Pettigru Place Bed & Breakfast

View of river from concreet walking path next to tall brick business buildings.

Things To Do

Dining, Shopping, Entertainment

In Greenville, SC, 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 Bed & Breakfast, providing you with easy access to the best the Upstate has to offer!

Main Street & Dining

The inn is a half mile 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!


Downtown is home to the Peace Center for Performing Arts, the Bon Secours Wellness Arena, and six other theaters and performance venues.  Downtown also boasts minor league baseball at Fluor Field and minor league hockey at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena, 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 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 Bed & Breakfast!

Looking to wander a bit farther than downtown?  Upcountry SC and are your go-to websites 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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Restaurants & Dining

With over 100 restaurants within 2 miles of Pettigru Place Bed & Breakfast, you are sure to find just what your taste buds are craving in downtown Greenville!  We are happy to help you with reservations or any questions you may have, so just give us a call.

If you are hungry, but don’t feel like venturing out just now, you are welcome to order in from Door DashUberEats, or GrubHub, and eat inside in the sunroom,  the dining room, or outside in the garden.

Some of our favorites are listed below.



Fine Dining  

  • Halls ChophouseLunch & Dinner Mon.- Sat 11:00 am-10:00 pm
    1 mile – 550 S. Main Street  (864) 335-4200  *reservations may be made online
  • Northampton Wine & Dine – Lunch & Dinner Mon.- Fri. . 10 am – 8:30pm
    0.5 miles – 211-A E. Broad St  (864) 271-3919  *call for reservations
  • Coral – Dinner Tue -Wed 5:00 – 9:00 pm, Thursday – Saturday 5:00 – 10:00 pm
    1.2 miles 654 S Main St, Greenville SC 29601 – (864) 619-0017    *call for reservations, or book online
  • Larkin’s  Lunch and Dinner Monday – Saturday 11:00 am – 10:00 pm, Dinner Sunday 4:00 – 10:00 pm, Sunday Brunch 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
    0.7 miles 32 E Broad Street   (864) 467-9777


  • Cazbah (Tapas) –   Dinner Nightly from 5 pm
    0.7 miles – 16 W. McBee Ave – (864) 241-9909 *reservations may be made online
  • Murasaki (Sushi) Lunch and Dinner Daily from 11 am
    0.6 miles – 2 S. Main St. – (864) 271-2452
  • Pomegranate (Persian) Lunch Monday – Saturday 11:30 to 2:30 pm, Dinner Monday – Saturday from 5:30 pm  *reservations may be made online
    1 mile – 618 S. Main St. – (864) 241-3012
  • Trattorio Giorgio (Italian) Dinner Tuesday – Saturday 6 pm
    0.7 miles – 121 S. Main St. – (864) 271-9166  *call for reservations
  • The Lost Cajun (Cajun) Lunch & Dinner from 11 am
    0.7 miles – 116 North Main Street – (864) 203-2827
  • Greektown Grille (Greek) Lunch & Dinner Monday – Saturday 11:00 am – 8:30   .5 miles – 400 E. McBee Ave  (864) 233-5505  *reservations may be made for parties of 5 or more

Upscale Casual

  • Ink N Ivy Lunch and Dinner Monday through Friday 11 am to 2 am, Lunch and Dinner Saturday and Sunday 10 am to 2 am
    0.6 mile – 21 East Coffee Street – (864) 438-4698
  • Sassafras Southern Bistro Dinner Tuesday – Saturday 5 pm
    0.7 miles – 103 N. Main St. – (864) 235-5670
  • Soby’s Dinner Nightly 5:30 pm, Brunch Sunday 10:30 am to 1:30 pm
    0.7 miles – 207 S. Main St. – (864) 232-7007  *call for reservations
  • The Trappe Door Dinner Monday – Sunday 5 pm
    0.6 miles – 23 West Washington Street – (864) 451-7490  *reservations may be made online, unless you are a party of 6 or more, then, please call.

