Winston Salem, North Carolina, is known as the City of Arts and Innovation; with its commitment to the arts, diverse businesses and communities, health care research and technology. Located in the Piedmont Triad area, in the center of the state, between the Blue Ridge Mountains and the Atlantic Ocean; you can experience the great outdoors by hiking Pilot Mountain, or driving on the beautiful Blue Ridge Parkway. For indoor fun, you can check out the New Winston Museum and learn about the history of the area.
Winston Salem is conveniently located near Piedmont Triad International Airport (PTI) as well as Amtrak and Greyhound stations. When you arrive in Winston Salem, you can get around using the local Transit Authority, which is available for local destinations; including the Old Salem community where you'll find original homes and shops.
Weather in Winston Salem ranges from 30 degrees in the winter, to 95 degrees in the summer, with mid to high humid conditions throughout the year. No matter what time of year you visit, the community offers a range of annual events, including the Winston Salem Air Show, which takes place in September, and the North Carolina Wine Festival, which features wine tastings from local North Carolina wineries. During the winter months, the Tanglewood Festival of Lights allows you to ride a horse-drawn carriage to witness a spectacular light show.