7 Fun Things to Do In Greenville This Summer

1. Go on a tour of Greenville, SC

Our friends over at Greenville Glides rent segways and bikes for those looking to tour Greenville. From restaurant tours in downtown Greenville to the West End Historic District, discover the hidden gems that our city has to offer: our quaint downtown shops invoke the South of old and our restaurants offer modern Southern cuisine that will whet your appetite.

Hiking trail during the summer

2. Take a Hike (Literally)

Located at the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Greenville has some of the best hiking trails in the state. Gorgeous vistas, waterfalls, and lakes are just a few of the natural features that the nature enthusiast and outdoorsman will love about our city.

3. Have a Picnic

If you’re interested in spending the afternoon lolling in the sun, check out Falls Park on the Reedy. Near Augusta Road and Main Street, you’ll find plenty of local Greenvillers tossing around frisbees, walking their dogs, or simply enjoying the landscape of our city’s natural oasis.

4. Visit Travelers Rest

If you jump on the Swamp Rabbit Trail at the Falls on the Reedy, making your way north, 22 miles later you’ll yourself smack dab in the middle of another, smaller downtown Main Street. Travelers Rest, South Carolina has an array of antique shops, restaurants, The Swamp Rabbit Brewery, and more. Make sure you don’t forget to grab an ice cream at Pink Mama’s while you’re in TR (as the locals call it).

5. Take in a Ballgame at Fluor Field

Baseball, apple pie, and Chevrolet. Nothing marks the beginning of summer like the start of the baseball season. The Greenville Drive, an affiliate of the Boston Red Sox, play their home games close to downtown Greenville. Fluor Field offers a great experience for the whole family, and baseball enthusiasts can marvel at the replica Green Monster out in left field.

GREENVILLE, SOUTH CAROLINA – MARCH 23, 2017: Entry gates to Fluor Field, a major tourist attraction and 5700 seat baseball stadium in the West End of the city.

6. Visit Paris Mountain State Park

Scenic hiking trails, fishing for bass, bream, and catfish, or taking a paddle boat out on Lake Placid, Paris Mountain State Park, perhaps the upstate’s best known park, is great for a day trip or overnight camping.  

7. Golf Anyone?

Fore! The Greenville Country Club at Chanticleer is consistently ranked as one of the most beautiful and challenging courses in the state of South Carolina. With its slope of 150, it is the longest course in America at 6,900 yards.

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