped kitchen, hiking or just hanging out on the deck catching up. YOUR HOUSE WAS PERFECT!! However, I think the favorite thing hands down was your Aquaglide (all generations). We never laughed so hard trying to get on it! It brings a big smile to my face now as I remember all the fun we had. The memories will forever stay with us. Thank you so very much for opening your home to us. We will be back again for sure!!!"
    Guest: Babs Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 20, 2014
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  • Our Favorite!

    "We have been renting homes on Lake Keowee with family friends for the past 12 years and this house is our favorite. This was our second year at this home and we will be back for a 3rd in 2015. The house is perfect, the location is ideal. Very quiet cove, perfect for skiing, tubing, wake boarding, kayaking, fishing etc. Everything you need or want is there for you and the owners are super nice. The house is clean and comfortable with very comfy beds and a nice deck with great views."
    Guest: Tilly Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: October 30, 2014
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  • Great Location and Very Comfortable

    "Very spacious and nicely appointed condo with lovely view of lake from the family room/living area. Plenty of everything provided including linens, towels, cookware, serve ware, laundry items and more. Loved having a washer and dryer in the condo itself. Fridge, range and microwave were spotless, not always found in a rental. Comfy bedding, large TV's, many channels and extremely convenient to Interstate, shopping, movies and restaurants. Ground floor access and keypad entry (both at gate and to the condo itself) were a plus. We recommend you try this property - very nicely presented."
    Guest: Michael Date of Stay: December 2014 Review Submitted: January 18, 2015
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  • Met our familie's needs beautifully

    "We were in Seneca for a long weekend, attending a relative's wedding. We wanted our daughter and son in law to stay with us and be conveniently located to stores, restaurants, and relatives living in the area.. We chose Faye's home and it was perfect. The house was clean, well supplied, and we lacked for nothing. My husband and I took a morning walk and explored the neighboring streets, findings the residents very friendly. Great example of the southern hospitality we hear about. Finally, Faye and her husband were wonderful hosts and easy to reach when needed. We will plan to return."
    Guest: Jan Date of Stay: April 2014 Review Submitted: April 30, 2014
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Upcountry Travel Tips

South Carolina Upcountry Lodging in the Foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains

Set in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, South Carolina Upcountry vacation rentals are found in a wonderful location. The "Upcountry" is made up of the counties of Oconee, Pickens, Greenville, Anderson, Spartanburg and Cherokee. Visitors to this unique paradise may wish to use Greenville/Spartanburg airport which is served by most major airlines. For those looking to drive here, the region has excellent major roads with I-85 running through the area, connecting to I-385. There are also several highways, such as US 123 (Calhoun Memorial Highway), US 25, US 29 and US 279.

The Upcountry of South Carolina has less subtropical weather than the coast, with hot summer temperatures averaging between the mid-80s to high-90s Fahrenheit. Winters fall below freezing but rain is more likely than snow.

Wonder at the Waterfalls of South Carolina

With at least 25 waterfalls around these South Carolina Upcountry lake rentals, visitors may find at least two vacations here are required to explore them all. Each and every one is well worth the effort it takes to get to them, ranging from an easy hike up to difficult climbs. The Brasstown Falls is a moderately difficult hike, with the reward of three waterfalls. For the more adventurous, head to Long Creek Falls. This 1.6-mile unofficial trail may not be well-marked but the 50-foot cascade is worth the effort. Those seeking a moderately easy walk will find the waterfall at the Station Cove Historic Site is a nice one to start with. An added bonus is the wonderful wildflowers and rare plants growing along the way.

Explore the Mountains, Parks and Towns

There is much to keep even the most demanding visitor occupied around South Carolina Upcountry lake rentals. The obvious attractions are the outdoor activities such as hiking, biking and climbing. However, there is much more on offer in this wonderful region. If visitors want a thrill to remember, the whitewater rafting is amazing! The State Parks here are all worth visiting, with great recreation activities, trails to be explored and lakes to be fished.

Among the many parks is Keowee-Toxaway State Natural Area. This area, with its incredible vistas of the Blue Ridge and woods brimming with wildflowers, rhododendrons, mountain laurel and more, is seriously breathtaking. Here, visitors can hike the trails through the 50,000 acres of undisturbed, protected land to view the 2,000-foot fall where the Blue Ridge Mountains lead to the Piedmont below.

No trip to South Carolina Upcountry vacation rentals will be complete without a visit to Devils Fork State Park. Why? Because it is the only public access to Lake Jocassee, an undeveloped 7,500-acre reservoir hidden deep in the Blue Ridge. This area is great for lakeside fishing, boating, and even scuba diving. While here, visitors should keep the camera handy; they might spot one of the black bears that live here. Hiking the nature trails, visitors should also keep an eye out for the bald eagles and peregrine falcons that swoop through the bright blue skies.

Turkeys and Bobcats and Bears! Oh My!

Imagine waking in your chosen South Carolina Upcountry lodging to watch the wildlife--turkeys, wild boar, deer, racoon and, if you are very lucky, a bear--within an easy drive to the nearest town. These spacious properties provide everything you need to make your dream vacation. Many come with extras such as hot tubs, DVDs and games systems. Visitors with four-legged family members will find a choice of properties that cater to them too. No one is overlooked!

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