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The city's newfound splendor has been splashed across prominent magazine and newspaper travel sections with such regularity that its curious marketing campaign, 'Yeah, that Greenville,' has seemingly become irrelevant. Meanwhile, the swift population growth – which earned the city the controversial nickname G-Vegas – has condos flying up all over town.

The development has stretched into the village of West Greenville, which is seeing a revival thanks to an influx of art galleries, restaurants and boutiques.

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$60 Tours & Sightseeing

Greenville Downtown, West End, Swamp Rabbit Trail Segway Tour

Meet in downtown Greenville SC at your selected departure time to receive a 20-minute safety orientation from your guide. Once you feel comfortable on your Segway, head out through downtown to the historic West End. As you travel through these buzzing areas, you’ll come to understand why Greenville is noted as the fastest-growing urban area in the state and was voted one of the ‘Top 10 Fastest Growing Cities in the US’ by CNN Money.From here, venture to the Swamp Rabbit trail to experience a different side of Greenville. This 18-mile (29-km) multi-use trail system runs along the Reedy River and connects Greenville County with schools, parks and local businesses. As your guide will explain, this trail follows the bed of a former railroad nicknamed after the indigenous swamp rabbit.Admire your lovely natural surroundings and pause to stretch your legs and take some photos. If you have a special request on sights you’d like to see, simply let your guide know -- this tour is easily tailored to your group’s needs and desires. At the end of your tour, make your way back to downtown Greenville.

$10 Outdoor Activities

Climb Upstate Rock Climbing Gym Day Pass

Hours:M-F 4P-9PSaturday 9A-6PSunday CLOSEDAll Day Passes sold are good for the entire day. Feel free to leave and return later. Upon arrival, you and your guests will be asked to fill out our liability waiver. Those 18+ must sign for themselves, and those 17- must have a legal parent or guardian fill this out for them (can be done online prior to arrival). Once those are completed, you can visit our staff at the front desk to check in with them. Be sure to have your booking details handy to help us quickly find you in our system. We've got all the gear you need: harnesses, shoes, and chalk! We'll get you suited up!After a brief orientation, our instructors will quickly gauge your experience level and go from there. For beginners, we'll start with the basics to get you climbing and having fun! To keep costs low, we do not provide staff belayers for walk in's, so if you plan to top rope, be sure to carve out 15-20 minutes for a belay lesson. For old pros, you'll need to pass a simple belay test before you take off up the wall. Keep in mind: Bouldering only is certainly an option!Throughout your visit, staff will be on hand to answer any questions!

$29 Outdoor Activities

Rock Climbing 101

Upon arrival, a staff member will check you in. You can speed this process up by filling out your waiver online ahead of time. If you are unable to do so, we have waiver stations at our front desk that you are welcome to use. Once your waiver is in our system, we can officially get you checked in. We'll help you find the right shoe size, and guide you to your instructor, who will help you into your harness, hand you your class booklet, and start class.The class is 2 hours long, and a mixture of seated instruction and hands-on activity. Participants should be prepared to be physically active through rock climbing and belaying throughout the course of the class.**Participants 15 and younger will not be allowed to belay due to insurance policies.

$65 Holiday & Seasonal Tours

Greenville Holiday Lights Tour

Participants will arrive to our office, sign a short waiver form and the tour guide will make sure that your helmets fit properly. Your tour guide will show you a 5-6 minute safety video that will describe the warnings and precautions of riding the Segways. After the video, your guide will perform a short overview of how each guest will operate the Segway before taking the group to our training area to start the individual training. Once everyone is comfortable riding the Segways, the tour guide will lead the group around Downtown Greenville and Historic West End giving information of history at predetermined points of interests. At each stop, your tour guide will ask if anyone would like a photo of themselves or their party. The tour will end at the start location where the tour guide will answer any questions and make some recommendations of restaurants to visit on your stay.

$70 Cultural & Theme Tours

Greenville Haunted Segway Tour

Tour Time:6:00pm - Please arrive 30 minutes prior to the start time of the tour for trainingTour Start Location:233 N. Main Street, STE 12BGreenville SC 29601NOTE:All Segway tours require all customer to weigh a helmet (customers are able to bring their own helmet but Greenville Glides - Greenville Segway Tours will provide all head safety gear.Please arrive 30 minutes prior to the start time of the tour for signing a waiver form, viewing a short safety video, sizing helmets and performing individual training on the SegwaysOnce you enter our office, our friendly staff will show a short safety video about how to ride the Segway and will then assist you in sizing your helmets. Once you are 'geared' up, your tour guide will train everyone, individually, on how to ride the Segway. You will then be a master Segway rider and will head out into beautiful Downtown Greenville and Historic West End taking in the breathtaking views of the city. Your tour guide will lead you to all of the Haunted sites and destinations, explaining exactly what happened and why this area is haunted. Watch out! - you may see a ghost or two. Your tour guide will then allow you to take any and all pictures that you would like - If you want a group picture, ask your tour guide and he would be happy to do so. After learning about all of the Greenville ghosts, you will head back to the office where he will ask if anyone has any questions about the tour or may want to share some information.

$10 Outdoor Activities

Crazy Dash Walking Adventure - Greenville, SC

Using your smartphone, you'll be given an app to download and a starting location. Once you arrive at the starting location, you'll send a text to check in and get your game setup on the app.From your starting location, the app will lead you to 10 checkpoints around the city to answer questions and complete crazy tasks. Once you've completed all 10 checkpoints, you'll come back to your starting location to finish the game. The objective of the Crazy Dash is to have a blast with your friends and family, explore the city, learn a little, answer questions about your checkpoints, and complete crazy challenges.