They say the best things in life are free, and Greenville is out to prove them right! Just take a look at some of these fun, fabulous and free activities and destinations.
NOTE: The Cleveland Park to Falls Park section and the boardwalk are closed and are scheduled to open late April/early May. Greenville Health System Swamp Rabbit Trail is a 21-mile multi-use trail system that runs along the Reedy River connecting Greenville County with schools, parks, and local businesses. The GHS Swamp Rabbit will continue to g More
The Blue Ridge Mountains, cast in a blue haze at times, tumble down to lower elevations in northwestern South Carolina. The escarpment is the line where the mountains are visibly reduced to foothills. Table Rock Mountain is one such outcropping. The 11,000-acre Mountain Bridge Wilderness Area encompasses the escarpment, as well as Jones Gap and Cae More
This 90-acre regional park on the Reedy River features a 200-foot-wide waterfall, which powered three different mills in the 1820s. 201 Cedar Falls Rd., Fountain Inn; 864.288.6470; greenvillerec.com/parks/cedar-falls More
Once known as "Keowee Path" or "Cherokee Path," this 130-mile road was the route used by the Cherokees and the English and French fur traders. It now provides a scenic alternative to driving I-85 through South Carolina. Stop along the way at Table Rock State Park Welcome Center. For Cherokee Foothills Scenic Hwy 11 driving tours, and thi More
A tribute to the Reedy River, which nourished Greenville's beginnings in 1770, the park is now an oasis in the heart of downtown with scenic overlooks, nature trails, pond, landscaped gardens, waterfalls, and a pedestrian suspension bridge. More
The GCMA is home to a nationally acclaimed collection of American art, including major holdings by two of the nation’s greatest artists, Andrew Wyeth and Jasper Johns. Andrew Wyeth: The Greenville Collection is now the largest and most complete collection of Wyeth watercolors owned by any public museum in the world. The GCMA owns an extensive colle More
This beautiful park, located at 126 Beverly Rd., Greenville, SC, offers panoramic views of the downtown Greenville skyline and nearby Paris Mountain. The two multi-purpose athletic fields make this park a great location for most every sport. The playground is very popular among the youngsters, and the shelter is great for parties because it has a g More
A UNIQUE WAY TO EXPLORE DOWNTOWN GREENVILLE, SOUTH CAROLINA! Find the "Mice on Main" - Click on the Website link above to print a list of "hints" to find all 9 Mice on Main! Based on the popular children's book Goodnight Moon, a bronzed sculpture of the book and one mouse are mounted on the fountain in front of the Hyatt Regency hotel and More
Welcome to NOMA Square! NOMA (short for NOrth MAin) is the largest plaza in downtown Greenville and regularly hosts free events for the community to enjoy. Whether it’s a yoga class, Yappy Hour, live music, fashion shows, or our annual Oktoberfest festival, we have something for everyone! We invite you to attend our events, shop in our retail store More
Northwest Park is located behind Greenville Tech’s Northwest campus.
ONE City Plaza is a special place in downtown Greenville. It's surrounded by great places you might want to stop in like SIP Tasting Room & Rooftop Lounge, Aloft Greenville Downtown, Mast General Store, Methodical Coffee, Tupelo Honey Cafe, Caviar & Bananas Gourmet Market & Cafe, Anthropologie, and several others. The best part, though, is that on More
The museum is located at 356 Field Street, across from Fluor Field in downtown Greenville. Hours: Saturdays 10:00am - 2:00pm. Private tours are available. Email request to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 864-235-6280. Free parking and admission. Gift shop. Non-profit, contributions to maintain the museum are gratefully accepted. The S More
Located in Travelers Rest, SC near the Blue Ridge Mountains and Furman University, Trailblazer Park is the region's newest performing arts and cultural center featuring panoramic mountain views, a covered pavilion that hosts the Travelers Rest Farmers Market, festival grounds, and an open-air amphitheater. Cyclists and pedestrians can access Trailb More
Here the past, present and future of BMW come together in a one-of-a-kind building. See the cars, the speed, the innovation–all for free in the only BMW museum in North America. The Zentrum is more than just a museum; it's a meeting and events center, a cafe, a gallery and a history lesson–all wrapped into one ultimate experience.
Downtown trolleys add to the excitement and enjoyment of Greenville’s Main Street experience. The red and blue open-air trolleys offer a vintage look and feel complete with a cow catcher on the front and wooden bench seats inside. Trolleys seat 35 passengers, are wheelchair accessible, and are equipped with bicycle racks.
Chautauqua - It’s History Alive! People you have only read about in books appear on stage. You laugh with Mark Twain, get arrested with Rosa Parks, walk the Trail of Tears, and debate the Constitution with its makers. June Festival of 25+ Free shows - 10 straight days - 2 full weekends of non-stop live history and fun for the whole family!
The Greenville County Library System offers unique opportunities to explore your world with 11 locations that include meeting facilities, print materials, CDs, DVDs, free wireless access, public computers, online resources and quality programs for all ages. The Hughes Main Library on Heritage Green also houses historical and genealogical materials.
Located in the Pettigru Street Historic District, the museum houses a large collection of Confederate relics and artifacts, both military and personal, plus a research library.
Hike among rolling hills, horse farms and farmlands, old forest, and clear ponds and streams-on a projected 425-mile trail from Oconee State Park in the Upcountry through the Lowcountry near Awendaw.
Watch aircraft take off and land while enjoying this free park with an educational amphitheater, exercise "Perimeter Taxiway", walking "Runways", aviation themed playground, a swing set, a Bi-plane "Climber", a picnic hangar and a Cessna 310 display. A 15-foot cross section of a Boeing 737 fuselage will be a handicapped accessible park entrance.