Historic Downtown Greensboro is located about halfway between the cities of Augusta and Atlanta, just north of Georgia’s Interstate 20. Established in 1786, Greensboro is a picturesque city just minutes from the breathtaking shores of Lake Oconee. Strolling along the storied streets of downtown, you will find yourself quickly enchanted by the small-town charm that is ever present here. Vibrant shopping, dining and entertainment options offer something for everyone, as you explore this historic city that has evolved into a lively and welcoming destination.

There are a number of food and beverage establishments in Greensboro to delight your taste buds.  Whether you are in the mood for the best margaritas in town at Los Torres Mexican Grill, or some down-home barbecue at Holcomb’s BBQ, Greensboro truly has a plethora of options for every taste. Be sure to check out the Oconee Brewing Company while in town, where you can take a tour of the craft beer brewery which is housed in a completely renovated old cotton mill warehouse. While you’re there, stop by the Burch Food Truck parked on-site, offering delicious menu items that pair perfectly with the brew.

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While in town, explore some of the local history by taking a walking tour, or explore the Greensboro “Gaol”, which was built in the early 1800s from local granite, and is the oldest masonry jail in the state of Georgia. Those that love historic architecture will also love just mosying around town, observing the elegant antebellum homes and structures throughout the City.  

As you wander along the historic avenues, enjoying modern cuisine and numerous entertainment options, you will quickly recognize that Greensboro is the epitome of the seamless blending of the past and present. Embark on an unforgettable journey and experience ‘Lake Oconee‘s Hometown’ for yourself today!