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Winston-Salem is a city of approximately 186,000 residents, located in central North Carolina's "Triad" region. It's the fifth largest city in the state and is easily accessible via Interstates 77, 40, 85 and U.S. Highway 52. Historical Winston-Salem was named to a prestigious list of "the most livable communities in the United States" by Partners for Livable Cities, a national non-profit organization that has been promoting livable communities since 1977. The Old Salem district and related Historic Bethabara are the citys oldest historical attractions. Also of historical interest is Reynolda Village, which includes Reynolda Gardens and the Reynolda House Museum of American Art. Other places to visit include the Horne Creek Historic Farm, Tanglewood Park and SECCA (the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art.) Old Salem is located southwest of the intersection of Business 40 and U.S. Highway 52, and is one of the most authentic living history restorations in the United States. Ticketed tours of Old Salem are unguided, with trained, costumed interpreters located in most buildings to provide historical background and explain the daily tasks of the original settlers. The 1.4 million-acre Yadkin Valley is located just west of Winston-Salem and is home to several picturesque vineyards and wineries that offer tours and tastings. The area is also known for its excellent golfing opportunities, with courses designed by Robert Trent Jones, Jack Nicklaus and Arnold Palmer. In fact, "The Triad," of central North Carolina has been named the "#1 Big City for Golf in America," by Golf Digest.

Surrounding areas: Yadkin Valley, North Carolina (13.3 mi), High Rock Lake, North Carolina (32.6 mi), Mount Airy, North Carolina (34.2 mi)

Winston-Salem Vacation Rentals

Winston-Salem Hotels and Resorts

Hotels & Motels
Best Western Salem Inn & Suites127 S Cherry StWinston Salem, NC (336) 725-8561
Embassy Suites460 N Cherry StWinston Salem, NC (336) 725-3500
Hawthorne Inn & Conference CTR420 High StWinston Salem, NC (336) 777-3000
Innkeeper Winston Salem E200 S Broad StWinston Salem, NC (336) 721-0061
Winston-Salem Marriott425 N Cherry StWinston Salem, NC (336) 725-3500
Best Western Hensley'sI-40 & Country Club RdWinston-Salem, NC (336) 725-8561
Courtyard By Marriott University3111 University PkwyWinston-Salem, NC (336) 727-1277
Courtyard By Marriott1600 Westbrook Plaza DrWinston-Salem, NC (336) 760-5777
Hampton Inn Hanes Mall1990 Hampton Inn CourtWinston-Salem, NC (336) 760-1660
Village Inn Golf And Conference Center6205 Ramada DrWinston-Salem, NC (336) 766-9121
Wingate Inn125 S Main StWinston-salem, NC (366) 766-5666
Augustus T Zevely Inn803 S Main StWinston Salem, NC1.0 mi.(800) 928-9299
Fairfield Inn & Suites1680 Westbrook Plaza DrWinston Salem, NC1.5 mi.(336) 714-3000
Graylyn International Conference Center1900 Reynolda RdWinston Salem, NC2.4 mi.(336) 758-2600
Holiday Inn Express2520 Peters Creek PkwyWinston Salem, NC2.5 mi.(336) 788-1980
Baymont Inn & Suites200 Mercantile DrWinston Salem, NC3.4 mi.(336) 714-8888
Days Inn3330 Silas Creek PkwyWinston Salem, NC3.5 mi.(336) 760-4770
Motel 63810 Patterson AveWinston-salem, NC3.5 mi.(336) 661-1588
Quality Inn & Suites-Hanes Mall2008 S Hawthorne RdWinston Salem, NC3.6 mi.(336) 765-6670
Crossland7910 N Point BlvdWinston Salem, NC3.9 mi.(336) 759-7780
Crowne Club200 Crowne CLB DrWinston Salem, NC4.0 mi.(800) 956-9968
Residence Inn By Marriott Winston Salem7835 North Point BlvdWinston Salem, NC4.0 mi.(336) 759-0777
Microtel Inn100 Capitol Lodging CTWinston Salem, NC4.1 mi.(336) 659-1994
Comfort Suites200 Capital Lodging CTWinston Salem, NC4.2 mi.(336) 774-0805
Extended Stay America1995 Hampton Inn CtWinston Salem, NC4.2 mi.(336) 768-0075
Sleep Inn I-401985 Hampton Inn CTWinston Salem, NC4.2 mi.(336) 774-8020
La Quinta Inn & Suites2020 Griffith RdWinston-salem, NC4.5 mi.(336) 765-8777
Green Valley Motel4170 Patterson AveWinston Salem, NC4.6 mi.(336) 767-2900
Days Inn North5218 Germanton RdWinston Salem, NC4.9 mi.(336) 744-5755
Quality Inn University5719 University PkwyWinston Salem, NC5.7 mi.(336) 767-9009
Holiday Inn Select5790 University PkwyWinston Salem, NC5.8 mi.(336) 767-9595
Super 8 Motel6204 Ramada DrClemmons, NC9.0 mi.(336) 778-0931
Holiday Inn Express6320 Amp Dr 84Clemmons, NC9.4 mi.(336) 778-1500
Holiday Inn Express1570 Hwy 66 SKernersville, NC9.6 mi.(336) 564-3333
Sleep Inn Kernersville1406 Heartlant DrKernersville, NC9.6 mi.(336) 993-6800
Manor House At Tanglewood4060 Clemmons RdClemmons, NC10.4 mi.(336) 778-6370
Econo Lodge Motel1 Vesta StKing, NC13.0 mi.(336) 983-5600
Crestwood Suites2860 N Main StHigh Point, NC13.8 mi.(336) 886-5665
Courtyard By Marriott High Point1000 Mall Loop RdHigh Point, NC15.5 mi.(336) 882-3600
Candlewood Suites7623 Thorndike RdGreensboro, NC16.0 mi.(336) 459-0078
Bed & Breakfast
Brookstown Inn Bed & Breakfast200 Brookstown AveWinston Salem, NC (336) 725-1120

