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Greensboro Coliseum Complex Introduction

Since 1959, the Greensboro Coliseum has been keeping sports fans and music lovers entertained. Now known as the Greensboro Coliseum Complex, it holds 8 venues including an arena, an aquatic center, and an amphitheater. There's also a museum, a convention center, and a banquet hall. Altogether, the complex can hold more than 23,000 people. North Carolina basketball fans can watch their team, the Carolina Hurricanes, in action. The complex was also the scene of one of Elvis Presley's final concerts before his death in 1977. The venue is just over 2 miles from Downtown Greensboro.

Hotels near Greensboro Coliseum Complex

You'll find a wide range of accommodation near the Greensboro Coliseum Complex. Many of the hotels are in the mid-price range, but there are budget options with outdoor pools, too. Upmarket hotels are also within easy reach of the venue. Summertime in North Carolina can be very hot, and hotel prices jump as high as the temperatures. It's better to visit in the spring or the fall, when the weather is pleasant and the hotels are more affordable. Winter is also a good time to visit, with rock-bottom hotel prices and cool temperatures.

Where to stay near Greensboro Coliseum Complex

Downtown Greensboro is one of the city's most attractive and appealing neighborhoods. It's the city's cultural hub, with plenty of galleries, museums, and peaceful green spaces to explore. And you'll have a large choice of restaurants on your doorstep. Just north of Downtown is the Aycock neighborhood, which is one of the city's most historic districts. It's also home to the picturesque Greensboro Farmers' Market. College Hill is the leafy setting for both Greensboro College and the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. There are many lively places to eat and drink there.

Things to see near Greensboro Coliseum Complex

You could take a look at Greensboro's history with a visit to the Blandwood Mansion, a grand 1795 governor's house that has now been converted into a museum. It's 2.6 miles from Greensboro Coliseum Complex. Or head north 5.9 miles to the Greensboro Science Center, which contains a zoo, an aquarium, a 3D theater, and a hands-on science center, all within a large country park. There's more fun for the kids at the Greensboro Children's Museum, 3.5 miles from Greensboro Coliseum Complex, which has a large collection of interactive exhibits and a garden.

How to get to Greensboro Coliseum Complex

Greensboro has an extensive bus network across the city, as well as shuttles between student campuses and Downtown sights. The city is also on the Amtrak train route that links it to New York, Philadelphia, Washington DC, Baltimore, and other eastern and southern US cities. The train station is 2.5 miles from the complex. It's easy to drive to the Greensboro Coliseum Complex as it's off the I-40 and there's parking for 6,000 cars. If you're landing at Piedmont Triad International Airport, the complex is 11.5 miles away.