Winston-Salem is more than a destination: North Carolina's City of Arts & Innovation is an unexpected discovery waiting to happen.
From our vibrant downtown to our centuries-old historic sites, Winston-Salem enchants visitors with big-city amenities and small-town charm. Wander our neighborhoods, and you'll find hidden gems of creativity in a cityscape that blends timeless architecture and cutting-edge design.
Grab a creative craft brew, stroll through our heirloom gardens, experience our celebrated culinary scene, and admire our dazzling murals – Southern charm and hospitality surround you wherever you go.
Winston-Salem is a city that will surprise, delight and inspire you with its welcoming spirit and creative soul. Come see why Southern Living called Winston-Salem a "glorious gem of a destination" and one of America's "Best Cities on the Rise."
Top Things to Do in Winston-Salem
Whether you're a shopper, an arts lover or a history buff, an outdoorsy type or a theater-goer, we've got some great things in store for you!
Check Out These Top Events & Festivals
History Comes Alive in Winston-Salem
Visit the enchanting Graylyn Estate, take a tour of Old Salem Museums & Gardens, explore a living historical farm and much more in our history-rich city.
Helpful Info for Your Next Getaway
Plan Your Adventure in Winston-Salem
Check out these top itineraries to help you plan your next getaway focused on nature, urban excitement or a fun weekend away with friends!
Girlfriend Getaways | 2 Days
A great girlfriend getaway is all about escaping the day-to-day grind and experiencing whatever your heart desires.
Take a Hike | 1 Day
You bring the hiking shoes. We'll bring the inspiration. Two dynamic state parks located just north of Winston-Salem are bound to take your breath away.
Cityside | 1 Day
The 1.6 mile Long Branch Trail connects Winston-Salem's downtown with surrounding nature walks and parks.