- Automatic Taco
- Pet Friendly and Kid Friendly
- Best Bartender (Marie)
- Great Live Music
- Tour the inn
- Local Makers
- Local Craft Beer
- Free parking
- Meet great people
This year’s Swamp Rabbit Music Fest, our second annual event, was an absolute success. In anticipation of the growth of the event, and to highlight our newest property, we moved the music festival to Travelers Rest. It was the best decision we ever made to host the Swamp Rabbit Music Fest at the Swamp Rabbit Inn in downtown Travelers Rest. Our newest property features ample free onsite and adjacent parking, easy access to downtown Travelers Rest and the Swamp Rabbit Trail.
If you missed the Swamp Rabbit Music Fest or want to relive it, view our quick video of the night: Swamp Rabbit Music Fest 2017
This year’s Swamp Rabbit Music Fest grew in both attendance and participating musicians and vendors. Local Green did not disappoint by lining up participating bands from the region to suit every music lovers’ taste. As the Inn owner, my favorite moment was when my daughter, Mary, took the stage to sing a rendition of “I’m Yours” and showcase the guitar and vocal skills she has been so diligently working on. If any of you saw me shed a tear during Mary’s performance, call it what you will, but this is one proud Mama!
We are especially grateful to the food trucks who supported the Swamp Rabbit Music Fest, and the on site vendors who added that extra touch to our event. We are especially grateful to Marley Guitars, our festival sponsor, a local maker of custom guitars in Dacusville, South Carolina. This year we were fortunate to have the team from ITK Upstate as our media partner for the Swamp Rabbit Music Fest. ITK Upstate was integral in helping us promote the music fest to the Upstate and their on site photo booth at the event was a favorite with attendees. We could not have increased our attendance without their partnership.
The 2017 Swamp Rabbit Music Fest was an absolute success. Thanks to the collaboration of the artists, food trucks, vendors and media, we were able to donate $2,500 to Feed & Seed. Feed & Seed is working to bring the local food movement to the Upstate, and eliminate food deserts in our community. The work that Feed & Seed does is very close to our heart and we are honored to give back with the proceeds from our event.
This year’s event was such a success we are already planning for the 2018 Swamp Rabbit Music Fest. Mark your calendars for September 8, 2018, and buy your tickets now. We’ll see you there at Greenville’s best local, live music festival!
New Swamp Rabbit Trail Map and Video to Help Plan Your Stay at our Bike Friendly Inns in Downtown Greenville, SC or Travelers Rest, SC
Today we released our Swamp Rabbit Trail map and video highlighting our favorite stops along the trail which stretches from Greenville, SC to Travelers Rest, SC.
Greenville, SC named one of the best places to visit and one of the best cycling cities in America. Come ride the Swamp Rabbit Trail and stop at the many restaurants, breweries, shops along the way and stay in our bike friendly inns along the trail. We have an 8 room inn in downtown Travelers Rest, SC and a 6 room inn in downtown Greenville, SC right on the Swamp Rabbit Trail.
The Swamp Rabbit Inn and Properties has two inns, one in downtown Greenville, SC and one in downtown Travelers Rest, SC, close to Furman University and at the base of some of the best road cycling and mountain biking in the Upstate of South Carolina.
The Swamp Rabbit Trail is a 20+ mile paved greenway trail connecting Greenville, SC to Travelers Rest, SC. It is mostly flat and perfect for all levels of cyclists. Bring your bike or rent a bike from the Bike Shed at the Swamp Rabbit Inn in downtown Greenville, SC. Watch our tour of the trail below as we take you into some of our favorite stops along the way!
We welcome you and your bike into our IKEA adorned European style inns walking distance to downtown Greenville, SC and downtown Travelers Rest, SC. After a great day of cycling grab a delicious dinner, craft beer, glass of wine or cocktail just out the front door of either Swamp Rabbit Inn.
We cater to cyclists with bike storage in the rooms and a trail map in each room. Grab a copy of “Cycling Greenville” written by inn keeper, Wendy Lynam, before your visit to plan your rides.
