Relocating to Travelers Rest
Travelers Rest’s safe environment, beautiful landscapes, and vibrant arts and food culture combine to create a treasured quality of life for residents and visitors alike. Travelers Rest consistently makes top-ten lists of best places to vacation and is a great place for families to enjoy an active lifestyle, and business startups to open their business, even ranking one of the “Best Southern Small Towns” in USA Today. Don’t let our size fool you – we’re a growing city on a fresh new trajectory fueled by the creative economy. Travelers Rest has been attracting young entrepreneurs who find the progressive region large enough to be interesting, yet small enough to develop a supportive community.

Business Development

The City of Travelers Rest promotes growth and development in our community and we are happy to help with your project. Whether you’re an entrepreneur looking to open a retail shop, a restauranteur interested in learning more about our town or a developer with plans to help us grow, we’d love to hear from you.

Connect to our Business Development Resources


Each year, individuals and families, young and old relocate to Travelers Rest for the benefits of the city's safe town, good schools, welcoming communities, and recreational opportunities, Public trails, land preserves and access to nearby mountains, rivers and, lakes make it easy to enjoy the area's many outdoor amenities.

Find a Local Realtor


Greenville county has plenty of opportunities when it comes to higher education. Find information about our local area school systems, including local universities, colleges, and community colleges click the photo.

Connect with Schools, Colleges and Universities


Greenville county has some of the best healthcare services and facilities in the state, if not the Southeast. Two major hospitals – PRISMA Health and Bon Secours St. Francis Health System offer high-level medical care, with services such as a level-one trauma center and cancer centers. In addition to these hospitals, our area is also home to the Shriner’s Children’s Hospital, as well as a number of other healthcare groups.

See Local Health Facilities

Local Utilities 

Duke Energy 800-777-9898

Piedmont Natural Gas 800-752-7504

Greenville Water 864-241-6000