With its verdant landscapes and rich legacy, the city of Greensboro, NC is the perfect spot to explore key moments of our nation's history, enjoy cultural attractions and soak up the sun. There's a lot to do here, so book a room with Choice Hotels to find Greensboro, NC hotels perfect for a fun-filled and informative vacation.
Begin your exploration of "Gate City," a nickname referring to Greensboro's busy 19th century train station, with these attractions:
As the location of the first Civil Rights sit-in, Greensboro is home to the International Civil Rights Center & Museum. Here you will learn about the Greensboro Four, who inspired the desegregation movement from a Woolworth lunch counter. Then stroll along the Walkway of History on South Elm Street which illustrates six periods of local African American history, such as the first fugitive slave to take the Underground Railroad.
Art and culture have an important place, too. Visit the Greensboro Historical Museum and take a glimpse into the life of author O. Henry, who was raised in this Southern town. Check out the Greensboro Cultural Center and explore art organizations, galleries, rehearsal spaces, a sculpture garden and an outdoor amphitheater. And don't forget the University Galleries, which offers free admission to a wonderful collection of contemporary African and Caribbean artwork. Round out your trip at Tannenbaum Historic Park. You'll get a taste of Colonial life and insights to the Revolutionary War.
There is so much to discover in this historical Southern city. Book one of our Greensboro hotels now!
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