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Top recommendations from locals

Museum
“Tour the Biltmore Estate and fabulous gardens, stay for lunch/dinner or go to the tasting room for free wine tastings. Live music, nice walking/hiking trails, activities for adults and kids.”
  • 347 locals recommend
Art Museum
“Great place to take a stroll on the Greenway and sculpture garden or to check out the art on th inside. Best part? the Museum is Free! (special exhibits usually have a fee)”
  • 150 locals recommend
Museum
“Shrine to stock-car drivers past & present plus a museum with interactive exhibits & a theater.”
  • 75 locals recommend
Aquarium
“Awesome aquarium tucked right alongside the Parkway in Gatlinburg. Great activity for groups with kids. It's not far from the cabin at all!”
  • 52 locals recommend
Art Museum
“Lovers of art will be pleasantly surprised with all our art museum has to offer. Great collections can be found here all year round. ”
  • 67 locals recommend
Art Museum
$$$
“The Mint Museum Uptown houses outstanding collections of American, contemporary, and European art. The five-story, 145,000-square-foot facility combines inspiring architecture with groundbreaking exhibitions to provide visitors with unparalleled educational and cultural experiences.”
  • 56 locals recommend
Science Museum
“Free science museum to learn about North Carolina geography and animal habitats.”
  • 77 locals recommend
Garden
“A wonderful place to take a leisurely stroll and look at beautiful gardens and plants!”
  • 161 locals recommend
Science Museum
“"Hands-on interactive exhibits, thrilling activities and experiments, and a IMAX Dome Theatre" Tickets are about $40 so a bit on the expensive side for some. Most visitors say its worth it.”
  • 68 locals recommend
History Museum
“Oh the history inside this majestic art deco beauty. Explore and expand your horizons.”
  • 61 locals recommend
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Museum
“Gigantic, beautiful mansion! It's a must-see, especially when decorated for Christmas!”
  • 80 locals recommend
Zoo
“The Greensboro Science Center is an aquarium, museum and zoo -- all in one location, for one price! Located in beautiful Greensboro, North Carolina, it's the perfect way to spend a day with your family and friends.”
  • 37 locals recommend
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Science Museum
“This is a whole day adventure! With a huge indoor museum and lots to do outside, you can do some or do it all, you will be satisfied! Food is available about half way up the outside area and you can bring your own lunch as well. ”
  • 60 locals recommend
Theme Park
“Two hours away, most stop on their way to the farm or their way out from the farm. If you're religious or not it is a BIG tour, but can be a little pricey. Good for all ages.”
  • 22 locals recommend
History Museum
“The International Civil Rights Center & Museum is an archival center, collecting museum and teaching facility devoted to the international struggle for civil and human rights. The Museum celebrates the nonviolent protests of the 1960 Greensboro sit-ins that served as a catalyst in the civil rights movement.”
  • 30 locals recommend
Museum
“The perfect stop downtown for the history buff amongst you. Honestly, there are normally some pretty cool traveling exhibits at this museum on a regular basis. ”
  • 32 locals recommend