You can cycle year round in the Upstate of South Carolina. Whether you like riding on the trail, climbing mountains and rolling down country roads or shredding mountain bike trails, this area has it all right out our front door. Book your bike getaway at http://www.swamprabbitinn.com and have a “Perfect Day in Greenville” on the Swamp Rabbit Trail!
Love the map? Get a printed copy of our Swamp Rabbit Trail map here– frame worthy!
Map by @thescribblestudio
Video by @amcprophoto
The second annual Swamp Rabbit Music Festival is quickly approaching this weekend and we have a lot of promotion going on to build excitement. Check out this appearance on WYFF this past weekend with Myra Ruiz where we cover everything from Kringle to Feed and Seed and biking on the Swamp Rabbit Trail.
So many reasons to visit Greenville, SC and Travelers Rest and we look forward to welcoming everyone into our new inn in Travelers Rest for our first event at the new location.
Bring your blankets and chairs and kick back for some great music, food and beverages under the stars at the Swamp Rabbit Inn TR! Get your tickets here.
Local Green and Swamp Rabbit Inn and Properties are joining forces to throw a music festival combining area musicians and original songs at the new Swamp Rabbit Inn TR, located in downtown Travelers Rest at 426 S. Main Street, Travelers Rest, SC 29690. The music festival will be held on September 9 from 5pm – 10pm and will feature local songwriters performing their original work throughout the day. There will be food trucks, craft beer and wine and local vendors and makers. Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door and $5 for students. Free parking is available on site and attendees are encouraged to bike up to the event on the Swamp Rabbit Trail. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Local Green musicians and Feed & Seed a non-profit organized to facilitate the local food movement.
Local Green is a homegrown organization bringing together upstate musicians, songwriters, artisans, culinary adventurers, and visual artists. The collective was founded by musicians based in Greenville, SC and Asheville, NC. Now entering its third year, Local Green strives to support earnest and unique artists from the upstate, Asheville, and Charleston areas. From singer-songwriters playing their own, original material to large-ensemble dance parties, from local festivals to an ongoing podcast series, Local Green aims to highlight some of the musical talent active in the region. This largely informal network helps to assist and support its member artists as they develop their musical and personal selves.
Swamp Rabbit Inn and Properties started with the flagship six bedroom inn at 1 Logan Street in downtown Greenville, SC and has expanded opening the Swamp Rabbit Inn TR in March of 2017 and six other properties along the Swamp Rabbit Trail offering short term lodging options and a local experience. Owner, Wendy Lynam, shares a love of live music and and has collaborated with several Local Green musicians at the Truck Inn Tuesday events offered at the Swamp Rabbit Inn. The Swamp Rabbit Inn TR is a great location for individual room rentals and larger groups as it offers plenty of parking and a pool. Our new location is perfect for Furman families and travelers wanting a hip mountain town stay close to the best cycling and hiking in the Upstate. “We like to showcase our other properties by inviting the public into our space with fun events like the Swamp Rabbit Music Fest” Lynam explains.
Music starts at 5:00 PM and will feature short, but energetic sets by these local musicians:
5:00-5:30 – Doug Jones / Simple Syrup
5:35-6:05 – Lesley Diane
6:10-6:40 – Hillary Keane
6:50-7:20 – LOZ
7:30-8 – Jillian Sprague
8:10-8:40 – Mark Dye
8:50-9:20 – Rush
9:30-10 – Lindsay Holler
This is a family friendly, pet friendly event and will go on rain or shine! Attendees are encouraged to bring chairs and set up on the front lawn to hang out and listen to some great local musicians all day and into the night. Parking at United Bank, street parking and at Trailblazer Park.
In The Know Upstate Interview
For more information and advance tickets visit http://www.swamprabbitinn.com or call 864-517-4617 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
#SRMF17 New location, same great spirit. Hope to see you there!!
For the first time in the rich and storied history of this series (See: hyperbolic), there isn’t a singular focus on any specific city for this particular story. I spent a week in a town called Travelers Rest, South Carolina, a community of roughly 5,000 souls located in Greenville County.
