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Ranked #1 of 30 attractions in Greenville
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Parks; Waterfalls; Outdoors
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Ranked #2 of 30 attractions in Greenville
Category: Performances; Theaters & Stadiums
This is the largest performing arts center in South Carolina.
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Ranked #3 of 30 attractions in Greenville
Category: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields; Theaters & Stadiums
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Ranked #4 of 30 attractions in Greenville
Category: Biking Trails; Outdoors
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Ranked #5 of 30 attractions in Greenville
Category: State Parks; Outdoors
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Ranked #6 of 30 attractions in Greenville
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Ranked #7 of 30 attractions in Greenville
Category: Museums
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Ranked #8 of 30 attractions in Greenville
Category: Museums
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Ranked #9 of 30 attractions in Greenville
Category: Educational Sites; Museums
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Ranked #10 of 30 attractions in Greenville
Category: Parks; Outdoors
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Ranked #11 of 30 attractions in Greenville
Owner description: Presenting current Broadway and off-Broadway comedies, dramas and musicals. Every August, a New Works Festival is held with... more » Owner description: Presenting current Broadway and off-Broadway comedies, dramas and musicals. Every August, a New Works Festival is held with submissions from around the Globe. Lobby art gallery open Tues-Fri 2-6pm & during performances. « less
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Ranked #12 of 30 attractions in Greenville
Category: Neighborhoods; Cultural
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Ranked #13 of 30 attractions in Greenville
Category: Museums
Owner description: 80,000 Square feet of fun! The Children's Museum of the Upstate is 7th largest children's museum in the country and only... more » Owner description: 80,000 Square feet of fun! The Children's Museum of the Upstate is 7th largest children's museum in the country and only children's museum that is a Smithsonian Affiliate. Conveniently located in the heart of downtown Greenville on the cultural campus of Heritage Green, it's close to all the action and offers ample parking. The museum features 20 exhibit galleries that include a traveling exhibit hall, two outdoor interactive exhibit spaces and an outdoor programming space. Visitors experience more than 100 individual exhibit components with a continuum of programming in the areas of arts, humanities, sciences, health, nutrition and the environment. Kids and adults can simulate flight into space, design their own Formula 1 race car or go exploring in the Climber that reaches up to the skylight. Whatever your age, The Children's Museum is a place of possibility where children and adults alike can explore, discover, imagine, pretend and Be Anything! The Children's museum is committed to serving the needs and interests of all children by providing experiences that spark a lifelong passion for curiosity and learning through play. Open Tuesday - Saturday 9am - 5pm, Sunday 11am - 5pm. Open Mondays from Memorial Day to Labor Day. « less
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Ranked #14 of 30 attractions in Greenville
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Ranked #15 of 30 attractions in Greenville
Category: Bridges; Landmarks
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Ranked #16 of 30 attractions in Greenville
Category: Art Museums; Museums
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Ranked #17 of 30 attractions in Greenville
Category: Science Museums; Museums
Owner description: Monday-Friday,visitors may walk the Nature Trails and enjoy the Arboretum or linger in the Butterfly Garden, all for free.... more » Owner description: Monday-Friday,visitors may walk the Nature Trails and enjoy the Arboretum or linger in the Butterfly Garden, all for free. Friday evenings, Hooper Planetarium presents a variety of shows during "Starry Nights," and the Daniel observatory is open for viewing. The Second Saturday of each month provides a full complement of activities focused on a particular theme. Visitors to the Living History Farm, young and old alike, learn to admire the pioneers who settled the mountains and foothills of South Carolina. Check the web site for schedules, details and to purchase tickets in advance. « less
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Ranked #18 of 30 attractions in Greenville
Category: Convention Centers; Landmarks
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Ranked #19 of 30 attractions in Greenville
Category: Other; Zoos/Aquariums
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Ranked #20 of 30 attractions in Greenville
Category: Civic Centers; Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields; Landmarks
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Ranked #21 of 30 attractions in Greenville
