Located in the picturesque Piedmont region of central North Carolina, Greensboro is home to a thriving business community and is a fun, interesting tourist destination. If you are looking for Greensboro hotels, Extended Stay Hotels has several great places to stay, each offering comfortable accommodations and low rates. Click below for Extended Stay Hotels in Greensboro.
Emblematic of the thriving economy of the American Southeast, Greensboro is home to companies like Honda Aircraft Company, Mack Trucks and Volvo Trucks of North America. The growth of the local economy is enhanced by the activities of the University of North Carolina and North Carolina A&T State University and the ability of these institutions to attract the mushrooming nanotech and high tech sector.
Given the availability of exciting, wholesome entertainment, Greensboro is a great place to visit as a family. Warm summer days are perfect for a few hours at the Wet ‘N Wild Emerald Pointe Water Park, where only the brave will take on the Daredevil Drop, one of the tallest water slides in the country. For a somewhat calmer experience, Celebration Station has mini-golf, go-karts and boat rides.
Learning can be fun, too. Both the Natural Science Center of Greensboro and the Greensboro Children’s Museum feature hands-on and interactive exhibits. Children and adults alike love visiting the Animal Discovery section of the Science Center where they can view the wildest animals and pet the tame ones. The Omnisphere is the ideal place for amateur astronomers and movie buffs alike. Projected on a 40-foot dome, patrons will love the beautiful stargazing or the awesome 3-D movies.
If you are looking for that perfect antique or a great little restaurant, Greensboro’s revitalized downtown Elm Street area may be just what you are looking for. Elm Street is where you can find a place for casual dining, like Natty Greene’s Pub, or enjoy the latest upscale treats at the Avenue Restaurant and Bar.
Nature lovers have much to enjoy in and around Greensboro. You can visit the Bog Garden and take a mile long walk on an elevated boardwalk through an awesome wetland ecosystem. If you are looking for backyard landscaping ideas or just love to walk through gardens, the Greensboro Arboretum features 17 acres of permanent and special displays.
Don’t let the lack of a major league professional sports team fool you. Both the University of North Carolina Spartans and the North Carolina A&T Aggies offer up excellent sporting opportunities. You can even find AAA baseball by the Greensboro Grasshoppers, the farm team for the Florida Marlins.
This region of the U.S. has a deep connection to the railroads. Not surprisingly, many local hobbyists have taken to building and showing model railroads. If you are looking for an interesting weekend excursion, visit the Carolina Model Railroaders and see the variety of scale model railroads on display.
With plenty of clear skies and beautiful vistas, Greensboro has many enjoyable public and municipal golf courses. Just minutes from downtown Greensboro, the Jamestown Park Golf Course offers plenty of challenge and a beautiful backdrop. Whether you are looking to for challenging play or just want a nice walk in the park, Greensboro is sure to deliver a fun day of golf. Travelers in search of a comfortable, convenient and affordable hotel room in Greensboro, North Carolina have several Extended Stay Hotels from which to choose, each offering terrific nightly, weekly, and monthly rates.