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Best things to do in Greensboro

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Zoo
“A great place to visit for kids and adults. Part museum, part aquarium and part zoo- it's a super fun experience for all ages. ”
36 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Outdoors with dozens of big box AND small business shopping options. Easily walkable and interesting.”
32 locals recommend
History Museum
“Where the Sit-In Movement all began, February 1, 1960, by the "Greensboro Four"....See actual lunch counter chairs from the Woolworth's Store on Elm Street, at the actual spot where the store was located all those years ago!”
28 locals recommend
Brewery
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“Microbrewery downtown, with lots of bars, restaurants within walking distance. ”
22 locals recommend
Historic Site
“On March 15, 1781 the largest, most hotly-contested battle of the Revolutionary War's Southern Campaign was fought at the small North Carolina backcountry hamlet of Guilford Courthouse.”
24 locals recommend
Basketball Stadium
“Major Sports Events, Concerts, Children and Family shows and entertainment, Holiday Shows, etc.”
21 locals recommend
Park
“Great free programing, music, family, downtown nightlife, food trucks, FUN! ”
18 locals recommend
Theater
“Check out Triad Stage for stage plays, local TEDx talks, poetry slams and more! See their website for details: www.triadstage.org.”
19 locals recommend
Bar
“Best burger bar in town, No really. Best burgers in town plan to wait if u have a large party. ”
21 locals recommend
Taco Place
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“Fun location in the heart of downtown, only a mile or so from our cottage. The specialty is funky tacos- a great lively (and sometimes loud) scene. ”
22 locals recommend
Museum
“Go downtown and start here.. free entry and check out the history of Greensboro and explore other nearby places of interest”
17 locals recommend
Park
“This is a great place to take your children! They can explore and you can relax. There are indoor and outdoor amenities, including a few barnyard friends. On fair weather days, check out the Edible Schoolyard! ”
15 locals recommend
Brewery
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“This is always a "happening" place especially for the younger crowd. There is often live music- even in the middle of the week- food trucks and fun events like Trivia Nights. This is a great place to kick back and feel the energy of the city! ”
13 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Lucky 32 Southern Kitchen features exceptional renderings of classic Southern dishes made with plenty of local ingredients. Dine outdoors on our Veranda garden. Gather with friends in our friendly bar. Check out our Veggie Cart with the latest farm finds and experience Songs From a Southern Kitchen every Tuesday night. View photos of our new seasonal features. Make yourself at home! ”
18 locals recommend
Bar
“Green Valley Grille, at the O'Henry Hotel, has never failed to impress. Service is stellar- the menu is varied, often based on seasonal specialties. Dark wood, lovely ambiance... A great place for a dinner date or lunch with the ladies. GVG is definitely a Greensboro favorite. ”
21 locals recommend
Food
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“Quaint restaurant, southern food, live music on the weekends. Beachy feel.”
13 locals recommend