100+ Things to Do on Spring Break near Greenville, SC

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Are you looking for the perfect way to keep those kids busy during Spring Break? Greenville has so much to do, you’ll never be bored! Spring Break for public schools in Greenville County is from March 17th to March 24th, 2023. We have a list of things to do over Spring Break including day trips and great places to visit.

This list focuses on things to do that are appropriate for families with school-age children, so while there will still be activities listed that are appropriate for smaller kids, we didn’t include activities that are only for toddlers or preschoolers. The best place to find those activities is our Greenville calendar.

Looking for more about spring break in Greenville? Go to our Ultimate Guide to Spring Break in Greenville for things to do, budget-friendly ideas, local travel, and more.

Things to do during Spring Break

Spring Break Camps in Greenville

spring break camps

Spring is for camp!

You’ll find a list of spring break camps available this year on our Spring Break Camps in Greenville and Spartanburg list. We’re keeping it updated as more camps are announced, so check back often. Just don’t wait too long to register!

Free Things to Do in Greenville During Spring Break

Check out one of our 6 favorite playgrounds in Greenville.

Find one of these 11 secret spots in Greenville.

Take a frisbee and head to one of these 17 top parks with great outdoor spaces in Greenville.

Learn a new sport and play some disc golf at one of these local courses.

Plan a hike at one of our favorite 6 hiking spots near Greenville.

Ride a bike at one of our favorite 7 bike trails in Greenville or try one of the places to mountain bike near Greenville.

Town Creek biking
Town Creek Bike Park

Go on a train-inspired day trip with this list of everything train-related in Greenville.

Take a picnic at one of these great picnic spots.

Fly a kite at one of these perfect places for kite flying.

Try one of many free things to do in downtown Greenville.

Watch for birds at Lake Conestee Nature Preserve.

See the waterfall at Cedar Falls Park or hike to one of these waterfalls near Greenville.

Play at Northwest Park and then visit the horses at the nearby Equestrian Park or try one of our other sunny parks in Greenville that are perfect for cooler spring days.

Play at popular Heritage Park.

Enjoy the outdoors at Campbells Covered Bridge.

Bullfrog at Campbells Covered Bridge

Ride bikes on the Swamp Rabbit Trail and catch lunch at the Swamp Rabbit Cafe & Grocery.

Don’t forget to check out our list of Inexpensive/Cheap Things to do Over Spring Break.

NC Arboretum

Great Trips for During Spring Break

Here are 26+ places that you can easily drive to from Greenville for spring break!

Take a day trip to Asheville to see the Western North Carolina Nature Center.

Pack a lunch and enjoy the beauty of Issaqueena Falls at Stumphouse Tunnel.

Try one of these places to zip-line near Greenville, SC.

For the brave, head to Asheville Adventure Park for a zip-line day to remember.

Also, don’t miss this great itinerary for Flat Rock that could easily be combined with a trip to the Carl Sandburg home or the Hands On Museum in neighboring Hendersonville. Don’t miss the Glassy Mountain hike where you can see baby goats this time of year.

See the flowers and play in a Peter Rabbit-themed children’s garden at the  SC Botanical Garden.

Or just check out one of these 24 other spots in Western North Carolina that our readers say they love. You can also find information about specific major cities in Western North Carolina in our Kidding Around Guide to WNC.

Traveling to Charleston? Don’t miss our 2-3 Day Charleston Itinerary or go to our Charleston page where we list short reviews on multiple attractions.

Riverbank Zoo, Edventure and the SC State Museum are all located in nearby Columbia.

For families on a budget, our list of 10 budget-friendly family trips (under $25 in admission for a family of 4) is a great place to start looking for that next fun trip.

Check out one of these fun 10 things to do at Clemson University or try one of these 10 cool indoor activities in Clemson.

Traveling to Myrtle Beach? Check out our Travel Guide to Myrtle Beach, with tips on places to eat, stay, and play!

Try one of our 12 day trip suggestions for South Carolina.

Visit the Georgia Aquarium and/or World of Coca-Cola in Atlanta.

Drive to one of the nearby science museums that offer reciprocal membership benefits for Roper Mountain Science Center members. (the RMSC is closed for Spring Break)

Read to a goat at the Carl Sandburg Home in Flat Rock, NC

Places to Go and Things to Do During Spring Break

Have a day of play at The Children’s Museum of the Upstate.

Visit Greenville Zoo and do one of their scavenger hunts.

Play mini-golf indoors at Group Therapy in Greenville. They offer unlimited game play 11 am – 3 pm and lunch for $29 during Spring Break week.

Go indoor rock climbing.

Take a fun drive through the Upstate and Western North Carolina to waterfalls that don’t require a hike!

Try one of the 10+ suggestions of indoor bounce houses, play parks, and trampoline parks on our Indoor Guide to Greenville.

Go roller skating at Roller Sports in Taylors. They are all open all week for Spring Break.

Jump around, fly on a zip line, drive a race car, and climb walls at Urban Air

Spend the day in Travelers Rest with this day itinerary (Don’t forget to eat at the Whistle Stop).

Visit one of these Day Trip Worthy Towns in the Upstate, and spend less time in the car and more time exploring!

Learn something new with one of these Educational Things to Do in Greenville, SC.

Fly through the air on zip lines and ropes courses at Flying Rabbit Adventures in Greenville.

Take a self-guided tour of Split Creek Farm and see baby goats.

See a gorgeous sunrise or sunset at any of these places

If the weather is warm enough, hang out at one of these awesome mountain sandy beaches

Events in March and April


The Coolest Things to Do Are Right Here

If you’re still looking for some spring fun, check out our list of events, festivals and fun things to do happening this month in Greenville.

We would love to hear what fun plans you have for Spring Break!

About the Author
Bethany Winston is the owner and editor-in-chief of Kidding Around Greenville & Kidding Around Spartanburg. She enjoys exploring parks, discovering local events, and meeting the people who make Greenville an amazing place to live. You can contact her directly at [email protected].

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8 years ago

Love all this great info gathered in one post! We are heading to Pawleys Island for the week!

8 years ago

Dont forget to checkout the Easter egg hunt in downtown Travelers Rest form now until Easter!