Destination guide

Why people love visiting artsy Greensboro

Take a vacation to Greensboro and enjoy the area's art galleries, live music and museums. This city's shopping, restaurants and theaters draw many visitors. Take in top local attractions like Greensboro Coliseum and Greensboro Science Center. If you're looking for accommodations 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 vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Greensboro a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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 center:

  • 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)

Transportation 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 center. 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 around Greensboro?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 144 holiday lettings near Greensboro. From 100 Houses to 19 Condos/Apartments, find unique self catering accommodation 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 accommodations near great places in Greensboro. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Gillespie Golf Course: 144 holiday lettings
  • Wet n Wild Emerald Pointe Water Park: 142 holiday lettings
  • Bennett College: 148 holiday lettings
  • Blandwood Mansion: 145 holiday lettings
  • University of North Carolina at Greensboro: 153 holiday lettings

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 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 8 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 8 self catering accommodations

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.