Life in Greensboro

Whether you’re new in town, or just hoping to explore, Greensboro got plenty of places to hang out, eat, and make great memories! Below are a few of our favorites. Also, be sure to check out our Local Events page for upcoming shows, concerts, sports games, and more! We’re so glad you’re here!


Place Brief Description
Wet N’ Wild Emerald Point Water park with over 36 rides and attractions
International Civil Rights Museum Explore the history of the American civil rights movement
Carolina Theatre Downtown Greensboro’s original performing arts center.
Greensboro Grasshoppers Minor League Baseball Team. It’s Hoppin Fun Fever! Catch the Bug!
Greensboro Swarm NBA – D League Team and an affiliate of the Charlotte Hornets
Greensboro Coliseum Complex Multi-building facilty that features athletic events, concerts, fairs, exhibits, and more!
Skyzone Trampoline Park Jump around! UNCG Student discounts Tuesday – Thursday, 3 p.m. – 8 p.m


Restaurant Kind of food Website
The Corner Slice at Fisher Park Pizza
Hops Burger Bar Burgers
Dame’s Chicken & Waffles Southern Cuisine
San Luis Mexican & Seafood Grill Mexican
Spring Garden Diner Comfort Food Facebook Link
Scrambled Southern Diner Breakfast/Brunch
Crafted Tacos / Street Food
1618 Seafood Grille Seafood
Jack’s Corner Mediterranean


Space Brief Description
Greensboro Arboretum Open year-round. Features gardens, distinct structures and seasonal plant collections.
LeBauer Park Greensboro’s newest downtown park. Features include a splash fountain, roller slide, dog park, and more!
Gateway Gardens Open year-round. Spans 11 acres featuring an interactive garden and horticultural oasis.
Bicentennial Garden Open year round. Characterized by its relaxing atmosphere, relaxing stream, and Sensory Garden.
Center City Park Located in the heart of downtown, Center City Park is a lively and relaxed setting that serves as a gathering space for both residents and visitors.
Lake Brandt Hours vary based on time of year. Features includes fishing, stand-up paddle boarding, kayaking and canoeing
Trails & Greenways Take a walk, go for a run, ride your bike or head out for hike on one of Greensboro many trails and greenways.



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