Your Guide to Hampton Station in Greenville, SC

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If you haven’t visited Hampton Station in Greenville, SC yet, go ahead and put it on your bucket list. Located just minutes from Main Street and directly on the Swamp Rabbit Trail, it’s in a great location. Before you head there, we’ve got you covered on things to do, places to eat, and things you should do with your kids.

And if you’re looking for somewhere to eat, here are the best restaurants in Greenville!

Complete Restaurant Guide to Greenville, SC

Things to Do at Hampton Station in Greenville, SC

Craft Axe Throwing

Learn to throw axes as Craft Axe Throwing! Make a game of it by seeing who can score the most points by throwing them at a giant dartboard. Don’t worry—there are trained instructors nearby to help. They also have a stocked bar. Call ahead or go online to reserve your axe-throwing lane.


Hollowed Earth Pottery

Take a pottery class at Hollowed Earth Pottery. With classes for both kids and adults, there’s something for every skill level of pottery-making. They also offer studio memberships if you want to continue to improve. And if you don’t want to actually make the pottery yourself, peruse their retail space and shop for mugs, bowls, plates, and more.


Hollowed Earth

Outside the Lines Art by Nicole

Visit Outside the Lines Art by Nicole. Nicole is an abstract and impressionist artist who is captivated by energetic and vibrant color. Her studio is open by appointment only. She also offers workshops, so be sure to check out her website for the most recent information on her classes.


Escape Artist Greenville

Escape Artist Greenville recently opened a new location at Hampton Station. Grab your friends and family and see who can crack the code to get out of the room first. They are open Thursdays 4 pm – 8:30 pm, Fridays and Saturdays 12 pm – 8:30 pm, and Sundays 12 pm – 7 pm.


Pedego Greenville

Pedego Greenville is an e-bike shop where you can purchase or rent a bike. They even offer tours. You can easily hop on the Swamp Rabbit Trail from Hampton Station, and explore all that Greenville has to offer along the trail. Pedego Greenville is open Tuesday – Sunday 10 am – 6 pm.


Places to Eat at Hampton Station

Due South Coffee

Grab a cup of coffee at Due South Coffee. This forward-thinking local coffee shop roasts a variety of flavorful coffee for you to either start your day with or give it a little jumpstart in the afternoon. 


White Duck Taco

White Duck Taco is a local favorite restaurant with a variety of tacos. Their menu changes often, so what you see online may not be their current selections. They are committed to buying 99% American-made products, and everything is priced a la carte so you can mix-and-match your selections.


Wandering Bard Meadery

Wandering Bard Meadery is a mead tasting room that offers a variety of meads (honey-wine), ciders, and wines, as well as food and entertainment. They have over two dozen beverages on tap, and food items include Big Pretzels, several different Charcuterie Boards and Flatbread Pizzas, paninis, salads, and a kids menu. Events include trivia nights, book clubs, and live music.



Keipi is a nonprofit restaurant that offers food, wine, and experiential dining from the Republic of Georgia. Their hours are Wednesday-Thursday 4 pm – 9 pm, Fridays 4 pm – 11 pm, Saturdays 11:30 am – 11 pm, and Sundays 11:30 am – 7 pm.


Waffle Drop

Ever heard of a Bubble Waffle? It’s a fluffy waffle that you can fill with ice cream and all sorts of toppings! And you can get one right at Hampton Station at Waffle Drop. Your kids will DEFINITELY love this one!


Things to Do With Kids at Hampton Station

Yellowbobbypins Art Camp

We’re big fans of Yellowbobbypins, and your kids will be, too. They offer art classes for kids ages 2-12 years old. Classes are offered by the semester or you can just drop in. Take a look at our full review of Yellowbobbypins, and give them a visit the next time you’re at Hampton Station!


Hollowed Earth Pottery

Take your kids to one of the seasonal kid’s pottery classes at Hollowed Earth Pottery.

Hollowed Earth pottery
Hollowed Earth project

Pedego Greenville

Rent bikes from Pedego Greenville and ride up and down the Swamp Rabbit Trail. Stop for tacos at White Duck Taco.

Check out one of two murals at Hampton Station:

  • “Be a Voice” mural at Birds Fly South
  • “Hampton Station” at Lion’s Roar Crossfit

Have a picnic with your kids at one of the many outdoor picnic tables.

Looking for unique date ideas in Greenville, SC? We’ve got you covered with our Ultimate Date Night Guide. And, of course, no date is complete without a good dinner. Check out our Ultimate Guide to Restaurants in Greenville, SC to make the perfect date night.

What do you like the most at Hampton Station?

Shannon Pruitt
About the Author
Shannon moved to the Upstate after college, and other than a brief few years in Florida, has stayed. A former teacher, she is now the mom of one beautiful girl and works from home as a writer, web designer, and brand strategist. She believes tacos don't have to be reserved for Tuesdays, shamelessly listens to crime podcasts, and fuels herself on a daily cup of coffee (or two). You can find her on Instagram @shannonroyalpruitt

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