8 days in Greenville & New York City Itinerary

8 days in Greenville & New York City Itinerary

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8 days in Greenville & New York City Itinerary

Start: Thomaston
Drive:  4​h 30​min
1
Greenville
— 2 nights
Drive:  12​h 45​min
2
New York City
— 5 nights
Drive:  14​h 30​min
End: Thomaston

2
nights
Greenville

Greenville ©
The largest city in "upstate" South Carolina, Greenville has grown around the natural wonders of waterfalls located in the downtown area.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Dark Corner Distillery, then take in the views from Liberty Bridge, then take in the dramatic scenery at Falls Park on the Reedy, and finally get to know the resident critters at Greenville Zoo. On your second day here, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then explore and take pictures at Fluor Field at the WestEnd, and then make a trip to Noma Square.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Greenville trip itinerary planner.

Thomaston to Greenville is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. Expect a daytime high around 57°F in December, and nighttime lows around 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Greenville

Nature Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Falls Park on the Reedy ©
Falls Park on the Reedy
Noma Square ©
Noma Square
Dark Corner Distillery ©
Dark Corner Distillery

5
nights
New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: wander the streets of Times Square, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument, enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, and take some stellar pictures from Top of the Rock.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our New York City road trip planning website .

Traveling by combination of taxi, flight, and bus from Greenville to New York City takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Greenville in December: high temperatures in New York City hover around 48°F and lows are around 36°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Neighborhoods
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Times Square ©
Times Square
Fifth Avenue ©
Fifth Avenue
Central Park ©
Central Park

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