Southern Dreaming – Accommodations and Lodging


Welcome to Greenville, South Carolina!

Get excited as you browse the Greenville, SC official website ( and Yeah, that Greenville ( for what this dynamic, growing city is all about!

Our airport is GSP (Greenville Spartanburg International Airport) and has multiple car rental agencies on site.

Lodging is plentiful – some suggestions are hotels with shuttles (for pickups and drop-offs at the airport, as well as to shuttle you to points of interest, such as our fantastic downtown). The Hilton and the LaQuinta are two such hotels with shuttle service, both are approximately 6.2 miles/14 minutes from the conference site.

Hilton Greenville:  45 W. Orchard Park Drive, Greenville, SC 29615  (864) 232-4747

LaQuinta Inn:  65 W. Orchard Park Drive, Greenville, SC 29615  (864) 233-8018

Lodging can also be obtained in the quaint city of Travelers Rest, a bit north of Greenville, and less than ten miles from the Greenville Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, (the site of the conference). Traveler’s Rest (TR) lodging includes a Hampton Inn, a Best Western, and check out the lovely Swamp Rabbit  Inn. TR is also near Furman University, considered to be one of the most beautiful campuses in the nation. It was designed by the architects who restored colonial Williamsburg.  Incidentally, TR is also where the behaviorist John B. Watson grew up.

Hampton Inn:  593 Roe Center Ct., Travelers Rest, SC 29690  (864) 834-5550

Best Western:  110 Hawkins Road, Travelers Rest, SC 29690  (864) 834- 7040

Swamp Rabbit Inn:  426 South Main Street, Travelers Rest, SC 29690  (864) 423-1868

(Please note:  The Best Western is recently completed renovated facility.  Visit for the best rates.)

If you have any further questions or would like to touch base with a local, please feel free to contact: Latessa at (586) 484-5707 or Deborah at

Time / Distance from Asheville, NC – 1 hour, 13 minutes; 62.3 miles

From Atlanta, GA – 2 hours, 14 minutes; 145.5 miles

From Charlotte, NC – 1 hour, 37 minutes; 102.3 miles

From Nashville, TN – 5 hours, 21 minutes; 346.4 miles