Last Updated:

5/14/22

Greenville, SC

Photo of Falls Park on the Reedy in Greenville South Carolina

Below is a list of the best places I would visit on a trip to this location. My picks fit my personality and interest. Everyone has a different interest so you may not like everything I listed which is fine.  If you like a place, I recommend saving it to Google Maps for a future trip down the road. I made sure to include the address or GPS to make it easier to find.  You can find out more about me in the "About Me" section to see if we share common interests.

Breakfast

French Toast with Fruit at Stax Omega Diner in Greenville, South Carolina

Stax Omega Diner

74 Orchard Park Dr #3529, Greenville, SC 29615

Sample Menu of What I Would Order

Le Petite Blueberry French Toast: Thick, batter-dipped French toast topped with homemade warm blueberry compote $12.99


Belly Buster: One giant waffle, two farm-fresh eggs (any style) and two strips of smoked bacon $13.29


Ghirardelli Chocolate Chip Pancakes: Ghirardelli chocolate chips morsels baked and topped pancakes $12.99

Hours:

Sun to Thurs  7 am - 8 pm

Fri and Sat    7 am - 9 pm

Order Online: Yes

Try to Sneak a Piece of Cake In Your Breakfast Too, Dessert Looks So Yummy

The Filthy Animal Biscuit from Biscuit Head in Greenville South Carolina

Biscuit Head

823 S Church St unit c, Greenville, SC 29601

Sample Menu of What I Would Order

Pulled Pork Biscuit: Biscuit with pulled pork, jalapeno pimento, bacon, poached egg, and maple syrup $11.00


Mimosa Fried Chicken Biscuit: Biscuit with mimosa fried chicken, sweet potato butter, sriracha slaw, and poached egg $10.00


The Filthy Animal: Buttermilk biscuit, fried chicken, pimento cheese, bacon, scrambled eggs smothered in gravy $13.00

Hours:

Daily  8 am - 2 pm


Order Online: Yes

All Their Biscuit Sandwiches Look Amazing

Activities

Swamp Rabbit Trail

One of the best bike trails in South Carolina, Swamp Rabbit Trail (22 miles) is also one most popular outdoor activities in Greenville. It runs along the scenic Reedy River on a historic rail bed. Plenty of good stopping points along the trail makes it a worthy day-long activity with places like the Greenville Zoo, Reedy River Falls, and Swamp Rabbit Cafe. Swamp Rabbit Trail is your main point of a trip to Greenville, then the best place to stay would be Swamp Rabbit Inn.

Part of the Swamp Rabbit Trail in Greenville, the Best Bike Trail in South Carolina

150 Cleveland Park Dr, Greenville, SC 29601

Hours: Anytime

Need Bike Rental - Reedy Rides - Half Day $25 & Full Day $40 - reedyrides.com

BMW Zentrum

A free car museum outside Greenville, BMW Zentrum is the only museum of its kind in North America. It celebrates the past, present, and future of BMW with various rare vehicles on display. The exhibits take you through the entire history of BMW. BMW Zentrum is an extension of the BMW manufacturing plant in which you can take a guided tour of the plant (1hr or 2hr) for an additional cost. If you have the extra money to spend and want the ultimate BMW experience than you would include the nearby BMW Performance Center in your visit. At the center, you can take classes taught by professionals on improving your driving skill on off-road and road courses.

One of the Vehicles on Display at BMW Zentrum Museum in Greer, South Carolina

1400 SC-101, Greer, SC 29651

Museum Hours:

Monday through Friday  9:30 am - 5:30 pm

Book Plant Tour In Advance, One Hour Tour $15 or Two Hour Tour $25

Falls Park on the Reedy

Hands down the most photographic place in Greenville is Falls Park on the Reedy. The classic shot of the waterfalls with Liberty Bridge looming above is a must when visiting Greenville

Photo of Reedy River Falls Downtown Greenville South Carolina

601 S Main St, Greenville, SC 29601

Hours:

Daily  6:00 am - 9:00 pm

Greenville Drive

Watch Greenville Drive Game during the summer, a Class High-A affiliate team of the Boston Red Sox. Fluor Field has a smaller version of the "Green Monster" and was Ballpark of the Year back in 2006. If you are 21 & over, be on the lookout for the Dollar Drink Night Promotion on Thursday which is $2 Coors Light.


SINGLE-GAME TICKET PRICES (Day of Game)


Green Monster: $20

Home Plate View: $15

Pesky Porch: $10

Lawn & Deck: $8

Look at Fluor Field From Above, Home of the Greenville Drive Baseball Team

945 S Main St, Greenville, SC 29601

Most Games Start at 7:05 pm

2022 Season: April 8th - Sept 11th

Food

A BBQ plate from Henry's Smokehouse in Greenville, South Carolina.  Home of the best BBQ ribs in Greenville

Henry's Smokehouse

240 Wade Hampton Blvd, Greenville, SC 29609

Sample Menu of What I Would Order

Hog (Large BBQ Sandwich Plate): A 6 oz chopped pork sandwich with a choice of sauce and coleslaw. Two sides and a pickle. $9.85


