Local Area Attractions
Swamp Rabbit Trail
Swamp Rabbit Trail is part of the rails to trails program that is designed to create a thirteen mile trail system from downtown Greenville to Traveler's Rest, South Carolina along what used to be a rail line that stretched up to River Falls near Jones Gap. The trail is named after the rail system that was known for running through patches of wetlands.
Located near downtown Greenville, SC, the Greenville Zoo features a number of large animal exhibits. Elephants and giraffes are two of the more popular attractions. The zoo also provides a lot of educational opportunities for the children and residents of Greenville County, SC.
Pavilion Recreation Complex
The Pavilion Recreation Complex is one of the area's premier indoor and outdoor sports and recreation destinations.
There is so much to experience here including a bounce house, an inline rink and a miniature train.
Happy Cow Creamery
Located just under one hour south of Travelers Rest, in Pelzer, SC, you can find the Happy Cow Creamery. You might just get lucky when you pull in the driveway and see a herd of cows in the pasture.
In the farm store there are several goodies to choose from including cider, produce, cheese and nuts. Also check out the ice cream located in their freezer.
Happy Cow Creamery offer tours, but make sure to contact them in advance to set one up.
Shoeless Joe Jackson Museum & Baseball Library
The Shoeless Joe Jackson Museum & Baseball Library, located across from Flour Field in Greenville, chronicles the life on one of America's greatest baseball legends. The museum is housed in the actual home where Jackson lived and died. Artificats, films, photographs and books are just some of what you can see here.
The Children's Museum of the Upstate
The Children's Museum of the Upstate is the 7th largest children's museum and the 10th largest in the world with 80,000 square feet of fun. Visitors to the museum can experience 18 exhibit galleries that have more than 100 exhibit components. Children and adults can experience simulated flights to space or making your own TV broadcast and more.