Fountain Inn, SC is just on the outskirts of Greenville, and while it’s a small town, it has a lot to offer. There are restaurants, shops, a library, and some wonderful parks. You could honestly spend an entire day exploring this little town. There’s so much to do in Fountain Inn!
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Things to Do in Fountain Inn, SC
Visit a Park
Find great places to play in our Guide to Fountain Inn Parks!
- Cedar Falls Park has a great playground, a paved walking path, a historical site, and a waterfall, and is the perfect place to explore.
- The Georgia Street Park has a small play area, basketball courts, and bike track. The bike track is designed for tricycles, scooters and small bikes. It loops all around the park and includes traffic signs and parking places.
- The PD Terry City Park has ball fields, covered eating areas, and a really fun playground area. It is not far from Main Street. You could walk from Main Street to this park, but if you have younger children you will want to drive there.
- The Fountain Inn Firecracker Disc Golf Course is located a short car ride away from Main Street. It wraps around Fountain Inn Elementary. It is a fun place for serious frisbee throwers and those just learning to toss a disc.
Find a Unicorn at Hidden Pasture Farm
245 Little Virginia Road, Fountain Inn
Hidden Pasture Farm has an outdoor playground, and opportunities to meet a unicorn, ride a pony, and interact with farm animals.
Let your littles play inside while you enjoy coffee at Village Play
113 S Main Street A, Fountain Inn
Village Play in Fountain Inn is the perfect indoor playground for kids ages 0-6 years old. Plus they sell coffee so mom and dad can grab some caffeine while the kids play.
Look for the fountains
The fountains in Fountain Inn are favorites. You pass by one on the left just as you enter Fountain Inn on Main Street. It has a more Grecian feel. Just as you get past a group of shops and restaurants you will find a second fountain. It has a more contemporary feel. There’s even a little library there and the porch style swings.
Visit the library
311 N Main St, Fountain Inn
Take a little break and head indoors for some quiet time at the Fountain Inn Library! There’s a small children’s area, and the library hosts regular events for kids and teens.
Visit the Fountain Inn History Museum
102 Depot St, Fountain Inn
The Fountain Inn History Museum is a wonderful place to explore. The stage coach and railroad exhibits are popular. The museum is open Tuesday-Friday 9 am – 5 pm and Saturdays 9 am – 2 pm.
Cool off at a free splash pad
104 N Main St, Fountain Inn
Right off Main Street, the Fountain Inn splash pad is completely free and a great way to cool off in the summer months.
Zipline and see some farm animals
181 Barefoot Acres Way, Fountain Inn
We haven’t been to Barefoot Acres yet, but there are cute farm animals AND ziplining?! Sounds like a blast.
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Where to Eat in Fountain Inn, SC
218 South Main Street – Unit A, Fountain Inn
Grab a sandwich, peruse the grocery store, and snag a pastry at this Italian grocery.
1301 N. Main Street, Fountain Inn
You’ll be treated like family when you walk in. Plus—the platters offer guests generous portions.
101 N. Main St., Fountain Inn
The Fountain Inn Taproom has a large number of events throughout the year, including live music. They also offer a wide selection of beer and wine to go with your food.
115 Main Street, Fountain Inn, SC
After grabbing coffee at STEAM, grab some sweets at Candy and Chronicles next door. Candy and Chronicles is a candy shop AND a bookstore!
Seasonal Fun in Fountain Inn, SC
This festival occurs every April in Fountain Inn. With raffles, a corn hole tournament, spaghetti eating contest, and more, you’ll find something for everyone!
Fountain Inn, SC has several Christmas events and celebrations throughout December. Ride a horse drawn carriage, pet an animal at the petting zoo, watch the Christmas Parade, shop, and more.
Fountain Inn hosts a Fireworks Spectacular every Independence Day.