Greenville for Families
Collected by Leo Johnson
Greenville, SC has blossomed from its small-town roots as a southern textile capital into a culturally relevant art, culinary, and outdoor lifestyle destination. A sense of friendliness and community make Greenville a charming place to live or visit.
150 Cleveland Park Dr, Greenville, SC 29601, USA
The Greenville Zoo is known for having a wide variety of animals, including lions, monkeys, giraffes, elephants, and also birds and reptiles. If you're there in October, go to Boo in the Zoo, a special event for kids 12 and under that has...
531 S Main St, Greenville, SC 29601, USA
Spill the Beans is a coffee shop crossed with a dessert place, making it a one-stop treat shop for families. In addition to their cappuccinos, lattes, and espressos, they offer pleasing sweets like hot fudge sundaes and ice cream floats. If you're...
Buncombe St, Greenville, SC 29601, USA
Bob Jones University has one of the largest collections of religious art in the U.S., but you don't need to leave downtown Greenville to enjoy the museum's collection. The Museum & Gallery at Heritage Green houses a rotating selection of the...
24 Reedy View Dr, Greenville, SC 29601, USA
Linky Stone Children's Garden was designed to encourage interactions with nature. Every aspect of the park was planned with young children in mind. Kids can explore the alphabetical garden and learn about plants and letters at the same time. A...
101 Falls Park Dr, Greenville, SC 29601, USA
Greenville's Riverwalk is a nice place to spend a relaxing afternoon. The path follows the Reedy River starting in Falls Park and moving upstream. Restaurants—both casual and fine dining—are readily available along the route. Pick up a refreshing...
601 S Main St, Greenville, SC 29601, USA
This little gem is located in the heart of Greenville's downtown area. A lovely suspension bridge stretches over a waterfall, and the trails that meander throughout the park are perfect for a run or family walk. In the fall, the park glows with...
300 S Main St, Greenville, SC 29601, USA
Greenville’s cultural priorities are reinforced by the spectrum of events scheduled each month at the Peace Center. Traveling Broadway shows and ballet, orators such as David Sedaris, and the local symphony provide an enjoyable night out for all...
220 N Main St, Greenville, SC 29601, USA
How do you keep a band of children entertained for an entire morning? Main Street Greenville has already taken care of that for you! Send your crew on safari with the Mice on Main mouse hunt. Along Main Street nine mice statues are strategically...
318 S Main St, Greenville, SC 29601, USA
Larkin's on the River is a fine dining restaurant offering quality cuts of steak and fresh fish along Greenville's Reedy River. Where Larkin's truly shines, however, is on the topic of wine. The general manager's passion is evident, and he is...
1818 Augusta St Suite 106, Greenville, SC 29605, USA
Take yourself to France the easy (and tasty) way. LeGrand Bakery turns any Francophile into a kid in a candy store. Choose from colorful eclairs or opt for a sensible croissant. No matter what you choose (croque Monsier s'il vous plaît?) you'll...
9 W Washington St, Greenville, SC 29601, USA
Get a taste of the sweet life—Italian style. For more than three years, Luna Rosa Gelato Café has served up this exotic treat. It can be hard to choose between their 20 flavors, but you'll never go wrong with classic options like stracciatella and...
131 E McBee Ave, Greenville, SC 29601, USA
This specialty tea shop is relatively new to the area but has already become popular. With hot and cold offerings such as the London Fog and my favorite chai latte in Greenville, this shop won’t disappoint. One of their local specialties, the...
1320 Hampton Avenue Ext, Greenville, SC 29601, USA
For local, handmade, one-of-a-kind Greenville gear, don’t miss Dapper Ink. The owners, a charming husband and wife duo, have been screen-printing stylish must-haves since 2007. Recently, letterpress printing was added to their repertoire. Be sure...
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