Winston-Salem Weather & Climate

Central North Carolina , or The Heartland, has a mild climate that is partially protected by the mountains from the cold air that moves southeastward across the central States. During an average winter, temperatures in central North Carolina range about 10 degrees warmer than the coast, and 10 degrees warmer than the High Country. The rise in average temperature is greater in May than in any other month, and likewise, the drop in temperature is greater in October than in any other month. There is no pronounced wet or dry season in North Carolina, and rainfall varies throughout the year. Summer precipitation is normally the greatest; showers and thunderstorms are common. Autumn is the driest season. Average humidity does not vary greatly from season to season. Central North Carolina does not see severe storms such as tornadoes or hurricanes, as do other parts of the country.

     Month       High Temp   Low Temp   Rainfall   Ocean Temp 
January 47°F 28°F 3.54 in. -
February 51°F 30°F 3.10 in. -
March 60°F 37°F 3.85 in. -
April 69°F 45°F 3.43 in. -
May 76°F 54°F 3.95 in. -
June 83°F 63°F 3.53 in. -
July 87°F 68°F 4.44 in. -
August 85°F 66°F 3.71 in. -
September 79°F 60°F 4.30 in. -
October 69°F 47°F 3.27 in. -
November 59°F 38°F 2.96 in. -
December 50°F 31°F 3.06 in. -

Winston-Salem Map & Transportation

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The closest airports in the area are the Smith Reynolds airport (INT) located about 2 miles northeast of Winston-Salem in Winston - Salem, North Carolina, the Piedmont Triad International airport (GSO) located approximately 17 miles east of Winston-Salem in Greensboro, North Carolina, the Danville Regional airport (DAN) located roughly 60 miles northeast of Winston-Salem in Danville, Virginia, the Charlotte Douglas International airport (CLT) located around 72 miles southwest of Winston-Salem in Charlotte, North Carolina, and finally the Sanford Lee County Regional airport (TTA) located about 73 miles southeast of Winston-Salem in Sanford, North Carolina.

