By Anne Thomas
Greenville
South Carolina
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If you enjoy Southern hospitality as much as we do, then you will love Greenville, South Carolina.  Located in the northwest corner of South Carolina, Greenville is known as the “Textile Center of the World”. The beauty of Greenville lies in its scenic landscapes. From the streets studded with trees, to the river that flows through and in its historic charm. You will find no other city like Greenville!

EscapeWizard.com invites you to book your next vacation in Greenville, South Carolina. You will begin your journey by flying into Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport (GSP). You can book your flight today with EscapeWizard.com by following this link: (www.escapewizard.com/flight.php). Greenville offers a number of hotels and accommodations for visitors. Click on the following link to book your stay: (www.escapewizard.com/hotels.php?flag=htl).

After you settle in, make sure to visit Downtown Greenville. Here you will find one-of-a-kind shopping, designer boutiques, arts stores and much more. When you are ready to grab a bite, picking a restaurant will be challenging with so many options. You can enjoy local hotspots, outdoor cafes, or fine dining. The city offers traditional Southern cuisine as well as Italian, Chinese, Thai, Mexican, to name a few. At night, the streets come alive with the community’s vibrant nightlife. 

Located in Greenville’s Historic West End, Falls Park on the Reedy is a must-see attraction for all.  The entrance is on South Main Street, from there you can head over to an overlook where you will see the natural beauty of the entire park. As you make your way over to the Main Garden you will pass by the Bowater Amphitheater. Your next stop will be The Liberty Bridge, a curved suspension bridge. This stunning piece of architecture leads you to another overlook where you can take in the beauty of the Reedy River. Make your way through the park to see all of the beautiful waterfalls. But don’t take our word for it explore Falls Park for you!

Also located downtown is The Peace Center for the Performing Arts. The Greenville Symphony, Carolina Ballet Theatre, South Carolina Children’s Theatre and International Ballet are four companies based out of the Peace Center. With these four options, EscapeWizard.com knows you will find a performance to your liking. The Peace Centre includes the Gunter Theatre, the Peace Center Hall, the Peace Center Amphitheatre, the Wyche Pavilion and the Huguenot Mill. 

If you have children or if you love animals, Escapewizard.com encourages you to visit the Greenville Zoo. The 14-acre facility is home to a giraffe, monkeys, giant tortoises and elephants.  Stop by the Conservation Station as you make your way through the park. Then follow the path to see the elephants, reptiles, farm animals and much more. They have a picnic and play area available as well. Another attraction the kids will enjoy is Discovery Island Waterpark. The Waterpark includes a lazy river, body slide, tube slide, a pool area, kiddie slides and more.

EscapeWizard.com also suggests visiting Greenville Drive and the Fluor Field at the West End if you enjoy sports. If your love of sports includes a love of history, you will want to stop by the Shoeless Joe Jackson Museum and Baseball Library. Now that we have given you a little taste of Greenville, follow the link above and book your stay today!
Hotels in Greenville
By Shaina Amienyi
Crowne Plaza
851 Congaree Road, Greenville, SC
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Whether you are in Greenville for business or pleasure, the Crowne Plaza Hotel Greenville is a great choice for you. The hotel provides a complimentary shuttle to downtown Greenville, Greenville/Spartanburg International Airport (GSP), and anywhere within a five mile radius. Check-in after 3 p.m. and the multi-lingual staff (who can speak Hindi, Russian, and Spanish) will be happy to assist you. When you checkout at noon, you can use video checkout.

You have the option of a room with a king bed or double beds. A free newspaper will be delivered to your room each morning. The in-room entertainment options include premium cable channels, pay-per-view movies, and video games. You can listen to music on the stereo or CD player. Rooms feature a coffee maker, private bathroom with a bathtub and hairdryer, and work desk with a lamp.

Have breakfast or lunch at Carolina Cafe, which serves made-to-order meals such as omelets and waffles. For dinner, visit Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse located inside the hotel. There are also several restaurants near the hotel. The hotel has one bar, Atrium Lounge, where you can watch one of four TVs while sipping delicious drinks. Atrium Lounge is where the Manager’s Reception is held on Tuesdays.

If you want to exercise, there is a heated indoor pool and a fitness center located next to the lobby. It features lifecycles, treadmills, and stairsteppers as well as a recumbent bike and universal three stack weight training machine. The facility includes video tape access, two televisions, and water coolers so guests can entertain themselves and stay refreshed while working out.

The 24-hour business center is also off of the lobby. The business center offers copying, faxing, printing, and secretarial services. Staff members in the Administration Office are available to help with business services as needed.

