By Leigh Adamkiewicz
Greensboro
North Carolina
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Looking for a get-away with Southern Charm and a sense of adventure? Look no further than a trip to the pride of the Triad, Greensboro, North Carolina. One of the South's fastest growing commercial hubs and a city renowned for its clean, green style of livability, Greensboro is a perfect city destination.

The closest airport for travelers coming into Greensboro is Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU), which is located 58 miles away from the city. One of the biggest airports in the region it boasts international flights and the shortest commute time into Greensboro. The next closest airport is 87 miles away from the city - Charlotte/Douglas International Airport (CLT). Thankfully, no matter which airport you arrive in, booking flights through either airport is a snap when you use EscapeWizard.com by following this link (www.escapewizard.com/flight.php). And, when booking your hotel accommodations, click on this link (www.escapewizard.com/hotels.php?flag=htl) to book with EscapeWizard.com.

Greensboro does have many wonderful historical sites like Blandwood Mansion. But Greensboro is a city dedicated to its revival. And the city’s focus on having a green revival has put it at the forefront of developing green cities in the US. The biggest green development in the city is the still-under-construction greenway loop. This loop will have bike paths, outdoor classrooms, art centers, and other forms of development focused on encouraging it citizens to live eco-friendly and community centric.

Until then, travelers to the city will content themselves with one of Greensboro’s many exquisite natural wonders. While areas like Center City Park hold appeal to those who want to stay inside the city, the city's parks aren't the only game in town. In a region surrounded by both the Blue Ridge and Great Smoky Mountains while still being close enough to easily visit local beaches and waterfronts, the visitor to Greensboro will never be without natural, scenic beauty.

But Greensboro also plays host to another sort of outdoor splendor. The local The local baseball diamond New Bridge Bank Park was recently named the home of the 2010 ACC Baseball Tournament. And the Greensboro Coliseum showcases not only the best of local athletics but also the majority of big ticket city events. To see what will be happening at either of these locations during the time you plan to visit, feel free to visit EscapeWizard.com's list of upcoming events.

Downtown Greensboro has bounced back in recent years, and is now a hive of activity. Great shopping centers like the Four Seasons shopping center surround great restaurants and dozens of small night clubs. You can catch some great stage shows at one of Greensboro’s many theaters, like the Carolina Theater and the Triad Stage. And no matter which show you decide to take in, getting your ticket through EscapeWizard.com will provide easy access to the best in Greensboro entertainment.

But if you want to see the best of Greensboro’s past and future, heading to the local museums is a must. Many of Greensboro’s best attractions are the museums placed front and center within the city limits. Museums like Greensboro Historical Museum, Greensboro Cultural Center, and the Greensboro Children's Museum. Info about the best upcoming attractions in these museums, as well as tickets for everything from specialized presentations to general admission are easily found on EscapeWizard.com.

Greensboro is one of the freshest, most innovative small cities in the US today. With Southern charm and far reaching insight, it's a wonderful destination to explore. And with EscapeWizard.com you can find a multitude of fresh, new ways to explore this emerging metropolis.
Hotels in Greensboro
By Melanie Wilcox
Sheraton Greensboro at Four Seasons
3121 High Point Road, Greensboro, NC
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The Sheraton Greensboro at Four Seasons provides comfortable and convenient accommodations for visitors to Greensboro, North Carolina. The hotel also boasts the adjacent Four Seasons Town Centre, offering a variety of shopping and dining options. Located only 12 miles from the Piedmont Triad International Airport and less than 5 miles from Amtrak and Greyhound stations, the hotel is easily accessible and offers transfer services for incoming and outgoing guests. Check-in begins at 3 p.m., and the hotel's 24 hour front desk offers luggage storage for guests arriving early. In addition to convenient transportation access, guests will also find that the hotel is located within 5 miles to attractions including Wet and Wild Emerald Pointe Water Park and the Civil Rights Museum.

Standard guest rooms are offered with either two double beds or a single king bed, and all rooms offer a sitting area equipped with desk and chair. High speed wireless internet is complimentary to guests in the lounge as well as in each room, and guests can relax while enjoying a variety of cable channels on the standard 37" LCD flat screen televisions. Suites are available for guests who desire a more spacious room and upgraded amenities.

