Pretty Place, the name that holds to its promise. The breathtaking views of the Southern Appalachian mountains at Pretty Place are stunning! Many people have experienced a sense of solitude and comfort and leave refreshed after visiting this peaceful place.
The chapel was built in 1941 by Fred W. Symmes and is part of the YMCA Camp Greenville.
Even though it was a cloudy day when I visited, I left with a sense of wholeness. A word of caution, check their website due to its popularity, the chapel is closed to the public for weddings and private events, and days and times are subject to change at any time. So, make sure you have a backup plan if the chapel is booked with an event.
Thirsty for some adventure? Then take the higher ground! Get your thrills quenched at Caesars Head State Park. Caesars Head is a mountain within Caesars Head State Park in northern Greenville County, South Carolina. The Summit has an elevation of 3,215 feet. The trail is well maintained and about 14 miles from Greenville S.C.
Caesars Head got its name because there are a series of steep steps that lead down a narrow passageway between two massive rocks.
Many have said that it is called Caesar’s head because the rocks resemble the profile of Julius Caesar. I agree…lol. 😅
Here are 3 Reasons to Visit Caesars Head at Caesars Head State Park
This is the perfect place for beginners and families. You can stop by the overlook to get fantastic views. Then if you are up for the challenge, there are moderate to strenuous hikes. The mountain bridge wilderness links to Caesars Head and Jones Gap State Parks.
From September through November thousands of migrating raptors soar upwards and hang around the rocky outcrop to conserve their energy as they migrate to their winter ranges.
Gifts, Gifts, Gifts!
Due to the large volume of visitors arriving daily, the Visitors’ Center makes sure they have a very large stock of items for sale. So, before or after your hike, visit their lovely gift shop. They have jewelry, coffee mugs, books, hiking equipment, and T-shirts. They sell fun items for dogs too.
So, consider adding this exciting destination to the top of your list when visiting South Carolina.