On the afternoon of 9/14/17, we were on our way to Greenville, SC. from Knoxville, TN. The trip was relatively short at just under 3 hours which gave Mackenzie plenty of time to finish up some homework; which she loves. However, Mackenzie was more excited about taking pictures than doing homework. We arrived at Mary's house (big sister of the bride-to-be) and were welcomed by both girls with smiles and warm hugs. We would be staying at their house for a majority of the weekend so we unloaded the car, got settled in and then headed out for the night to a rooftop bar downtown.
Sip Whiskey and Wine - 103 N Main St. #400, Greenville, SC 29601
The day started out early as the wedding party had planned events all throughout the morning and early afternoon before the rehearsal dinner that evening. The girls would be pampered at a spa with an afternoon lunch at Larkin's on the River (see pictures below) while the guys would play a round of golf and have a Mexican lunch at Papas and Beer which was accessible. Today just happened to be Mackenzie's birthday so she got to celebrate with a pedicure and complimentary wine!
Wedding day! It was a beautiful, warm September morning and we were off to the church to watch our friends tie the knot! After the wedding, we did some exploring in downtown Greenville before the reception. We "remembered" that the reception was at the hotel we checked into that afternoon so we knew we had plenty of time for lunch at Antonino Bertolo's Pizza and Wine Bar and a stroll along the river. The river walk was down one level from the road but was accessible in two locations; a sloped road on the northeast and a garage elevator on the southwest. What we didn't "remember" correctly is that the reception was actually at a nearby university, Furman University, and not at the hotel. The hotel staff couldn't be more confused when we insisted the wedding reception was at their hotel. Oh goodness!
Hyatt Regency Greenville - 220 N Main St, Greenville, SC 29601
Antonino Bertolo's Pizza and Wine Bar - 200 N Main St, Greenville, SC 29601
Furman University, Daniel Dining Hall - 3300 Poinsett Hwy, Greenville, SC 29613
We were up early Sunday morning for our long drive home. Because of work and school, Mackenzie needed to be back on Sunday evening so we packed up the car and set off towards Ohio. After a few hiccups in directions, we made it back home late that evening.
We had such a great time this weekend and absolutely fell in love with Greenville, SC. We would definitely recommend to anyone a visit to this charming little city!