The Crowne Plaza Hotel Greenville is a deluxe hotel within minutes of major companies and a couple miles from Haywood Mall. Guests at this hotel enjoy being so close to popular destinations and having access to a complimentary shuttle. EscapeWizard.com encourages you to book your stay at this hotel by clicking on the following link (www.escapewizard.com/hotels.php?flag=htl).
Hotels in Greenville
By Jessica Howell
Westin Poinsett, Greenville
120 South Main Street, Greenville, SC
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Located in one of South Carolina’s most beautiful towns, The Westin Poinsett, Greenville provides guests with upscale accommodations and upscale service that exudes Southern hospitality.  Built in 1925, the hotel seethes historic elegance and the newly renovated facility boasts 1920’s elegance with the roaring 20’s flare.  Complete with a sophisticated Piano Bar featuring live entertainment and tasty cocktails, the Westin Poinsett is the perfect place to stay when traveling to Greenville, South Carolina.  EscapeWizard.com recommends that you book your stay at this charming hotel today.

When you stay at the Westin Poinsett hotel you will revel in the best of both worlds:  Historic charm meets modern conveniences.  Guests can enjoy the 1920’s ambiance that permeates through the hotel lobby and guest rooms, while also enjoying state-of-the-art technology.  Free high speed wireless internet can be found throughout the hotel, including the hotel lobby, business center and guest rooms.  Check in is at 3 p.m. on the day of your arrival and check out is at 12 noon on the day of your departure.  

At the Westin Poinsett no comfort has been spared.  After a long day contending with business or sightseeing in this beautiful city, you can rest easy on one of the hotels signature Westin Heavenly Beds.  Even your furry friend will be living in the lap of luxury during your stay here.  The Westin has even considered the comfort of your pet while you are away.  Just ask one of the friendly staff for the Westin Heavenly Dog Bed (available upon request).

Entertainment is abundant at the Westin Poinsett.  From in-room movies, cable & satellite channels, video check-out and a handful of impressive entertainment venues nearby, you will never be bored during your stay here. 

Other features include a spacious ballroom for weddings and other events, a state-of-the-art business center and WestinWORKOUT Room.  The Westin Poinsett’s prime location in the delightful city of Greenville, upscale amenities and unsurpassed, friendly service make this hotel the only place to stay in Greenville.  EscapeWizard.com insists that you book your stay at this charming hotel today.  Click the following link to reserve your accommodations at the Westin Poinsett, Greenville today:  (www.escapewizard.com/hotels.php?flag=htl).  
Hotels in Greenville
By Jaclyn Bealer
Hilton Garden Inn Greenville Hotel
108 Carolina Point Parkway, Greenville, SC
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On your next trip to South Carolina, EscapeWizard.com invites you stay at the brand new Hilton Garden Inn Greenville Hotel. Located only 5 miles away from the Greenville-Spartanburg Airport, the hotel offers complimentary shuttle service to and from the terminals. If you’re driving, the hotel is right off of I-85 and I-385 as well as Woodruff Road/SC 146. Check-in is at

Settle into your guest room and feel the comfort and luxury the new hotel offers. Choose between a king bed or 2 queen beds, both options guarantee a peaceful night’s rest thanks to the room’s Sleep System bed. All rooms come equipped with a 32-inch LCD TV, complimentary high-speed Internet, a large desk and ergonomic chair, phone, microwave oven, and mini refrigerator. Accessible rooms are also available upon request.

Whether you are in the area for business or for pleasure, the Hilton Garden Inn Greenville Hotel offers amenities that everyone can enjoy. Get a workout in the fitness center or in your room with the Stay Fit Kit®, relax in the hot tub, and take a dip in the outdoor saltwater pool sure to protect you from red eyes and dry skin. When you get hungry, be sure to stop in the 24-hour Pavilion Pantry® for beverages and snacks. The hotel also offers many dining options. The Great American Grill® is open for breakfast and dinner and serves casual American cuisine while the Pavilion Lounge offers a relaxing atmosphere to enjoy cocktails.

If you’re in Greenville on business, take advantage of the business center open 24-hours a day. The center features fax and copying services, video conferencing capabilities, complimentary Internet access, and remote printing from your guest room to the business center. Need a space to hold your meeting, wedding, or special event? Look no further. The Hilton Garden Inn Greenville Hotel has flexible facilities able to accommodate up to 300 people.

Let EscapeWizard.com help you book your room today. Click the link (www.escapewizard.com/hotels.php?flag=htl) to reserve your place at the brand new Hilton Garden Inn Greenville Hotel.