Greensboro, NC
North Carolina
By Summer Brons

Forming a triad of cities in the beautiful Piedmont region of North Carolina with Winston-Salem and High Point, Greensboro is an exciting travel destination all on its own. Committed to an environmentally friendly revitalization, Greensboro offers a practical and unique version of southern charm.    

WhatsCheaper.com hopes to assist you with booking your Greensboro travel accommodations! The trio of cities is efficiently served by the Piedmont Triad International Airport (RDU). Also nearby is Raleigh-Durham International (CLT), just 58 miles away, and Charlotte/Douglas International Airport is about 90 miles from Greensboro. Vacationers can click here (https://www.whatscheaper.com/flight.php) to get started today. WhatsCheaper.com can also assist with booking your hotel arrangements; follow this link (https://www.whatscheaper.com/hotel.php) to start the process.  

True to the city's efforts to go green, a major development known as the Greenway Loop is currently underway. This loop will include bike paths, art centers, outdoor classrooms, and other unique offerings designed to encourage an eco-friendly, community-involved lifestyle. Current outdoor activities are also plentiful in Greensboro, thanks to the city's close proximity to the Blue Ridge Mountains and simultaneously reasonable distance to the North Carolina coast.     

WhatsCheaper.com knows that Greensboro is a great city for events and entertainment. Local baseball field NewBridge Bank Park was named home of the 2010 ACC Baseball Tournament, and the Greensboro Coliseum hosts a multitude of athletic and cultural events year-round. The city is home to Wet 'n Wild Emerald Pointe, the largest water park in the Carolinas, and certainly a welcome relief from the hot summers of the south. Shoppers can get their fix at the Four Seasons Town Centre, with three levels of retail therapy awaiting visitors. Other local attractions include the Natural Science Center of Greensboro, Hagan Stone Park, and the Blandwood Mansion and Gardens.     

For a taste of local culture, WhatsCheaper.com encourages a visit to the Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro Cultural Center, or even catching a live performance at the Carolina Theater or Triad Stage. The city has a diverse arts community, likely in thanks to the inspiring surroundings and multiple college campuses located in the triad.     

Greensboro is home to a number of notable companies, and is looking to expand itself as a commercial hub. Typically associated with textile and tobacco industries, the city is working to gain a reputation in the high-tech and logistics sectors. North Carolina A&T State University and North Carolina at Greensboro recently opened a joint research park, Gateway University Research Park. With these expansions, travel to Greensboro for both business and leisure is likely to be on the rise in upcoming years.     

Booking your trip to the "Pride of the Triad" is easy with WhatsCheaper.com, and Greensboro is the perfect place for outdoor adventure or simple down-south relaxation. With an innovative spin on sustainable living and host of exciting attractions awaiting you, plan your adventure today!

MUST SEE IN Greensboro, NC LIST:

  • 1. International Civil Rights Center & Museum
  • 2. Elements Gallery
  • 3. Greensboro Transportation Station
  • 4. Guilford Battlefield
  • 5. Natural Science Center of Greensboro
  • 6. Greensboro Historical Museum
  • 7. Greensboro Children's Museum
  • 8. Replacements Museum
  • 9. The Bog Garden
  • 10. The Arboretum

Greensboro, NC EVENT CALENDAR:

  • 1. Greensboro Fringe Festival - January
  • 2. African American Arts Festival - January to March
  • 3. Carolina Blues Festival - May
  • 4. Eastern Music Festival - June/July
  • 5. Fun Fourth Festival - July
  • 6. Holiday Market - November
  • 7. Craftmen's Christmas Classic Art &Craft Festival - November
  • 8. Festival of Lights - December

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Sheraton Greensboro at Four Seasons
3121 High Point Road, Greensboro, NC
By Sarah Hay

If you’re in Greensboro on business or pleasure, you’ll make the right choice when you stay at the Sheraton Greensboro at Four Seasons. Located next door to the Four Seasons Towne Center, which offers more than 200 boutiques and stores, the Sheraton Greensboro will make sure your body and soul are rested and renewed after a long day of work or play.

The local area features several universities and colleges within a few miles from the hotel, as well as a golf course, a water park, and civil rights museum. The Piedmont Triad International Airport is a short 12 miles away, and the Greyhound and Amtrak stations are three miles from the hotel. For a slight charge, the Sheraton can provide transportation service to the airport as well as bus and train stations.

The 990 suites and rooms at the hotel come equipped with a wide variety of standard amenities, such as 37” flat screen televisions, free wireless high speed Internet access, a Sheraton Sweet Sleeper™ bed, tea and coffee maker, refrigerator, in-room dining, and whirlpool. If you need to completely unwind, the fitness center has recently been totally updated, and offers a heated indoor pool. The round-the-clock front desk can assist you with any reservations, and valet and laundry services will keep you looking professional.

If you’re meeting friends or associates for dinner and drinks, the Sheraton Greensboro has three hotel lobby bars, as well as three on-site restaurants. The convention center spans a massive 250,000 square feet of event space, and contains three ballrooms. In total, you’ll find more than 80 meeting spaces, and a meeting specialist committed to making your event special. The Sheraton Greensboro at Four Seasons is truly the ideal location for your perfect escape to North Carolina. WhatsCheaper.com is the ideal site for planning your escape, just follow this link: (https://www.whatscheaper.com/hotel.php).

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Homewood Suites by Hilton Greensboro
201 Centreport Drive, Greensboro, NC
By Chris McCarthy

Whether you need some time away or have to travel for business, the upscale apartment-style accommodations at the Homewood Suites by Hilton in Greensboro, North Carolina will be a perfect fit. Conveniently located in the heart of the Piedmont Triad in Greensboro, your home away from home is just two miles from Piedmont International Airport. The multi-lingual staff will assist you with local information and making reservations. Check in is at 3 p.m. and check out is at noon. Baggage storage is available.

A menu of suites will accommodate you as a single traveler or the whole family. Whether you choose a studio or two bedroom suite, each one has a full kitchen with a sit-up granite bar, 2 remote-controlled TVs, two phones with voicemail, and high speed internet access. Laundry/Valet Service is available as well as coin-operated machines. For quick touch ups, each suite has an iron and board. In the morning, after a great night’s sleep, feast on the complimentary Suite Start hot breakfast buffet in the Lodge. Relax Monday through Thursday evenings with a light meal and beverages at the complimentary Welcome Home Reception. The on-site gift shop is a great place to pick up forgotten necessities or gifts. Even the kids have special activities, video rentals, and menus! And don’t forget Room Service!

If its work that brings you to Greensboro, the Business Center will help you get it all done. Offering Express Mail, fax, photo-copying, printing, and even Notary service, your workload just lightened up. Each suite comes with complimentary in-room Wi-Fi. Get current with the wide selection at the on-site newsstand. Stay in shape while you travel! Play basketball. Swim in the pool. Lift things up and put them down in the Fitness Center.

Homewood Suites in Greensboro is perfect for getting away or getting down to business. You can book your stay right now with WhatsCheaper.com by clicking this link (https://www.whatscheaper.com/hotel.php).

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