Whether you’ve just moved to Greensboro, or have been a resident for years, there are a ton of family friendly activities right at your disposal. We’ve picked some of our favorite activities for Greensboro newbies and long-timers alike. As always, if we missed anything, feel free to leave it in the comments section below.
1. The Greensboro Science Center
The science center packs a museum, aquarium and zoo all into one massive 23,000 sq foot facility. Taking the family for the Sciquarium experience allows for everyone to become fully immersed in the animals. This is a guided 45 minute tour, where you’re sure to learn a ton.
Newbridge Bank Park is a great destination for any family looking to enjoy America’s past-time. The stadium is home to the Greensboro Grasshoppers, a Miami Marlins affiliate. It’s reasonably priced and a great atmosphere for the whole family.
3. Greensboro Children’s Museum
For a great price ($8), you’ll get admission to the Greensboro Children’s Museum. The museum features many exhibits where the kids can have some serious fun, while also learning a thing or two.
Looking the beat the heat? Wet N Wild Emerald Pointe, the 12th largest water-park in America, is where you need to be! With over 3 million gallons of water and 36 rides, the family is sure to have a great day! General admission is $35.99, but if you’re looking to go regularly the season’s pass at $69.00 presents great value. A visit here is definitely one of the best activities to do in Greensboro during the warmer months.
5. North Carolina Zoo (35 miles south)
Home to over 1600 animals from all over the world, the North Carolina Zoo is a great family activity. The zoo is open 365-days-a-year and receives over 700,000 visitors annually. It’s a very affordable family activity ($12 for adults, $8 for children) and will leave you amazed by the animals. Plus, the zoo just recently added four new lion cubs which are worth checking out!