Getting to Know Winston-Salem, NC
A city that grew up around the R.J. Reynolds Tobacco company, Winston-Salem offers more today than ever before. This charming town impresses with historical sites complete with cobblestone streets from yesteryear, museums, unique art galleries and inviting shops. New residents love the Arts District, wineries in the Yadkin Valley and ample outdoor adventures.
Did You Know?
Winston-Salem is home to one of the world's longest continuously running airshows. The Winston-Salem Air Show celebrated its 100-year anniversary in 2011.
Winston-Salem Apartments and Neighborhoods
One of the best things about Winston-Salem is its vast array of diverse neighborhoods with historic flair. If you prefer an urban style of living, then the charming and lively downtown district is for you. If suburban surroundings fit you best, look into the neighborhoods of Ardmore or the Wake Forest University area. Here are our picks for the best places to live in Winston-Salem:
Pet-friendly Parks in Winston-Salem
Outdoor recreational areas are plentiful in Winston-Salem, and Happy Hounds Dog Park is one of the city's top spots for furry friends. After a fun day at this pet-friendly park, take your pup to Wag Boutique for a special treat.
Best of Winston-Salem
Want to experience the very best of Winston-Salem? Check out our picks for the city's top things to do:
Free Things To Do
If you're looking for free things to do in Winston-Salem, head to Bailey Park, located in the Innovation Quarter. The park boasts a beautiful green space and hosts a variety of free events throughout the year, including the Bailey Blues and Bluegrass festival. Or, head to downtown's Old Salem, a restored Moravian community and home to Salem College and Salem Academy, one of the oldest girls' schools in the U.S.
Top Five Winston-Salem Adventures
Discover a different side of Winston-Salem with these outstanding adventures:
For a fun, educational and family-friendly activity, take the kids to Kaleideum Downtown, a museum that combines SciWorks and the former Children's Museum of Winston-Salem. Kids can enjoy dozens of hands-on exhibits and even explore an enchanted forest.
Winston-Salem Public School Information
Winston-Salem is known for its strong public education system, with notable schools including Whitaker Elementary, Meadowlark Elementary, The Downtown School and Mount Tabor High School.
Getaways from Winston-Salem
Situated just over 200 miles from the Atlantic coast, Winston-Salem is an easy drive from sunny vacations at Wrightsville and Carolina beaches in North Carolina and Myrtle Beach in South Carolina. About an hour to the southwest, Charlotte also provides great options for dining, shopping and seeing a show.
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