Things to Do

Liberty Bridge Greenville SC 

In Greenville, we are very proud of our award-winning Main Street and the surrounding downtown area as the cultural, entertainment, and business center for the Upstate.  This area is a thriving community boasting live performance venues, several museums, unique shopping destinations and art galleries, well over 100 restaurants, and year round special events from outdoor concerts to festivals and plays.  All of this is a short 15 minute walk from Pettigru Place, providing you with easy access to the best the Upstate has to offer! 

Main Street and Dining

Main Street Greenville SC

The inn is a short walk to the heart of Main Street to enjoy the charm of the turn of the century downtown area with its canopy of trees, shaded benches, and Falls Park on the Reedy River.  Enjoy the endless entertainment, shopping, and dining downtown has to offer. With over 100 restaurants within 2 miles of the house, you are sure to find just what your taste buds are craving.  Downtown offers everything from Refined Seasonal Cuisine and New South Favorites to Mediterranean Tapas and Local Brew Pubs to Persian, Mexican, and Thai!  Once you arrive, you are welcome to browse our book of downtown restaurants and menus or call us and we'll make your reservations for you!


Peace Center interior imageDowntown is home to the Peace Center for Performing Arts, the Bon Secours Arena, and six other theaters and performance venues.  Downtown also boasts minor league baseball at Fluor Field, several art and history museums, and free outdoor entertainment and festivals from the spring through the fall.  The inn is also a short drive from Furman and Bob Jones Universities, as well as easy driving distance to Clemson University.

For those looking to expand their activities outside Downtown, the surrounding areas feature more museums, shopping, recreational activities, and attractions.  Use the categories in our drop down menu to see more information on all that Greenville has to offer.  We hope our guide will provide some helpful information in planning your trip to Greenville and we look forward to welcoming you to Pettigru Place!


Looking to wander a bit farther than downtown?  Upcountry SC is your go to website to find 1001 things to do in Greenville and the surrounding counties.   They will tell you all about local events, outdoor activities, festivals,  easily hiked waterfalls, and other recreation all within easy driving distance from downtown Greenville.

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