The award winning ‘Best Small Town’ has grown from it origin as the home of the Catawba, Creek, and Cherokee Indians to a friendly bustling town with a close community atmosphere. Many casual dining venues with loyal followers have opened in the downtown areas. Travelers Rest gained its name and notoriety as a stopover for weary travelers, stage-coaches, and livestock drovers. Located at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains, it is still only a few hours from the Atlantic Ocean.
Travelers Rest provides peaceful southern living without big town congestion offering everything from a small upscale community to homes with land and separation for the neighbors. The area has branches to the local hospital system and the Technical College systems to provide a lifestyle to meet all your needs.