Downtown Greensboro

No doubt about it—Downtown Greensboro has evolved into one of the hippest districts in the entire state. This neighborhood is brimming with energy from its thriving arts and culinary scenes, plus an abundance of unique shopping opportunities you won’t find anywhere else. Your group can easily spend hours wandering the charming sidewalks, popping into galleries and artisan boutiques housed in historic buildings. LeBauer Park offers a refreshing green space right in the heart of Downtown to relax with a picnic or catch a concert during the summer months. You’ll definitely want to build in some time to explore the 4-mile LoopDowntown Greenway, a pedestrian path circling the area’s highlights. And don’t forget to experience Downtown’s happening nightlife! Grab small plates and craft cocktails at Iron Hen Cafe or mingle with locals over a few pints at Natty Greene’s Brewhouse.

College Hill

Historic College Hill offers a delightful escape steeped in Southern hospitality and charm. This residential neighborhood surrounds the scenic Greensboro College campus and boasts a wonderful collection of homes and buildings dating back to the 1800s. Your group can get an authentic taste of Greensboro’s rich history by taking an architecture walking tour led by passionate local guides. They’ll share stories of the area’s heritage while you soak in the sights of gorgeous antebellum-style mansions and churches along shaded, oak-lined streets. After working up an appetite, stop into one of College Hill’s beloved eateries like Blue Diner or Baghdad Bakery & Market for globally-inspired cuisine. Fun fact—College Hill is also home to a thriving local arts scene! Be sure to swing by Weatherspoon Art Museum on the UNCG campus to admire their acclaimed collection.

Fisher Park

For a taste of Greensboro’s historic charm and natural beauty, head over to Fisher Park—one of the Gate City’s oldest and most picturesque neighborhoods. This area centers around the community’s namesake green space, Fisher Park, a 10-acre park dating back to the late 1800s. Featuring a scenic lake, walking trails, baseball fields, and a charming gazebo, the park regularly hosts events like outdoor concerts and seasonal festivals. The neighborhood surrounding the park showcases an impressive array of early 20th century homes from Craftsman-style bungalows to classic Queen Anne Victorians. Many have been lovingly restored and feature meticulous landscaping that transforms the streets into a photographer’s dream come springtime when the lush gardens are in full bloom. The Fisher Park neighborhood is also convenient to some of Greensboro’s other top attractions like the Greensboro Arboretum and Tanger Family Bicentennial Garden.

Friendly Center

Suburbia meets urban sophistication in Greensboro’s beloved Friendly Center neighborhood. Although it’s just a short drive from Downtown, Friendly Center maintains a pleasant residential vibe with quiet streets lined with mature trees and a variety of locally-owned shops and restaurants. The district has truly become a one-stop area with the arrival of new shopping destinations like Friendly Center Village, an upscale outdoor mall home to major retailers like Anthropologie and Pottery Barn, plus sought-after eateries like BARE Luxury Food + Drink. If retail therapy is your vacation vice, Friendly Center delivers with tax-free shopping on apparel and accessories. But it’s not all shopping here—sample craft brews at Pig Pounder Brewery, play a round at Gillespie Golf Course, or catch a touring Broadway musical at the impressively renovated Tanger Center. Friendly Center has it all!


The tranquil, tree-lined streets of Glenwood give off major college town vibes thanks to this neighborhood’s close proximity to several local higher ed campuses like UNC Greensboro and Guilford College. This safe, family-friendly district offers a refreshing departure from the hustle of Downtown with ample green spaces and recreational areas. Spring Valley Lake and Park offer a lovely spot to enjoy a picnic while gazing at the scenic reservoir and wooded trails. Or spend a sunny afternoon strolling the grounds of Nathan and Travelers Rest Historic Districts, two residential areas brimming with historic homes in Greek Revival and Victorian styles. When it’s time to refuel, Glenwood prides itself on mom-and-pop eateries dishing up hearty comfort food like The Yum Yum Better Butter Shop for down-home Southern classics and Al’s Uptown Restaurants for an acclaimed breakfast spread all day long.

Lindley Park

Nestled near Friendly Center, the charming community of Lindley Park offers visitors a respite from the Greensboro’s urban setting. This district is perhaps best known for its beautiful namesake park, a 15-acre green space featuring walking trails, athletic fields, and tennis courts anchored by a historic wooden shelter and pergola built in 1939 as part of the Works Progress Administration. The neighborhood surrounding Lindley Park is equally enchanting with quiet, winding streets dotted with mature oak trees and Craftsman-style bungalows built in the early 20th century. Take an afternoon stroll through the district to admire these historic homes and their picture-perfect landscaping before enjoying happy hour specials at Lindley Park Filling Station, one of the area’s hot spots for Southern comfort fare and local craft beer.

Tanger Outlets

For serious shoppers, there’s no better place to get your splurge on than the Tanger Outlets area. This massive shopping complex consists of not one, but two outlet malls spanning over 800,000 square feet of retail space. Here you’ll find deals galore with over 200 brand-name stores offering deep discounts on top designer labels. Tanger Outlets features all the major fashion brands like Coach, Michael Kors, Gap, and Banana Republic plus favorites for outdoor gear and activewear like Columbia Sportswear, Under Armour, and Sketchers. Even if members of your group aren’t big on shopping, the Tanger area offers plenty of activities beyond the outlets. Grab tickets to a Broadway show or concert at the adjacent Tanger Center, or tee off at the award-winning Grandover Resort & Conference Center’s championship golf courses. The options are endless in this shopper’s paradise!


For groups wanting to experience Greensboro’s laidback side away from the city, spend some time exploring the community of Brassfield just west of downtown. Life takes on a slower, more relaxed pace in this quiet residential area prized for its scenic landscape of rolling hills and shady country roads winding past farms and fields. You’ll find Brassfield offers a respite from the bustling city while still being close to the action with quick access to area highlights like the Steven Tanger Center for the Performing Arts. When visiting Brassfield, one must-stop is LuckyMcFry – a beloved local hangout nestled inside a charming 100-year-old farmhouse serving up elevated Southern comfort classics like duck fat fries, shrimp & grits, and pimento cheese bites. Pair one of their indulgent fried chicken dishes with a craft cocktail in a rocking chair on the front porch for the ultimate Tar Heel experience!

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