Where to Live
Hidden Gems from the locals
- Saturday Market – Main Street – From fresh fruits and veggies to beautiful blooms to crafts, spend your Saturday morning browsing a variety of local vendors.
- Jazz on Main – Friday nights from March through September, downtown becomes a place for amazing musical entertainment and a great kickoff to the weekend.
- Lake Jocasse/Jocasse Dam -The crystal clear, pristine water invites you to take the boat out for the day. And the dam is pretty impressive too.
- Day Trips – Just across the border into North Carolina, you can spend the day exploring these Blue Ridge Mountain towns: Cashiers, Hendersonville, and Asheville.
- Clemson –The university is close by, perfect for tailgating the Clemson Tigers before the game. Celebratory dinner and drinks at a pub is a must afterward.
- Breweries – Whether you fancy lagers, IPAs, or ales, enjoy a cold one at Thomas Creek Brewery, Quest Brewing Co., or RJ Rockers Brewing Company. Cheers.
- Peace Center – A staple of Greenville’s art scene, this is the place to catch a series and more.
- Lake Keowee/Watersports -Whether it’s boating, water skiing, or paddleboarding, the lake offers tons of activities for an exciting day on the water.
Eat Like a Local
- Mary Beth’s – This Greenville gem serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner—but their breakfast is what everyone raves about. marybethsatmcbee.com
- Lighthouse (Lake Keowee) – Come by boat or car and enjoy upscale casual dining with mountain and lake views, no matter where you sit. lighthousekeowee.com
- Soby’s – We’ve heard this restaurant is great for dinner, featuring a menu rich with contemporary cuisine infused with Southern ingredients. sobys.com
- Rick Erwin’s (Clemson) – Fresh seafood. Prime steak. An impressive wine list. What more do you need after a Clemson sporting event? rickerwins.com/clemson
- Mac’s – A great spot for lunch, this menu offers mouthwatering barbecue and (at least) 300 beer selections to go with it. macspeedshop.com