After taking one of the affordable flights to Greensboro High Point Airport (GSO) that are available, you will land just west of downtown Greensboro in the Piedmont Triad region in North Carolina. People visit Greensboro and High Point to shop for luxurious, American-made furniture and textiles. The area is also known for its rolling hills, which are the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains. The cities in this region are home to many important historic and cultural sites awaiting your exploration, such as the Guilford Courthouse National Military Park that includes buildings restored from the Revolutionary War.
Facilities at Greensboro High Point Airport
This airport is also referred to as Piedmont Triad International Airport and is operated by the Piedmont Triad Authority. With one terminal, the airport has 26 passenger gates and three runways. Cheap flights to Greensboro High Point Airport (GSO) are available through a number of different carriers, including Allegiant Air, Delta Air Lines and United Express. A taxi costs about $35 to get into downtown Greensboro and about $50 to get to downtown High Point. You can also take a rental car, hotel shuttle or public bus to central Greensboro or High Point.
Things to Do Near Greensboro High Point Airport
After taking one of the cheap flights to Greensboro High Point Airport (GSO), you could visit the nearby Greensboro Coliseum Complex, which hosts frequent concerts and sports events. The Greensboro Science Center is another great place to visit, featuring hands-on learning exhibits, a planetarium and a zoo.
Thomasville is about 10 miles from Greensboro and has many delightful shops as well as attractions such as the world's largest chair. The Lindley Park neighborhood is a popular place for visitors to stay after landing at the airport. After dropping your luggage off at your hotel, head over to the Market Street shopping area with its cafes, boutiques and antiques shops. The shopping at Friendly Center also includes restaurants and bars if you need a bite to eat.
Travel Tips for Greensboro High Point Airport
When you are searching for flights to Greensboro High Point Airport (GSO), consider booking a date that allows you to attend the annual Wyndham Championship of the PGA tour, which takes place in August. If you visit earlier in the summer, plan to attend one of the outdoor OPUS Concert Series events or the summer "Music for a Sunday Evening in the Park" concerts. Music is one of the most popular ways to stay entertained in the area, so attend performances taking place at the Greensboro Cultural Center in the heart of Greensboro.
During your stay, be sure to enjoy some of the traditional Southern barbecued ribs, collard greens and sweet tea. An average dinner for two at a nice restaurant costs $75. Summertime in Greensboro and High Point is hot and humid with July high temperatures around 88 degrees Fahrenheit. Winters in the region are cool, providing occasional snowfall and temperatures around 48 degrees Fahrenheit in January.
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