Sunday, April 25, 2010;
All flight and lodging information valid as of press time Thursday.
Want to take a spur-of-the moment trip to Spartanburg, S.C.? Here's what you need to know for the weekend of May 1-3.
United flies nonstop from Dulles to Greenville-Spartanburg, and most weekends it offers cheap e-fares, departing Saturday and returning Monday or Tuesday, with this week's prices starting at $104 round trip.
WHERE TO STAY
Inn on Main of Spartanburg
319 E. Main St., 864-585-5001
Beautifully appointed B&B with ever-gracious hosts. Rooms from $95.
at Renaissance Park
299 N. Church St., 864-596-1211
Check out the ornate lobby with its blue-sky ceiling. Rooms from $109.
WHERE TO EAT
101 E. Main St., 864-542-2171
Sleek outpost for tasty Asian food. Lunch entrees from $6.95.
551 E. Main St., Suite 105, 864-585-5580
Get your grub to go for a picnic on Converse College's lawn. Sandwiches from $7.
Sonny's Brickoven Pizza
203 W. St. John St., 864-598-9223
Enjoy open-mike night on Sundays from a table on the patio. Pizzas from $5.99.
WHAT TO DO
Chapman Cultural Center
200 E. St. John St., 864-542-2787
Houses a variety of organizations and collections. Admission to each museum, $4 for adults.
Walnut Grove Plantation
1200 Otts Shoals Rd., Roebuck; 864-576-6546
Pre-Revolutionary manor. Adults $6.
Hatcher Garden & Woodland Preserve
820 John B. White Sr. Blvd., 864-574-7724
Great place for nature-viewing. Free.
1400 Hwy. 101 S., Greer; 864-989-6000
Make reservations in advance for the factory tour, $5.
Spartanburg Convention & Visitors Bureau
105 N. Pine St., 800-374-8326