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GreensboroUnited States of America

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

Greensboro which includes a bar and interior views

Downtown Greensboro

4/5Very Good!(128 area reviews)

Downtown Greensboro is noteworthy for its restaurants, and you can make a stop at top attractions like Carolina Theatre and Greensboro Children's Museum.

Downtown Greensboro
Guildford Courthouse National Military Park

Lindley Park

5/5Exceptional!(5 area reviews)

Lindley Park might not have many top sights, but Greensboro Coliseum and Greensboro Aquatic Center are two attractions nearby that you can check out.

Lindley Park
Poodle parade, Tangiers Garden

Green Valley

If you're spending some time in Green Valley, Bicentennial Garden and Greensboro Botanical Gardens are top sights worth seeing.

Green Valley

Top Hotels in Greensboro

Hyatt Place Greensboro
Hyatt Place Greensboro
3 out of 5
1619 Stanley Rd, Greensboro, NC
The price is $84 per night from Oct 30 to Oct 31

Situated in the business district, this hotel is 1 mi (1.6 km) from Celebration Station and 3.1 mi (4.9 km) from Airbound Trampoline Park Greensboro. Greensboro ...

4.2/5Excellent! (983 reviews)

"Room was clean, staff was fabulous! Location was good. A"…"

Reviewed on Oct 4, 2020

Hyatt Place Greensboro
Hyatt Place Greensboro/Downtown
Hyatt Place Greensboro/Downtown
3 out of 5
300 N Eugene St, Greensboro, NC
The price is $101 per night from Nov 22 to Nov 23

Located in Downtown Greensboro, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of First National Bank Field and Carolina Theatre. University of North Carolina at Greensboro ...

4.6/5Wonderful! (185 reviews)

"Everything was great, especially the service. Due to COVID limited amenities were available. Staff was extremely friendly."…"

Reviewed on Sep 22, 2020

Hyatt Place Greensboro/Downtown
Wyndham Garden Greensboro
Wyndham Garden Greensboro
3 out of 5
415 S. Swing Road, Greensboro, NC
The price is $65 per night from Nov 1 to Nov 2

Located in the heart of Greensboro, this hotel is 1.3 mi (2.1 km) from Celebration Station and within 6 mi (10 km) of Greensboro Coliseum and Four Seasons Town ...

3.7/5Good! (971 reviews)

"Second time staying there and it was worth it. Will definitely stay again."…"

Reviewed on Oct 19, 2020

Wyndham Garden 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.

Vacation Rentals in Greensboro

InTown Suites Extended Stay Greensboro Americhase
InTown Suites Extended Stay Greensboro Americhase
2 out of 5
501 Americhase Dr, Greensboro, NC

Situated near the airport, this aparthotel is 2.1 mi (3.4 km) from Erick Andersen and 2.2 mi (3.5 km) from All-A-Flutter Butterfly Farm. High Point University ...

3.4/5 (1,057 reviews)

"I was very uncomfortable, there were roaches in the kitchen and bathroom. I ran out of toilet paper and I had to go out and purchase my own. I was there for a week and housekeeping came the day before I checked out."…"

Reviewed on Dec 1, 2019

InTown Suites Extended Stay Greensboro Americhase
Historic Julian Price House
Historic Julian Price House
Greensboro, NC

Located in the heart of Greensboro, this historic vacation home is within 1 mi (2 km) of Steven Tanger Center for the Performing Arts and Carolina Theatre. North ...

5/5Exceptional! (6 reviews)
It was an incredible home - enjoyed with family and friends - Michael fantastic host!

"Every aspect was excellent!"…"

Reviewed on Sep 9, 2019

Historic Julian Price House
Cozy and Convenient Furnished Townhome W/view
Cozy and Convenient Furnished Townhome W/view
Greensboro, NC

Situated in Greensboro, this romantic vacation home is 1.9 mi (3.1 km) from Erick Andersen and 2.8 mi (4.5 km) from All-A-Flutter Butterfly Farm. Mendenhall ...

5/5Exceptional! (3 reviews)
Great Place

"This townhome is everything it says it is and then some. Communication was great. Perfect place to stay. My friend and I loved it. Mary"…"

Reviewed on Sep 29, 2020

Cozy and Convenient Furnished Townhome W/view
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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Reviews of Greensboro

4.1

Top Destination

5 - Excellent
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4 - Good
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4 - Good 47.64529058116233%
3 - Okay
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3 - Okay 16.33266533066132%
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2 - Disappointing 1.4529058116232465%
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1 - Terrible 1.5531062124248498%

4/5 - Good

Verified traveler

Jun 5, 2020

I love visiting Greensboro and all it has to offer.

2/5 - Disappointing

Verified traveler

May 30, 2020

Keep going past Greensboro outskirts for your stay. Maybe stay downtown not really sure. If you’re going to use that airport then stay in the airport lobby it’s got to be better than this place.

4/5 - Good

Verified traveler

May 29, 2020

Beautiful history

4/5 - Good

BillFassett

May 28, 2020

nothing to share

4/5 - Good

Verified traveler

May 20, 2020

Love Guilford College

3/5 - Okay

Verified traveler

May 5, 2020

everything was closed while we were there

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