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Best Things to Do in Winston Salem

 

Winston Salem is a charming little town just 20 minutes away from Parks Select. With its long, rich history and prime position near the gorgeous Blue Ridge Mountains, Winston Salem is the perfect place for a day trip. Here are some of our favorite things to do in Winston Salem.

West End Historic District

Things to do in Winston Salem - West End Historic District

History buffs should visit this historic neighborhood full of old structures that tell the story of the city’s past.

 Black Mountain Chocolate Factory

Things to do in Winston Salem - Black Mountain Chocolate Factory

Chocolate buffs, on the other hand, should visit the Black Mountain Chocolate Factory. Take a self-guided tour to learn how chocolates are made from start to finish and partake in a taste test at the end.

Reynolda House Museum of American Art

Things to do in Winston Salem - Reynolda House Museum of American Art

If you’re looking for an art-filled afternoon, this is an excellent place to stop. You’ll find rotating exhibitions as well as permanent ones. This is also a great chance to get a closer look at old, southern architecture since this museum has been put assembled in an old period mansion.

Segway Tour

Things to do in Winston Salem - Segway Tour

Hop aboard the 21st century and see the city through a guided tour on a segway run by Triad ECO Adventures. Hear a little about the history and the present while gliding through the area and getting a feel for what this city has to offer.

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Best Things to Do in Greensboro

 

At Parks Select we consider ourselves lucky to be centrally located to some of North Carolina’s coolest up-and-coming towns, like Greensboro. There are so many things to do in Greensboro, we never get tired of visiting. Here are some of our favorite places to stop.

Elsewhere

Things to Do in Greensboro - Elsewhere

At first Elsewhere might just look like an eccentric, messy thrift store–and, it once was. But, now it’s so much more, acting as an interactive museum and a sort of nucleus for some of the city’s quirkiest art scenes. Stop in to see what collaborative work artists have been doing.

Tate Street Coffee House

Things to Do in Greensboro - Tate Street Coffee House

One of the things that makes Greensboro so up and coming is its college life. This coffee shop is located right next to UNC Greensboro and is always abuzz with young students and intellectuals. Come in during the week for fun people watching, or on the weekends for live jazz and wine tastings.

Greensboro Natural Science Center

Things to Do in Greensboro - Things to Do in Greensboro

One stop here can mean anything from a day at the zoo, a visit to the aquarium, or an educational experience at a natural science museum. Families and children of all ages will love the interactive learning opportunities.