Downtown Winston-Salem.

Winston-Salem is a city in North Carolina. As of 2006 it had an approximate population of 227,000.

Get in

By plane

By train

An Amtrak station with shuttle service to Winston-Salem is located in nearby Greensboro.

By car

Winston-Salem is easily accessible by car via Interstate 40, Business Interstate 40, Interstate 77, Interstate 85 and U.S. Highway 52 (Future Interstate 73/74).

By bus

Greyhound Bus, +1 336-724-1429, 100 W 5th St, .

Get around

By bus

Winston-Salem Transit Authority provides local bus service for $1 a ride, $0.50 for elderly and disabled, children shorter than the farebox and accompanied by an adult ride free; transfers are free.

By taxi


One of the homes of Old Salem.



Hanes Mall, the largest shopping mall in North Carolina, and one of the largest in the southeastern United States. The area surrounding the mall along Stratford Road, Silas Creek Parkway, and Hanes Mall Boulevard has become the city's largest shopping district.

Other major shopping areas are found along Peters Creek Parkway (home of Marketplace Mall), University Parkway, Jonestown Road, North Point Boulevard, Reynolda Road, and Robinhood Road.






Burke St Pub is one of the best pubs in town. Very cheap drink specials and friendly staff.

Finnegan's Wake and West End Opera House are also local institutions.





Stay safe

Winston-Salem is generally safe. Like most cities in the world, there are certain areas that may not be the safest at night, particularly in the eastern half of the city. Though its downtown was once a seedy, shady region, it has been thoroughly cleaned up, especially Fourth Street. Most populated areas in the city, such as shopping and dining, are very safe. Normal precautions should be taken.

Go next

Routes through Winston-Salem

Asheville Statesville  W  E  Greensboro Durham
END  W  E  High Point Asheboro
Bluefield King  N  S  Lexington Florence
Bristol Boone  W  E  Greensboro Wilmington

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