Greenville Has Plenty To Offer Families
Charlotte Parent|March 2019

This small foothills town delivers big fun for families

Kristina Hernandez

From parks, playgrounds and trails to museums, restaurants and festivals, Greenville, South Carolina has plenty to offer families for a day or weekend excursion.

Explore and Picnic at Falls Park

Spend some time at iconic Falls Park, where the 355-foot long pedestrian Liberty Bridge spans Reedy River Falls. Grab a loaf of stecca bread from the Swamp Rabbit Cafe and Grocery, along with local fruit, meat, veggies and homemade cookies to create an enviable picnic lunch to enjoy at the park. Many special events take place at the park throughout the year. During Artisphere, happening May 10-12 this year, you may be entertained at the park by an artist creating magnificent paintings. Any number of restaurants line Main Street during Fall for Greenville, one of the largest food festivals of the upsate and one of the most popular in the Southeast, happening Oct. 11-13.

Mice on Main

For fun at no cost, stroll along Main Street and look for the nine Mice on Main. These small bronze statues of mice are inspired by the classic book “Goodnight Moon” by Margaret Wise Brown. Children can use clues to see if they can spot the mice throughout the downtown area.

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