About Libby

Libby McMillan

Ten Best Logo 03 Content Manager and Greenville Local Expert  

A longtime travel journalist, Libby chose her beautiful city after a nationwide search for a new hometown. Greenville's amazing downtown, four mild seasons, varied terrain, friendly residents and countless nearby waterfalls made it a winner.

Libby previously spent 20 years in Florida, what she calls “the only place in the world where you drive north to reach the South.”

An avid college football fan, Libby has deep ties to the University of Oklahoma but graduated from rival Texas. She’s lived in Austin, Boston, Nashville, San Francisco and Captiva Island, Florida, including 4 happy years on a houseboat.

 

Special Interests

Libby knows a lot about:

  • Romantic Getaways
  • Tennis
  • Aviation

Libby's Special Recommendations for Greenville

Libby says, "Travel is the best way to keep your life in perspective."

 

 

10Best Lists by Libby McMillan

  • 10 Best Restaurants Span Gamut of Reasons why they're Popular

    10 Best Restaurants Span Gamut of Reasons why they're Popular
    June 25, 2014

    Greenville residents would be hard pressed to frequent all the great restaurants in town: it's a city which loves eating out and eating well.  The lively Main Street area draws enough people to sustain several world-class dining establishments, but there are winners scattered all around the city.  Be forewarned when planning a meal out: locals like to eat at 7:00.

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  • Greenville is synonymous with BBQ

    Greenville is synonymous with BBQ
    March 21, 2014

    If you love barbecue, you'll love Greenville South Carolina, where the topic of sauce can keep a group of friends debating for half an hour.   Bucky's consistently draws locals to its multiple locations across town, but Greenville residents will also highly recommend the more upscale Smoke on the Water in beautiful downtown; lowbrow Henry's Smokehouse on Wade Hampton Blvd; and Mike & Jeff's, a classic joint just north of downtown.  

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  • Downtown Hotels offer Supreme Greenville Experience

    Downtown Hotels offer Supreme Greenville Experience
    July 9, 2013

    Greenville's award-winning downtown and Main Street give downtown hotels some added panache.  The room rates vary greatly downtown, from affordable to four-star luxury.   Haywood Road and Woodruff Road corridors also offer convenient lodging options. 

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  • Greenville Offers Diversity in Shopping

    Greenville Offers Diversity in Shopping
    June 10, 2013

    Greenville has several appealing shopping districts, from clusters of unique boutiques to attractive new malls filled with popular brand stores. 

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  • 10 Best Places to Hear Live Music in Greenville

    10 Best Places to Hear Live Music in Greenville
    March 4, 2013

    As home of Edwin McCain, Greenville earned a spot as a musical launching pad.  But it's also a hotbed for talented regional acts of all genres, from rock to bluegrass to jazz.  Downtown clubs 

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  • 10 Best Hangouts for a Great Greenville Night

    10 Best Hangouts for a Great Greenville Night
    February 20, 2013

    Entertainment options are so numerous in Greenville, it's never a question of "if" . . . it's always a matter of "which!"

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  • 10 Best 'Home Base' Hotels for Doing Business in Greenville

    10 Best 'Home Base' Hotels  for Doing Business in Greenville
    January 4, 2013

    Greenville is home to more than 240 international corporations, offices for Fortune 500 companies, and countless other businesses and organizations.  If you're fortunate enough to be doing business in beautiful Greenville, you'll have no shortage of great hotels from which to choose.

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  • 10Best Asian Restaurants, from Thai to Sushi

    10Best Asian Restaurants, from Thai to Sushi
    December 23, 2012

    Greenville South Carolina has no shortage of Asian eateries, from Thai to Chinese to Japanese.   If you like sushi, you'll likely be blown away by the sheer number of choices in this upstate city with international flair.   Between the abundance of universities, research centers and large manufacturing facilities, Greenville has a very healthy multicultural mix of residents and cuisines.  

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  • 10 Best Restaurants in Greenville for Fine Dining

    10 Best Restaurants in Greenville for Fine Dining
    December 23, 2012

    Greenville residents would be hard pressed to frequent all the great restaurants in town: it's a city which loves eating out and eating well.  The lively Main Street area draws enough people to sustain several world-class dining establishments, but there are winners scattered all around the city.  Be forewarned when planning a meal out: locals like to eat at 7:00.

    Read more »

  • 10Best Finds Deals and Value in Variety of Settings

    10Best Finds Deals and Value in Variety of Settings
    December 23, 2012

    Greenville South Carolina is known for its affordable living and high quality of life.  Luckily, the affordability factor extends to several restaurants which offer specials and/or great pricing all week long.  You'll find affordable dining from Main Street to the 'burbs and you're sure to enjoy the food without breaking your budget for eating out.

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  • Greenville SC is Fun, Affordable Destination for Budget Travelers

    Greenville SC is Fun, Affordable Destination for Budget Travelers
    December 19, 2012

    The heart of Greenville is a huge park with many facets.  This and many other great places make Greenville a great place to go on vacation when you're looking for free things to do. 

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  • Greenville blends Outdoor Recreation with Cultural Menu

    Greenville blends Outdoor Recreation with Cultural Menu
    December 11, 2012

    Greenville is a wonderful size: a friendly small city which offers convenience along with its wildly diverse recreational and cultural offerings. 

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Articles by Libby McMillan