Three-Way Plate: Sampling of all three meats ( 4 oz pork, half boneless chicken breast, and quarter rack of ribs). Two sides, pickle and slice of Texas toast. $16.23


Henry's Full Rack Plate: Full rack of dry-rubbed St. Louis cut ribs. Two sides, pickle and slice of Texas toast. $27.45

Hours:

Monday to Saturday  11 am - 8 pm

Sunday    11 am - 3 pm

Order Online: Yes

They Have Three Locations And Also a Food Truck

Best Bagel Sandwich in South Carolina, Sully's Steamers in Greenville

Sully's Steamers

6 E Washington St, Greenville, SC 29601

Sample Menu of What I Would Order

Nachos Maximus: Turkey, Cheddar, Lettuce, Honey Mustard, Parm - Peppercorn, and Doritos on a Bagel Sandwich $8.75


B-Rad's Best: Meatballs, Pepperoni, Salami, Provolone, Pizza Sauce, Banana Peppers, and Onions  on a Bagel Sandwich $8.25


Club Steamer: Turkey, Ham, Bacon, Colby, and Swiss Bagel Sandwich $8.25

Hours:

Monday to Thursday  7 am - 8 pm

Friday & Saturday 7 am - 3 am

Sunday    8:30 am - 3 pm

Order Online: Yes

They Have a Total of Five Stores Throughout South Carolina and North Carolina

Famous Banana Split Sundae at Dillard's Ice Cream in Greer, South Carolina

Dillards Farms Ice Cream

500 S Buncombe Rd, Greer, SC 29650

Flavor Samples From Menu (Spring Season)

  • Cookie Monster


  • Lemon Sorbet


  • Raspberry Sorbet


  • Caramel Cookies and Cream


  • Dark Chocolate Raspberry


  • Midnight Chocolate


  • Key Lime Pie

Hours:

Monday to Thursday  12 pm - 9 pm

Friday & Saturday 12 pm - 9:30 pm

Sunday    1 pm - 9 pm

Order Online: No

Known for Their Banana Splits $6.79

Places to Stay

FYI: The hotel prices are estimated and will most likely fluctuate since I looked them up on their website.  I will keep them updated the best I can every three months.  I look for the cheapest available room which is usually a queen bed

The Westin Poinsett Greenville

The only AAA Four-Diamond hotel in Greenville. The recommended place to go if you want to stay is a classy hotel. They Offer Free Shuttle to the Airport.

One of the rooms at Westin Poinsett, the most classy hotel in Greenville, South Carolina

120 S Main St, Greenville, SC 29601

A Hotspot For Weddings

Estimated Cost for Weekend Night (without tax/fee)


Traditional 1 King in June 2022 - $268

Swamp Rabbit Inn and Properties

Swamp Rabbit Inn is a six-bedroom modern bed and breakfast in downtown Greenville. It is the ideal place to stay if your goal is to bike the Swamp Rabbit Trail. Only two blocks from the trail, and if needed, you can rent bikes at the inn. The place looks inviting, with a “home away from home” feel.

One of the rooms at Swamp Rabbit Inn, a bike haven in Greenville, South Carolina

1 Logan St, Greenville, SC 29601

Biking the Swamp Rabbit Trail, This Would Be The Place to Stay

Estimated Cost for Weekend Night (without tax/fee)


GVL Chicken Room in June 2022 - $189.50

21 and up fun

Plenty of Taps at the Yee-Haw Brewing Company in Greenville, South Carolina

Yee-Haw Brewing Company

307 E McBee Ave Suite C, Greenville, SC 29601

SAMPLE OF BEER MENU

Yee-Hazy Runnings: New England Hazy | 7.5% ABV | 35 IBU


Erotic City: Sour - Fruited, Cherry | 4.2% ABV


Yee-Haw Pale Ale: Pale Ale - American | 5.7% ABV | 40 IBU


Hefe: Wheat Beer - Hefeweizen | 4.7% ABV | 18 IBU

Hours

Sunday to Thursday: 11am - 10pm

Friday & Saturday: 11am - 11pm

Food Menu is Available

Prince's Hot Chicken at This Location

A brew from Fireforge Crafted Beer in Greenville, South Carolina

Fireforge Crafted Beer

311 E Washington St, Greenville, SC 29601

SAMPLE OF BEER MENU

John Hopcock: IPA - New England | 6.5% ABV | 10 IBU


Vendetta Blood Orange Wit: Wheat Beer - Witbier | 5.3% ABV | 20 IBU


Spirito Santo: IPA - American | 7.2% ABV | 70 IBU


Prickly Pear Sour Ale: Sour - Fruited | 6.5% ABV | 5 IBU

Hours

Tuesday to Thursday: 4pm - 9pm

Friday & Saturday: Noon - 10pm

Sunday: Noon - 8pm

Food Menu is Available

Taco Tuesday 4pm - 8:30pm

 Again these are just few of my picks that fit my personality and interest. If you feel that I left one-off that may interest me or other people, message me on Facebook about the location.  I value a person's opinion and never just discard the information.  Always looking forward to learning about new places to add to my Google Map. ~ Shawn