With Yadkin Valley AVA wine region just a short drive away, Winston-Salem offers easy access to more than 45 wineries! We can’t think of a better way to celebrate summer in our city than with a glass of rosé in hand, so we’ve handpicked a few local favorites to try when you’re in town. Read on for tasting notes and where to find them. Plus, save the date for a couple vino-friendly summer events!
Whether you call it a fruit or a vegetable, tomatoes reach their peak in summertime. For a Winston-Salem souvenir that is truly Southern (and sun-ripened), you can pick up locally grown tomatoes at several independent grocers and farmer’s markets or even find them on the menu at some of our beloved local restaurants.
In hip yet historic cities, like Winston-Salem, downtown strolls can serve as a fun alternative to mountain hikes. There are two greenways that connect Winston-Salem’s downtown with surrounding nature walks and parks. Read on to learn more about the greenways as well as a few treasured finds and picture-perfect sights along the way.
Enrich your Easter traditions with a historic celebration that dates to 1772 in Winston-Salem. Held continuously for the past 247 years in the historic Moravian settlement of Old Salem, the annual Easter Sunrise Service is the longest consecutive observance of its kind in the nation. Thousands of observers gather year after year on the sacred grounds of God’s Acre just as the sun rises over the rolling hills.
In Winston-Salem, warmer temps and longer days usher in weekly farmers market trips, garden workshops, farm-fresh tastings, and heirloom garden strolls, including historic gardens that date back over 250 years. Read on to build your own garden tour through some of our fastest-growing attractions (literally). Plus, find out where to grab fresh produce during your visit.