40+ Ways to Get Outside in GVL
Greenville is a great place to train to be a resident. The clinical experience is excellent, the city is charming, and the food is immaculate. However, the upstate is also a veritable playground for the outdoor enthusiast. Within a two hour drive of downtown there are hundreds of outdoor opportunities. The upstate is a destination outdoor stop in its own right, but nestled in the corner of the state, Greenville also offers easy access to all of western North Carolina and the upstate of Georgia. Several of the Southeast’s best beaches are just a short drive away.
Whether your outdoor interests include hiking, camping, climbing, or paddling, the upstate has you covered. South Carolina’s famous Blue Wall escarpment rises 2000 feet, and is within eyesight of downtown. The network of upstate lakes provides diving to 300 feet, swimming beaches, and some of the best fishing in the South. There are national forests, lakes, rivers, mountain scenery, and even snowy slopes that await the outdoor adventurer. The region is full of both standout and hidden gems, all that is required is an adventuring spirit.
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