Planning Your Visit

Planning your first trip to the Lake Keowee area? Perhaps you’ll be staying in Greenville and making day trips to The Cliffs or The Reserve to explore property with us, and you’re looking for suggestions on what else to do. If our communities can’t keep you busy enough, this section s dedicated to providing recommendations for accommodations, dining, recreational activities and other things to do while in our beautiful lake and mountain region. Whether you’re in the mood for casual or fine dining, hiking to a hidden waterfall, catching a Greenville Broadway series show or professional sporting event, cheering for the Clemson football team, or visiting a craft brewery such as Sierra Nevada in the eclectic city of Asheville, the Lake Keowee area has plenty for you to explore!


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Greenville, SC has been named one of America’s best places to live and is home to over 600 restaurants—a foodie paradise.


Clemson, SC is a great college town with some equally great dining, including:

Rick Erwin’s
(864) 654-9466

(864) 653-3800

Calhoun Corners
(864) 654-7490

Pixie & Bill’s
(864) 654-2010


Nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Seneca offers hospitality, mountain beauty and dinning to serve even the most unusual of tastes.

Beyond The Bull Restaurant
(864) 508-1254



There are plenty of places to stay when visiting this area. How long you will be visiting may determine which one works best for you. We’d be delighted to offer our local knowledge. Here are a few local accommodations to consider:


There are a number of options for staying on property at the various Cliffs developments and The Reserve at Lake Keowee®. Rentals are limited to prospective purchasers touring with a Realtor®, property owners who have not completed construction of their home, or family and friends of property owners. Our communities are private and not intended as vacation options for non-property owners. For our clients, rental options at The Cliffs include homes, Marina Cottages, Golf Cottages or single family homes. In the case of the Reserve, The Guest House, Orchard Cottages, single family homes, and others options tempt an interested prospect.

Crescent Hospitality is an independent property management and guest services company specializing in rentals at The Cliffs Communities. Crescent manages the majority of rental properties available within our communities in addition to Guest/Concierge Services that range from transportation and grocery shopping to securing concert tickets. Call (864) 836-8244.


Three Pines View Bed & Breakfast

Situated in close proximity to all of the Lake Keowee properties is an inviting B&B. Inn Keepers Sharon & Andrew Conkey purchased the successful B&B after a rewarding stay there June 2013. They continue to improve the property, incorporating suggestions of satisfied guests and their own insight regarding what constitutes “Luxury and Comfort, Romance and Intrigue, Escape and Adventure”. The award winning Three Pines View boutique lodge is located in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains about an hour west of Greenville, South Carolina. Inspected and approved by South Carolina Bed and Breakfast Association. Learn more and view lodge and room photos on their website!

Three Pines View
151 Shack Hollow Way
Salem, SC 29676
(864) 784-2974


Greenville is a vibrant city and Main Street is the venue for some very exciting events. Greenville is 45 minutes to an hour drive from Lake Keowee.

Hampton Inn & Suites Downtown Greenville at River Place
171 River Place
Greenville, SC 29671
(864) 271-9700
Located in the heart of downtown Greenville’s River Place, on the Reedy River, this hotel is perfect for exploring the local night life and tasteful dining options.

The Westin Poinsett
120 South Main Street
Greenville, SC 29601
(864) 421-9700
Greenville’s Westin Poinsett is an iconic landmark in the heart of the city’s Main Street. This hotel was used in the making of the movie “Leatherheads”, starring George Clooney. Step out the front door and you’re bound to find a “main street experience” taking place.

Courtyard Greenville Downtown
50 West Broad Street
Greenville, SC 29601
(864) 451-5700
Mariott’s Courtyard complex opens onto Main Street, in walking distance to a variety of restaurants, shops, galleries, parks and entertainment.


Clemson is approximately 15 to 30 minutes from the various Cliffs Communities and The Reserve.

Clemson University’s own James F. Martin Inn, is a favorite among hotels in Clemson. It’s connected to the Madren Conference Center and surrounded by the Walker Golf Course and Lake Hartwell. One of the benefits of living in this area is the close proximity to several universities. Clemson’s “college town” atmosphere, amazing sports programs, engineering and sciences, performing arts, agriculture, horticulture, and continuing education options are certainly a factor in many of our clients’ decisions to purchase at The Cliffs or The Reserve at Lake Keowee.

The James F. Martin Inn
240 Madren Center Drive
Clemson, SC 29634
(864) 654-9020

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