Greenville, SC – One of the best cities in America

Posted by on Jul 12, 2017 in Travel and Leisure | Comments Off on Greenville, SC – One of the best cities in America

Greenville, South Carolina is one of the fastest growing cities in America. The multitude of rapidly growing and successful big business coupled with a thriving cultural environment has created a city full of vitality and activity. Greenville offers a unique combination of the growing job market and associated youthful population along with traditional southern values, food, and hospitality.

Greenville boasts some of the most beautiful parks in the state with a large number of outdoor activities available. Heritage Park in nearby Simpsonville is a sprawling park with several childrens’ playgrounds, a sports complex, concert venue, and miles of running/leisure bike paths.

The beautiful Reedy River and Park in downtown Greenville is the highlight of the city center. Downtown Greenville is an intersection of business, food, and night life all in a beautiful setting. Families living in or visiting Greenville will find that there are endless activities for children of all ages. The Children’s Museum of the Upstate offers a perfect rainy day activity in a fun educational environment and any local minor league sporting event is sure to provide great family fun.

The Greenville Drive is a Red Sox franchise team and the stadium in downtown Greenville is a tribute replica to Fenway Park, including its very own Green Monster. The stadium offers an environment that allows adults to kick back and enjoy spacious seating (individual not bench or bleacher seating), with areas for kids to run an play all within sight of seating areas. With three young kids, our family loves the opportunity to sit and enjoy America’s pastime while the kids run and play.

The Greenville Swamp Rabbits, an affiliate team for the New York Rangers, play their games at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena. The arena offers a fun and fast paced sporting venue that really makes you feel like you are right on top of the action no matter your seat location. The games are upbeat and fun all while offering very easy, light traffic parking access and exit routes from the arena. There really isn’t any traffic to fight at all on the way in or out, making any game a low stress and exciting family event.

Greenville is also a thriving city for small business owners. The growing population, thriving networking and social scene, and overall prosperity of Upstate South Carolina has fostered a city that truly supports small business growth. Companies like The City Arborist, owned by Brad Hudson, that started as a one man tree care operation in Greenville have grown into thriving companies that provide great services to their communities. There are hundreds of stories like Brad’s that all go to show that Greenville is the place in SC to start and grow a new business.

Greenville is clearly one of the great places in SC and the Southeast US overall to visit or live. It should surely be on your list of places to enjoy in 2017.