Right at the edge of where the South meets the North, Greensboro, North Carolina combines some of the best examples of history, technology, microbrewing, and barbecue you'll find on this on side of the Mason-Dixon line. Situated in the northern half of the state, this pleasant city is located among beautiful rolling hills and lakes. If you feel like staying closer to the heart of the city, you'll find a lot of Greensboro hotels located close to tons of museums, parks, breweries, and amazing barbecue joints. Don't put off that sizzling grill any longer—check out these flights to Greensboro!
Out and About in Greensboro
The hardest part about visiting Greensboro is finding time to see all the sights. The International Civil Rights Center and Museum is a great place to start. The guided tour will give you a glimpse into the local history and help set the stage for rest of your visit. If you've got young'uns along, then you're just a short distance from the Greensboro Children's Museum—a fun stop that'll keep the kids and adults entertained. You'll find that many of the hotels in Greensboro are located near some of the best attractions, like the relaxing Greensboro Arboretum or the more thrilling local water park.
Eating and Drinking
One of the first things you think when you hear North Carolina is barbecue. Greensboro has some of the best marinated-then-grilled meats in the country, and no shortage of places to find it. If you're in the downtown area, make your way to the Fisher Park neighborhood, where you'll find tons of options among palatial homes, as well as local microbreweries featuring southern twists to well-known brews. If you're farther away from downtown, you have nothing to fear. A trip to the Southside neighborhood will be a treat to a well-designed urban space and some of the best options for chicken and waffles in the entire town.
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