Summer is here and even though we would all love to take two weeks off to travel abroad, it may not be so practical. The Greenville area offers a wide variety of activities that the whole family will enjoy.

  • Wanting to go for a walk, run, or bike ride? Check out the Swamp Rabbit Trail. The trail offers over 20 miles of paved surface that can take you between Greenville and Travelers Rest.




  • One of the Upstate’s best-hidden gems is Lake Jocassee. Located off Highway 11, Devils Fork State Park offers public access to the lake.
    • Just a few of the many activities that can be enjoyed at Lake Jocassee are:
      • Fishing
      • Swimming
      • Kayaking
      • Scuba Diving
      • Camping
      • Boating
      • Hiking




  •  Less than ten minutes from downtown, Paris Mountain State Park offers a quick and peaceful escape from the city. The park provides visitors with 15 miles of hiking and biking trails. There are also several lakes in the state park that offer great fishing. The state park includes 39 camp sites for those wanting to escape for the whole weekend as well.




  • Greenville is home to several local breweries. These are great places to hang out with friends and they often host events during summer months. For those looking for a little competition, some also offer trivia nights!
    • Just a few of some great local breweries are:
      • 13 Stripes (250 Mill Street, Ste PW 3101, Taylors, SC 29687)
      • Birds Fly South Ale Project (1320 Hampton Ave Ext, Greenville, SC 29601)
      • Swamp Rabbit Brewery (26 S Main St, Travelers Rest, SC 29690)
      • Thomas Creek (2054 Piedmont Hwy, Greenville, SC 29605)
      • Quest Brewing (55 Airview Dr, Greenville, SC 29607)
      • Brewery 85 (6 Whitlee Ct, Greenville, SC 29607)




  • Catch a Greenville Drive baseball game at Flour Field. Located in the West End of Downtown. Flour Field mimics the great Fenway Park, equipped with a miniature “Green Monster.” Bring the whole family for a fun-filled night of baseball.