Elon Places

TripWhat's travel guide to Elon; our list of the best things to see, including The International Civil Rights Center and Museum, Greensboro Historical Museum and Winterfest.
  • The best place in Elon: The International Civil Rights Center and Museum

    The International Civil Rights Center and Museum

    The Museum celebrates the nonviolent protests of the 1960 Greensboro sit-ins, which served as a catalyst in the civil rights movement. The Museum complex includes 30,000 square feet of exhibit space and is located in the historic 1929 F.W. Woolworth building in Greensboro, N.C."
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  • Greensboro Historical Museum

    Greensboro Historical Museum

    - A nice way to spend an afternoon, the Greensboro Historical Museum has excellent collections on the city's varied history including a collection of Civil War weapons and artifacts. It also has a large number of exhibits for children. Free admission. Closed Mondays.
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  • Winterfest

    816) 969-1500
  • Stamey's Barbeque

    Stamey's Barbeque

    BBQ since 1930, located across the street from the Greensboro Coliseum. A second location is on Battleground Ave. Stameys BBQ, along with Brushy Mountain BBQ in Wilkesboro, Hannahs in Lenoir, Short Sugars in Reidsville & Danville VA, these are the top BBQ places in all of North Carolina.
  • Yum Yum Better Ice Cream

    Yum Yum Better Ice Cream

    1219 Spring Garden st
    Started in 1906 by Wisdom B. Aydelette, Sr. Yum Yum Better Ice Cream and Hot Dogs is still owned and operated by the Aydelette family. This is the official family sponsored Facebook page. Cash only and no bills over $20.00.
  • M'coul's Public House

    corner of Elm and Mcgee streets
    Irish bar downtown with over 17 beers on tap from around the world as well as a large selection of scotch and whiskey. Two levels, both with outdoor seating. One of the best places downtown to see a sunset. Large menu including: salads, sandwiches, and traditional Irish fare. Most food costs between US$7-12. A very diverse demographic frequents this restaurant/bar. The upstairs bar is smoking, tends to be the rowdier section and can get quite crowded on the weekend. The downstairs bar is non-smoking and is much more relaxed and "Irish" looking. There is a fiddle player and acoustic guitar pair on Friday nights that plays downstairs (outside when the weather permits).
  • Sushi Republic

    Tate Street on the edge of UNCG campus
    (previously Sushi 101) - Owned by two Korean brothers. There are some very interesting and delicious concoctions offered on their menu.
  • Fishbones

    corner of Walker and Elam streets
    Possibly the best bar food in town. A 2 minute drive or 15 minute walk from UNCG. A variety of imported beer, liquor, and wine and has outdoor seating.
  • Vintage 301

    301 Martin Luther King Jr Dr
    4-12 Tue-Fri, 10:30am-2am Sat, Sun (10:30-4) Brunch. affordable!. Great restaurant in downtown Greensboro just off Elm St in the historic and award winning Southside Neighborhood. Great food, patio seating, & view. The beer list, and wine list have won multiple awards, as has the Chef. Surprisingly affordable. Brunch prices $2-$7, dinner prices $4-$18.
  • Starbucks

    451 Huffman Mill Rd
    We are the premier roaster and retailer of specialty coffee in the world since 1971.
  • Iron Hen Cafe

    Iron Hen Cafe

    908 Cridland Rd
    Fresh.Local.Good. food group - home of Iron Hen Cafe 336 617-7105 (eat in and take out) and Fresh.Local.Good food Catering 336 870-8103 (from the backyard to the ballroom). www.ironhen.com
  • Starbucks

    1447 University Dr Ste A
    We are the premier roaster and retailer of specialty coffee in the world since 1971.
  • Smith Street Diner

    Smith Street Diner

    438 Battleground Ave
  • Table 16

    Table 16

    600 S Elm St
    Globally influenced New World Cuisine Rated 5 Stars by John Batchelor
  • Mellow Mushroom

    Mellow Mushroom

    609 S Elm St
  • Jazebel's Jazz Bistro

    Jazebel's Jazz Bistro

    3281 S Church St
    Burlington's only LIVE Jazz Bistro
  • Green Valley Grill

    Green Valley Grill

    622 Green Valley Rd
    Green Valley Grill, a Greensboro restaurant offering fine dining, outdoor seating, private dining, Wine tasting, brunch and a Greensboro bar. The best Greensboro dining & brunch in town!
  • Natty Greene's Pub & Brewing

    Natty Greene's Pub & Brewing

    345 S Elm St
  • Emma Key's Flat Top Grill

    Emma Key's Flat Top Grill

    2206 Walker Ave
  • M'Coul's Public House

    M'Coul's Public House

    110 West McGee St.
    Welcome to MCouls, where you can find an impressive selection of beer, great food and a family friendly atmosphere.
  • The Melting Pot of Greensboro

    The Melting Pot of Greensboro

    2924 Battleground Ave
    The Melting Pot of Greensboro is a fondue restaurant that specializes in capturing the ultimate dining experience. Established in 1993, we strive to provide the perfect night out for every guest.
  • Mediterraneo


    309 Pisgah Church Rd
    Authentic Mediterranean Cuisine
  • Fishbones


    2119 Walker Ave
  • Sushi Republic

    Sushi Republic

    329 Tate St
  • Saffron Indian Cuisine

    1500 Mill St Ste 104
  • Sticks And Stones Clay Oven Pizza

    Sticks And Stones Clay Oven Pizza

    2200 Walker Ave.
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EDIT THIS ITINERARY Our list of places in Elon uses some content from Wikipedia and Wikivoyage.