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.
Things to Do
Looking for things to do and places to eat? We got you covered. We show you all the fun things to do in Greenville, Spartanburg, Anderson and Pickens counties.
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.
Church Street Heritage Plaza in Anderson pays tribute to city’s once vibrant African American center of commerce
Resting in the shadow of Anderson’s soon-to-be Home2 Suites by Hilton® is a tribute to a meaningful part of the city’s history called Church Street Heritage Plaza.
The new Stone Ashe Vineyard in Hendersonville, NC brings a touch of the Old World to a 67-acre ridgetop setting in the Blue Ridge Mountains.
If you’ve attended one of their monthly sales, you know All About Fabrics, but you may not know that this fourth-generation Upstate textile company has a wholesale and export business that ships cloth and finished products to customers in more than 45 countries.
It’s National Hog Dog Day, a day to celebrate the culinary delight that’s an undeniable American favorite. To honor the day and the dog, Livin’ Upstate visited Skins’ Hotdogs where every day is hotdog day.
The 16th Annual Reedy River Duck Derby announces winners of virtual event
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.
Bank of America Fall for Greenville, the City of Greenville’s popular downtown street festival, has been canceled for 2020. The City of Mauldin also has cancelled its popular Beachin’ Fridays summer concert series.
With the Blue Ridge Mountains as a backdrop, the Cheers! Trail showcases four types of craft beverages and a selection of 17 different tasting experiences that include nine breweries, three wineries, two cideries and one meadery.
The Bleckley Inn opened in downtown Anderson almost 10 years ago. Today, there are three Bleckley locations created from 12 older, repurposed downtown buildings offering downtown accommodations and event space.
If you’re into fishing, kayaking, canoeing or simply a peaceful afternoon on the water, visit Lake Robinson in Greer SC. And if you don’t have a kayak or canoe of your own, Cole’s Bait Shop can fix you up.
Submit your recipe in the Carolina Eats Winning Game Day Recipe Sweepstakes for a chance to win a $250 Ingles gift card and a two-night stay at the Charleston Marriott.
Saturday marks the 7th annual Freedom Dream Run organized by the Outdoor Dream Foundation, which provides outdoor adventures to children between the ages of six and 20 who have been diagnosed with life-threatening illnesses.
First-time restaurateurs Deana and Mike Okun opened Burgers & Bakery in the former Le Spice Restaurant on Warren H. Abernathy Highway in Spartanburg early this year.
In anticipation of a comeback from the intermission brought on by COVID-19, tickets for the August through October shows at Newberry Opera House will go on sale to the public July 1.
Axe throwing is one of the hottest new things to do and now Spartanburg has its own venue for tossing tomahawks.