10 Best Things To Do In Boiling Springs, South Carolina

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Boiling Springs is a small town in Spartanburg County, South Carolina, United States with a very small population. Despite this, it is a lovely place that can offer you plenty to do on your own or with your family. You’ll also find great places to stay, including Airbnb vacation rentals. Don’t miss out on the best things to do in Boiling Springs, SC.

1. Plankowner Brewing Co.

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Posted by Plankowner Brewing Co on Tuesday, April 27, 2021

If you’re looking for the finest craft beers in the town of Boiling Springs, you should check out Plankowner Brewing Co. This local favorite brewery is where it’s at when it comes to great craft beers, great crowd, and great atmosphere. The taproom takes pride in providing its loyal customers with a wide range of quality craft beers including blonde ales, wheat beers, American lagers, American ambers, Belgian tripels, English brown ales, IPAs, stouts, apple ciders, and a lot more.

Plankowner Brewing Co.

Address: 109 Sloane Garden Rd, Boiling Springs, SC 29316, United States

Website: Plankowner Brewing Co.

Opening hours: Tue - Thu: 4pm - 10pm; Fri - Sat: 12pm - 10pm; Sun: 12pm - 6pm (closed on Mon)

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2. Boiling Springs Community Park

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Posted by Boiling Springs Community Park on Saturday, August 4, 2018

Enjoy a fun day under the sun with your family at Boiling Springs Community Park. This amazing park is located right in the heart of town, making it accessible and easy to find, especially for town visitors.

The park features paved walkways that go around the whole park, perfect for morning joggings or lazy strolls with your friends. Kids will surely love it here too as it has a playground with slides and much more. For those who plan to enjoy a picnic, there are covered picnic tables available.

Boiling Springs Community Park

Address: 182 Rainbow Lake Rd, Boiling Springs, SC 29316, United States

Website: Boiling Springs Community Park

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3. Va-Du-Mar McMillan Park

Located in the fast-growing Boiling Springs community, you may wonder where the park got its unusual name from. The name derives from the family names of those who donated land for the park. The park is used to conduct youth sports tournaments such as football, lacrosse, and soccer. Located in the Boiling Springs community, there are seven playing fields, a couple of playgrounds, an 18-hole disc golf course, tennis courts, a walking trail, and facilities to have a picnic. The park is open every day from 8 am until 9 pm.

Va-Du-Mar McMillan Park

Address: 591 McMillin Blvd, Boiling Springs, SC 29316, USA

Website: Va-Du-Mar McMillan Park

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4. Red Bordner Distillery

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The International Craft Competition in LA sent me my awards today, Honey clear moonshine Gold, Apple Pie moonshine Gold,...

Posted by Red Bordner on Saturday, July 22, 2017

The Red Bordner Distillery is owned and operated by Red Bordner. Formerly a garage, the facility is now home to Red Bordner’s distillery, which is locally known for its legally homemade moonshine, particularly for its Kick Back Cove Moonshine. Bordner’s signature moonshines are bottled with unique labels and are shipped to at least 40 different vendors across the United States.

Red Bordner Distillery

Address: 4200 Parris Bridge Rd, Boiling Springs, SC 29316, USA

Website: Red Bordner Distillery

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Nearby attractions

5. Gaffney Outlet Marketplace

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Now, you have even more time to shop! New mall hours: Monday - Thursday: 11am - 8pm Friday - Saturday: 10 am - 9 pm Sunday: 12 - 7 pm *Easter Sunday (4/4) 12 - 6 pm *Some retailer hours may vary.

Posted by Gaffney Outlet Marketplace on Thursday, April 1, 2021

Push your stresses away with the help of some retail therapy at Gaffney Outlet Marketplace. This outdoor shopping mall is the perfect place to actually shop ‘til you drop in Upstate South Carolina as it’s packed with everything you can think of including internationally renowned brands such as H&M, Under Armour, Tommy Hilfiger, Nike, Kate Spade, Coach, Adidas, Aeropostale, Michael Kors, and a whole lot more.

Besides shopping, there are several dining options including a Chinese restaurant, a cheesesteak sandwich joint, and a food court.

Gaffney Outlet Marketplace

Address: 1 Factory Shops Blvd, Gaffney, SC 29341, United States

Website: Gaffney Outlet Marketplace

Opening hours: Mon - Thu: 11am - 8pm; Fri - Sat: 10am - 9pm; Sun: 12pm - 6pm

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6. Peter’s Creek Heritage Preserve

Enjoy a day of relaxation with Mother Nature herself at Peter’s Creek Heritage Preserve. The place is a popular destination for casual hikers and nature lovers as it features 7 miles (11.2 kilometers) of hiking trails through beautifully forested sceneries of rolling topographies, an old mill dam, and two creeks, just to name a few. Aside from the lush greeneries, the preserve is also home to a healthy population of wildlife including deer, various wild birds, and even some coyotes.

Peter’s Creek Heritage Preserve

Address: State Rd S-42-9856, Spartanburg, SC 29307, United States

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7. Day trip to Spartanburg

10 Best Things To Do In Boiling Springs, South Carolina
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Spartanburg is the largest city in Spartanburg County, and is located very near Boiling Springs, making it a great choice for a day trip. Spartanburg is a bicycle friendly community, meaning that visitors can enjoy biking the streets without worry. Here you will be able to go on wonderful road bike rides and exciting adventures in the woods. If you don’t have your own bike, you can rent a bike from one of the several rental agencies in the area. You will also see races that are hosted in this area.

Visit Spartanburg

Website: Visit Spartanburg

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8. Chestnut Ridge Heritage Preserve

The Chestnut Ridge Heritage Preserve is a huge area that is owned and managed by the Department of Natural Resources of South Carolina. This preserve is bordered on the north by the South Pacolet River and bordered on the south by Oak Grove Road in Greenville County. Enjoy a picnic here or a nice stroll among nature.

Chestnut Ridge Heritage Preserve

Address: Oak Grove Rd, Landrum, SC 29356, USA

Website: Chestnut Ridge Heritage Preserve

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9. Lake Blalock

Lake Blalock is a reservoir in the Spartanburg County, South Carolina. This lake is located on the Pacolet River, which is located just north of Spartanburg. Within the Pacolet River Basin, the lake was formed by the waters of the Pacolet River and tributaries of the Pacolet River. Lake Blalock offers many recreational activities like boating, fishing, and swimming. Visitors can also spend time at the Lake Blalock Park, which is a recreational park that offers fishing docks, picnic pavilions, as well as a boat ramp.

Lake Blalock

Website: Lake Blalock

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10. Valley Tavern

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Valley Tavern is the most chilled out pub in the area. Some Fridays feature live music, which is a great accompaniment to their juicy burgers and inexpensive alcohol. Come here for a nice refreshing drink after a day of activities!

Valley Tavern

Address: 8160 Valley Falls Rd, Spartanburg, SC 29303, USA

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Boiling Springs is the perfect place for a short getaway. Filled with numerous hidden gems, such as parks and distilleries, we are sure that the tiny town of Boiling Springs, South Carolina, will surprise you with all it has to offer. Have we missed anything that the world must know about? Let us know!

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