There is plenty to see and things to do in Goldsboro, North Carolina. There is something for everyone of all ages here in sunny North Carolina. We’ve laid out a few self-guided itineraries here to help you decide. Whether you are here for one day or three days, you won’t be disappointed! Come visit Goldsboro, NC today and see what we’re all about!
1 Day Self-Guided Tours
Visit the Goldsboro Downtown Cemetery and Tour Downtown Goldsboro’s historical homes and museum. Stop for lunch at one of Goldsboro’s steakhouses. Continue your tour to the the Charles B. Aycock birthplace site where you can tour historical buildings such as a school, homes and work shops. After all that history, enjoy some classic North Carolina native BBQ at Wilbur’s or McCall’s.
Start your day at the Hinnant Family Vineyard in Pine Level followed by lunch at the Steak Barn. Continue on to Pikeville (just minutes north of Goldsboro) to the Secret Garden Winery.
Nature & Parks Tour
Visit the Cliffs of the Neuse State Park just 20 minutes from Goldsboro and take in the many nature trails, cliff site and man-made swimming pond. Bring along a picnic lunch to enjoy in the park. Return to Downtown Goldsboro for an afternoon at Herman Park. Dinner is your choice at any of the tasty Goldsboro restaurants.
3 Day Self-Guided Tours
Spend your first day at the Bentonville Battle Grounds just 40 minutes from Goldsboro. Visit the CSS Ironclad Neuse in Kinston on day 2, just 25 minutes away. Your last day could be spent at the Waynesborough Historical Village and at the Goldsboro Downtown Historical Museum.
Winery & Arts Tour
Enjoy the Dublin Wine Cellars in Rose Hill (45 minutes away) on day one. Day two begins at the Hinnant Family Vineyard followed by an afternoon visit to the Secret Garden Winery. Your last day could include an event at the Downtown Performing Arts Theatre and a visit to the Arts Council & Exhibits.
Nature & Parks Tour
Spend your time at the Cliffs of the Neuse State Park in the morning and then on to Goose Creek State Park in Washington, just 60 minutes from Goldsboro. Day two could take you to Durham and the Eno River State Park. Spend your last day in Wake Forest (80 minutes away) at the Falls Lake State Recreation Area.