Looking for a pool membership in Spartanburg, SC where you can buy a summer membership for your family this year? Even if you do not have a pool in your backyard or neighborhood, several community pool memberships are available for Spartanburg families. Check out the list below of neighborhood pools offering memberships in Spartanburg.
Pools require time and maintenance in order to enjoy them. What if there was a way to enjoy a pool without all the testing chlorine, skimming leaves, and other work that comes along with pool access? There are several pool membership options in Spartanburg, SC that can have you floating in a lounger in no time, without any work involved!
Get a Pool Membership at These Pools in Spartanburg, SC
Searching for ‘pool memberships near me’? We get it. Luckily there are plenty of family pool memberships near Greenville, SC for you to choose from. And Kidding Around has done the work for you! Here’s a list of local pool memberships, along with the hours and amenities they offer.
Want to go camping near Greenville, SC with kids? When it comes to hitting the Great Outdoors with your kiddos for an unforgettable camping adventure, there are lots of wonderful options for you to consider! Our area abounds with family-friendly campgrounds from the primitive to the RV type. Travel a little further for more wilderness or sandy beaches. Read on to learn more about some of our readers’ favorite spots!
Think a fun day would be an adventure with your family to a farm or petting zoo near you? It’s hard to resist a photo of your child petting or interacting with a cute animal at a farm or petting zoo.
I know what you are thinking, “are there any petting zoos near me?”
Yes! There are quite a few! We’ve pulled together a huge list of petting zoos and farms where you can interact with animals. These farms and petting zoos are located near Greenville, SC, in Western North Carolina, Northern Georgia, as well as in Charlotte, NC, and Columbia, SC. So wherever you are, find a petting zoo near you, or a farm that makes a great day trip.
Our list includes places open year-round places to pet animals, plus seasonal farms, and mobile and event-based petting zoos. We have tried to make sure these are places that treat their animals kindly and with respect as well. If we missed any, let us know in the comments.
Is There a Petting Zoo Near Me?
Yes, there probably is a petting zoo on this list near you! Use the links below to navigate this list by location.
Are you hoping to do a little flower picking at a pick-your-own flower farm? Spring has sprung with rows and rows of beautiful blooms at flower farms near Greenville, SC, and in Western North Carolina. These are the U-Pick flower farms that will welcome you and your kids to a feast of color, and an opportunity to pick your own gorgeous blooms.
Never Ending Flower Farm: A HUGE variety of U-Pick flowers
152 Tom Harris Trail, Barnardsville NC Season: spring, summer and early fall
Open for the season beginning in May 2023, Never Ending Flower Farm offers a wide variety of flowers for picking from May through September. You can see the full list on the Never Ending Flower Farm website, but in May look for varieties like poppies, snapdragons, and yarrow. As summer progresses you’ll find varieties like marigolds, sunflowers, cosmos, dahlias, and more.
1126 Jeter Mountain Road, Hendersonville, NC Season: Late summer
In addition to apples, of course, Jeter Mountain Farm also offers UPick zinnias and sunflowers in early August. So, you can pick your flowers, get apples, and enjoy a coffee on the farm, in one fabulous day trip. Don’t miss their fun (free) indoor play area!
141 North Campbell Road, Landrum, SC Season: Typically June
The U-pick lavender season at Elf Leaf Farm is quite short, so be sure you watch their website and Facebook pages for up-to-date information. In addition to UPick lavender, the farm also offers a large variety of lavender products like soaps, teas, baked treats, and more.
4638 Midway Road, Williamston, SC Season: late May through early July
Twin Creeks Lavender Farm expects to open 2023 for U-pick lavender on May 26th, 2023. They’ll be open 9 am to 2 pm Friday, Saturday, and Sunday for the season. Tickets are available in advance and cost $5 (under age 6 and over 65 are free). While at the farm you can enjoy the fields, picnic, and browse items in the barn shop. Cut your own lavender bundles will be measured and banded at checkout and prices $5-$15.
1515 Denver Road, Anderson, SC Season: June 24-25, July 1-2, and July 8-9, 2023
In addition to the huge amount of fall fun Denver Downs offers guests with its corn maze, slides, kids’ activities, jumping pillow, and more, they also offer u-pick sunflowers as part of their South Carolina Sunflower Festival in late June and early July. Tickets range from $15 to $31 and are the cheapest when purchased online.
3726 Chimney Rock Rd, Hendersonville, NC Season: Fall
Check Nix Pumpkin Patch for U-Pick flowers in the fall along with their wonderful pumpkin patch. In 2022 they offered colorful zinnias and dahlias for $1 per stem. Here’s our Kidding Around Review of Nix Pumpkin Patch.
Thompson Family Farms: Tulips and Sunflower picking
328 Arledge Rd Landrum, SC Season: Early spring for tulips, later for sunflowers
Thompson Family Farms offers cut-your-own tulips in early spring. They have sold out of tulips for the 2023 season, but will open later in the summer with u-pick sunflowers! Follow the Thompson Family Farms Facebook page for updates.
Stepp’s Hillcrest Orchard: Tulips ready for picking
170 Stepp Orchard Drive Hendersonville, NC Season: Early spring- tulips
Stepp’s Hillscrest Orchard is open in March for u-pick tulips. The tulips cost $2 per stem. They’ll be open, Saturday, March 18th and Sunday, March 19th from 1:00-5:00 pm, after that you’ll want to check the Stepp’s Hillcrest Orchard Facebook page for tulip picking availability.
Are you looking for fun or adventurous hiking for teens in Greenville, SC? Here’s our list of great hikes for teens in or near Upstate, SC! Some are challenging and some a bit more relaxed, perfect for a day with friends or family. Plus, there are plenty of trails with gorgeous views that are perfect for the ‘gram. For even more hiking ideas see our list of our favorite local hiking trails.
There are so many great hiking trails in the Upstate or nearby, it’s truly hard to choose where to go. Luckily, the weather here can lend itself to hiking all year round for the most part, which means lots of weekends to take the teens out on adventures.
Does your family love to visit botanical gardens in Greenville, SC, or are you looking for an opportunity to introduce your child to the wonders of a magical garden? There are several beautiful gardens in Greenville. Peruse our list and find the perfect botanical garden in Greenville to visit on a sunny afternoon.
Do you live in Boiling Springs or travel there often? If so, there are three great parks in Boiling Springs you are going to love. Read below to find out which of these Boiling Springs parks is the right one for your family to visit today.
Have you been thinking about checking out Campbell’s Covered Bridge? This bridge is the last remaining covered bridge in South Carolina. At this Greenville County property, you can explore the bridge, enjoy a picnic by the creek and even get in a short hike.
The area of the park near the bridge is currently undergoing renovation and restoration. Access to that portion of the park may be limited.
Thinking about getting that kite out and wondering “what are the best places for kite flying near me?” The sun is shining, flowers are blooming, breezes are blowing, and the children are begging to get back outside. It’s finally springtime in Greenville and conditions are becoming ideal for long weekends at beautiful parks, backyard cookouts, and most importantly: kite flying!
Read about the best places in Greenville to fly a kite below.