The Upcountry

South Carolina's Upcountry is located in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains and includes the following counties: Anderson, Cherokee, Greenville, Oconee, Pickens and Spartanburg.

South Carolina's Upcountry is located in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains and includes the following counties: Anderson, Cherokee, Greenville, Oconee, Pickens and Spartanburg. There are waterfalls, lakes and rivers, forests, valleys, and scenic highways. Tourists can whitewater raft on the Chattooga River, hike and horseback ride along mountain trails, camp, fishing, and play golf.

Embroidering Starfields  | ETV Shorts
Embroidering Starfields | ETV Shorts

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Gaffney Embroidery is a unique shop that creates all of the starfield patterns that go on our American Flags. It's one of the few in the United States and they are located in Gaffney, S.C.
Strawberry Hill USA  | ETV Shorts
Strawberry Hill USA | ETV Shorts

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This family-owned market in Gaffney, S.C. is filled with plenty of fresh fruit along with homemade ice cream! The folks at Strawberry Hill USA in Gaffney talk about their loyal customers who become...
Dark Corner Distillery  | ETV Shorts
Dark Corner Distillery | ETV Shorts

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Nestled in the hills of the South Carolina Upcountry lies a mysterious place known as the Dark Corner. Back in the early 1900s, the Dark Corner was famous for one thing—moonshine. Decades later, two...
Zike  | ETV Shorts
Zike | ETV Shorts

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Zike is a new hybrid invention that combines the characteristics of a scooter and a bike. Created in Greenville, Zikes were invented to not only improve childhood obesity but to bring manufacturing...
Inside a Yarn Factory  | ETV Shorts
Inside a Yarn Factory | ETV Shorts

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Parkdale in Gaffney, S.C. is one of the largest yarn factories in the world. They produce enough yarn to go to the moon and back multiple times a day and use the most up-to-date technology to make...
Oconee Events  | ETV Shorts
Oconee Events | ETV Shorts

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Oconee has events! In addition to being located in the Blue Ridge Mountains, there are festivals going on all the time. Westminster has the Apple Festival and Mayberry Days. In Walhalla, there's...
Oconee County Ecotourism  | ETV Shorts
Oconee County Ecotourism | ETV Shorts

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Oconee, meaning "land beside water," lives up to its name with three man-made lakes. Fishing, boating and skiing are just a few of the activities that take place on the lakes and rivers year-round...
Next Innovation Center  | ETV Shorts
Next Innovation Center | ETV Shorts

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The Next Innovation Center in Greenville is a collaborative group of companies and entrepreneurs that have come together in the same building to share office space and ideas. There are software...
Agriculture of Oconee County  | ETV Shorts
Agriculture of Oconee County | ETV Shorts

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Oconee County has beautiful rolling hills and a rich history in agriculture. It is quickly becoming a destination for agri-tourism within the state. The Carolina Foothill Heritage Fair was created to...
Sassafras Mountain  | ETV Shorts
Sassafras Mountain | ETV Shorts

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As the highest point in South Carolina, Sassafras Mountain boosts tremendous views of three neighboring states: Tennessee, North Carolina and Georgia. It is also part of the Appalachian Mountains.