No Plan Plan RoadTrip-Travelers Rest, South Carolina
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Travelers Rest is a city in Greenville County, in the Greenville metro area.
The latitude of Travelers Rest is 34.967N. The longitude is -82.443W.
It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,096 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,948.
In the early 1800’s, settlers in Conestoga wagons (large covered wagons pulled by four to six horses) were passing through what was to become Travelers Rest, South Carolina in increasing numbers and roads were becoming more common. “Drovers” herded horses, mules, cattle, sheep, and hogs from Kentucky and Tennessee to markets in South Carolina.
This is where Old School Bill’s Great Great Great Great Grandfather stayed on the very 1st No Plan Plan Road Trip. Wink Wink Nod Nod
All these travelers needed places to rest along their long journeys and stores and taverns sprouted up to meet their needs.
Average daily high temp: 71
Average daily low temp: 50
Average number of days over 90: 35
Average number days under 32: 65
Average yearly rainfall: 51 inches
Average yearly snowfall: 6 inches
What a great town if you get a chance stop & look around. I am going north on 276 through the mountains per some local advice, should be fun!