October is National Apple Month and while the Upstate is best known for peaches, the area has its share of apple picking spots that are the perfect setting for a fall family outing.
From pumpkin picking and pig races to running hay bales and playing in the straw barn, Denver Downs Farm Fall Festival & Corn Maze in Anderson offers more than 35 fun-filled family activities.
Denver Downs Farm in Anderson has been selected by the editors of USA Today 10Best as a Top 20 Corn Maze from more than 500 in the nation.
If you’re looking for a one-tank trip from the Upstate that offers fun for all ages, check out Wilderness Run Alpine Coaster, North Carolina’s first Alpine coaster now open in Banner Elk.
Located inside Westside Park just five minutes from downtown Greenville, TreeTop Quest Greenville is the Upstate’s first aerial adventure park with 88 obstacles and 27 ziplines on five courses for ages four and up.
If you’d like to take a scenic stroll or a beautiful bike ride not far from the city, Lake Conestee Park Nature Preserve off Mauldin Road in Greenville County is the perfect place.
With more than 25 ice cream flavors and almost 10 varieties of its signature Freakshake, The Scoop Ice Cream Shop & Eats in Six Mile is a popular stop.
Our friends at Ingles offer a different take on making Easter eggs at home with a fun recipe using JELL-O® pudding.