Book your stay at any of our properties in Greenville or Travelers Rest, SC #bikeinnbikeout
Thanks to @Discover_SC for their visit to the Swamp Rabbit Inn in downtown Greenville, SC and for the great feature article on their website www.discoversouthcarolina.com. We have some beautiful parks, trails, beaches and destinations in our beautiful state of South Carolina and we are so honored to be featured on their site! Check out the article here and come visit Greenville and book your stay at one of our properties today! #bikeinnbikeout
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This is how we do Truck Inn Tuesdays at the Swamp Rabbit Inn in downtown Greenville, SC. Everyone is invited to our local block party in the West End of downtown Greenville the second Tuesday of the month (May-October from 6-9pm) for a live band, Automatic Taco food truck, local craft beer, wine and Frose’ and local artisans.
Bring your friends and make new friends at Truck Inn Tuesdays!
Top 10 Reasons To Come to Truck Inn Tuesday at the Swamp Rabbit Inn
Free parking at the end of Logan Street in the big church parking lot (Thank you Refuge Temple!!). Hope to see you there!
Thanks for the interview Town Magazine! Come stay at our unique hotel alternative in downtown Greenville, SC.
In 2014, Wendy Lynam, a mother of three with little experience in hospitality management, opened the delightful six-bedroom lodging that is Swamp Rabbit Inn. Located in the West End of downtown Greenville, just two blocks from the Swamp Rabbit Trail, the inn has become a hub for tourists, business travelers, wedding parties, cycling groups, and families.
We offer bike rental in downtown Greenville on-site at the Swamp Rabbit Inn’s Bike Shed for both our guests and to the public! Rent a bike in downtown Greenville from the Bike Shed at the Swamp Rabbit Inn and ride to the Swamp Rabbit Trail, 20+ miles of paved bike trail, just two blocks out our front door.
Our bicycle rental fleet includes 11 Specialized City Bikes with 7 speeds and 2 Jamis 3 speed cruiser bikes perfect for riding the Swamp Rabbit Trail or around downtown Greenville SC.
Our rates are:
4 hours @ $15
8 hours @ $25
Overnight @ $45
Please call for a reservation 864-517-4617 or email us at email@example.com
A helmet and lock are provided with your bike rental. The Bike Shed is open 9-5 Friday – Monday from Memorial Day to Labor Day but please call ahead and reservations are highly recommended. We rent in the off season by appointment only.
Please review our bike rental agreement which will need to be signed at time of rental. Please arrive 5 minutes prior to your rental time at our Bike Shed in the parking lot of the Swamp Rabbit Inn located at 1 Logan Street, Greenville SC 29601. Call us at 864-517-4617 with any questions!
We also have great events each month at the Bike Shed at the Swamp Rabbit Inn like our Truck Inn Tuesdays the second Tuesday of the month for a local block party with live music and a Food Truck. Join us for some local fun!
It’s that time of year to search out a great Summer read and plan some cool trips with the family! Check out this new book from Bill Clevlen “100 Things to Do in America Before You Die“. Greenville, SC is mentioned in his book and specifically our beautiful Falls Park. Yes, Greenville has a waterfall with a suspension bridge, The Liberty Bridge, in the middle of our lively, cosmopolitan downtown!
During his book launch he visited downtown Greenville, SC and we had the pleasure of hosting him at the Swamp Rabbit Inn. Bill and I met on Twitter (@ontheroadwithbc) and I had invited him to come check out the inn the next time he was coming through Greenville. I have met some of the coolest people on Twitter and then in real life. It’s pretty amazing!! I digress …
Anyway, here is the Q&A between Bill and I during his trip to downtown Greenville, SC. Hope you enjoy and check out his book and book a room at the Swamp Rabbit Inn if you want to get started knocking off that list this Summer! Rent a bike at the Bike Shed at the Swamp Rabbit Inn and hop on the Swamp Rabbit Trail and ride right past the waterfall and bridge at Falls Park. We even have bike baskets if you want to pack a picnic! #bikeinnbikeout
Greenville, South Carolina is one of my favorite cities! When the opportunity came up to make a return visit, of course, I jumped at the chance! The people of Greenville are super friendly, there must be 200 places to wine and dine downtown and of course – the stunning Falls Park is worth the visit on its own.
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