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Recent Upcountry reviews

  • Couldn't have been better!

    "This place was everything we could have wanted! It was very well equipped. The owner even bought a crock pot especially for us to have while we were there. The kitchen was great. We especially loved the spacious feel of the dining and living rooms. Every room was so nicely decorated. The wooded lot gave it a secluded feel, yet it was close to everything we wanted to do. It was such a clean and inviting place to stay. I would love to stay here again."
    Guest: Greenville Visitor Date of Stay: May 2014 Review Submitted: June 4, 2014
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  • BEAUTIFUL Home!

    "Every year my colleagues and I rent a lake house for a Clemson game. This house is now our #1 pick! It was perfect in every way. There was plenty of space for all of us. The babies (1 and 9 months) had a great time playing on the little beach by the water. The house was VERY baby friendly. We couldn't have asked for a better house for us! The owners were extremely friendly and they contacted you back right away. They even brought some items we left behind to a location that we could grab them! I would highly recommend this property to anyone. Thanks again for such an awesome stay! We will see you next year! :-)"
    Guest: GoTIGERS! Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: October 28, 2014
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  • Wonderful Lake Keowee Month

    "We spent a wonderful month in this very comfortable and convenient condo. The community is great and their is lots to do in the area. There are many county and state parks within an easy drive with lots of trails and waterfalls to explore. Clemsen, Greenville, and Seneca are close by. I would definitely recommend this property."
    Guest: Janice S. Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: September 1, 2014
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  • THE BEST!!!!!

    "I am a Travel Nurse and needed a place to stay for a 13 week assignment. Jana and Jim provided the absolute best place I have EVER stayed for a contract! I accepted another 13 week extension of my contract and was able to remain in this wonderful place! It's comfortable, quiet, beautiful ! I highly, HIGHLY, recommend this vacation rental!"
    Guest: Paula W. Date of Stay: December 2013 Review Submitted: April 27, 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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