Located along I-40, just three hours from North Carolina’s coasts and less than two hours to the Appalachian Mountains, Winston-Salem is the perfect hub for anyone looking to move to North Carolina and enjoy everything this beautiful state has to offer. Winston-Salem is one of three cities that make up the Piedmont Triad area and is convenient to anyone working in Greensboro or High Point.
The city is a perfect and convenient location for those working at one of the local hospitals, like Wake Forest Baptist or Novant Health, downtown, or with any of the corporations and companies that call Winston-Salem home such as BB&T, Krispy Kreme, Hanesbrands, and more.
From shopping to living history museums there are lots of things to do in Winston-Salem and plenty of people to meet.
Downtown Winston has seen a huge revitalization in recent years and is now home to a vibrant Arts District, plenty of restaurants, shopping, and the up and coming Innovation Quarter featuring a variety of exciting startups and new industries that are coming to the city. With a number of street festivals, local music, and other events, there’s always something to do downtown.
Historic Old Salem is a must-see for anyone moving to Winston-Salem. Founded as a Moravian settlement in 1766, this historic landmark has been lovingly preserved to reflect the city’s earliest lifestyles. Visit museums and shops to see what life was like for Salem’s earliest residents. Don’t miss trying an old-fashioned sugar cake from Winkler Bakery, and be sure to stop by the Cobblestone Farmer’s market every Saturday morning during the summer months!
The Reynolda house and estate are located on the outskirts of Winston-Salem in the historic Reynolda district, and are a large part of the area’s history and culture. The restored 1917 mansion is home to an American Arts museum open to the public. On the estate you’ll find Reynolda gardens, which offers beautiful views as well as walking and cycling trails, bird watching, and a greenhouse filled with exotic plants.
Located in Winston-Salem, the Graylyn International Conference Center is housed on a 55-acre estate just minutes from downtown. This historical estate has been lovingly preserved and restored to reflect the luxurious lifestyle of the Gray family, who built the house in 1925. Today it offers accommodations, meeting space, and event space for visitors.