Located in the upstate region of South Carolina, Inman has a population of just over 2,300 as of 2010. The city is known for its moderate temperatures year-round, which makes it an ideal vacation destination. Enjoy the mild weather with a round of golf, a horseback ride, or an outdoor adventure.
1. Play a round at Woodfin Ridge Golf Club
At Woodfin Ridge Golf Club, you’ll be able to enjoy a scenic view of Lake Bower and the Blue Ridge Mountains while you play. The course winds through creeks and streams and offers a serene view of Inman. The club charges 38 USD for weekday 18-hole games and 48 USD for weekend 18-hole games. For nine-hole games, the cost is 22 USD for weekdays and 27 USD for weekends, so you’ll be able to save some money if you drop by during the week.
Even if you’re not a golfer, come check out Zane’s, the full service bar and grill. You’ll be able to enjoy the view of the Blue Ridge Mountains while you eat dinner or have drinks. If the weather is warm enough, there’s also a pool available, as well as a playground for the kids. The kids will love the snack bar that allows visitors to eat poolside.
Woodfin Ridge Golf Club
Address: 215 S Woodfin Ridge Dr., Inman, SC
Website: Woodfin Ridge Golf Club
2. Enjoy a beer at RJ Rockers Brewing Company
Located in Spartanburg, a twenty-minute drive outside of Inman, you’ve got to try RJ Rockers Brewing Company. Locals love the unique craft beers, the friendly and knowledgeable staff, and the prices; all pints are only 5 USD! RJ Rockers Brewing Company goes for a friendly, quirky vibe, and visitors have said that you can expect to see all different types of people here, as it caters to a variety of beer-lovers.
Not only does the brewery offer unique microbrews, but it also offers tastings and live entertainment. Munch on appetizers while you try beer flights or discover a new local musician while you enjoy a brew. Try an oatmeal IPA, the Light Rock, or the Strawberry Bomber. If you’re a beer fan, you can’t miss this brewery.
RJ Rockers Brewing Company
Address: 226A W Main St, Spartanburg, SC 29306
Website: RJ Rockers Brewing Company
3. Take a ride at Scotsgrove Stables
Located within Inman, Scotsgrove Stables offers the opportunity to pursue riding lessons or just take a trail ride. Established in 1992, Scotsgrove Stables owns nearly 400 acres (162 hectares) on which their seventeen horses roam. There are a variety of trails, ponds, and cross country jumps on the property– it’s a beautiful and serene landscape.
On a trail ride, you’ll likely see deer, wild turkeys, and foxes, and you’ll notice that the horses don’t seem to be bothered by the wildlife at all. Hour-long lessons cost 35 USD per hour, and prices for trail rides may vary depending on the season and length of the ride, so call ahead before you plan your visit.
Address: 851 Grand Canyon Rd, Inman, SC 29349
Website: Scotsgrove Stables
4. Visit Cowpens National Battlefield Park
Cowpens National Battlefield Park is located east of Chesnee, and is a thirty-minute drive from Inman. This state park commemorates a Revolutionary War battle site, where Daniel Morgan and his army used the double envelopment to defeat Banastre Tarleton’s British army.
Although you’ll be able to explore the battlefield and state park on your own, the park also offers special events three times a year: an anniversary event in January, a 4th of July celebration, and a Revolutionary War event in October featuring reenactments and “living history” exhibits.
Cowpens National Battlefield Park
Address: 4001 Chesnee Hwy, Gaffney, SC
Website: Cowpens National Battlefield Park
5. Try rock climbing at Climb Upstate
Climb Upstate is an indoor rock-climbing gym located twenty minutes away from Inman in Spartanburg. Open from 4 pm to 9 pm Monday-Friday and 9 am - 6 pm on Saturday, you don’t need experience or a reservation to climb at Climb Upstate! The gym has over a dozen top-roping stations, a bouldering station, and hundreds of routes ranked from absolute beginner levels to advanced climbers. The staff is very helpful and can offer route suggestions, strategies and tips.
Purchase a day climb pass or check out the group rates! Day passes are 14 USD per adult and 12 USD per child. You’ll also need to rent climbing shoes at 3 USD per person and can optionally choose to buy climbing chalk at 3 USD per bag.
Address: 6655 Pottery Rd, Spartanburg, SC
Website: Climb Upstate
6. Browse the BMW Zentrum Museum
Located just outside of Spartanburg, BMW Zentrum is a specialty museum featuring iconic BMW cars and a behind-the-scenes look into the plant that produces them. It takes about an hour to look at all the cars featured and learn a little about each one. The museum is open Monday – Friday from 9:30 am to 5:30 pm.
Over the year 2016, the BMW Zentrum museum was redesigned and reopened to the public with new and improved exhibits. The museum is free of charge to visitors, and you’ll be able to browse the gift shop afterwards for souvenirs of your visit.
Address: BMW Manufacturing, 1400 Highway 101 S, Greer, SC
Website: BMW Zentrum
Relax in beautiful Inman, South Carolina
Inman is located near the Blue Ridge Mountains, yet has very mild weather that is ideal for nature lovers. Get there and take a stroll around the town, play a round of golf, or take a swim while basking in the beautiful scenery. With an award-winning brewery nearby as well as horseback riding, a rock climbing gym and the BMW museum, you won’t be short of entertainment.
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