SMART CHOICES


THE CHILDREN’S MUSEUM OF THE UPSTATE
300 College St., Greenville
130 Magnolia St., Spartanburg, TCMUpstate.org
Interactive exhibits and hands-on activities. The Greenville location is designed for children of all ages; Spartanburg’s programming is for ages 5 and under.

MODEL TRAINS STATION
250 Mill St., Suite BL1250, Taylors, ModelTrainsStation.com
Multi-scale train displays and interactive play.

ROPER MOUNTAIN SCIENCE CENTER
402 Roper Mountain Road, Greenville, roperMountain.org
Where natural curiosity ignites via public programs including Second Saturdays and Starry Nights, a chance to stargaze via the famed refractor telescope in the Daniel Observatory and marvel at astronomical wonders in the Hooper Planetarium.

SOUTH CAROLINA CHILDREN’S THEATRE
153 Augusta St., Greenville, SCChildrensTheatre.org
Stimulating minds and imaginations through high-quality children’s theater. Kids can sit in the audience – or shine on the stage – during a vibrant season of live performances and an exciting curriculum filled with drama classes, camps and workshops.

PLAYING HARD IS EASY


3’S GREENVILLE GOLF & GRILL
61 Villa Road, Greenville
A golf venue so kid-friendly it even has a toddler’s par 3. This unique destination sports a 12-hole, par 3 golf course, a Humps & Bumps putting course and a short game practice area. Play more for less on Family Sundays; juniors enjoy reduced rates on weekdays before 5 p.m.

FRANKIE’S
45 Park Woodruff Drive, Greenville, Frankies.com/Greenville
A place where everyone can play, with go-kart tracks, laser tag, miniature golf, 4D fun and more than 100 arcade games.

GOLDEN LANES & SKATES
108 Balcome Blvd., Simpsonville, GoldenPark.net
Roller rink, 32 lanes of bowling, pool tables and more.

LEMANS HI-SPEED INDOOR KARTING
961 Berry Shoals Road, Duncan, LeMansKarting.com
The Southeast’s largest indoor karting track … where speeding is encouraged. Performance-tuned gas karts make this the fastest way to have fun.

PAVILION ICE SKATING RINK
400 Scottswood Road, Taylors, Pavilion.GreenvilleRec.com
The coolest place in town! An indoor ice rink is all about skating, hockey and curling for every age and ability level. There’s a bounce house facility here, too.

WANTEC VR
928 S. Main St., Greenville, WantecVR.com
A virtual reality destination offering full immersion multiplayer VR, motorsport simulation, VR escape rooms and a shooting cinema. So much fun it’s unreal.

GET OUT


BAREFOOT ACRES
181 Barefoot Acres Way, Fountain Inn, BarefootAcresFountainInn.com
An adventure farm with zip line and ropes courses, nature trails, hands-on learning and more.

FLYING RABBIT ADVENTURES
813 Laurens Road, Greenville, FlyingRabbitAdventures.com
A new three-story aerial park with differing levels of difficulty.

GREENVILLE REC WATERPARKS, Waterparks.GreenvilleRec.com

Otter Creek
101 Darby Road, Greenville
Discovery Island
417 Baldwin Rd., Simpsonville
7th Inning Splash
1500 Piedmont Hwy., Piedmont

GREENVILLE ZOO
150 Cleveland Park Drive, Greenville, GreenvilleZoo.com
A 14-acre, parklike facility with more than 200 animals.

RUNWAY PARK
21 Airport Road Ext. at Greenville Downtown Airport
GreenvilleDowntownAirport.com
Aviation-themed park/playground, where kids can watch real planes take off and land.

KNOW SECRET:

A secret space filled with whimsy. Indulge your little ones’ curiosity in the delightful, interactive Children’s Garden at Linky Stone Park. Nestled under the bridge along Reedy View Drive, it’s designed to encourage imaginative play with an emphasis on storybooks, the alphabet and our five senses. Parking is a challenge but it’s walkable from Main Street.

 

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