Grandover Resort, located in the heart of North Carolina, is conveniently located to many of the area’s best attractions. From entertainment to dining and everything in-between, we have compiled the top activities to help ensure you are making the most out of your time with us.
Shopping is a vacation must, and with many locations nearby, you can get your fix of both designer fashions and wares. Friendly Center, only 10 minutes from the resort, has a variety of stores and restaurants, including Apple, Belk and your favorite chains and local eats—guaranteeing hours of entertainment for the whole family.
The surrounding area also provides many opportunities to shop for the home. High Point, N.C. is home to more than 50 furniture stores and outlets, allowing you to shop a variety of products, styles and manufacturers. Seagrove Potters, one of the largest communities of potters, has locations across the state offering a variety of unique, handmade goods. Replacements, Ltd., a quick 20-minute ride from the resort, is known for its wide selection of old and new dinnerware, china, glassware and fine accessories.
Sports lovers can rejoice with the exciting ACC Hall of Champions and the Greensboro Grasshoppers Stadium, both a short distance from Grandover. Visit the interactive exhibit to learn more about past and present ACC teams and players or spend the afternoon cheering on our local minor league baseball team. Baseball tickets and scheduling information can be found here.
Animal and science lovers will enjoy the NC Zoo and the Greensboro Science Center, both within an hour of Grandover. Spend the afternoon on an African safari at the zoo or exploring the hands-on science museum at the science center. You’ll be sure to experience close encounters with a variety of land and sea creatures at both locations.
As the weather warms up, cool off at Wet ’n Wild Emerald Point. The local waterpark opens at the end of May and offers endless fun for the whole family with thrilling water slides, the Lazee River and a children’s area. If you are looking for a different type of outdoor adventure, might we suggest a visit to the Guilford Courthouse National Military Park or the Bog Garden at Benjamin Park, both within 15 minutes of the resort. These two parks offer walking and hiking paths for everyone in the family. The National Military Park also includes a guided walking tour, where you can learn about the area’s history while enjoying the serene nature.
The Greensboro Coliseum, located just 10 minutes from Grandover, is the perfect place to enjoy a night out. With sporting events and memorable concerts, the coliseum has something for everyone. Check out their list of upcoming events to see what’s on the schedule during your visit.
Wine and beer lovers can sip in style at nearby vineyards and breweries. Stonefield Cellars offers wine tastings Thursday through Sunday, with more than 20 award-winning wines to sample. It’s the ideal spot to watch the sun set over a glass of pinot with your significant other. The vineyard also holds weekly events such as “Sippin and Readin” and “Tunes on Tuesday” in addition to monthly family concerts. If breweries are more your style, sample some beer flights at Natty Greene’s Brewing Company, Gibb’s Hundred Brewing Company, Preyer Brewing Company or Pig Pounder Brewery, all conveniently located in downtown Greensboro.
From activities for couples to family fun, Grandover’s prime location allows you to enjoy it all. After a long day exploring the surrounding area, our luxurious accommodations are the perfect place to relax and re-energize for the rest of your vacation. Book your stay at Grandover by visiting us online or calling 1-800-472-6301. We hope to see you soon.