Greensboro North Carolina Tourism - Revolutionary War Reenactments, Historic Sites, Museums, Art Galleries, Cultural Centers, Parks

Greensboro is located in Guilford County within the Piedmont Region of the state.

Getting Around

 The main roads to Greensboro is I-40 and I-85. The Greensboro airport is Piedmont Triad International Airport located off I-40 at NC 68 exit west of Greensboro. The Amtrak station is located at 2603 Oakland Ave. The Greensboro Visitor center  234 Washington St

Attractions

African American Atelier INC is located at 200 N. Davie Steet within the Greensboro Cultural Center Complex at Festival Park. It offers art educational programs for African Americans and exhibits their artwork in its galeries.

Art Galleries include the African American Art, Artery Gallery, Artistic Impressions Gallery, Home Gallery, Carey Mangum Gallery, Rod's art gallery, Tyler White Art Gallery, Earthlight Gallery, the Marshall Gallery, Master Piece Studios and Galery, William Mangum Fine Art Gallery,

Atlantic Aero Inc is located at 1030 PTI Drive in Greensboro. The company manufactures, repairs and sells aircraft.

Baluba's African Market is located at 1017 Lee Street.

Hotels near Baluba's African Market

Blandwood Mansion is located at 447 West Washington St. It was built in the 1790 s. The Blandwood Mansion was the home of John Moorehead who was the governor of North Carolina from 1841 - 1845.

Barn Dinner Theater is located at 120 Stagecoach Drive. The theater features Broadway performances along with a gourmet dinner buffet.

Bryan Park Golf and Conference Center is located off US 29 at 6275 Bryan Park Rd. The park offers championship golf with 18 holes as well as meeting and banquet facilities. It borders Lake Townsend. Go sailing, boating and fishing. There are picnic areas and tennis courts too.

Carolina Theater is a historic landmark located at 310 S. Greeene Street. It opened in 1927. The theater is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It offers dance, concert, theater and films.

Center for Creative Visual Arts offer art educational courses, an art gallery, a store and summer camp for all ages. Exhibits.

Country Park is located at 3905 Nathanal Green dr. There is a dog park within the park. Also, there are 2 fishing lakes, playgrounds, trails for both hiking and biking, picnic areas and paddleboat rentals.

Four Seasons Towne Center features shopping, dining and entertainment.

Friendly Center is located at 600 Valley Rd. The center offers desinger name shopping.

Greensboro Coliseum is located at 1921 West Lee Street. It features concerts, Broadway shows, events and more entertainment venues.

Greensboro History Museum is located at 130 Summit Ave. The museum exhibits on the history of Greensboro, Native Americans, Dolly Madison, O. Henry, Military history, Civil War artifacts, decorative arts, costumes, textiles, toys and more.

Greensboro Children's Museum is located at 220 North Church street. The museum features hands on exhibits for children one through twelve.

Greensboro Cultural Center at Festival Park is located at 200 N. Davie Street. The center complex features visual and performing arts theaters and galleries. Galleries and theaters included within the complex are Green Hill Center of North Carolina art, African Atelier, the Greensboro Artists League and the Guilford Native American Art Gallery.

Greensboro Farmers Curb Market is located at 501 Yanceyville St. Buy fresh produce.

Greensboro Sportsplex

Guilford Courthouse National Military Park includes Guilford country Courthouse, Hoskins House and Tannenbaum Park. Guilford County Courthouse is located on US 220  which is Battleground Ave. This was the location of a decisive battle in the American Revolutionary War. Reenactment of the Battle of Guilford Courthouse held at country Park the weekend that is closest to March 15, the anniversary of the battle. Tannenbaum Park is located across from Guilford Courthouse National Military Park.Hoskins House built in the 1780s which is where Cornwallis's British troops gathered prior to the battle of Guilford County courthouse.  Tours are available.

Guilford Native American Art Gallery Greensboro Cultural Center at Festival Park is located at 200 North Davie Street. The center features local, state, regional, and international Native American artists

J Spencer Love Tennis Center

Mattye Reed African Heritage Center is located at the Dudley building on the campus of the North Carolina A&T University 1601 East Market Street. The center exhibits on African culture, arts and crafts from New Guinea, Haiti, African nations

Neighborhood Nature Center

Natural Science Center located at 4301 Lawndale Drive. The center features a Museum, a small Zoo, a Planetarium and a gem and mineral exhibit.

North Carolina Colonial Heritage Center - Museum, diorama of the Battle of Guilford Courthouse and exhibits on colonial life.

Old Greensborough Downtown Historic District is located around South Elm Street. The district features antique shops, art galeries, restaurants and old retail stores. It is also very lose to downtown Greensboro.

Piedmont Triad Farmers Market is located on Sandy Ridge Rd in nearby Colfax which is west of Greensboro off I-40. Buy fresh produce.

Sedgefield Country Club is located at 3201 Forsyth Drive. This is a private club with championship golf and hosts the PGA tours.

Tannebaum Historic Park - reenactments of Revolutionary War battle of Guilford Courthouse, the Allen House (1700s' log dwelling), museum, picnic areas.

Triad Stage

US Interior Department

War Memorial Auditorium is located within the Greensboro Coliseum Complex at 1921 West Lee Street.

Weatherspoon Art Museum is located at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG). The musuem exhibits 20th century art filling 6 art galleries. There is a sculpture courtyard.

Wet and Wild Emerald Pointe Waterpark is located at 3910 South Holden Road. Ride down waterslides. The waterpark feature Thunder Bay with a tsunami wave pool. Otherides include drop slides, enclosed slides, tube rides and cable glides. The park is only open in the summer months.

Festivals

Eastern Music Festival is held from late June to early August. It is located at Guilford College Campus. The festival features young gifted musicians playing in leading orchestra symphonies.

Colleges and Universities

Both private and public colleges and universities in the area include the Guilford College, Greensboro College, Bennett College, Jacksonville Theological Seminary, North Carolina University at Greensboro (UNCG) and North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University.

Hospitals and Medical Centers

Hospitals and medical centers in the Greensboro area include Cone Behavioral Health Systems, Day Surgery Center Moses Cone, Kindred Hospital, Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital, Healthsouth Orthopaedic Surgical Center, Southestern Eye Center, Women's hospital of Greensboro, Youth Focus Residential Treatment, Moses Cone Health system and Wesley Long Community hospital.