Area Attractions

Things to see and do.

A visit to Winston-Salem offers rich opportunities for cultural and historic experiences. The Zevely offers a prime location for exploration, as it is within the district of historic Old Salem, and only a 20-minute walk to downtown shops and dining. 

A variety of concerts and exhibitions is continuously offered through local museums, colleges, and other organizations. A current listing of events in the area can be found at

Old Salem Museums and Gardens is a living history museum showcasing Moravian history and culture in the 18th and 19th centuries. Visitors can spend the day exploring beautiful gardens, restored homes and shops, and the Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts.  The Salem Tavern is across the street from The Zevely Inn, and offers Moravian fare in an historic setting. 

Families with children will enjoy Kaliedeum North, formerly SciWorks, and Kaliedeum Downtown.  Kaliedeum North is a hands-on science museum and nature park featuring animal habitats and gardens. Kaliedeum Downtown is a children’s museum with plenty of interactive activities. 

With a short drive, the region also features several vineyards and breweries.  The Yadkin Valley is a wine region approximately 45 minutes west of Winston-Salem, and has more than 30 wineries.  Guests can spend an afternoon enjoying the beautiful scenery of the North Carolina countryside while tasting local wines and brews.

The Reynolda House Museum of American Art displays an impressive collection of American Art in the restored mansion of R.J. and Katharine Reynolds.  The adjacent Reynolda Gardens are free and open to the public year round during daylight hours, offering spectacular formal gardens and a trail to explore. 


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