Greenville, SC

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Outdoor attractions, a lively downtown and the backdrop of the Blue Ridge Mountains make this town one of South Carolina’s most enchanting destinations.

Greenville is nestled in the foothills of South Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains. Its scenic location makes it a paradise for visitors throughout the year.

Make use of the town’s bike sharing system and ride along Greenville Health System Swamp Rabbit Trail, a 17.5 mile (28.2 kilometer) path that leads to Travelers Rest, a historic mountain town. Afterwards, cool off at Otter Creek, a water park that offers slides and pools.

Spend the day exploring Heritage Green, the town’s expansive arts and cultural campus. Peruse works by renowned American artists Andrew Wyeth and Jasper Johns at Greenville County Museum of Art. Take the kids to the Children’s Museum of the Upstate where they can engage in interactive exhibits. The campus also includes the Hughes Main Library, the Greenville Little Theatre, the Upcountry History Museum and the Sargent-Wilson Museum & Gallery, which showcases fine art from the Museum and Gallery at Bob Jones University.

Walk a few blocks to the downtown area, where restaurants, cafés, shops and galleries line the streets. Eat what is called “Southern Comfort Food” on Main Street then catch a show at The Peace Center. During the warmer months you can watch an outdoor musical performance at NOMA Square.

Take a ride on the free Downtown Trolley. Pack a picnic and spend a relaxing afternoon in Falls Park on the banks of the Reedy River. Further down the river, kids will enjoy the Children’s Garden at Linky Stone Park.

Liberty Bridge, the city’s iconic suspension bridge spans across the Reedy River with unobstructed views of Reedy River Falls. Head to Fluor Field to watch the Greenville Drive, a minor league baseball team, play on their home turf. Greenville Zoo is an ideal place to bring the family for a few hours.

Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport is located 14 miles (22.5 kilometers) outside the town and services flights to most U.S. destinations. Greenville is just over an hour's drive from Asheville, North Carolina. Plan a visit to Greenville to enjoy the scenic atmosphere, small-town charm and nearby outdoor attractions.

Where to stay in Greenville

Best Western Plus Greenville I-385 Inn & Suites
Best Western Plus Greenville I-385 Inn & Suites
2.5 out of 5
831 Congaree Rd, Greenville, SC, 29607-3521
The price is $87 per night from Jun 5 to Jun 6
Stay at this business-friendly hotel in Greenville. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean rooms ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (745 reviews)
"Clean!"

Reviewed on May 16, 2022

Best Western Plus Greenville I-385 Inn & Suites
Comfort Inn Greenville - Haywood Mall
Comfort Inn Greenville - Haywood Mall
2.5 out of 5
246 Congaree Road, Greenville, SC, 29607-2708
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $93 per night from Jun 1 to Jun 2
Stay at this business-friendly hotel in Greenville. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the overall value ...
4/5 Very Good! (978 reviews)
"good location"

Reviewed on May 14, 2022

Comfort Inn Greenville - Haywood Mall
La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Greenville Haywood
La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Greenville Haywood
2.5 out of 5
65 W Orchard Park Dr, Greenville, SC, 29615-3538
The price is $94 per night from May 30 to May 31
Stay at this hotel in Greenville. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and an outdoor pool. Our guests praise the pool and the helpful staff in our reviews. Popular ...
4.4/5 Excellent! (945 reviews)
"The pool area was very relaxing"

Reviewed on May 14, 2022

La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Greenville Haywood
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Mint House Greenville - West End
Mint House Greenville - West End
4 out of 5
101 Falls Park Dr, Greenville, SC, 29603
The price is $150 per night from May 30 to May 31
Stay at this 4-star apartment in Greenville. Enjoy free WiFi, laundry facilities, and a flat-screen TV. Our guests praise the overall value in our reviews. Popular ...
4.6/5 Exceptional! (106 reviews)
"Parking was challenging due to numerous other events including a street art fair. Highly recommend this property."

Reviewed on May 9, 2022

Mint House Greenville - West End
stayAPT Suites Greenville-Haywood Mall
stayAPT Suites Greenville-Haywood Mall
3 out of 5
85 Mall Connector Rd, Greenville, SC, 29607
Stay at this 3-star aparthotel in Greenville. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and laundry facilities. Popular attractions Haywood Mall and Greenville Zoo are ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (28 reviews)
"Only negative was that you could hear the toilet flush from the room above and the person stomping around."

Reviewed on May 19, 2022

stayAPT Suites Greenville-Haywood Mall
InTown Suites Extended Stay Greenville SC - Mauldin
InTown Suites Extended Stay Greenville SC - Mauldin
3 out of 5
408 Mauldin Road, Greenville, SC, 29605
Stay at this 3-star business-friendly aparthotel in Greenville. Enjoy WiFi, onsite parking, and laundry facilities. Popular attractions Greenville Zoo and Falls ...
2.3/5 (3 reviews)
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"Terrible, when I checked into my "premium, newly renovated, non-smoking " room. It smelled like someone had hot boxed a carton of cigarettes in it. I was informed that there was to be no cleaning service. I would have to bring my sheets to the front office on thursdays to exchange them. The carpets ..."

Reviewed on Oct 31, 2021

InTown Suites Extended Stay Greenville SC - Mauldin
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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