Winston-Salem, the City of Arts & Innovation, has so much to offer with its rich culture, top-notch healthcare, and cutting-edge technology. Whether you’re a history buff or an adventure seeker, there’s something for everyone. Let us show you the exciting attractions that make Winston-Salem such an exceptional place to visit. Come explore our beautiful city and see why we are proud to call this place our home.
Welcome to Winston-Salem, NC!
Not only is this city home to Krispy Kreme Doughnuts and Texas Pete, but it’s also full of rich history and delicious food. Start your journey by visiting Old Salem, a living history museum that offers tons of family-friendly activities and learning opportunities. Afterwards, art and history buffs will love exploring the Reynolda House Museum of American Art, MESDA, Piedmont Opera, Milton Rhodes Art Center, and SECCA and local galleries in the Arts District.
Now comes the fun part – food! Winston-Salem has an incredible culinary scene, offering everything from Mexican to Asian Fusion to BBQ and Hotdogs. And don’t forget about the bars and breweries, like Foothills and Village Square Tap House. Sample delicious desserts like Moravian Sugar Cake from Winkler’s Bakery in Old Salem. Or try the famous thin Moravian sugar cookies from Dewey’s Bakery (pro tip: get a free cake square on Mondays!). Some of our favorite restaurants include Camel City BBQ Factory, Slappy’s Chicken, Señor Bravos, and Camino Bakery. For even more foodie inspiration, check out Go-To Winston-Salem.
After all that eating, it’s time to get active. Watch the Winston-Salem Dash play at Truist Stadium or go shopping at Reynolda Village and Thruway Shopping Center. Take your kids on a memorable adventure at Kaleideum Downtown, ARTivity on the Green, North Kaleideum, or Winston Waterworks. And for all those outdoor enthusiasts out there, we have 25 miles of greenways and trails to explore. Come visit Village Inn and have some urban adventures during the day while enjoying a small town to rest your head at night!
Winston-Salem is growing and changing every day so be sure to talk to our team if you’re looking for more activity ideas. You can also visit the Winston-Salem’s Visitors Center website for more local recommendations, including attractions and a comprehensive restaurant guide.