Greenville, South Carolina was not on my radar until I heard about the waterfall downtown. In the middle of downtown? Well this, I had to see snd suddenly, I had a great reason to wander Greenville.
The downtown area is picturesque with the cutest park right in the center. On top of stunning outdoor spaces, it also has stylish, modern, affordable hotels. If you want to see a beautiful, walkable downtown with good food then look no further. Let your small-town adoration begin right here.
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Where to Stay
All 8 of the hotels listed have earned TripAdvisor’s Travelers’ Choice 2020 award and I really don’t think you’d go wrong with either one. Click on the “reviews” links to see what traveler’s thought about them.
Homewood Suites by Hilton Greenville
#31 of 77 Hotels in Greenville
950 S Main St, Greenville, SC 29601
Right across the street from Fluor Field where you can take a photo with the Shoeless Joe Jackson statue.
Hyatt Place Greenville Downtown
#2 Best Value of 88 places to stay in Greenville
128 E Broad St, Greenville, SC 29601-2874
Hampton Inn & Suites Greenville – Downtown – Riverplace *Great Location*
#1 of 77 Hotels in Greenville
171 Riverplace, Greenville, SC 29601-2579
Embassy Suites by Hilton Greenville Downtown Riverplace
6 of 77 Hotels in Greenville
250 Riverplace, Greenville, SC 29601-5036
Aloft Greenville Downtown
15 of 77 Hotels in Greenville
5 N Laurens St, Greenville, SC 29601-2712
Hilton Garden Inn Greenville
8 of 77 Hotels in Greenville
108 Carolina Point Pkwy, Greenville, SC 29607-5765
Home2 Suites by Hilton Greenville Downtown
9 of 77 Hotels in Greenville
350 N Main St, Greenville, SC 29601-2118
SpringHill Suites by Marriott Greenville Downtown
24 of 77 Hotels in Greenville
200 E Washington St, Greenville, SC 29601-2836
Play – Downtown Attractions
Falls Park on the Reedy
Trails, gardens, a waterfall, and restaurants fill the center of downtown Greenville. Download a free Fall Park activity book here.
601 S. Main St, Greenville, is open from 7 a.m. – 9 p.m. daily. There is no admission fee.
Free 2-hour street parking
Inside the park:
Carolina Foothills Garden Club Sanctuary
Lower Reedy River Falls
Medusa Tree – one of the remaining Beech trees from the Old Arboretum, its roots show because of soil erosion.
1904 2-story brick paint shop built for the production of wagons and carriages.
Swamp Rabbit Pedestrian Bridge
Where the Swamp Rabbit railroad used to cross the Reedy River..