Just Having Fun (and maybe a drink)

  • Sip Rooftop Wine Bar Winter Hours: Wed – Thurs 2 pm – 12 am and Fri – Sat 2 pm – 2 am
    0.7 miles – 103 N. Main St. Suite 400 (Penthouse) – (864) 552-1916
  • Swordfish Cocktail Club Tue: 5pm – 2am Wed – Sat: 5pm-12am                          0.5 miles 220 E Coffee St (864) 434-9519
  • Vault & Vator Open daily 5 pm- close                                                                   655 S Main St Suite 100 1.1 miles  (864) 603-1881


  • Brick Street Cafe Tue – Sat 11 am – 2 pm                                                              1.6 miles – 315 Augusta Street  (864) 421-0111
  • SOCIETY Sandwich Bar & Social Club     Mon – Sun 11 am – 2 am                      0.6 miles  18 East Coffee St. (864) 203-7046
  • Trio Lunch and Dinner Monday – Saturday 11:30 am
    0.6 miles – 22 N. Main St. – (864) 467-1000
  • Tupelo Honey Café Breakfast Lunch and Dinner Daily
    0.6 miles – 1 N. Main St. – (864) 451- 6200  *reservations may be made online

Gluten Free Menus Available

  • Soby’s Dinner Nightly 5:30 pm Brunch Sunday 10:30 am to 1:30 pm
    0.7 miles – 207 S. Main St. – (864) 232-7007  *call for reservations
  • Grill Marks Lunch and Dinner Daily from 11 am
    1 mile – 209 S. Main St. – (864) 233 – 5825
  • Larkin’s  Lunch and Dinner Monday – Saturday 11:00 am – 10:00 pm, Dinner Sunday 4:00 – 10:00 pm, Sunday Brunch 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
    0.7 miles 32 E Broad Street   (864) 467-9777

Vegetarian and Vegan Options 

  • Soby’s Dinner Nightly 5:30 pm, Brunch Sunday 10:30 am to 1:30 pm
    0.7 miles – 207 S. Main St. – (864) 232-7007  *call for reservations
  • Lazy Goat Lunch Monday – Saturday 11:30 – 2:30, pm Dinner Monday – Saturday 5 pm
    1 mile – 170 Riverplace – (864) 679-5299  *reservations may be made online, or by calling

Taco Time

  • Farmhouse Tacos Mon – Sat 11:00 am – 9:00pm, Sun 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
    9.6 miles – 164 South Main St. – Travelers Rest, SC – (864) 610-0586
  • White Duck Taco Shop Tue – Sat 11:30 am – 9:00 pm, Sun 11:00am – 4:00 pm
    2.5 miles – 1320 Hampton Ave. Ext. – Suite 12B – (864) 609-4150
  • Willy Taco Tue – Thurs 11:00am – 10:00pm, Fri-Sat  11:00am – 11:00 pm, Sun  10:00am – 10:00pm
    0.6 miles – 217 Laurens  Road – (864) 412-8700
Two ballcaps on a wooden bench in front of a line of 8 different beer bottles.

Farms, Wineries & Breweries

The Saturday Market
(3/4 mile)
Saturday 8 am – 12 pm
May – October
Select from the finest in locally grown fresh produce and flowers, and chat with farmers and artisans from the Greenville area.


Greenbrier Farms
(12 miles)
Joyce, Chad, and Amy raise pastured beef, goat, and chickens, and age it and process it locally.  They also grow a wide variety of organic produce.  The focus is on quality and not quantity. 

Happy Cow Creamery
(22 miles)
Happy Cow Creamery is a unique on-the-farm milk bottling operation offering high-quality fresh milk directly from its own dairy cows.

Split Creek Farm
(36 miles)
Located in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains of South Carolina, providing fresh goat milk products for three decades- The Grade A Dairy is in a barn designed and built by the owners to include the milking and cheese operations and a kid nursery.

Thomas Creek Brewery
(5 miles)
The Upstate’s premier microbrewery offering 7 standard beers, several seasonal varieties, and private tours by appointment.  Open Cask Party last Tuesday of every month!  New cask opened, beer samples, food truck, and band!

Victoria Valley Vineyards
(15 miles)
Experience a little piece of Europe at this vineyard with their traditional wine tastings and winery tours, have lunch on the terrace or enjoy an evening of culinary delights at one of their wine dinners.

Cityscape Winery
(24 miles)
The idea for this winery was born overlooking the Greenville skyline.  Putting down roots in lower Greenville county, the wine is made with love of community and owned by the youngest winery owners in the southeast.

City skyline at dusk featuring a modern theater building in Greenville, NC.

Theaters/Museums/Music/Free Events


The Peace Center
(1 mile)
South Carolina’s premier performing arts venue featuring musical performances, ballet, and theater
300 South Main Street
Greenville, SC 29601
(864) 467-3000


Centre Stage
(1 mile)
Greenville’s professional theater presenting current Broadway and off-Broadway comedies, dramas, and musicals
501 River Street
Greenville, SC 29601
(864) 233-6733

Greenville Little Theatre
(1 mile)
Bringing a bit of glamour back to community theater
444 College Street

Greenville, SC 29601
(864) 233-6238

Greenville Symphony Orchestra
(1 mile)
A regional orchestra providing top-notch programming and a variety of concerts for classical music lovers and pops enthusiasts
200 South Main Street
Greenville, SC 29601
(864) 232-0344

South Carolina Children’s Theatre
(1.5 miles)
An educational theater offering high-quality mainstage productions and outreach to youth and their families in the Upstate
153 Augusta Street
Greenville, SC 29601
(864) 235-2885

Carolina Ballet Theatre
(1 mile)
The Upstate’s premier professional dance company
16 Augusta Street
Greenville, SC 29601
(864) 421-0940

The Warehouse Theatre
(1.5 miles)
Intense, intimate, and unexpected productions of live theatre
37 Augusta Street
Greenville, SC 29601
(864) 235-6948

Café and Then Some
(1/2 mile)
Greenville’s very own dinner theater featuring folksy satire, music, and great food with a personal touch from the local owners
101 College Street
Greenville, SC 29601
(864) 232-2287


Watch history come alive in this interactive show with some of history’s greatest figures.  These shows are held at various locations in the upstate, so be sure to check the website for shows and locations.




Greenville County Museum of Art
(1 mile)
Among the country’s premiere American art museums featuring an acclaimed Southern Collection 
420 College Street, Greenville, SC 29601   (864) 271-7570
Tuesday – Saturday 11 am to 5 pm and Sunday 1 pm to 5 pm

Upcountry History Museum
(1 mile)
Take a walk through 3 centuries of Upstate South Carolina history through interactive multi-media exhibits
540 Buncombe Street, Greenville, SC 29601   (864) 467-3100
Tuesday – Saturday 10 am to 5pm and Sunday 1 pm to 5 pm

Children’s Museum of the Upstate
(1 mile)
80,000 square feet of hands-on discovery and lifelong learning
300 College Street, Greenville, SC 29601   (864) 233-7755
Tuesday – Saturday 9 am to 5 pm (Thursday until 7 pm), Sunday 11 am to 5 pm

BMW Zentrum
(15 miles)
See the cars, the speed, the innovation–all for free in the only BMW museum in North America
1400 Highway 101 South, Greer, SC 29651   (864) 989-6000
Monday – Friday 9:30 am to 5:30 pm

Confederate Museum
(2 blocks)
A museum dedicated to the accurate portrayal of the history of one of the most tragic periods in America’s past
15 Boyce Avenue, Greenville, SC 29601 (864) 421-9039
Monday and Wednesday 10 am to 3 pm, Friday 1 pm to 9 pm,
Saturday 10 am to 5 pm, Sunday 1 pm to 5 pm

Shoeless Joe Jackson Museum & Baseball Library
(1.5 miles)
Chronicles the life of one of America’s greatest baseball legends
356 Field Street, Greenville, SC 29601 (864) 235-6280
Saturday 10 am to 2 pm


Bon Secours Arena
formerly Bi-Lo Center (1 block)
A state-of-the-art 15,000-seat sports and entertainment arena in the heart of downtown
650 North Academy Street, Greenville, SC 29601 (864) 241-3800

Blues Boulevard Jazz
(1 mile)
300 River St #203, Greenville, SC 29601   (864) 242-2583

Jack n’ Diane’s Dueling Pianos
(.6 mile)
115 N Brown St, Greenville, SC 29601   (864) 509-6414

Smiley’s on The Roxx
(1.3 miles)
Greenville’s best-kept secret! Great food made from scratch, great music with no cover charge, and a full menu available until midnight. Blues night every Wednesday.
734 South Main St, Greenville, SC 29601   (864) 282-8988


From April through September, there is no shortage of free entertainment almost any night of the week downtown.  Enjoy dinner at a sidewalk cafe while listening to the sounds of Main Street Jazz or take in the beautiful scenery of Falls Park while watching some of Shakespeare’s finest productions.  Local, regional, and national bands can be seen and heard throughout the week.  From rock to reggae, blues to beach, Greenville’s downtown is your music destination.

Downtown Alive!
(3/4 mile)
Thursdays 5:30 – 8:00 pm, March – September
Join the many business people and locals who enjoy the weekly performances of pop, blues, reggae, and acoustic
NOMA Square, 220 North Main Street, Greenville, SC 29601 (864) 467-5780

Reedy River Nighttime Concert Series
(1 mile)
Wednesdays 7 – 9 pm, June, July, and August
Bring your lawn chair and picnic supper and sit back a enjoy a variety of musical performances featuring jazz, patriotic, rock ‘n’ roll, and blues
Peace Center Amphitheater, (864) 467-6667

Heritage Main Street Fridays
(3/4 mile)
Fridays 5:30 – 9:30 pm, March – September
Wind up the work week listening and dancing to the best music, performed by local, regional, and national talent
NOMA Square, 220 North Main Street, Greenville, SC 29601 (864) 467-5780

Moonlight Movies
(1 mile)
Wednesdays, May & September
Grab your blankets and chairs to watch your favorite classic movies under the stars
Peace Center Amphitheater, (864) 467-6667

Shakespeare in the Park
(1 mile)
Thursday – Sunday 7 pm, May – August
Bring a picnic, blanket, and chair to enjoy the Upstate Shakespeare Festival’s productions of these classic plays in beautiful Falls Park
The Carolina First Amphitheater, Falls Park

The Saturday Market
(3/4 mile)
Saturday 8 am – 12 pm, May – October
Select from the finest in locally grown fresh produce and flowers, and chat with farmers and artisans from the Greenville area
Main Street between McBee Ave. and Court St. (864) 467-4484

Chautuaqua Greenville

(6.8 miles)

September 3-12, 2021

“Get ready to laugh, cry and flat out have a great time at this festival of non-stop live history and fun for the whole family. Daily live shows and more are performed in costume by nationally acclaimed historical interpreters. It’s all outdoors, and the shows are FREE!”

101 East Butler Rd
Mauldin, SC 29662

Beautiful view of tall mountain fronted by atumn foliage and a placid lake.

Sports & Recreation


Greenville Drive Baseball
(1.5 miles)
Modeled after Fenway Park, Fluor Field boasts its own Green Monster and is home of Greenville’s AA Minor League Baseball Team, The Drive.


Swamp Rabbits Hockey – (one block)
They play in the South Division of the ECHL‘s Eastern Conference and play their home games at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena in downtown Greenville.  Getting ready to celebrate their tenth anniversary in Greenville.


Parks and Zoo

Falls Park on the Reedy River
(1 mile)
This downtown public park and garden features the only curved, cantilevered pedestrian suspension bridge in the US and is truly the crown jewel of downtown Greenville.

Cleveland Park
(4 blocks)
This beautiful park is home of the Greenville Zoo, tennis and volleyball courts, softball fields, playgrounds, picnic shelters, and a 3-mile fitness trail.

Greenville Zoo
(4 blocks)
Recognized as one of the finest smaller zoos in the country

Paris Mountain State Park
(7 miles)
A treasured green space in the Greenville area offering hiking, boating, biking, fishing, picnic space, and camping


Over 20 public courses within a 20-mile radius of downtown Greenville

Crosswinds Golf Club (3 miles) (par 3)

Furman University Golf Club (8 miles)

Hejaz Shrine Club Golf Course (9 miles)

Hiking & Biking

Reedy Rides has rentals available 7 days a week, and with plenty of trails and parks, shops, and restaurants, this is the best way to explore downtown Greenville and the Swamp Rabbit Trail (see below for more info on the trail).

Strap on your helmet and take off on the Swamp Rabbit Trail, 17 miles of revitalized railway following the Reedy River.  From downtown, the easy 10-mile route to Travelers Rest is flat and gentle, perfect for beginners and enthusiasts alike.  In less than an hour, you’ll be spinning your way around beautiful Furman Lake and the university campus.  In 20 more minutes you’re in downtown Travelers Rest ready to enjoy lunch at Hare & Field, or Farmhouse Tacos or shopping at Sunrift Adventures.  The round trip is the perfect half-day adventure and a great way to explore the area.  Half-day, full-day, and weekend rates available.

Swamp Rabbit Trail
A former rail line, the Swamp Rabbit Trail is a 17-mile walking/biking trail that runs along the Reedy River connecting Travelers Rest with the City of Greenville.  Blissfully flat and closed to cars, this trail passes through both Cleveland Park and Falls Park, has scenic views of the Reedy River, and takes a quaint meander around Furman Lake.

Paris Mountain State Park
(7 miles)
A treasured green space in the Greenville area offering hiking, boating, biking, fishing, picnic space, and camping


Jocassee Lake Tours
(52 miles)
Spend the day exploring one of the most beautiful lakes in the Blue Ridge Mountains!  Lake tours, twilight cruises, kayaking, and tubing are just the beginning!
Brooks and Kay Wade – (864) 280-5501

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There is just so much to see, eat, drink, and do in Greenville that we feel the best way to experience them may just be a tour.  And Greenville has plenty of tours to choose from!  Whatever experience you are hoping to have, there is someone here excited to show you all about it!




Are you looking to relocate to Greenville?  Already live here, but needing a little one-on-one time with Greenville and it’s surrounding towns?  Then Mike Cruice, of Make Greenville Yours, is the man to see with his tour and relocation guide service.  Mike offers guided tours and has ties to city leaders and cultural influencers, so he knows the latest news and the future development plans.  He has standard tours, or will customize one for you.  Visit his website, for more information.

Culinary and Drink Tours

Greenville does love good food, and tasty drinks to go along with it.  With over 120 restaurants alone in the downtown area, the choices are dizzying!  A tour will help you experience the best that Greenville has to offer.


Greenville History and Culinary Tours has spent the last 10 years hosting over 50,000 guests in the upstate culinary and history scene.  They offer several tours including; “Chef’s Table Culinary Tour”, “BBQ Trail Tour”, a “Carolina Countryside Tour”, and an “International Coffee Course”.


Foothill Foodie Tours offers even more great food and drinks from Greenville’s incredible restaurant scene with their “Thirsty Thursdays”, “Friday Evening Date Night Cocktail Tour”,   “Saturday Afternoon Just Desserts Tour”, and  “Saturday Evening Craft Cocktail Tour”,


The Brewery Experience is a tour company offering driving tours in a beautiful 12-passenger van to the breweries in and around Greenville. Blending fun and camaraderie with lots of beer education, the Experience is led by a knowledgeable guide and features exclusive, behind the scenes tours with brewery owners and staff. Tours are all-inclusive: all beer samples, snacks, water & take-home gifts. Give them a call at 1 828-216-1343 for more information and to book a tour.


Bike and Segway Tours


Itching to get outside and a little exercise while also learning about Greenville?  There are tours for that too!


See Greenville in a new way with Reedy Rides and their selection of Ebike tours.  All tours include an Ebike (which they use for the ease of keeping everyone together), a helmet, a bottle of water, and of course, a fabulous guide.  Get and informational and guided tour of the Swamp Rabbit Trail including trail history and all the newest cool additions.


Greenville Glides allows you to experience Greenville like never before, as you glide and learn about the city on one of three guided Greenville Segway tours.  In addition to the normal tour, they also offer a Haunted Segway Tour, and a Sip and Glide Tour!


History Tours


Want to learn a little more about Greenville and it’s humble beginnings?  If you’re wondering how Greenville came to be the vibrant city that it has become, then Greenville History & Culinary Tours offer several walking and driving tours that bring you back to the 1800’s and Greenville’s rich history, and unique architecture.  Tours offered include:  “Greenville Driving Tour”“A Photographic Journey of Old Greenville”, “Get Acquainted with Greenville Main Street Tour”,      “Textile Mill & Village Tour; Early Years”, “West End Walking Tour”, “Falls Park Walking Tour”, and “Historic Neighborhood Architecture”


Lake and Waterfall Tours


You’ll  have to drive a little for this one, but boy is it worth it!  Jocassee Lake Tours has an adventure for just about anyone who wants to spend some time on the water.  With naturalist guides you can explore the wilderness wonder of America’s most beautiful lake.  Come see why National Geographic declared Lake Jocassee and the Jocassee Gorges one of the world’s 50 last great places.  They offer different tours depending on the season, visit the many waterfalls that can only be seen by boat, and if it’s summer, you can even swim in them! Enjoy fall’s color explosion, winters’ solitude and abundant waterfalls, and spring’s rebirth of nature.  In addition to the fun daytime tours, they also offer sunset tours and full moon tours, as well as informative hikes, fishing expeditions, and kayak tours.

Modern looking storefront with glass and metal in a downtown shopping area.

Antiques/One of a Kind Greenville Shopping

Buncombe Antique Mall
(8 miles)
18,000 square feet of floor space featuring art, furniture, silver, glass, books, china and more! New inventory in frequently and they ship anywhere in the continental U.S.  Cash or check only.  5000 Wade Hampton Boulevard, Taylors,  SC


The Rock House – Antiques
(5 miles)
This is an extensive antique mall offering quality items from over 120 different dealers. The selection often includes furnishings from the 18th through the 20th centuries, in addition to china and Arts and Crafts goods.  Jewelry, prints, silver, and engravings salvaged from estate sales are among the variety showcased.                                    415 Mauldin Road, Greenville  SC.


Southern Housepitality
(4 miles)
An upscale furniture consignment store featuring 7500 square feet of home furnishings with new arrivals daily.  110 Mauldin Road, Greenville  SC

Palmetto Olive Oil Company
(2 1/2 miles)
Locally owned store featuring high-quality oils and vinegars from around the world. Stop in for a taste and then have your selections bottled to order for you.  2243 Augusta Street,  Greenville SC

Westside Market

(3.3 Miles)

One hundred plus vendors occupying 50,000 sqft with new, vintage, and hand crafted everything from home décor to art to jewelry. 3510 Augusta Road, Greenville SC


Custard Boutique
(1 mile)
Women’s clothing, shoes, and accessories: fashion forward, unique, and well curated.  718 South Main Street, Greenville SC

Pink Bee
(1 mile)
Your place to shop for Lilly Pulitzer, Longchamp, Barbour, and Vineyard Vines.          105 Augusta Street,  Greenville SC

Mast General Store
(3/4 mile)
A downtown emporium restored to its 1920s roots featuring outdoor gear, traditional clothing, kitchenware, pottery, old fashioned toys, and a candy section boasting hundreds of hard-to-find sweet treats.  111 North Main Street,  Greenville SC

Llyn Strong
(3/4 mile)
Fine art jewelry featuring custom-designed pieces and celebrating the artistry of jewelry from owner and designer Llyn Strong.  1322 E Washington St Suite C1, Greenville, SC 29607


Pink glass sculpture on a plinth in a garden filled with pink and green plants.

