Amusement & Entertainment
Hollywild Animal Park is located near Inman in Spartanburg County, South Carolina, one of the most scenic and culturally diverse areas of South Carolina’s Upcountry. Nestled on over 100 acres, Hollywild is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization committed to providing an interactive and enlightening experience for our visitors as we continually improve the lives of our animals in an enriching and respectful environment.
More than a rock, it’s a mountain of possibilities. Enjoy a leisurely walk or a challenging hike out to 404-foot Hickory Nut Falls. Sign up to take a rock climbing clinic or spend a half or full-day taking rock climbing instructions. Bring a picnic or pick up a Hiker’s Lunch and savor the views. Take the kids and the dog on the Great Woodland Adventure trail. There’s no shortage of ways to find yourself breathless. Check out our special events and group activities. Just 60 miles NE of Greenville. Open all year. Live it up!
The Parks & Recreation Department provides supervision and administrative support for the operation of recreation programs and facilities, for activities of the Greenville Zoo, and for the maintenance of parks, beautification sites, rights-of-way, cemeteries and trees. This office also promotes leisure opportunities through the news media, utilizes co-sponsors to enhance public awareness and participation, and serves as the City’s liaison to downtown festivals and City advisory boards.
Lake Lure, NC
Climbing walls, trampoline games, Putt Putt, skeeball, ping pong, scooters, children’s inflatable play area, pinball, velcro wall and more. Interactive, wholesome, family-oriented games and activities. Concessions and private party accommodations. Indoor facility located across from the Beach @ Lake Lure. U.S. Hwy. 64/74A, 35 miles northwest of Spartanburg.
YMCA Camp Greenville is very proud of its very special natural setting. The mountain top campus is situated at 3200 feet above sea level and includes well over 1600 acres of property. Set on the eastern ridge of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Camp Greenville provides excellent panoramic views of the South Carolina upstate area.
The Carolina Panthers train every summer at Wofford College in Spartanburg, SC, and host a variety of camps, competitions, and programs. Football fans are welcome to watch practices; it is strongly suggested that fans bring blankets, towels, folding chairs, or golf-type stools to make the hillside a more comfortable spot, and also sunscreen and hats.
The Greenville County Recreation District is committed to improving the quality of life in this community by providing recreation facilities and leisure time programming for its residents and visitors.
Lake Lure, NC
Step on board these luxurious boats and visit the blockbuster hit Dirty Dancing film site, delight in mountain legends and breathtaking views. Suitable for all ages. Hourly tours, twilight and dinner cruises. Private and group charters. U.S. Hwy. 64/74A in scenic Hickory Nut Gorge, 35 miles north of Spartanburg. Lake Lure is ranked by National Geographic Magazine as one of the top scenic lakes in the world.
Wildland Trekking provides adventurous hiking tours throughout the Greater Asheville area. Trip styles range from backpacking to inn-based tours, day hikes, and fantastic kayak camping trips on Fontana Lake. We have over 30 years of experience in adventure travel and we’re the #1 rated TripAdvisor tour company in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. #wildiswaiting
The Peachoid is the 1-million-gallon water tank built by the Gaffney Commission of Public Works to honor the state’s (and particularly Cherokee County’s) fresh peach industry. The giant peach is easily seen from I-85, but you can take the exit for S.C. Highway 11, Cherokee Foothills Scenic Highway, for a closer look.
The Greenville Grrrowl is an ECHL team and proud affiliate of the Chicago Blackhawks and Edmonton Oilers. Visit the website for game schedule and ticket information.
Lake Lure, NC
Float on an inner tube, picnic in the shade, or just catch some rays. Great new water activities area. Water cannons, bumper boats and water slides. Lifeguards and concessions. Great for a family outing or special gathering. U.S. Hwy. 64/74A, 35 miles northwest of Spartanburg.
With the romance and mystique of an era gone by, guests on board the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad will enjoy year-round scenic train journeys through some of the most beautiful landscapes in the Great Smoky Mountains. Nantahala Gorge Excursion (4½ hour round trip), Day Out With Thomas™, Peanuts™ Pumpkin Patch Express, and the Polar Express™, are just a few of the wonderful trips available to passengers. Call for additional information, or to make advance reservations. 1-800-872-4681 or 828-586-8811
… A unique Way to explore downtown Greenville
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