Are you looking for a fun, yet challenging escape room to master in Upstate, SC? With unique storylines and challenging puzzles, escape rooms have steadily been growing in popularity over the last decade. We gathered a list of escape rooms throughout the Upstate that are perfect for date nights, birthday parties, teambuilding exercises, and other group events. Time to pause that mystery podcast you’ve been listening to for hours and unlock your inner Sherlock Holmes to solve all the clues before time runs out!
Escape Rooms: Important Things to Know
- Before heading to the escape room venue, it is highly recommended (and sometimes required) to book your appointment ahead of time.
- Many of the escape rooms in the Upstate have an age limit or require a parent to accompany any minor. Some rooms are not recommended for children due to the theme.
- Please contact the escape room you wish to attend for additional rules, pricing, booking an appointment, and information about their location.
Greenville County Escape Rooms
Escape Artists Greenville- Downtown– 209 East Stone Avenue, Greenville | 864.509.9305
Offers 6 private escape rooms of varying levels of difficulty. Requires at least 2 players to complete (some rooms require a minimum of 4 players). Players under 16 must be accompanied by an adult, with some themes being inappropriate for younger players. Read our Kidding Around review of Escape Artists Greenville to see if Bethany beat the clock!
Escape Artists Greenville- Hampton Station– 1320 Hampton Avenue, Bay 11C, Greenville | 864.509.9305
Offers two 60-minute private escape rooms. Escape rooms require a minimum of 2 players, with an 8-player maximum.
Breakout Games– 614 North Main Street, Greenville | 864.326.0190
Offers 8 private escape rooms with varying difficulty levels. Require a minimum of 2 players to play. Open to all ages (under 14 must be accompanied by an adult).
Trapped in the Upstate– 556 Memorial Drive Extension, Suite D, Greer | 864.416.1539
Offers 6 private escape rooms that require at least 2 players. Puzzles range from 45 to 60 minutes. The minimum age to play alone is 13. Children under 10 are welcome, but some puzzles are not appropriate for younger players due to difficulty and theme. Read our Kidding Around review of Trapped in the Upstate for more details.
Servus VR– 928 South Main Street, Greenville | 864.509.1077
Offers 14 virtual reality escape games. Games require at least 2 players, with options for 2 player, 3 player, and 4 player games. Games run for 60 minutes.
Spartanburg County Escape Rooms
Escape Room Adventures and Virtual Reality– 1220 John B White Sr Boulevard, Spartanburg | 864.586.5086
Offers 6 escape rooms of varying levels of difficulty. Games require a minimum of 2 players. In addition, several VR escape games are available. Recommended age is 12 and older. Anyone under 18 must have a parent sign a waiver, and under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Escape Room Adventures requires an appointment.
Pickens County Escape Rooms
Seneca Escape Zones– 115- C Eagles Nest Drive, Seneca | 864.557.9663
Offers 3 escape rooms of varying levels of difficulty. A minimum of 2 players is required for each game. Puzzles are designed for ages 10 and up. Children under 13 must be accompanied by an adult. Book an escape room before attending the location.
The Escape Quest– 277 Market Street, Seneca | 864.626.5995
Offers 3 escape rooms of varying levels of difficulty. 2 players are required for 2 of the three rooms offered. Recommended party size is 4 – 8 players. Booking ahead is highly recommended, walk-in gameplay is not guaranteed. Each escape room is approximately 60 minutes. Children are allowed as long as accompanied by an adult.
Shockwave VR – 5156 Calhoun Memorial Highway, Easley | 864.307.8861
Offers two multiplayer virtual reality escape rooms for ages 7 and up. Up to 4 players for each puzzle.
Anderson County Escape Rooms
Electric City Escapes– 4103 Liberty Highway, Anderson | 864.328.9908
Offers 4 escape rooms with varying levels of difficulty. Three rooms are appropriate for all ages. The Mystery Parlor is PG13. The games are 60 minutes long. Note: The escape room ‘Down the Rabbit Hole’ will not be open until Summer 2022. Booking online is recommended.
Do you have a favorite escape room in the Upstate?