Area Attractions

Situated halfway between Charlotte and Atlanta, Greenville is an up-and-coming upstate city known for its walkable, tree-lined streets. Just a few blocks from the doorstep of Hyatt Place Greenville Downtown SC, you can picnic on the shores of the Reedy River, savor fresh barbecue from some of the best spots on Main Street or catch a performance at the Peace Center. Discover local activities and indulge in the best things to do in Greenville, SC.

Hyatt Place Greenville Downtown

128 E. Broad Street
Greenville, South Carolina, United States, 29601



What do you want to do today?

Local Attractions

Furman University

At the heart of our university–and your college experience–is an outstanding academic program. At Furman, you’ll enjoy a national caliber liberal arts and sciences education on a campus internationally recognized for its beauty, while preparing for a fulfilling career and a life of purpose.

Clemson University

Clemson Tigers are fierce and passionate competitors. From the stadium to the classroom to the research lab, Tigers play to win. Our academic programs are rigorous and challenging, but that's what makes a Clemson degree so valuable.

Greenville Zoo

At the 14-acre Greenville Zoo, you can visit wildlife from around the world any day of the week. Rated one of the best tourist attractions in South Carolina, the Greenville Zoo is an exotic animal kingdom. Open throughout the whole year, except for Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day.

BMW Performance Center

Take your seat — literally. Get behind the wheel of the Ultimate Driving Machine® at the BMW Performance Driving School. With over 1.7-combined miles of paved track in various configurations, you can see and feel real-life driving conditions. Learn how to recover from a slide on their wet skidpad. Tune up your accident avoidance abilities with instruction from their driving pros.

Local Dining

Larkin’s on the River

Known for aged steaks, fresh fish and romantic ambiance, Larkin's on the River is a perfect choice for a splurge in Greenville. Few views are better than Larkin's looking out across the Peace Center Amphitheatre and the Reedy River.

Smoke on the Water

Smoke on the Water prides ourselves into being a staple part of our community, from using local beers and spirits to farm to table ingredients. Each dish has been specially crafted for each flavor, to meld with the correct sauces or seasonings. All of our Sauces and Seasonings are made in house from scratch.


Mast General

Downtowns in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee, the same friendly and knowledgeable service that welcomed neighbors in Valle Crucis can be found in all of our communities. As a general store, Mast Store offers a variety of goods from fashion to fried chicken cookbooks and toffee to tents.

Judson Booksellers

We’re an independent literary hub, coming to you from the historic courthouse building right in the middle of thriving downtown Greenville, SC. Specializing in cookbooks, Southern lit, and kids books of every kind, we also offer bestsellers, new releases, fun and funky goods and goodies from South Carolina and beyond.

Outdoor Activities

Swamp Rabbit Trail

Running along the scenic Reedy River on a historic rail bed, the Prisma Health Swamp Rabbit Trail Network is a 22-mile multi-use greenway system. Opened in 2009, this trail has experienced continual growth and offers fun, non-motorized recreation and transportation opportunities.

Falls Park on the Reedy

Far more than a nature lover's paradise, Falls Park on the Reedy, located in downtown Greenville's Historic West End, is one of Greenville's greatest treasures. The park serves as an oasis within the city - a place where people gather to work, play and celebrate life. The multi-use facility lends itself to a wide variety of activities for people of all ages and interests.

Fluor Field

Fluor Field at the West End is a 6,700-seat baseball-only stadium in Greenville, South Carolina and home to the Greenville Drive Baseball Team. Fluor Field nearly replicates the dimensions of Fenway Park, home of the Red Sox. The ballpark has its own "Green Monster" replica, a 30-foot high wall in left field as opposed to the 37-foot one found at Fenway, and contains a manual scoreboard.