There are many things to do in downtown Greenville. Start your day on Main Street. Grab breakfast at one of the many cafes before browsing the boutiques. As you go, keep an eye out for the Mice on Main, a series of bronze mice statues. Later, tour the beautiful grounds of Furman University, South Carolina's oldest private university. End the afternoon at Greenville Zoo and admire over 300 animals.
Exploring museums and cultural venues is a must when in Greenville. Delve into the history of Greenville and South Carolina’s Upcountry at the Upcountry History Museum. Art enthusiasts can admire sculptures and murals by local artists that adorn the city or visit the Greenville County Museum of Art, while entertainment fans can catch a show at the Peace Center or the Bon Secours Wellness Arena.
Head to nearby Spartanburg to visit BMW Zentrum, the only BMW museum in North America. You'll experience BMW's past, present, and future by making your way through the various exhibits. Learn about the brand's start in aviation and motorsports and how it prominently rose to the international stage. Plus, you'll get an up-close look at the vehicles of the X family.
Breathe in the fresh air as you admire the beautiful views of Greenville's natural areas. Falls Park features lush green spaces and beautiful gardens you can stroll through. Make sure to admire the Reedy River waterfall from Liberty Bridge, the only single-suspension bridge in the Western Hemisphere. After, bike, run, or walk the Swamp Rabbit Trail that ends at Lake Conestee Nature Preserve.
Channel your inner scientist when you visit the Roper Mountain Science Center. Stroll through the arboretum, visit the butterfly garden, and enjoy a show at the planetarium when visiting this family-friendly science center. Later, get some retail therapy at The Shoppes at Woodruff or Haywood Mall, South Carolina's largest mall. These are just a few things to do near Crowne Plaza® Greenville.
One Exposition Drive, Greenville, SC 29607
Greenville Convention Center is one of the nation's largest convention/meeting facilities, featuring 280,000 sq ft of exhibit space and 60,000 sq ft of meeting & conference space. Centrally located between Atlanta and Charlotte, the Greenville Convention Center is a popular regional destination for corporate meetings, trade shows & special events.
300 South Main St, Greenville, SC 29601
The Peace Center is located in the heart of downtown Greenville on the southwest corner of Main and Broad streets. Offering a multitude of venues and meeting spaces, The Peace Center is the perfect setting for performances, group outings, business meetings, receptions and holiday parties.
402 Roper Mountain Rd, Greenville, SC 29615-4298
The primary mission of the Roper Mountain Science Center is to foster enhanced learning and growth opportunities through educational excellence and high quality instructional programs for students, teachers, and the general public. Science enrichment programs are presented in an exciting and entertaining manner that makes learning fun. During the summer, many of the area's children participate in 4 day "Science for Fun" mini-courses. It is truly a place where "Science is for Everyone"!
420 College Street, Greenville, SC
The Greenville County Museum of Art offers its visitors a way to sample the very best in American art through traveling exhibitions and exhibitions drawn from its own collection. The Museum's respected Southern Collection is a survey of American art from colonial times to the present, with an emphasis on examples with relationships to the southern United States.
700 Haywood Rd, Greenville, SC 29607
Haywood Mall is a super-regional shopping mall in Greenville, South Carolina. The mall is the largest in the state, with 1,300,000 square feet (121,000 m2) of retail space. The shops at the Haywood Mall include : The CheeseCake Factory Chick-fil-A Panera Bread Starbucks Aldo Apple Banana Republic Belk Build-A -Bear Dillard's Express Gap JCPenney Journeys Justice Lane Bryant LensCafters Macy's Man Cave New York & Co Pandora Palmetto Moon Pottery Barn Victoria's Secret Williams-Sonoma
1400 Highway 101 S, Greer, SC 29651
Here the past, present and future of BMW come together in a one-of-a-kind building. See the cars, the speed, the innovation, all for free in the only BMW museum in North America. The Zentrum is more than just a museum; it's a meeting and events center, a cafe, a gallery and a history lesson all wrapped into one ultimate experience. Located next to the only BMW manufacturing plant in the U.S., this unique place offers something for everyone.