One of the nicest things about visiting Greenville, SC is that it is very easy to do and see many great things in a short period of time. It is also easy to spend weeks in Greenville and still not experience everything the city has to offer. Here is a suggested list of the top 10 things not to miss when in Greenville SC.
Walk Along Main Street
Just walking to Greenville’s beautiful tree-lined Main Street you will find tons of exciting restaurants and bars, great shopping, performance venues, nice hotels, and a beautiful park with its own waterfall. Main Street has won numerous national awards for its spectacular revitalization success and by doing a walking tour you’ll see why. The charm of Greenville’s Main Street is well worth a visit!
This is one of Greenville’s greatest treasures. The park is like an oasis within the city. There is a 105 meter-long pedestrian suspension bridge offering a stunning views of Falls Parks with its trails, beautiful pieces of public art, and lovely landscaping. You’ll forget you’re in the middle of the city! This park is not to be missed when visiting Greenville!
Swamp Rabbit Trail
If bicycling is more of your bag, you definitely don’t want to miss Swamp Rabbit Trail that runs from Travelers Rest to downtown Greenville. In addition to the Swamp Rabbit Trail, you will find walking and biking paths throughout the city. Greenville is renowned as a destination for cyclists.
Dine at Great Restaurants
Greenville, SC is a wonderful dining destination, just in downtown alone you will have a hundred options where to eat. We have a great line of restaurants to satisfy the most discriminating palate.
Arts and Culture
Greenville has been named one of the “Top 100 Arts Small Towns in the country. Arts and culture is so much alive in the city that you will have plenty of choices whether to see an art opening, live theater, orchestra, ballet, or touring Broadway show.
Ring in the Greenville Nightlife
Downtown Greenville and West End districts are the heart of Greenville’s nightlife. From opera to jazz, from nightclubs to bars, from concert recitals to theater and dance, there are lots of options for you!
Drive out to Caesar’s Head and Table Rock
If you have more time to take a short trip from Greenville, head out to Caesar’s Head or Table Rock. It is in the county and has a spectacular view of the Upstate. There are trails to walk, run, or bike. The view is beautiful and breath taking from the mountain tops.
Go to a Drive Game at West End Field
If you like baseball and it is baseball season, go and watch a drive game. This intimate park has easy access, great views wherever you are seated, great selection of food, entertaining characters between innings, a children’s area, and very reasonable prices for tickets!
Stroll around Furman University and its Beautiful Lake
Furman University sits around Furman Lake, it’s a great place to jog and stroll around the lake. It offers lovely views of the picturesque clock tower and the campus.
Tour the BMW factory
It’s definitely a must-do for anyone coming to the Greenville. BMW’s massive automotive production facility is located on the edge of Greenville, you can view the BMW museum and tour the factory, it is very informative and well worth the small cost you’re paying for.