Hollywild Animal Park is a beautiful zoo located about 20 miles (32 kilometers) north-east of Greenville. The park has designated areas for feeding animals and a safari ride that meanders through the 70-acre (28-hectare) property. This unique park earned its name by creating one of the most successful animal talent agencies in the country and houses a number of creatures that have made it on the big-screen in both film and television.
200 East Saint John Street Chapman Cultural Center, Carlos Moseley Building Spartanburg, SC 29306 +1 864 596 3501
Operating since the early 1960s, the Regional History Museum is a great place to get lost in the rich history of this growing but quaint South Carolina town. A distinctive range of artifacts are on display at this classy location. Recently relocated to the Chapman Cultural Center, Spartanburg County Regional History Museum hosts exhibitions regularly. The museum also sponsors and hosts many special events for the community and its members so check the website for up-to-date information.
420 College Street Greenville, SC 29601 +1 864 271 7570
Greenville County Museum of Art is a contemporary art gallery that showcases American art. Jacob Lawrence, Josef Albers, Andy Warhol and many other renowned artists have displayed their collection at this gallery. The Museum also offers lectures, mini-courses and gallery talks. Events are often held on Thursdays at 6:30p but event details will vary so it's best to check the website for details. Guided tours are by appointment to groups of ten or more adults.
1700 Wade Hampton Boulevard Bob Jones University Greenville, SC 29614 +1 864 770 1331
With an elaborate collection of paintings from European masters from the 14th to 19th Centuries, this museum is a must-visit destination in Greenville. Also on display are sculptures and other artifacts from the period. The museum is dedicated to promoting a deeper understanding of everything on display, and hosts monthly events for budding art enthusiasts and tours geared specifically for children to achieve that end.
8 Bennett Street Greenville, SC 29601 +1 864 233 9977
Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Beattie House is the second oldest residence in Greenville County. Built in 1834, this Georgian-style mansion has a lot to offer in terms of providing beautiful event spaces to visitors. Although owned by the city of Greenville, the property has been leased to the Greenville Woman's Club since 1949. The Club makes the property available for rent for various types of events including wedding receptions, luncheons and recitals. Call ahead for more details.
The Walnut Grove Plantation began operations as a plantation when Charles and Mary Moore got a grant from King George II. The plantation is still operational and has a mansion, Rocky Spring Academy, a cellar and many other institutions within it. Several guided tours are available through the plantation, which include a walk through the greens and the mansion, a part of which is now a museum. The plantation and facility sits on over 60 acres (24 hectares) of land. To know more, check the website.
503 South Broad Street Presbyterian College Clinton, SC 29325 +1 864 833 2820
The 6500-seater Bailey Memorial Stadium is more than just a stadium, it's an experience. The ardent Presbyterian College Blue Hose fans support their teams wholeheartedly to bring out the best in the players. Opened in 2004, the stadium kicks off a game of football on a high note. If you are a Blue Hose fan, the stadium will serve you in the best possible way. Call ahead for more details.
Previously known as the Beautiful Tiger Field, the Doug Kingsmore Stadium at Clemson University was rechristened in 2003 and has been entertaining baseball fanatics since its inception in 1970. Known for its superb baseball facilities, it has witnessed a number of nail-biting matches that have kept spectators at the edge of their seats for the entire duration of the match. Giant replay screens, easy parking and picnic areas make Doug Kingsmore a hot favorite with locals.
Located within the heart of Spartanburg, the Piedmont Interstate Fairgrounds is a grand venue that is most often used for trade shows and fairs. Events are usually organized by the Piedmont Interstate Fair staff, this open air facility is available for rental. Although in operation since 1946, this large venue still manages to attract a good size crowd during its events. Visit their website for more information.
1 East Coffee Street Greenville, SC 29601 +1 864 298 0494
Coffee Underground Theater is a small venue found in the Coffee Underground, a popular and locally-owned coffeehouse and bistro. Surrounded by artwork by local artists, patrons are able to not only enjoy the aesthetic charm of the establishment but also the array of presentations and performances the Coffee Underground Theater has to offer. Each night provides a new form of entertainment - varying from stand up comedy, independent and short films to acoustic musical performances. Because events will vary, it's wise to check the website for details before heading out for an evening of fun.
Operating since the early 1960s, the Regional History Museum is
a great place to get lost in the rich history of this growing but quaint South Carolina town. A distinctive range of artifacts are on display at this classy ...
With over a century behind them, Wofford College has distinguished
itself as a top Southern University attracting both local and international students. The liberal arts college campus rests on 170 acres (69 hectares) of land in Spartanburg and offers ...
Situated off U.S. Route 26, the Hampton Inn Suites in
Spartanburg is a wise choice for travelers looking to check out some shops and some history. Just a few blocks away from South Carolina's biggest mall, this budget friendly ...