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Massive Water Slide Makes a Splash in Greensboro

posted on May 11, 2016 by C L

Slide the City is starting their 2016 season strong when they come to Greensboro on Saturday May 21. With over 50 events already scheduled for this year, event organizers are excited to kick-off the season in North Carolina. Starting at 9 a.m., adventure-seekers can speed down McGee Street on the massive slide, stretching three football…Read more

Did you know?

posted on May 9, 2016 by C L

10 Things you probably didn’t know about Greensboro. The Barn Dinner Theatre is the oldest continuously running dinner theater in the United States.  It was opened in 1964 and is the last of the original Barn Dinner Theatres. While working in Greensboro, Lunsford /Richardson developed a number of home remedies under the name “Vicks,” including…Read more

Metro Madness

posted on February 29, 2016 by C L

In homage to college basketball craziness, we’ve created special brackets to let you select the most important of a great city – Greensboro, NC. Vote via the Metro Madness website, and you will be entered for a chance to win weekly prizes and the Grand Prize of an exciting three-day, two-night getaway to discover Greensboro,…Read more

Attention all Marathoners!

posted on September 21, 2015 by C L

Are you looking for your next marathon to compete in and don’t want to travel far and wide? The Greensboro Marathon is the only marathon in the triad and it (and a half marathon) will be taking place on October 17th, 2015 for the third year in a row. The race will take place all…Read more

Calling all Bluegrass Lovers

posted on August 10, 2015 by C L

Come out to celebrate bluegrass and country roots at the 2nd American Roots Bluegrass Festival August 28th-29th. This year, the festival will be held at The Groome Inn on Groometown Road here in Greensboro! Last year, the first ever American Roots Bluegrass Festival took place in Thomasville, NC. This year, the event is going to…Read more

SkyWild at the Greensboro Science Center

posted on June 29, 2015 by C L

When visiting a zoo, people often expect to see animals in exhibits, but at the Greensboro Science Center (GSC) it’s the visitors that will soon be on exhibit. Construction of SkyWild, the first aerial adventure park where zoo visitors can watch participants perform tasks that mimic animal behavior, is underway. Located among the trees in…Read more

Celebrating Travel in Greensboro, NC

posted on April 8, 2015 by C L

Going on an adventure. Relaxing. Meeting new business partners. Learning. Supporting local business and jobs. These are just a few examples of what travel means to people and to the communities. This year, to celebrate National Travel and Tourism Week (NTTW), May 2 – 10, our industry is underscoring how travel affects us all with…Read more

Summer is Coming to an End

posted on August 20, 2014 by C L

Summer is coming to an end in Greensboro, NC.  The children will be heading back to school in a couple of weeks and you are wondering where did the summer go.  Check out a couple hot spots before Fall sets in. First off, Wet N’ Wild Emerald Pointe Water Park is open for a couple…Read more

Explore in the Center of it All!

posted on April 11, 2014 by C L

What is one of the best ways to explore Greensboro? Take a tour! (or 2, or 3!) Some of Greensboro’s greatest locations offer rich historical information, breathtaking views, unique items and amusement for all ages! Need an idea of what to do during your stay? Consider some of our favorites listed below: African-American History &…Read more

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