Donna Hughes is Your Triad Realtor for Guilford, Forsyth, Davidson & Randolph Counties!
Winston-Salem is the second largest municipality in the Piedmont Triad region and the fifth largest city in the state. A beautiful town, surrounded by smaller Communities like Walkertown, Clemmons, Welcome, Wallburg & Germanton, let me help you find your dream home here!
Just a few of the Attractions here:
- Bethabara Historic District is a site where Moravians from Pennsylvania first settled in North Carolina, the 195-acre (0.79 km2) area includes a museum and a Moravian church and offers hiking, birdwatching and many varieties of trees and plants.
- Old Salem is a restored Moravian settlement founded in 1766. Seventy percent of the buildings are original and the village is a living history museum with skilled tinsmiths, blacksmiths, cobblers, gunsmiths, bakers and carpenters practicing their trades while interacting with visitors. Along with the original 18th-century buildings, Old Salem is also home to the Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts (MESDA), a gallery of 18th- and early 19th-century furniture, ceramics, and textiles.
- Reynolda Gardens is a 4-acre formal garden set within a larger woodland site, originally part of the R. J. Reynolds country estate.
- The Wake Forest University Museum of Anthropology is an anthropological museum, maintained by Wake Forest University, that has many artifacts and other pieces of history.
- Kaleideum North (formerly SciWorks) – An interactive museum for children, SciWorks has 25,000 square feet of exhibit space, 119-seat Planetarium and 15-acre outdoor Environmental Park. Permanent exhibits include: Foucault Pendulum, PhysicsWorks, SoundWorks, HealthWorks, BioWorks and KidsWorks. The Environmental Park includes habitats for river otter, deer and waterfowl.
- Kaleideum Downtown (formerly the Children’s Museum of Winston-Salem) offers exhibits and programs designed to develop creative thinking, strengthen language skills, and encourage curiosity for children ages birth to eight. Despite the name, it is primarily an indoor playground for children with activities (admission fee or membership required).
- New Winston Museum is the community history museum for Winston-Salem and Forsyth County. It focuses on time periods since 1850 and features exhibitions and public programs.