15 Reasons Why You Should Visit "America's Friendliest City" As Soon As Possible

 

You may have heard that Condé Nast Traveler named Greenville, South Carolina the “#1 Friendliest City in the U.S.” That’s big news in our Southern city (that we like to consider full of Southern hospitality), but it’s even bigger news for people looking to visit new and exciting places. No matter what kind of adventures you’re looking for, you’ll find them here. And we promise plenty of smiling faces and beautiful places along the way.

So, what are you waiting for? Because we’ve got a LOT waiting for you. Here are 15 reasons why you shouldn’t wait any longer to make your plans to visit Greenville, South Carolina. 

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An impressive list, we must admit, but it’s just a glimpse of everything that’s waiting for you in Greenville, SC. There’s so much to see and do here—so many experiences and adventures awaiting your discovery. We can’t wait to show you around and show you why this Greenville really is THAT Greenville!

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LAKE HARTWELL


Simply looking to dip your toes in the water and soak up some rays? Hop on I-85, and head for Sadlers Creek or Lake Hartwell State Parks, both on Lake Hartwell. This huge 56,000-acre lake and recreational wonderland forms part of the border between South Carolina and Georgia. 


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