The Top 10 Things to Do in Greenville SC

Liberty Bridge Falls & Park on the Reedy

The Reedy River isn’t a large one, but it is definitely something Greenville residents love. This park offers spectacular views along part of the Reedy River. You’ll enjoy views of nature, and thanks to markers, can learn a bit of history about the area. This is a great place for people to enjoy a picnic with their families. When you’re finished, you can enjoy a number of shops nearby. The park is open every day from 7 am until 9 pm.

For more information, call 864-467-4350.

601 S Main St
Greenville, SC 29601

Greenville Zoo

The Greenville Zoo is located in Cleveland Park. Hundreds of animals live here, and there is something for everyone, from farm animals to more exotic animals. The habitats are designed to mimic the animal’s nature environment, so children can get an idea of how they live in the wild. There is even a reptile collection for those who are fascinated by dinosaurs.

For more information, call 864-467-4300.

150 Cleveland Park Dr
Greenville, SC 29601

Peace Center for the Performing Arts

The Peace Center is the area’s best place for theater and the arts, as it hosts a number of events. Everything from musicals and concerts to local events like the Greenville Symphony, South Carolina Children’s Theatre, and more. There is an outdoor amphitheatre used for community events.

For more information, call 864-467-3000.

300 S Main St
Greenville, SC 29601

Fluor Field

Are you a baseball fan? Fluor Field is home to the Greenville minor league team, the Greenville Drive. Take the kids and enjoy an ice cold beer or other beverage. The stadium was built in 2006 to resemble the Fenway Park in Boston.

For more information, call 864-240-4500.

945 S Main St
Greenville, SC 29601

Jones Gap State Park

Here you will find 3,346 acres of nature trails, campgrounds, and natural exhibits of the Environmental Education Center. The Middle Saluda River is in the middle of the park, and the area also includes access to the Foothills Hiking Trail. The park is open from 9am to 9pm from April to October, and from 9am to 6pm from November until March.

For more information, call 864-836-3647

303 Jones Gap Rd
Marietta, SC 29661

Caesar’s Head State Park

This is the perfect destination for people who want to take a scenic bike ride, hike, or simply watch the birds. The park is along the top of the beautiful Blue Ridge mountains. Two miles away from the road, you will find Raven Cliff Falls, a breathtaking waterfall. You’ll also find Pretty Place chapel, often used for weddings. The park is open from 9am to 9pm from April to October, and from 9am to 6pm from November until March.

For more information, call 864-836-6115

8155 Geer Hwy
US 76 (near NC Border)
Cleveland, SC 29635

Bob Jones University Museum & Gallery

Located at Bob Jones University, this is home to one of the best religious art collections in the country. There you will find works by Rubens, Alemanno, Rembrandt, and Petri, along with various others, permanently on display. You will also find a collection of Antiquities featuring Roman, Egyptian, and ancient Hebrew artifacts.

For more information call 864-770-1331

1700 Wade Hampton Blvd
Greenville, SC 29614

Upcountry History Museum

Learn about what makes the Upstate region of South Carolina so unique. Listen to oral histories recording the experience of residents who lived in the area during important parts of history. The museum is open from Tue-Sat 10am-5pm and Sun 1pm-5pm.

For more information call 864-467-3100

540 Buncombe St
Greenville, SC 29601

Greenville County Museum of Art

The Greenville County Museum of Art features a variety of national and regional artists such as: Stephen Scott Young, Georgia O’Keeffe, Andy Warhol, and more. There you will also find art classes, traveling exhibitions, and a gift shop. The museum is open from Tue-Sat 10am-5pm and Sun 1pm-5pm.

For more information call 864-271-7570

420 College St
Heritage Green
Greenville, SC 29601

Peace Center Amphitheater

The amphitheater was added to the Peace Center in 2012. A number of performances take place here, as well as community events. This sits along the Reedy River, so there is beautiful scenery to accompany the show.

For more information call 864-467-3000

101 W Broad St
Greenville, SC 29601

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