Econo Lodge & Suites
120 Seneca Rd
Greensboro, NC 27406
Phone: (336) 275-9575
Fax: (336) 275-9572
With an excellence showcased in their talents, the Bennett College recognizes the women in their talents and helps them excel in them. This unique arts college is a house of education of arts, where young women get a great priviledge to showcase their talents and excel in whatever field they take up. Today the Bennett College is one of the top colleges not only for it's academic excellence but also for the reasonable fees it has for the students.
Erected in 1939, this 16,000 square foot library is features the works of painter Varnette Honeywood and is also a fine research facility that houses a reference room, three levels of open stacks, a periodicals room, and much more.
In Barber Park, sports enthusiasts will find the Simkins Indoor Sports Pavilion, the Penn-Wright Baseball Stadium, an 18-hole golf course that is available to everyone free of charge, and a walking trail. The park also contains picnic areas, a playground, and an open-air amphitheater that can be rented for shows and concerts. Sprayground is perfect for hot days when your kids want to play in the water, and also includes a concessions area. The park is open from 8a until sunset. Check the website for each amenity's specific hours.
What was once home to North Carolina Governor John Motley Morehead is now a National Historical Landmark and tourist attraction. The building's history began even before the founding of the city with it being built in 1795, then in 1844 architect Alexander Jackson Davis began a prototype Italianate style villa for the governor and eventually finished in 1846. It is one of the oldest standing Italianate structures in all of the United States. Tours are early morning and afternoons from Tuesday through Sunday.
Greensboro is a vibrant city that is continually growing. It is a hub of activity ranging from sporting events, cultural activities, concerts and community happenings with many of the local colleges and universities playing a central role in contributing to the city's atmosphere. Winston-Salem is less than an hour away and is worth checking out if you're in the area.
Extant since 1891, the University of North Carolina at Greensboro was founded by Charlie Duncan McIver in order to create more educational opportunities for women. It is also one of the founding universities of the University of North Carolina system. The campus contains 30 academic buildings, sprawls over 210 lush acres and plays host to numerous cultural events, sporting events, lecture series and conferences.
Scuplture Jim Gallucci and several artisans have created 106 icons that represent great ideas, inventions, people, and events that have made a great difference in the lives of Americans in the 20th century.
The goal and lasting mission of the International Civil Rights Center and Museum is to educate future generations, and also not let anyone forget Greensboro's as well as the nation's struggle for Civil Rights. Everything that began with the sit-in protest of the Woolworth-lunch counter 1960 by four young North Carolina A&T State College students and every battle in-between is chronicled inside these walls. This is truly an inspiring monument to history.
Home of the Aggies and the Blue and Gold Marching Machine, the North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University was first established in 1891 when segregation laws were still in full effect. As such, it is the largest public historically black university in North Carolina. In the 1960s, students from the university took part in bringing the Civil Rights movement to the South. Today, the university fosters and a thriving athletic program and academic excellence in science and engineering.
The West Market Street Union Methodist Church stands stern as the foremost church in the city of Greensboro in North Carolina. Its construction dates back to 1893, and the structure elegantly traces the Romanesque and the Richardsonian Romanesque styles of architecture. It stands listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It welcomes individuals sans any discrimination.
An architectural showplace that is home to 15 visual and performing arts organizations plus features five art galleries, a sculpture garden, an outdoor amphitheater, rehearsal halls, and a restaurant with outdoor cafe style seating.
Price Bryan Performance Place is an amphitheater in downtown Greensboro. All told, the amphitheater measures in at 10,522 in square feet in area with trees lined on either side. The stage measures 28' x 43' stage with 12 Thomas Outdoor Par-64 stage lights.