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Greensboro NC Has Lots to Offer Families

Jul 20

Greensboro NC has a lot to offer families, including an abundance of parks, great schools and affordable homes. It is also a very dog friendly city, with plenty of places to take your furry friend for a walk or a run and even several public dog parks. The town is very well-connected, with miles of trails and greenways that make it ideal for a leisurely bike ride or a brisk jog. The city also has a good selection of restaurants and shopping opportunities, especially downtown. Professional roofing contractors.

The city is a major hub for higher education and has five colleges located within three miles of the center of the city. This is one of the reasons many young people are moving to Greensboro, along with its lower cost of living than Charlotte and its central location in the state. The city's top industries include trade, transportation and utilities, professional and business services, manufacturing and education and health service. The largest employers are Guilford County Schools, Cone Health and the City of Greensboro.

The Weatherspoon Art Museum at the University of North Carolina is among the finest points of interest in Greensboro, with its extensive collection of modern and contemporary art movements from around the world. The museum is also one of the Southeast's leading institutions for American art.

Another must-see attraction is Blandwood Mansion, a grand historic home built by Governor John Motley Morehead that serves as a testament to his progressive ideas and ideals. The mansion is also an important point of history for the civil rights movement in the 1960s. Visitors can see genuine historical documents concerning the legalization of black votes and robes worn by Ku Klux Klan members alongside a very realistic recreation of a lunch-counter from the era, where non-violent protests for basic human rights took place.

In addition to the museums and historic sites, the city has some very interesting outdoor attractions as well. The Bog Garden at Benjamin Park is a unique natural feature that is home to a number of wild ducks and birds, as well as countless native plants and flowers. There are also a few ponds and other water features to enjoy.

Greensboro also has a very lively farmers' market that takes place each week in the downtown South End district. The event is a fusion of farmer's stalls and food trucks, artisan crafts and grassroots music and arts shows.

Summertime in Greensboro offers a variety of fun activities, such as visiting Wet n' Wild Emerald Pointe Water Park or attending Eastern Music Festival. The Greensboro Food Truck Festival is also a great event to attend during this time. Other fun events to check out are the Greensboro Poetry Slam, A Taste of the South and the NC Folk Festival.


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