Simpsonville: Affordable and Family-Friendly
Simpsonville is a city in the Greenville-Maudlin-Easley Metropolitan area. It was ranked as one of Family Circle magazine's 10 Best Towns for Families in 2010. The next year, it was nominated by Money magazine, as one of the "25 Most Affordable Cities." It offers travelers a down-home alternative to the glitzier tourist attractions in Greenville. On Main Street, Simpsonville's Heritage Park host miles of walking, hiking, and biking trails as well as picnic areas, six baseball fields, batting cages, two playgrounds, and miniature train rides. At Heritage Park, the Charter Amphitheatre offers live entertainment during the warmer months of the year; past acts have included Bob Dylan and Willie Nelson! Looking for more family-oriented activities? The Golden Park Recreation Center on Balcome Boulevard hosts many activities such as bowling, arcade games, and skating. Family-fun is far from impossible in the quaint suburb of Greenville, NC.