Explore Winston-Salem, NC

Winston-Salem is an exceptional city with abundant attractions that can accommodate anyone’s needs. Known as the City of Arts & Innovation, Winston-Salem is known for its commitment to the arts, healthcare, and technology.

Old Salem Museums & Gardens

Old Salem is our city’s historic district established in 1766, featuring a living history museum, and is only footsteps away from our property! We thank Old Salem Museums & Gardens for their support of the Historic Brookstown Inn and for being a favorite destination for our guests. Check our our hotel package page for seasonal getaways to Old Salem.

Winston-Salem is the home of Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Texas PeteReynolda House Museum of American Art, and RJ Reynolds Tobacco Company.  Its vast Arts District includes MESDAPiedmont Opera, Milton Rhodes Art Center, and SECCA just to name a few.

If you’re hungry the city’s local restaurants will please every taste bud! Our variety of eateries range from Mexican to Asian Fusion and from Hotdogs to BBQ; the city is filled with bars and breweries such as Foothills and nearby is the abundant Yadkin Valley Wineries. For your sweet tooth experience Moravian Sugar Cake, or try the thinnest Moravian sugar cookies at Winkler’s Bakery or grab a slice of cake from Dewey’s Bakery.

The Historic Brookstown Inn is located next-door to Meridian Restaurant and across the street from Di Lisio’s Italian Restaurant, Twin City Hive Coffee Lounge, and Senor Bravo Mexican Restaurant. If you’re looking for coffee and a treat, we are right down the street from Camino Brookstown!

Want to try them all? Check out Tour De Food. Enjoy a gourmet food tour of multiple local restaurants in Winston-Salem. Eat. Drink. Walk.

Our local baseball team the Winston-Salem Dash could be a hit or go shopping in one of the multiple shopping areas such as Reynolda Village and Thruway Shopping Center.

Children can enjoy the Kaleideum Downtown (formerly Children’s Museum), ARTivity on the GreenNorth Kaleideum (formerly Sciworks),  Winston Waterworks, or the many parks that are peppered throughout the city.

Winston-Salem has 25 miles of greenways, incorporating paved and unpaved trails, boardwalks, and bridges. Some of our greenways connect to each other, enabling longer excursions. The Downtown Winston-Salem Strollway runs from Fourth Street to the Old Salem Visitors Center and Salem Avenue, which you can conveniently hop on from Brookstown Avenue! Click for here maps and information.

Winston-Salem is vastly growing and changing every day. Its character will please any age!

Check out the Winston-Salem’s Visitors Center website for more local information, including specific places to visit and a restaurant guide.

Winston-Salem Craft Beer Scene

Love for beer runs deep in Winston-Salem. North Carolina’s first microbrewery was established in 1774 in Old Salem at the Single Brother’s House. Winston-Salem is now home to 6 local brewing companies.

Local Colleges/Universities

Winston-Salem is proud to be home to five colleges/universities and the Historic Brookstown Inn is located right in the center of them all. We welcome you to stay with us during family weekend, college tours, or when you are missing your college student!