Fun Things to Do and See in Winston-Salem, NC

History abounds in North Carolina. The Microtel Inn Winston-Salem is pleased to assist you in your quest to enjoy it. We’re located near some of the most compelling historic sites and attractions in the area such as Bethabara Park, Old Salem Moravian Village and Reynolda House & Gardens. However, our neighborhood is boundless in its offerings. Below we offer a list of our top ten favorite things to do and see.

SciWorks. SciWorks is a unique destination where the whole family is destined to have fun learning about science. Travel through the solar system under the dome of the state-of-the-art planetarium. Come face-to-face with river otters and other animals indigenous to North Carolina in the 15-acre Environmental Park. Explore interactive, hands-on special exhibits and programs in spacious exhibit halls. For more information, visit

Historic Bethabara Park. Take an imaginative journey back to the Carolina backcountry of nearly 250 years ago at Historic Bethabara Park. Nestled in a picturesque, wooded 175-acre wildlife preserve with more than 100 types of area birds, Bethabara features a restored and furnished 1788 church, archaeological ruins, exhibits and tours with costumed guides, as well as a reconstructed village, a French and Indian War fort and colonial and medical gardens. For more information, visit   [Top]
Children’s Museum of Winston-Salem.Childrens Museum Stimulating, hands-on activities focusing on literature, storytelling and the arts are the hallmark of the Children’s Museum of Winston-Salem. These exciting experiences are designed to enhance the development of critical thinking, strengthen language skills and reinforce natural curiosity. For more information, visit

Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum. Opened in 1989, the 15,000 seat Coliseum fills its event calendar with Wake Forest University men’s and women’s basketball games, concerts, family shows, tennis matches, rodeos, dinners and conventions. The recently added Joel Coliseum Theatre is a mid-size venue that provides a distinctively different, upscale, and intimate entertainment experience. For more information and complete event schedule, visit   [Top]
Bowman Gray Stadium. Located near Winston-Salem State University, Bowman Gray Stadium holds 17,000 fans for the school’s football games each fall (Go Rams!). And every Saturday night from spring until fall, Bowman Gray features the NASCAR Weekly Racing Series. For more information and complete event schedule, visit

Ernie Shore Field. Ernie Shore Field is the home of the Carolina League’s Winston-Salem Warthogs Class A professional baseball team. The stadium seats 6,200 spectators but can be expanded to accommodate more than 10,000 for concerts. For more information and complete event schedule, visit   [Top]
Old Salem Moravian Village. Old Salem is a restoration of the Moravian community of Salem that was started in 1766. The Moravians are a Protestant faith that began in the 1400s in the province of Moravia, which is now part of the Czech Republic. From an earlier settlement in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, they came to the colony of North Carolina in 1753. The historic district houses an active college for women, the Moravian Archives and a number of private residents. For more information, visit

Reynolda House & Gardens. Discover Reynolda House, the centerpiece of the Reynolda Historic District, where you explore the restored 1917 mansion of Katharine and R.J. Reynolds. Enjoy masterpieces of American art and special exhibitions in both the house and the museum's new exhibition wing. Stroll the formal gardens, greenhouses and woodland walking trails of Reynolda Gardens. For more information, visit   [Top]
Historic Reynolda Village. The shops at Reynolda Village feature everything from baskets and beautifully crafted bowls to antique furniture and fine home linens. Unique tastes abound at the many fine Village restaurants. Savor limeades & ice cream, coffee and scones, grilled cheese and club sandwiches, fresh salads and filet mignon. For more information, visit

Tanglewood Park. An incomparable countryside oasis, Tanglewood Park in Forsyth County is comprised of streams, gardens, woodlands and grassy pastures. Recreational activities include golf, horseback riding, tennis, swimming and hiking. For more information, visit   [Top]

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Microtel Inn Winston-Salem, NC
Located at 100 Capital Lodging Court, Winston-Salem, NC 27103
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