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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." 

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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!

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Check Out These Top Events & Festivals

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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!