Hobbs Road and Starmount Farms Road, Greensboro, NC
Greensboro's The Bog Garden is an extensive wetland nature conservatory. Its network of elevated pathways make it easy to explore over 7 acres of swampy territory without donning waders or renting a canoe. The Bog Garden is a free attraction.
Important to the Revolutionary War, Alamance Battleground State Historic Site provides various exhibits and programs to aid in public education. The grounds include a frontier house, nature trail, picnic tables and gift shop.
The 7.5-acre Tanger Family Bicentennial Garden contains a series of formal gardens bursting with colorful, fragrant blooms. The Garden is also known for its large collection of bronze statuary. Admission is free.
Hiking Areas, Beaches, National & State Parks, Swimming
Morrow Mountain State Park is a great location for enjoying the outdoors with people of all ages. Popular activities include hiking, horseback riding, canoeing, and boating with the picturesque mountains as a backdrop.
Founded in honor of one of the most important battles of the American Revolutionary War, the Guilford Courthouse National Military Park is a natural oasis nestled in Greensboro, North Carolina. Admission and parking are free. The visitors' center features maps and a short video tour.
Located nearby Beaverdam Creek, Reeds Community Park is a sports complex with fields for baseball, softball and soccer. The park provides bleachers, open grass areas alongside the fields and a concession stand.
Salisbury, North Carolina's Dan Nicholas Park is free to visit, although guests must pay a small fee to use the carousel and several of the park's other features. The water park, however, is always free.
The Badin Road Drive In is a fully digital drive-in theater featuring new releases with an oldschool flair. It has been newly outfitted with wi-fi and on-site facilities, and provides easy access to family entertainment.