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Central overview

Central is a sunny spot distinct for its festivals and sports. You'll enjoy Central's live music and university spirit. Take a campus tour or explore the surrounding area of Clemson University. Make it a point to see sights like Southern Wesleyan University and Larry W. Abernathy Waterfront Park. Central is a family-friendly destination while offering something for everyone.

Where to stay in Central

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Central has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Central with Hotels.com by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all Central hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Central hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Central

Fly in to Greenville, SC (GSP-Greenville-Spartanburg Intl.), 34 mi (54.7 km) from downtown Central.

What to see around Central

Fun outdoor activities are on hand along with these attractions:
  • • Memorial Stadium
  • • Little John Coliseum
  • • T. Ed Garrison Arena
  • • Easley Skate Center
  • • J.B. Red Owens Sports Complex
Festivals and live music are top draws with cultural places to visit like:
  • • Brooks Center for the Performing Arts
  • • Lee Gallery
  • • Agricultural Museum
  • • Foothills Playhouse
  • • Art Circle Gallery
It's well known for its sunsets and these favorite places for nature lovers:
  • • Larry W. Abernathy Waterfront Park
  • • South Carolina Botanical Gardens
Take some time to explore campus or the area surrounding:
  • • Southern Wesleyan University
  • • Clemson University
  • • Tri-County Technical College
  • • Anderson University
Here are some local highlights:
  • • Fort Hill Plantation
  • • Pendleton District Commission
  • • Ashtabula Plantation
  • • Walker Golf Course
  • • Woodburn Plantation

When to visit Central

Wondering what time of year to travel, or what clothes to pack? Here are seasonal norms to help you with your planning:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • January-March: 68°F day, 30°F night
  • April-June: 89°F day, 43°F night
  • July-September: 90°F day, 55°F night
  • October-December: 77°F day, 30°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • January-March: 14.37 inches
  • April-June: 10.83 inches
  • July-September: 12.76 inches
  • October-December: 12.36 inches
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