Owner description: The Warehouse Theatre is a professional theatre dedicated to theatre as a serious art form; to high-quality, diverse and... more » Owner description: The Warehouse Theatre is a professional theatre dedicated to theatre as a serious art form; to high-quality, diverse and challenging productions; to the training of theatre professionals; to community outreach; and to student education.HISTORY: Established in 1973, The Warehouse Theatre is in its 38th continuous season of Intense, Intimate and Unexpected productions of live theatre. A cornerstone of Greenville's Historic West End District, this award winning converted textile warehouse, is the home of fifteen (sometimes more) productions a year, including our Mainstage and Extras Series, The Upstate Shakespeare Festival at Falls Park, Resident Theatre Companies, Actors in Education program, Improv and MORE!At The Warehouse you can see the sort of theatre you can't see anywhere else in South Carolina's Upstate region...from re-envisioned classics and intense plays everyone knows to some of the most cutting edge new works you can buy tickets to. You'll find the finest mix of emerging talents, local professionals and artists from around the country...all are at the top of their game, and we want you to see their work. « less
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Ranked #22 of 30 attractions in Greenville
Category: Museums
Owner description: The Shoeless Joe Jackson Museum is located in the beautiful West End of Greenville, SC. When you come to visit the museum,... more » Owner description: The Shoeless Joe Jackson Museum is located in the beautiful West End of Greenville, SC. When you come to visit the museum, you will actually be visiting the home that Shoeless Joe Jackson lived in with his wife, Kate, until his death in 1951. In 2006, the home of Joe Jackson was dismantled, moved three miles, and reassembled on Field Street in the historic West End of Greenville, SC, directly across the street from Fluor Field, home the Greenville Drive, a minor-league division of the Boston Red Sox. In July 2007, the house was deeded to the Shoeless Joe Jackson Museum and Baseball Library foundation. On June 21, 2008, fans celebrated the dedication and grand opening of the museum! The not-for-profit museum displays records, artifacts, photographs, film and other items of interest associated with the historic life and baseball career of Shoeless Joe Jackson. A book collection related to baseball and its role in American culture is housed in Joe's former trophy room. Donations of books have been made by baseball enthusiasts from across America. The house number is 356, a reminder that Joe’s lifetime batting average was .356, the third highest in baseball history after Ty Cobb and Rogers Hornsby.The museum is FREE to all and there is also free on-site parking behind the museum! We also have a gift shop that accepts cash only. Come to see us & hang out at Shoeless Joe's house for a while! Our all-volunteer staff would love to give you a tour! Our passion is to educate old and new fans alike about one of the greatest baseball players in history! « less
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Ranked #23 of 30 attractions in Greenville
Category: Art Museums; Museums
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Ranked #25 of 30 attractions in Greenville
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks; Game/ Entertainment Centers; Amusement Parks
Owner description: Frankie's of Greenville offers fun for all ages! 3 Different Go-kart Tracks, 3 different Mini-Golf Courses, 9 batting cages,... more » Owner description: Frankie's of Greenville offers fun for all ages! 3 Different Go-kart Tracks, 3 different Mini-Golf Courses, 9 batting cages, a 55 foot Drop Zone, a 95 foot Fun Slide, Squirt Boats, Laser Tag, a Multi Level Fun House, Over 100 Arcade Games, and one of the largest Johnny Rockets restaurants in the United States. Established in 1999 in 2009 a remodel was completed to the inside and introduced Johnny Rockets, Mini Bowling, a new Laser Tag arena, and a huge Multi-Level Fun House for kids ages 2-12. 2013 Mini Golf received a face lift and change some of designs of the holes. « less
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Ranked #26 of 30 attractions in Greenville
Category: Architectural Buildings; Religious Sites; Historic Sites; Cultural
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Ranked #27 of 30 attractions in Greenville
Category: Historic Sites; Cultural
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Ranked #28 of 30 attractions in Greenville
Category: Architectural Buildings; Historic Sites; Cultural
Victorian-era home of Mr. and Mrs. Fountain Fox Beattie.
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Ranked #29 of 30 attractions in Greenville
Category: Art Galleries; Museums
Owner description: Original craft and fine art by over 30 artists of South Carolina, North Carolina, Georgia, and surrounding southeast region.... more » Owner description: Original craft and fine art by over 30 artists of South Carolina, North Carolina, Georgia, and surrounding southeast region. Furniture, woodturning, ceramics, sculpture, textiles, blacksmithing and more. Host of USA's 1st Slow Food Earth Market of organic foods. Tu-Fr 10-6pm, Sat 11-4pm. « less
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Ranked #30 of 30 attractions in Greenville
Category: Antique Shops; Cultural
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