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Details: Greenville, S.C.

If You Go

Want to take a spur-of-the-moment trip to Greenville, S.C.? Here’s what you need to know for the weekend of May 6-8:

Getting There

Southwest offers nonstop flights from BWI Marshall to Greenville-Spartanburg, with fares starting at $235. Plan your itinerary with our interactive map.

Where to Stay

The Westin Poinsett

120 S. Main St.


Elegant historic hotel built in 1925. Rooms from $199.

Where to Eat

Cafe @ Williams Hardware

13 S. Main St., Travelers Rest


An ideal spot for cyclists in need of a meal. Lunch sandwiches from $5.50.

The Lazy Goat

170 Riverplace


Impressive Mediterranean-themed food on the water. Dinner plates from $5.

Luna Rosa Gelato Cafe

9 W. Washington St.


Sample any or all of the flavors. Single scoop $3.95.

What to Do

Reedy Rides


Will deliver bicycles within a three-mile radius of downtown. Four hours $15, eight hours $25, two days $45.

Swamp Rabbit Tram Trail


About 14 miles from Greenville to Travelers Rest.

Art Crossing

100 and 200 Riverplace

Studios open 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.

Greenville County Museum of Art

420 College St.


Tuesday-Saturday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Free.

Greenville Zoo

150 Cleveland Park Dr.


Daily 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Adults $7.75, children 3-15 $4.50.

Kilgore-Lewis House

560 N. Academy St.


Gardens surrounding a historic house. Monday-Friday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Free.


All lodging and fight info valid as of press time Thursday, April 21, 2011.

Becky Krystal covers food for the Going Out Guide and Weekend and Food sections. In her spare time she loves to, of course, eat and cook.



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