As the spring season heats up, we wanted to take a moment to let you know about a few things to do in the Greenville area. Whether you’re looking for an affordable weekend getaway, or someplace to go with your kids on the occasional day off, these one-tank trips will save you money while allowing you to bask in the sun, learn something new, and have some fun.
The 25th Upstate Shakespeare Festival:
The tragic love story we all know and adore, Romeo and Juliet, will be performed until June 16. While, The Tempest, a performance about a mysterious boat ride, will be shown July 11-August 4. Each show starts at 7:00 pm Thursday-Sunday each week. So, go out with family and friends, forget the real world and dive into Shakespeare’s!
Boating and Lakes in the Upstate:
If you’re looking to dip your toes in the water, we encourage you to check out the Jocassee Outdoor Center and the Jocassee Lake Tours. With a collection of retailers, rental shops and tour operators, they can set you up to enjoy everything from a smooth-as-sunset canoe ride to pontoon and speed boat rentals to a full-on whitewater adventure. Click here to learn more about these lake tours.
City Scape Winery:
City Scape Winery is a small craft winery focused on producing high-quality batches of local, innovative wines right here in Greenville County. Just a short drive from downtown, City Scape Winery is open for tastings every Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. To learn more, check out their website here.
Upstate Blue Ridge Tours:
Historical visits to several towns, Clemson University, the Duke Nuclear Power Station, Great Lakes of the area, as well as State Parks and Mountains. This tour includes a complimentary lunch at the picturesque Lighthouse Restaurant plus wine & cheese tasting at Victoria’s Valley Vineyards. To learn more, and to purchase tour tickets, click here.
Spring and Summer Camping:
If pitching a tent and sleeping under the stars is more your style, you’ll find the perfect spot to do it—all within easy reach of downtown Greenville. From scenic parks in the Blue Ridge Mountains to recreational lake and Blackwater river parks in the Midlands and white sand beaches and tidal water parks on the Atlantic Ocean, South Carolina State Parks preserve and protect some of the most beautiful natural resources and significant historic sites in America. To learn more about our state parks, click here!
Parks in the Upcountry include:
Paris Mountain State Park
Jones Gap State Park
Caesars Head State Park
Table Rock State Park
Keowee-Toxaway State Natural Area
Devils Fork State Park
Oconee State Park
Lake Hartwell State Natural Area
Kings Mountain State Park
If you have any questions about things to do in the Greenville area this Spring, don’t hesitate to send us an email or give us a call!