Greensboro, NC

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Greensboro
This city in the picturesque heartland of North Carolina is known for its beautiful landscapes, family attractions and the significant role it played in the War of Independence.

Visit Greensboro to discover family attractions, historic monuments and attractive scenery, all with the charm and friendliness of the South.

Greensboro is famous for its scenic beauty with many nearby forests, mountains and public parks. To get closer to nature, take the elevated boardwalk that meanders through the wetland of the Bog Garden and walk along the paths of the Gateway Gardens,which span 11 acres (4.45 hectares). Visit the Tanger Family Bicentennial Garden to see bronze sculptures and masses of colorful plantings.

Families shouldn’t miss Greensboro’s child-friendly attractions. Experience the thrills of more than 30 rides and slides at the Wet ‘n Wild Emerald Pointe water park. Stimulate your children’s inquisitive nature at the Greensboro Science Center, a combined aquarium, museum and zoo. Go to Celebration Station, an amusement park with go-karts, bumping boats and miniature golf.

Learn about the role Greensboro played in American history at the city’s museums. Tour the Greensboro Historical Museum to learn about a pivotal battle in the American War of Independence. Discover the part Greensboro played in the advancement of civil rights by visiting the International Civil Rights Museum. In 1960, four African-American students sat at a “whites only” lunch counter in this very building, the former F. W. Woolworth store. Refused service, they held a peaceful sit-in protest that spread throughout the country. See the original counter in the museum.

In the evenings, enjoy a glass of stout in an Irish pub, dine in an upmarket restaurant and dance in one of the live music clubs downtown.

Greensboro is 12 miles (19 kilometers) from Piedmont Triad International Airport. Getting around Greensboro is easy with the efficient bus system. To explore the cities around Greensboro, use the Piedmont Area Regional Transportation's bus service or rent a car from one of the numerous companies in the area.

Where to stay in Greensboro

Best Western Plus Greensboro/Coliseum Area
Best Western Plus Greensboro/Coliseum Area
2.5 out of 5
2006 Veasley Street, Greensboro, NC, 27407
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $84 per night from Feb 1 to Feb 2
$84
per night
Feb 1 - Feb 2
Stay at this business-friendly hotel in Greensboro. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Our guests praise the breakfast and the helpful staff ...
4/5 Very Good! (1,016 reviews)
"The staff was incredible. From the front desk to the kitchen and cleaning staff. We were greeted with kindness at every turn and my wife and I appreciate the great hospitality"

Reviewed on Jan 23, 2023

Best Western Plus Greensboro/Coliseum Area
Marriott Greensboro Downtown
Marriott Greensboro Downtown
4 out of 5
304 North Greene Street, Greensboro, NC, 27401
The price is $199 per night from Jan 29 to Jan 30
$199
per night
Jan 29 - Jan 30
Stay at this 4-star business-friendly hotel in Greensboro. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast, and a 24-hour fitness center. Our guests praise the helpful staff and ...
4.1/5 Very Good! (821 reviews)
My Greensboro Stay
"The staff and accommodations were excellent. The next time I’m in town, there’s no doubt where I’ll stay."

Reviewed on Jan 23, 2023

Marriott Greensboro Downtown
Hyatt Place Greensboro
Hyatt Place Greensboro
3 out of 5
1619 Stanley Rd, Greensboro, NC, 27407
The price is $101 per night from Feb 12 to Feb 13
$101
per night
Feb 12 - Feb 13
Stay at this 3-star business-friendly hotel in Greensboro. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Our guests praise the breakfast and the helpful ...
4/5 Very Good! (1,013 reviews)
"Nice location. good breakfast. Helpful staff"

Reviewed on Jan 13, 2023

Hyatt Place Greensboro
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Beautiful home full of magnificent charm! Cozy and private backyard! Close to downtown!
Beautiful home full of magnificent charm! Cozy and private backyard! Close to downtown!
3.5 out of 5
702 Magnolia St, Greensboro, NC, 27401
Stay at this 3.5-star vacation home in Greensboro. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and private yards. Popular attractions Greensboro Historical Museum and Steven ...
Beautiful home full of magnificent charm! Cozy and private backyard! Close to downtown!
Clean, Spacious & Convenient *Renovated* Family-sized Townhome
Clean, Spacious & Convenient *Renovated* Family-sized Townhome
Archdale, NC
Stay at this vacation home in High Point. Enjoy WiFi, onsite parking, and a Smart TV. Popular attractions Kersey Valley Attractions and Kersey Valley Laser Tag ...
4.7/5 Exceptional! (14 reviews)
high point
"great location"

Reviewed on Nov 20, 2022

Clean, Spacious & Convenient *Renovated* Family-sized Townhome
Spacious 3 level Townhome in prime location! Smart Tvs & fans in all 4 bedrooms!
Spacious 3 level Townhome in prime location! Smart Tvs & fans in all 4 bedrooms!
High Point, NC
Stay at this family-friendly vacation home in High Point. Enjoy free WiFi, a water park, and onsite parking. Popular attractions All-A-Flutter Butterfly Farm ...
5/5 Exceptional! (11 reviews)
5 stars
"Excellent in every way. The property was all you could hope for, and the owners genuinely care whether you have a pleasant stay. Highly recommend!"

Reviewed on Dec 31, 2022

Spacious 3 level Townhome in prime location! Smart Tvs & fans in all 4 bedrooms!
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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