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Greensboro, North Carolina - Scenic Drives

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Scenic drives to consider in the Greensboro area are listed below. Click on any scenic byway or backway listed below for complete information.

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  • Greensboro - City Center, Greensboro - East, Greensboro - North, Greensboro - South, Greensboro - West Airport
  • 25 minutes, but allow extra time to stop and see the attractions.
  • 14 miles (22 km)

A 14-mile trek through the Uwharrie National Forest, the Birkhead Wilderness offers a plethora of opportunities for hiking amid the mountaintops.Beginning in Lassiter Mill and running 14 miles through wildness on Route 1143, this byway offers the naturalist a reprieve from city life and the opportun...

  • Durham / Chapel Hill - Chapel Hill Area, Durham / Chapel Hill - Durham City Center, Durham / Chapel Hill - Southeast Airport, Greensboro - City Center, Greensboro - East, Greensboro - North, Greensboro - South, Greensboro - West Airport
  • 2.5 hours
  • 92 miles (148 km)

For a taste of North Carolina's history, the Colonial Heritage Byway offers several points of interest for travelers. Architecture from the 18th and 19th Centuries is abundant throughout the communities that dot the path of this byway. Many of the historic buildings are still being used today as cou...

  • Durham / Chapel Hill - Chapel Hill Area, Durham / Chapel Hill - Durham City Center, Durham / Chapel Hill - Southeast Airport, Greensboro - City Center, Greensboro - East, Greensboro - North, Greensboro - South, Greensboro - West Airport, Raleigh - City Center, Raleigh - East, Raleigh - Northwest Airport, Raleigh - South
  • 40 minutes
  • 34 miles (54 km)

Devil's Stomping Ground runs through the heart of North Carolina. Legend has it that this is where Lucifer creates his naughty schemes. Thus the name: Devil's Stomping Ground.Beginning in Pittsboro, the road takes Route 64 west to Route 902 (which becomes Route 1164). The Byway continues on Route 11...

  • Durham / Chapel Hill - Chapel Hill Area, Durham / Chapel Hill - Durham City Center, Durham / Chapel Hill - Southeast Airport, Greensboro - City Center, Greensboro - East, Greensboro - North, Greensboro - South, Greensboro - West Airport
  • 45 minutes
  • 37 miles (59 km)

Football Road is an auto road, but more interestingly, it is also a designated bike path. It offers a scenic, 37-mile ride through pastoral farmlands with ponds and babbling brooks. It also presents several historic sites dating back to the Revolutionary era.This road starts out in Carrboro and foll...

  • Charlotte - City Center, Charlotte - East, Charlotte - North, Charlotte - South, Charlotte - West, Greensboro - City Center, Greensboro - East, Greensboro - North, Greensboro - South, Greensboro - West Airport
  • 1 hour
  • 50 miles (80 km)

Traveling the Uwharrie Scenic Road is a drive through the layers of geological history. Rocks and minerals of all varieties and sizes take center stage along this route. The mountains and the rock outcroppings in "Carolina's Slate Belt" present a rousing playground for any rock hounds or fledgling...

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