Whether guests are visiting Greensboro for work or leisure, the Sheraton at Four Seasons boasts a number of features to make each stay as comfortable as possible. An on-site UPS store as well as printing services make it easy for guests to do business from the Sheraton's business center. Indoor and outdoor pools allow guests to go for a swim anytime of the year, and the game room provides entertainment for families. There are two full-service restaurants on site; the Sheraton Greensboro Brass Bar serves up steak and seafood while Joseph's Restaurant features fresh local and regional cuisine. Two bars offer guests a place to relax in the evening, while Cafe Expresso is ideal for a quick bite and a cup of coffee.

The Sheraton Greensboro at Four Seasons is conveniently located near a number of popular area attractions, and it boasts a wide range of business amenities to accommodate every traveler. The hotel offers express check-out services and a late check-out time of noon to ensure guests get the most out of their stay. EscapeWizard.com can help make booking your room at the Sheraton Greensboro quick and easy (www.escapewizard.com/hotels.php?flag=htl).
Hotels in Greensboro
By Courtney Lambert
Homewood Suites by Hilton Greensboro
201 Centreport Drive, Greensboro, NC
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If you find yourself on a lengthy business trip or getaway in Greensboro, NC and need the perfect home-away-from-home, look no further than the beautiful Homewood Suites by Hilton. They have thought of everything when it comes to providing guests with immaculate service to make your stay so comfortable- you won’t want to leave.

Convenience is their first priority, just step off your plane at Piedmont International Airport and zip on over to Homewood, only two short miles away. The cozy brick décor exudes southern charm and the feeling of home. One or two bedroom suites are offered with separate living areas and a fully stocked kitchen with everything you need from a full sized fridge, to utensils and even a dishwasher.

You will feel spoiled with high speed Internet and two remote controlled televisions in your room. If you really want to indulge, request a suite with a cozy fireplace.

Experience southern hospitality at its best. Wake up to the sizzling aromas of complimentary hot breakfast each morning to get your day started right. Need to flex those muscles? Try Homewood’s fitness center, basketball court or make a splash in their lap pool.  Children can enjoy fun activities and video rentals available just for them. 

Business travelers can relax with no worries, as Homewood is perfectly suited to meet all of your office needs.  It’s almost like working from home, with a well-equipped business center complete with free WIFI, complimentary printing, A/V equipment rental and photocopying services. There is also a plush meeting room that entertains up to 70 people with hotel catering available upon request. Make sure to book your hotel experience through EscapeWizard.com today (www.escapewizard.com/hotels.php?flag=htl).
Hotels in Greensboro
By Katelyn Mohney
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Greensboro
3030 High Point Road, Greensboro, NC
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The DoubleTree by Hilton® Hotel in Greensboro, South Carolina is situated in the center of the city and directly off of Interstate 40. The hotel is only 11 miles from the Piedmont Triad International Airport, and a little over an hour drive from the Raleigh-Durham International Airport. Guests will find many opportunities for entertainment and cultural enrichment, with the Greensboro Coliseum, Carolina Theatre, Children's Museum, Antique Row and the Four Seasons Towne Center nearby. Check-in ends at 4 p.m.

Choose guest rooms featuring two queen-sized beds or a king-sized bed and a sofa which may be converted into a bed at night. Handicapped accessible rooms are available and visitors have the choice of a smoking or non-smoking guest room. You will be certain to wake well rested after experiencing a night on the one-of-a-kind Sweet Dreams bed, which can only be found in a Hilton® hotel room. Enjoy a night in when you call for room service, which is available 24 hours a day and 7 days a week and order a movie with the pay per view option featured on the 32" LCD high definition flat screen television located in your room. Televisions feature standard, cable and premium channels, including HBO® and ESPN® . In the morning, you can catch up on the latest news by looking over the complimentary national newspaper provided by the hotel, while enjoying a hot beverage which can be made with the coffee and tea maker located in-room. High speed internet access is available to guests at no extra charge. Check-out is at noon.

The DoubleTree by Hilton® Hotel Greensboro invites you to enjoy your trip in the comforts of a convenient and luxurious room. There is no need to look any further, EscapeWizard.com can assist you in making reservations today; simply follow this link (www.escapewizard.com/hotels.php?flag=htl).