Greensboro Neighborhoods, Locations and Districts

(Greensboro, North Carolina - NC, USA)

Located in North Carolina's Piedmont region, Greensboro is a historic town that has been tastefully modernized over recent years. The city of Greensboro is a delight to explore on foot, with a number of interesting and appealing districts.

There are several historic walking tours run by Greensboro city that are fun and entertaining, allowing you to become acquainted with this fascinating town. Here are Greensboro's main districts and locations.

Downtown District

A vibrant hub of art and culture, Greensboro's downtown district is full of open, green spaces dotted with modern state-of-the-art performing arts venues, museums and art galleries. Some of the best restaurants in Greensboro are located here, and large shopping malls cater to those wishing to search for bargains. Many of the attractions and activities downtown are free.

Festival Park

Downtown Greensboro's Festival Park is an amazing architectural wonderland, encompassing 12 visual and performing arts organizations, five art galleries, rehearsal halls, a sculpture garden and an outdoor amphitheater. This is the vibrant hub of Greensboro's famous arts scene, and the outdoor restaurants and cafés blend in perfectly with the ambiance of the Park.

Old Greensboro Historic District

A stroll through the Old Greensboro Historic District is a delightful experience. Soak up the atmosphere created by the 18th- and 19th-century buildings and explore the dozens of charming specialty stores that sell antiques, artwork and collectibles. This area, located around South Elm Street, has plenty of quality restaurants and cafés, all with an ambiance in keeping with the historic feel of the district. The Greensboro Area Convention and Visitors Bureau, and Greensboro Historical Museum, are also in this district.

Greensboro Jaycee Park

The sporting and recreational part of Greensboro, Jaycee Park, has all sorts of facilities for sports including fitness center, tennis courts, volleyball courts, a baseball diamond and children's playground. There are also eateries and cafés to rest at after exhausting yourself. Jaycee Park is located on Forest Lawn Drive.