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Greensboro History
Learn about the history of Greensboro, and see some cool old cars while you're at it. The gift shop is a nice place for a Greensboro souvenir.
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Greensboro History Museum
130 Summit Avenue
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Learn about the history of Greensboro, and see some cool old cars while you're at it. The gift shop is a nice place for a Greensboro souvenir.
This museum is in the old Woolworth's store that was the site of the 1960 Greensboro sit-ins. Learn about Greensboro's important role in the Civil Rights movement.
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International Civil Rights Center & Museum
134 South Elm Street
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This museum is in the old Woolworth's store that was the site of the 1960 Greensboro sit-ins. Learn about Greensboro's important role in the Civil Rights movement.
Tour a Revolutionary War battlefield. The Battle of Guilford Courthouse happened just about a mile away from your Airbnb. Drive to the visitor's center, and then drive or walk around the loop to visit many historic sites from the battle. Don't miss the large statue of General Nathanael Greene, Greensboro's namesake.
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Guilford Courthouse National Military Park
2332 New Garden Road
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Tour a Revolutionary War battlefield. The Battle of Guilford Courthouse happened just about a mile away from your Airbnb. Drive to the visitor's center, and then drive or walk around the loop to visit many historic sites from the battle. Don't miss the large statue of General Nathanael Greene, Greensboro's namesake.
Fun for Kids and Families
Part zoo, part aquarium, part science exhibits, and only about a mile away from your Airbnb! They also have a fun ropes course called SkyWild. While you're there, walk down the hill and enjoy some time outside at Country Park.
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Greensboro Science Center
4301 Lawndale Drive
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Part zoo, part aquarium, part science exhibits, and only about a mile away from your Airbnb! They also have a fun ropes course called SkyWild. While you're there, walk down the hill and enjoy some time outside at Country Park.
This downtown museum is fun for kids. They'll especially like the giant climbing structure outside! After you finish at the museum, walk across the street to LeBauer Park to let the kids play some more!
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Greensboro Children's Museum
220 North Church Street
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This downtown museum is fun for kids. They'll especially like the giant climbing structure outside! After you finish at the museum, walk across the street to LeBauer Park to let the kids play some more!
This downtown park is a great place for kids to run around. They also have ping pong and a putting green. There are two outdoor restaurants at the park if you need a bit to eat. Combine this place with other downtown attractions like the Children's Museum, Civil Rights Museum, or Historical Museum.
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LeBauer Park @ Greensboro Downtown Parks, Inc.
208 N Davie St
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This downtown park is a great place for kids to run around. They also have ping pong and a putting green. There are two outdoor restaurants at the park if you need a bit to eat. Combine this place with other downtown attractions like the Children's Museum, Civil Rights Museum, or Historical Museum.
This art gallery also has a program called Artquest. It's a studio where kids and adults alike can create their own art. It's also very close to LeBauer Park, the Children's Museum, and the Historical Museum.
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GreenHill
200 North Davie Street
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This art gallery also has a program called Artquest. It's a studio where kids and adults alike can create their own art. It's also very close to LeBauer Park, the Children's Museum, and the Historical Museum.
Entertainment
Triad Stage is a regional theater that was instrumental in the early revitalization of Greensboro's downtown. Their shows usually have phenomenal sets and costumes.
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Triad Stage
232 South Elm Street
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Triad Stage is a regional theater that was instrumental in the early revitalization of Greensboro's downtown. Their shows usually have phenomenal sets and costumes.
Opening soon, this venue will bring world class performances to downtown Greensboro.
Steven Tanger Center for the Performing Arts
300 North Elm Street
Opening soon, this venue will bring world class performances to downtown Greensboro.
A bar and an arcade. With outdoor wood fired pizza. Enough said. (Adults only at night, but you can take your kids with you before 9:00.)
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Boxcar Bar + Arcade
120 W Lewis St
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A bar and an arcade. With outdoor wood fired pizza. Enough said. (Adults only at night, but you can take your kids with you before 9:00.)
Greensboro's minor league ballpark is one of the best around! It's well worth a visit if the Hoppers (class A affiliate of the Pittsburgh Pirates) are in town during your visit.
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Greensboro Grasshoppers
408 Bellemeade Street
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Greensboro's minor league ballpark is one of the best around! It's well worth a visit if the Hoppers (class A affiliate of the Pittsburgh Pirates) are in town during your visit.
Get Outdoors
Less than 10 minutes away, park at the marina and rent a canoe, kayak, or stand up paddleboard. You can also mountain bike on the Wild Turkey trail or hike on the Nat Greene trail. Or just enjoy a picnic by the lake. All this from one parking lot!
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Lake Brandt Marina
5945 Lake Brandt Road
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Less than 10 minutes away, park at the marina and rent a canoe, kayak, or stand up paddleboard. You can also mountain bike on the Wild Turkey trail or hike on the Nat Greene trail. Or just enjoy a picnic by the lake. All this from one parking lot!
A beautiful place for a walk.
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Bicentennial Garden
1105 Hobbs Road
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A beautiful place for a walk.

Traveler advice

Don't miss
Greensboro's public art and murals
Visit publicartgso.org (or just Google "Greensboro mural map") to create your own tour of Greensboro's many public art pieces.
Don't miss
Watershed Trails for hiking and mountain biking
Greensboro has an extensive network of trails. Just Google "Greensboro watershed trail map" to find the city website that gives information about all the trails. There are five trail heads that are less than 10 minutes from the Airbnb. (Two of them are at the Lake Brandt Marina, so see that entry in the "Get Outdoors" section.) To find the other three, head north on Lawndale Drive. It will turn into Lake Brandt Rd. Just past the Lake Brandt Marina, you will see two small gravel parking lots on the right and one on the left. There are all trail heads.