Winston-Salem Attractions

Amusement and Theme Parks
Wet 'n Wild Emerald PointeGreensboroNC25.3 mi.
JeepersConcordNC51.3 mi.
Paramount's CarowindsCharlotteNC69.0 mi.
Water Parks
Emerald Pointe Water ParkGreensboroNC25.3 mi.
Paramount's Carowinds-Water WorksPinevilleNC79.1 mi.
Golf Courses
Heather Hills Golf CourseWinston-SalemNC 
Hillcrest Golf ClubWinston-SalemNC 
Olde Homeplace Golf ClubWinston-SalemNC 
Par Three BistroWinston-SalemNC 
Reynolds Park Golf CourseWinston-SalemNC 
Wilshire Golf ClubWinston-SalemNC 
Winston Lake Golf CourseWinston-SalemNC 
Grandview Golf CoursePfafftownNC7.3 mi.
Long Creek ClubBethaniaNC7.3 mi.
Pine Tree Golf ClubKernersvilleNC8.0 mi.
Salem Glen Country ClubClemmonsNC9.4 mi.
Maple Leaf Golf ClubKernersvilleNC9.8 mi.
Pine Knolls Golf CourseKernersvilleNC9.8 mi.
Stonewall Golf CourseGermantonNC11.1 mi.
Tanglewood ParkClemmonsNC11.1 mi.
Oak Valley Golf ClubAdvanceNC14.1 mi.
Hemlock Golf CourseWalnut CoveNC14.4 mi.
Southern Wayne Country ClubMount OliveNC15.9 mi.
Blair Park Golf CourseHigh PointNC17.1 mi.
Fairfield Golf CourseHigh PointNC17.1 mi.
Lakewood Par 3 Golf CourseHigh PointNC17.1 mi.
Oak Hollow Golf CourseHigh PointNC17.1 mi.
Dawn Acres Golf ClubStokesdaleNC17.8 mi.
Winding Creek Golf ClubThomasvilleNC17.8 mi.
Riverview Golf CoursePine HallNC18.3 mi.
Jamestown Park Golf CourseJamestownNC19.1 mi.
Lexington Golf ClubLexingtonNC19.3 mi.
River Mont Golf CourseSiloamNC21.6 mi.
Yadkin Country ClubYadkinvilleNC22.7 mi.
Marion Lake Golf ClubNeboNC23.9 mi.
Ski Areas
Hawksnest Golf & Ski ResortSeven DevilsNC88.9 mi.
Ski BeechBanner ElkNC90.9 mi.
Sugar Mountain Ski AreaBanner ElkNC90.9 mi.
WinterplaceFlat TopWV113.5 mi.
State Parks
Pilot Mountain State ParkNC17.6 mi. 
Hanging Rock State ParkNC20.1 mi. 
Pilot Mountain State ParkNC20.3 mi. 
Pilot Mountain State ParkNC20.8 mi. 
Daniel Boone State ParkNC24.6 mi. 
DoorsAdvanceNC14.3 mi.(Miscellaneous)
ArtQuestGreensboroNC25.3 mi.(Children's)
Greensboro Historical MuseumGreensboroNC25.3 mi.(History)
Chinqua-PennReidsvilleNC36.8 mi.(History)
Virginia Museum of Natural HistoryMartinsvilleVA45.8 mi.(Science)
Stanly County Historic Preservation Commission MuseumAlbemarleNC51.9 mi.(History)
Historic Latta PlantationHuntersvilleNC58.3 mi.(History)
Zoos and Aquariums
North Carolina Zoological ParkAsheboroNC36.3 mi.
Mill Mountain ZooRoanokeVA82.6 mi.

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