In the past, the fifth largest city in North Carolina, but remained in the Tar Heel state in the shadow of larger and attractions. Today is a busy entertainment center and cultural opportunities. hyphenated name, the double legacy income: Salem, founded in 1766, was a settlement of Moravia; Later, a more secular industrial center, Winston, was near. Yadkin Valley natural two cities merged in 1913 and was born of the “twin city”. Winston Salem, North Carolina is about to become a new city hot destination, but do not expect to visit. Before getting the word out there.
Finally Kimpton hotel luxury hotel Winston-Salem successfully submitted names and renovated historic building R. J. Reynolds is (the prototype of the Empire State Building). Hotels in the lobby lounge style dessert serving tea and cheese straws on a daily basis, including an evening wine hour, and offers some money and entertainment facilities. yoga mats are available in all rooms, and guests can explore the city, so the hotel offers free bicycle rental. right in the middle of all the action so that the cardinal is a short walk from the intense cultural life and food in the city.
UNEXPECTED wine country
When it comes to North Carolina “wine country” you can not think, but Yadkin Valley producers are doing everything possible to change that. You Raffild Vineyards tasting room was amazing villas and will be remembered Italy under the view of the Blue Ridge Mountains. and in August, “after a meal in Tuscany” without lunch and lots of concerts or popular at night “Four Seasons wine tasting” have-nots. If you have a beautiful walk (tied) for rural Lamar Divine Llama Vineyards, more hands-on experience, head to the tasting room and then relax afterwards.
Moravia tradition of 250 years
Moravian Sugar Cake
Old Salem is one of those places to visit as a child, but not really appreciate until you are old. Imagine living in a museum: actors dressed in period costumes to tell the story of the Moravian missionaries who settled in the region during the 1700s were progressive for their time and very self-sufficient Moravians. Old Salem historic buildings restored precise, learn about the growth trajectory of traditional crafts of the city and carpentry practical Moravian potters, farmers can see and musicians. Whatever you do, bread Winkler Morava sugar cake is not lost. Check the calendar of events and entertainment (free) around one of the 250 years of the program of visits.
Also in 2017, a year in March celebrates Reynolda House Museum of American Art. Richard Reynolds Tobacco King and his beloved wife Katharina is now a private residence of one of the most comprehensive collections of American art in the home of the United States. Home visitors walk through the gardens and look at the Reynolds family provides luxury self-sufficient lifestyle of life on earth. formal and informal gardens are free to visit, but an impressive art collection is the jewel in the crown. it was residents live in the house to celebrate the birthday of another museum, Reynolda House, next Georgia O’Keefe, Fredric Church and will be exhibiting a collection of other famous artists year.
Yadkin Valley land, air and water offers many recreational opportunities. Pilot Mountain State Park and Hanging Rock State Park and is a short drive away and offers hiking, camping, climbing and mountain biking are. aerial adventures had colored hot air balloon Yadkin Valley Balloon Adventures, or May Sanders Ridge Winery jungle zip line. Take a kayak or canoe Yadkin Valley River Adventures. O offers fitness sessions including stand-up paddleboarding yoga Triad Eco Adventures, strolling on a Segway city tour and “glow” SUPER-second is a night trip to the installed light.
The Winston-Salem foodies lively restaurant scene one of the best in the state, will be satisfied. For lunch, fresh Mozelle Southern Bistro (main average: $ 11) you will not disappoint: Barbecue pork, shiitake mushrooms, napa cabbage and stuffed cabbage spring rolls, the South successfully tested with a creative menu that combines. Southern flavors and Asia: for dinner, Tate Craft night will start adjacent ice cubes cocktail Honey Pot even walk here, after works of art ($ 26 parents) d. Other highlights (comfort food South / Moravia) are old tavern Salem; Carving Board (gourmet sandwiches, soups, salads); Maria Gourmet Diner (best breakfast in town); Ryan and restaurant (a juicy waste, chops and serves fresh seafood).
If you are in the second week of August in the city, the sweet doctor Summer Festival Brownstone luvluv, but also the most fashionable restaurants both at home spring and the owner of a chef local celebrity, Timothy organized by Grandinetti failure the festival network of five-day Quanto Basta: Italian eatery and wine bar.
Before going home, she suffered Twin City Colmena Cafeteria. coffee is roasted in North Carolina and all these extraordinary places. The spill on the order and handmade chocolates, tea and browse the selection carefully curated locally made handicrafts. The owners, Terry and Joey serving other local, friendly, enthusiastic and passionate companies. You can be sure that leave you with great memories of the trip.