Find Apartments for Rent in Greenville, SC
Greenville, SC is one of the “Top 10 Fastest Growing Cities in the U.S.” Bloomberg named Greenville the 3rd Strongest Job Market in 2010, and Forbes named Greenville the 13th Best City for Young Professionals. Population of the city in 2013 was 850,965, making it the largest city in South Carolina.
Finding the right apartment in Greenville is easy because there are thousands to choose from. Everything from low-income and studio apartments to high-end luxury units are available in the city, along the Ashley River and in suburbs like Taylor, Greer, Travelers Rest and Simpsonville.
Transportation and Shopping in Greenville, SC
Greenville is centrally located on Interstate 85 about two hours from Charlotte, NC and three and a half hours from Atlanta, GA, the most populous city in the Southeast United States. The beach is a little over three hours away and the mountains are about the same.
Atlanta with six major shopping malls is a “shoppers paradise; it seems like you can’t walk five feet without finding yourself in front of another window display stocked with gorgeous, glittering must have items. Winston Salem’s Hanes Mall, the largest mall in the Carolinas are within easy driving distance.
Unlike major metropolitan areas, traffic is generally free-flowing except during morning and evening rush hours.
Cultural Attractions in and Around Greenville, SC
“From scenic overlooks and waterfalls to the finest museums and galleries,” Greenville attractions include the Sargent-Wilson Museum & Gallery at Heritage Green, the TD Convention Center one of the nation’s largest convention centers hosting concerts, festival and more, Greenville Brew Tours, Charleston Cooks!, a bustling kitchen retail shop and teaching kitchen, and many more.
Find your apartment in Greenville and then head for mountains and blue grass music in Asheville, NC, the beach in Charleston, SC or the Country Music Hall of Fame in Nashville, TN. Other easy “day trips” include Columbia, SC home of the Riverbanks Zoo and Chattanooga, TN, rated one of the Top 45 Places to Go in the World.” All of these cities have rich histories and a great variety of attractions.
Dining Options in Greenville, SC
Greenville boasts some of the finest dining experiences in the country with over 600 restaurants! “600 restaurants? Are you serious? Greenville is quickly becoming known as a “Foodie paradise,” with an enticing and diverse collection of dining experiences and cuisines – from traditional to global to downright eclectic.”
As the city website says, “It’s no secret that Southerners love their food” and new apartment dwellers in Greenville can select from traditional southern cooking, barbecue, fine dining, international cuisine, a wide variety of coffee and tea houses and more.
The Carolinas are famous for BBQ and there are well over 50 BBQ restaurants within a 50 mile radius. Try them all because each one has its own unique taste. Carolinians are proud of their different styles that include red and white slaw, vinegar based, Eastern, Western and who know what else. When you are up for a longer trip, head for Lexington, NC where USA Today name the Lexington BBQ one of the “10 best barbecue spots in the south.”
Sports in and Around Greenville, SC
Nearby Clemson University and the University of South Carolina offer Division One Basketball, Football, Baseball and all other major sports.
Area professional teams include the Charlotte Hornets who play in Time Warner Cable Arena in downtown Charlotte and the North Carolina Tarheels. Atlanta is a bit over three hours away and hosts Braves, Hawks, Falcons and other area sports teams. Area college teams include Duke, NC State, Wake Forest and the University of North Carolina.
Weather in Greenville, SC
South Carolina boasts some of the best weather in the country. The sun shines 220 days per year and the average annual snowfall is 3 inches. Temperatures range from an average high in July of 87 to an average low of 31 in January. Area schools shut down about once each yera for a 1-2 inch snow or ice "storm!"View Apartments in Greenville, South Carolina
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