Destination guide

Why people love visiting arty Greensboro

Take a holiday to Greensboro and enjoy the area's art galleries, live music and museums. This city's shopping, restaurants and theatres draw many visitors. Take in top local attractions such as Greensboro Coliseum and Greensboro Science Center. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Activities and attractions in and around Greensboro

Do you want to discover things to do during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Greensboro a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Greensboro Science Center (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
  • Asheboro Country Club (25.1 mi / 40.3 km)
  • Gillespie Golf Course (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Barber Park (2.5 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Safari Nation (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Skateland USA (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Greensboro

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Greensboro is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Barber Park (2.5 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Gateway Gardens (2.6 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Greensboro Arboretum (2.8 mi / 4.6 km)
  • The Bog Garden (3 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Bicentennial Garden (3.1 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Tannenbaum Historical Park (5.1 mi / 8.3 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Greensboro

Fly into Greensboro, NC (GSO-Piedmont Triad Intl.), the closest airport, located 8.5 mi (13.6 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Winston-Salem, NC (INT-Smith Reynolds), which is 24.8 mi (39.9 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, the main station serving the city is Greensboro Station.

Where to stay near Greensboro?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 144 holiday rentals near Greensboro. From 100 Houses to 19 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Greensboro is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Greensboro?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Greensboro. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Gillespie Golf Course: 145 holiday rentals
  • Wet n Wild Emerald Pointe Water Park: 148 holiday rentals
  • Bennett College: 154 holiday rentals
  • Blandwood Mansion: 145 holiday rentals
  • University of North Carolina at Greensboro: 151 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Greensboro listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Greensboro?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 100 Houses in Greensboro. Our other popular types of Greensboro holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 19 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 8 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 8 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Greensboro?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 29 holiday homes with pool available in Greensboro. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.