About Greensboro

Greensboro sits in the county seat of Guilford County, North Carolina and is the third-most populous city in North Carolina, and the largest city in the Piedmont Triad metropolitan region. As of 2020, Greensboro has a population almost 300,000 people, and sits at the intersection of three major interstate highways (Interstate 40Interstate 85, and Interstate 73) in the Piedmont region.

Some of  Greensboro's many notable and popular attractions, include the Greensboro Science Center, the International Civil Rights Museum, the Weatherspoon Art Museum, the Greensboro Symphony, the Greensboro BalletTriad Stage, the Wyndham Golf Championship, and the headquarters of the Atlantic Coast Conference, the Greensboro Coliseum Complex, which hosts various sporting events, concerts, and other events.

Sports teams in Greensboro include the Greensboro Grasshoppers of the South Atlantic Baseball League, the Carolina Dynamo of USL League Two, the Greensboro Swarm of the NBA G League, and the Greensboro Roller Derby. Annual events include the North Carolina Folk Festival, First Fridays in Downtown Greensboro, Fun Fourth of July Festival, North Carolina Comedy Festival and Winter Wonderlights.

With a great selection of 135 attractions, the fun never ends in Greensboro! Centrally located in North Carolina’s picturesque heartland, Greensboro is the perfect place to relax and be immersed in entertainment. Play in the center of it all! Dine with a selection of more than 500 restaurants. Feel at home with more than 88 accommodations to choose from. To learn more:

Where to Eat

Acropolis Restaurant
416 N. Eugene Street
Greensboro, NC 27401

B. Christophers
201 N. Elm Street
Greensboro, NC 27401

Baked Downtown
227 S. Elm Street, Ste B
Greensboro, NC 27401

Tex’s and Shirley’s
1617 Friendly Avenue
Greensboro, NC 27408

Lewis and Elm
600 South Elm Street
Greensboro, NC 37406

Oh Goodness Bakery
631 S. Elm Street
Greensboro, NC 27406

106 Paisley Street
Greensboro, NC 27401

600 C Battleground Avenue
Greensboro, NC 27401

Heavenly Buffalo
356 S. Elm Street
Greensboro, NC 27401

The Sage Mule
608 Battleground Avenue
Greensboro, NC 27401

More restaurant and dining options can be found on the Visit Greensboro website.

Where to Stay

Hotel options listed by proximity to the Event Center, more hotel options can be found on the Visit Greensboro website.

Greensboro Marriott Downtown (1.0 miles)
304 N. Greene Street
Greensboro, NC 27401

Biltmore Greensboro Hotel (1.3 miles)
111 W. Washington Street
Greensboro, NC 27401

Hyatt Place Downtown (1.5 miles)
312 N. Eugene Street
Greensboro, NC 27403

Holiday Inn Express & Suites East/Guilford Convention Center (2.9 miles)
3111 Cedar Park Road
Greensboro, NC 27405

Sands Motel (3 miles)
3114 Sands Drive
Greensboro, NC 27405

Hotel Denim (3.4 miles)
1517 Westover Terrace
Greensboro, NC 27408

Relax Inn (3.5 miles)
1747 McKnight Mill Road
Greensboro, NC 27405

Proximity Hotel (3.7 miles)
704 Green Valley Road
Greensboro, NC 27408

O. Henry Hotel (3.8 miles)
624 Green Valley Road
Greensboro, NC 27408

Homestead Lodge Greensboro (4.4 miles)
115 E/ Carteret Street
Greensboro, NC 27406

Motel 6 (4.6 miles)
2838 S. Elm-Eugene Street
Greensboro, NC 27406

Super 8 Greensboro (4.7 miles)
204 Seneca Road
Greensboro, NC 27406

Budget Inn (5.1 miles)
512 Farragut Street
Greensboro, NC 27406

NC A&T Alumni Event Center