By DeeAnna Wilkerson, Communication Specialist
Nestled at the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Greenville, South Carolina, offers an abundance of activities for all interests, whether it’s an outdoor adventure or a relaxing getaway. In less than a four-hour drive, Sun City Hilton Head residents can find themselves in a picturesque city that boasts award-winning views, fine dining, art, shopping and plenty of history. Greenville has garnered a reputation as one of the Southeast’s best-kept secrets, and it’s an easy weekend or overnight trip for residents to experience something new. Stephanie Thorn, Strategic Marketing Manager for VisitGreenvilleSC (VGSC), says people of all ages enjoy Greenville for its accessibility to the culture of a city and the adventure in nature. “One of the fun things about Greenville is you can wear your hiking boots during the day and your dancing shoes at night,” she said. “You have the best of both worlds here.” There are so many reasons that Greenville tops the list as a unique destination, but here are some of the stand-out experiences that will have Sun City visitors planning their next trip before they even leave town.
Food & Beverage
After a day filled with shopping, hiking and walking along the Reedy River, a filling meal and cold beverage may be calling your name. It should come as no surprise that there are plenty of unique options for every taste and price range. Grab a bite at a street front or riverside caf., or plan your visit to attend Artisphere or euphoria, two of the nation’s top culinary and arts festivals.
Fine dining recommendations include: