Greenville is located in northwest South Carolina, not far from the North Carolina border. There is plenty to see and do for less than $100 a day.
Start your day at Coffee Underground. Choose from breakfast sandwiches, pastries and smoothies to go with your freshly brewed coffee. Spend about $10. Go for a stroll through Falls Park on the Reedy. Located adjacent to downtown Greenville, the 32-acre park boasts public art, about 14 miles of trails and Greenville Zoo. There is no admission fee.
Enjoy simple, delicious Mexican fare at Papi’s Tacos. Choose from tacos, nachos, tortas, burritos and sides. Tacos start at $3.25 each, or three for $9. Learn more about the history of Greenville and upstate South Carolina at Upcountry History Museum. The museum features exhibits detailing the history of South Carolina’s 15 upstate counties from the 18thcentury through today. Adult admission costs $10. Browse the charming shops and cafés located throughout the downtown area.
Have dinner at Sassafras Southern Bistro. The menu boasts southern classics with a French spin. Entrées start at $22. The restaurant is closed Sunday. End your night with a drink at The Community Tap. The bottle shop and bar features more than 20 beers on tap, a selection of wine by the bottle or glass and specialty non-alcoholic drinks. Enjoy your beverage in the taproom or on the large deck. Prices vary.
Prepare your taste buds for the trip of a lifetime in Greece. About 100 Greek products — from wines, cheese and fruits to honey and oils — earned a Protected Designation of Origin from the European Union, and the country’s most beloved dishes include Greek Choriatiki salad, tzatziki, souvlaki and moussaka, with its layers of eggplant, potato, minced meat and bechamel. And those are only a few of the many highlights.
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