Top 10 places to visit in Greensboro – North Carolina

By | November 18, 2016

greensboroMaybe you are looking for new things to do on your vacation, so read more about the top 10 places to visit in Greensboro and why.

 

HR State Park

This large park does not only offer the ideal family friendly destination, but also features some amazing hiking trails. Take the time to visit the Hanging Rock Trail if you are in the mood for some exercising. The gorgeous trail is a local and tourist favorite, and you will also encounter benches on your way if you need to rest.

 

Greensboro Sciquarium

This aquarium is located about 200 miles away from the ocean, and includes any species of sea life you can think of. You will get to see sharks, dolphins, but also other exotic fish in their natural environment. Furthermore, the inland aquarium offers science exhibits for tourists to engage in.

 

Pisgah Forest

Greensboro features many beautiful forests and hiking trails, and one of these is Pisgah Trail and Forest. Here you can relax while breathing in the fresh air, but also get to view some of the state’s natural wonders. The forest is located 90 miles away from the city, which makes it perfect for a day trip.

 

Greensboro Historical Museum

Take a tour of the Historical Museum in order to find out more about the city’s rich history. There are may artifacts on display here, which will help you get a better idea of Greensboro’s roots and struggles.

 

The Guilford Courthouse National Park

maybe you want to see some historical monuments, so go to Courthouse National Park on a free day. The park features no less than 28 monuments you can view and take pictures of.

 

International Civil Rights Center & Museum

If you want to check out a museum about the national rights of the citizens, this is the place to go. The museum has been open to public since 2007 and can be visited any week day as well as on weekends.

 

Guilford Courthouse National Military Park

The Military Park showcases artifacts from the war, and is open for tours everyday starting with 8.30 am and up until 5 pm. You can also read your favorite books here, as the museum includes a bookstore.

 

Greensboro Historical Museum

The buildings hosts no less than 12 galleries you should visit within a few hours. There are many exhibits and events taking place here, so you may be lucky to attend one during your trip.

 

Downtown Greensboro

the cultural district has many attractions to offer its tourists. take a walk through the streets, check out the coffee shops and restaurants or do some shopping. This ear is ideal for a fun day out with your friends and family.

 

The restaurants

No matter what your tastes in food are, the city has something for everyone. Here you will be able to locate delicious pastry shops, pizza places but also world class restaurants.If you are in the mood for something more casual, street vendors are also found at every step.