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If Greer, SC is where your heart is, then it’s definitely in the right place. From local shops and boutiques to a variety of dining options, countless outdoor spaces and more, it’s no surprise that people are flocking to this charming city. Read on to learn how locals make the most of life in Greer, and how you can too.

Hang Out With Friends

Greer Station: Dine, shop or be entertained at Greer Station which dates back to 1873. It’s Greer’s all-in-one destination for everything fun. Admire the area’s historic architecture and brick streets, while you explore its many locally-owned businesses.


13 mins from Empire River Reserve

Buy the Best Peaches

Fishers Orchard: The freshest produce comes straight from the farm. That’s probably why Fishers Orchard is frequented so often by those near and far. Plan a visit to handpick your own peaches, and shop for other local fruits and vegetables.


12 mins from Empire River Reserve

Fill Up On Food

Cartwright Food Hall: Satisfy all your culinary cravings at Cartwright Food Hall whether it’s with an empanada, Jamaican cuisine or sushi. A diverse line-up of food vendors is what makes this establishment unique, in addition to the building’s historical roots.


14 mins from Empire River Reserve

Shop Local

Barnyard Flea Market: Shop to your heart’s content at Barnyard Flea Market. Walk the aisles of their store to browse the offerings of various vendors, or shop for something specific that you’re looking for. It’s one of the best places in the city to buy a gift at an affordable price.


11 mins from Empire River Reserve

Watch Outdoor Movies

Greer City Park: This 12-acre park is a local favorite, and there’s plenty to do. Eat lunch at the picnic shelter, take in the scenic views surrounding the gazebo, or plan a larger gathering at the Cannon Center. Plus, the park’s outdoor amphitheater is where movie screenings are hosted on summer nights.

14 mins from Empire River Reserve

Refuel in the Morning

Barista Alley: This cafe and creperie brings people together to bond over a shared love of coffee and food. Stop by for a crepe made right in front of you, a freshly-baked pastry or a refreshing smoothie. If a cup of joe is what you need, you’ve arrived at the right place.


14 mins from Empire River Reserve

Grab a Cold Beer

Blue Ridge Brewing Company: This brewery is known for its beer, smokery and ugly-mug club, and yes — you read that right. It’s home to some of Greer’s best barbecue, the tastiest craft brews, and an outdoor patio that’s the region’s one and only rooftop bar.


13 mins from Empire River Reserve

Now’s your time to discover what it means to live in a community that provides a true life of ease.

Interested in living in Greer? Learn more about our new community and find the perfect floor plan for you. Need some ideas on what to explore in the area? Discover the top 4 reasons to live in Greer and where to workout in the Carolinas.


Images courtesy of: Cornerstone Construction (Greer Station); Barista Alley (Barista Alley); Cartwright Food Hall (Cartwright Food Hall); Kids Around Greenville (Century Park); The Southern Growl (The Southern Growl); Greer Station (Urban Petals); Greer First Baptist Church (Sunday Worship); Visit Greenville (Fluor Field); WNC Fire Pictures (Greer), Flickr – Charles Hardin (Greer City Park).


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