In March of 2017, we opened the Swamp Rabbit Inn TR on Main Street in downtown Travelers Rest, SC. For years this property operated as the Magnolia Inn Bed and Breakfast.
We do things a little differently and offer vacation rentals and self serve options right across the street from the Swamp Rabbit Trail. Here is a video tour of the different lodging options we offer at the Swamp Rabbit Inn TR. Rent a room or the whole house at the Swamp Rabbit Inn TR. Click the big red “Book Now” button to check our availability and rates.
The Main House at the Swamp Rabbit Inn TR (4 bedrooms, 4 baths, full kitchen)
The Cottage at the Swamp Rabbit Inn TR (2 bedrooms, 2 baths, full kitchen)
The Studio at the Swamp Rabbit Inn TR (queen bed, sofa bed, full bath, kitchenette)
The Coach House at the Swamp Rabbit Inn TR (king bed, sofa bed, full bed, kitchenette)
Book your stay at the Swamp Rabbit Inn & Properties and explore all that Greenville, SC and Travelers Rest, SC has to offer!
Cycle the Swamp Rabbit Trail right outside our front door to some of the best riding in the Upstate of South Carolina. Get our guidebook “Cycling Greenville, SC” with 20 great rides to help plan your visit to Greenville, SC.
Walk to restaurants, a Saturday morning Farmers Market, a craft brewery, coffee shops, local boutiques, art galleries and concerts at Trailblazer Park
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It’s no secret that the Upstate of South Carolina has great cycling! If you are a rails to trails fan the Swamp Rabbit Trail is 22 miles of paved bike trail from Greenville, SC to Travelers Rest, SC, both wonderful destination rides just 10 miles apart. This is a very doable ride for all levels of cyclists.
Looking for something more challenging? Mountain bikers and road cyclists alike can pick from varying degrees of difficulty as you move into the foothills of the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains..
Check out 20 great rides in the area in Cycling Greenville guidebook written by Innkeeper, Wendy Lynam.
We’ve got both ends of the trail covered with the original Swamp Rabbit Inn in cosmopolitan, downtown Greenville, SC and now the Swamp Rabbit Inn TR in the hipster, mountain town of Travelers Rest, just 10 miles up the Swamp Rabbit Trail near Furman University.
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Truck Inn Tuesdays 2017 Schedule at the Swamp Rabbit Inn in downtown Greenville, SC is announced!
Everyone is invited to our local block party in the West End in the parking lot of the Swamp Rabbit Inn! We have live music, a food truck, local makers and lots of fun!
Music: May 9, 2017 Local Green Family Band
Food Truck: Automatic Taco
This event is family friendly and pet friendly! Parking is available at the end of Logan Street in the large church parking lot. Please check our Facebook page and Instagram @swamprabbitinnsc if weather is iffy. We will post by 5:00 if cancelled.
Beer and wine is available for purchase with proof of age required. Admission is free.
Welcome to our very first weekly video post. We’ll take you a behind the scenes to look at what’s going on at the Swamp Rabbit Inn & Properties and in Greenville and Travelers arest, SC.
Take a look at the Swamp Rabbit Inn, hotel alternative and coolest B and B in downtown Greenville, SC and Travelers Rest, SC at both ends of the Swamp Rabbit Trail. #bikeinnbikeout
Blessing of the Bikes
May 6, 10am, M Judson Booksellers, ride to follow
First Truck Inn Tuesday of the Season
May 9, 6-9pm, Automatic Taco & Local Green Family Band, 1 Logan Street, Greenville, SC (Swamp Rabbit Inn parking lot) Free, open to the Public, family friendly & pet friendly
Chefs Cycle Dinner with Michael Kramer
May 22, 6:30 pm, Swamp Rabbit Inn TR, 426 S. Main Street, Travelers Rest, SC seating limited to 12 guests, dinner prepared by Jianna Chef, Michael Kramer to benefit Chefs Cycle No Kid Hungry
Call 864-517-4617 to reserve your seat
Mark your calendar for the 2nd Annual Swamp Rabbit Music Festival September 9, 2017.
Hope to see you soon!
The Blessing of the Bikes in Greenville, SC
May 6, 2017, Greenville, SC M Judson Booksellers and the Swamp Rabbit Inn present the second annual Blessing of the Bikes will take place at 10am on the front steps of M Judson Booksellers at 130 S Main Street in Greenville, SC 29601 at 10am. Father Duncan of St. Joseph’s Catholic School in Greenville will give the blessing and City Council member Amy Ryberg Doyle will speak about National Bike Month and bike safety. Similar ceremonies have been held in New York City, Boston and Los Angeles.