Art Districts

Art Crossing at River Place
(1 mile)
On the banks of the Reedy River featuring an eclectic group of 21 artists welcoming you to watch them create their art.

Pendleton Street Arts District
(3 miles)
Home to more than 30 artists in a 4-block neighborhood in West Greenville- from potters and photographers, to fabric artists and painters, there is something for everyone.


Christopher Park Gallery
(1 mile)
A West End gallery featuring folk art, pottery, re-purposed metal, and funky jewelry.

Vino and van Gogh
(2 miles)
Come enjoy wine, share good company, and foster your inner artist! Vino & van Gogh is a class where students are taught how to paint a particular subject, by breaking the steps down into a simple process, in a fun friendly environment.

Design with Wine
(1 mile)
Offering a unique experience to unlock your creativity, Design with Wine provides an all-inclusive step-by-step painting class, and you provide the wine.  Get ready to paint a masterpiece!

Elegant lobby with grand staircases on either side and an art deco-style front desk.

Day Spas

The ultimate spa retreat is only a few minutes away at two of our favorite day spas in downtown Greenville.

Urban Nirvana is a short walk from the inn located in McBee Station.  They offer massage therapy, skincare, and full salon services.

River Falls Spa is on Main Street just one mile from the inn.  The historic location downtown blends charm and elegance to create a wonderfully relaxing retreat.  They offer luxury suite packages, facials, massages, and nail services.

A smiling middle-aged man in a vest stands next to a black mini-van in a parking lot.

Relocating to Greenville

Are you thinking about relocating to Greenville, South Carolina? You’re not alone. So many people from all areas are finding themselves drawn to our beautiful Upstate town. With mild weather, plenty of cultural opportunities, a thriving business community, and loads of charm and history, we are happy to help you discover if Greenville will be your next home.


Whether you are just starting your search or have already settled on the perfect neighborhood in town, let Pettigru Place Bed & Breakfast be your home base as you discover all that Greenville has to offer.  We offer extended stay discounts, so feel free to spend as much as time as you need searching the local real estate offerings and business opportunities.

To get you started, the Greenville Convention and Visitor’s Bureau has a page ready to help you in your online search as you plan your relocation. They include everything you may need from employment transitions to real estate to local schools and events.

We can also provide a wealth of printed information upon your arrival including local maps, real estate guides, and a Guide to Greenville including information on schools, neighborhoods, and businesses.

Large white tower building fronted by a calm body of water on a sunny day.


Furman University
(8 miles)
Founded in 1826, Furman University is the oldest, largest and most selective private institution in South Carolina.
Directions to Furman University From the front of the house (Pettigru St.) or from the parking lot, turn right on Williams St.  Turn left at the traffic light onto E. North St.  Continue for 1 mile and turn right on US 276 N/Rutherford St.  Follow for 7 miles and the campus entrance will be an exit ramp on your right.  (The campus itself is on the left side of the road.


Bob Jones University
(3 miles)
A Christian liberal arts institution founded in 1927, BJU is the world’s largest fundamental Christian school.
Directions to Bob Jones University:  From the front of the house (Pettigru St.) or from the parking lot, turn right on Williams St.  Cross over E. North St./I-385 and continue to next traffic light and take a right on Church St.  Turn right on Wade Hampton Blvd. and continue for 1.5 miles.  The campus entrance will be on your right.

North Greenville University
(20 miles)
A private liberal arts university affiliated with the South Carolina Southern Baptist Convention committed to providing a quality education in a Christ-centered environment

Clemson University
(30 miles)
One of America’s top public research universities, home to 17,000 students, and set in a beautiful lakeside college town

Greenville Technical College
(3 miles)
Greenville County’s technical and community college boasting four campuses in the county and several 2- and 4-year degree programs

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