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Make a summer family bucket list today

Looking for things to do this summer? Our summer bucket list has you covered. There are lots of great ideas for inexpensive dates, girls’ nights or days out and adventures with the kids.

Try a new fitness class. Maybe go for belly dancing at Bella Dance Studio in Spartanburg or GravityFit at Gravitopia in Greenville.

Jump or dive from a high dive. Table Rock has a great swimming area and high dive. Check the schedule; the swimming area is closed on Mondays.

Tube the Green River in Saluda, North Carolina. Green River Cove Tubing and Wilderness Cove offer inexpensive tube rentals.

Go to your favorite amusement park and ride the tallest coaster. Hold your hands in the air the entire ride!

Brave the cold mountain water at Sliding Rock near Brevard, North Carolina. Sliding Rock is a 60-foot natural waterslide that ends in an eight-foot-deep pool of the coldest water anywhere!

Discover art at the Bob Jones Museum and Gallery. The Masterworks collection includes works by major artists such as Rubens, Tintoretto, Veronese, Ribera, van Dyck, Honthorst and more.

Explore the history of Rock ’n’ Roll. Visit the Upcountry History Museum’s Backstage Pass exhibit.

Play a game of flashlight tag or manhunt, a kind of reverse hide-and-seek. You can find the rules at

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Upstate moms and dads: Looking for things to do with kids in Greenville or Spartanburg? You’ll find lots of ideas at