A group ride will follow the blessing on the Swamp Rabbit Trail to the Swamp Rabbit Cafe and back to M Judson Booksellers for those who wish to participate. This is a family friendly, casual ride to raise awareness for bike safety, remember those who have lost their lives on a bicycle and celebrate our vibrant bike culture in the Upstate of South Carolina.
Please bring your bikes and gather in front of M Judson starting at 9:45. The blessing will begin at 10:00am and the ride will follow. This is a family friendly event and helmets are required. Parking is available at Poinsett Garage located at 25 W. McBee Avenue.
Here is a great opportunity to experience what it’s like to go on a Trek Travel bike trip with a free guided ride this Sunday, April 9, 2017 departing from Hotel Domestique in Travelers Rest, SC.
This week we had the pleasure of talking with reporter Rudolph Bell with the Upstate Business Journal and appreciate the mention on their website!
Add a European-style inn to the businesses that have blossomed in Travelers Rest along the Greenville Health System Swamp Rabbit Trail. Wendy Lynam, owner of the successful Swamp Rabbit Inn near the trail in downtown Greenville, is launching a sister inn near the trail in downtown Travelers Rest.
Thank you to the TR Tribune for mentioning our new location, the Swamp Rabbit Inn TR at 426 S. Main Street, Travelers Rest, SC right on the Swamp Rabbit Trail, a 21 mile paved bike trail from Greenville, SC to Travelers Rest, SC.
TRAVELERS REST, S.C. – Swamp Rabbit Inn & Properties has purchased the Magnolia Inn in downtown Travelers Rest, adding to it’s collection of bike-friendly hotel alternatives along the Swamp Rabbit Trail. Located at 426 S. Main St., the property will operate as The Swamp Rabbit Inn TR, according to proprietor Wendy Lynam.
Please consider joining us on Thursday, January 26, 2017 for a very special evening with Chef Michael Kramer about to open the much anticipated – Jianna Restaurant – in downtown Greenville in 2017! Use code JIANNA at time of booking to get 10% off room rates 1/26/17 – 1/28/17 and make a weekend of it in lovely downtown Greenville, SC!
For Immediate Release
January 16, 2017, Travelers Rest, SC – The Swamp Rabbit Inn and Properties buys the Magnolia Inn in downtown Travelers Rest, SC to add to it’s collection of bike-friendly hotel alternatives along the Swamp Rabbit Trail.
The Magnolia Inn has been operating in Travelers Rest since 2008 and includes a main house with three guest rooms, a full kitchen, dining room and living room. In addition to the main house is a coach house, a studio and a two bedroom cottage. There is also an RV/tiny house pad equipped with water, electricity and hi-speed internet. All guests can enjoy the pool area, gazebo, and beautiful grounds. The entire complex accommodates up to 16 people.
The property will operate as The Swamp Rabbit Inn TR and is located at 426 S. Main Street in the vibrant, trendy town of Travelers Rest. Just a few steps from the Swamp Rabbit Trail and many new restaurants, coffee shops, boutiques, a craft brewery, farmers market, and outdoor concerts, guests will have many great options right out the front door.
Located in the Upstate of South Carolina, Travelers Rest is close to Greenville, SC and Furman, North Greenville and Clemson University. Guests can rent bikes on site or bring their own to ride all the world class cycling routes in the area. The Upstate is an outdoor lovers paradise with abundant trails, waterfalls, lakes and mountains.
In 2014, Wendy Lynam opened the first Swamp Rabbit Inn in downtown Greenville at 1 Logan Street catering to visitors and business travelers looking for an affordable, more relaxed alternative to a hotel. She has since added five more vacation rentals along the trail and the former Magnolia Inn will be the sixth in the collection of fresh and funky, IKEA adorned properties. “Many of our guests come here to cycle and explore the area’s beautiful outdoor amenities by day and all the great restaurant and entertainment options by night. I have set up the properties to appeal to cyclists coming to enjoy our fabulous 21 mile Swamp Rabbit Trail the gateway to some of the best cycling in the Country.”
There will be a big Estate Sale at the Magnolia Inn this Thursday, January 19 – 21, from 10 – 2 each day.
Wendy Lynam, Owner