Outdoor Adventures

Local Farms

Whether searching for free-range chickens, grass-fed beef, wellness honey or gorgeous flowers, Forsyth county has a multitude of fresh, local goods to be enjoyed from resident farms. The quality is incomparable, making each purchase not only beneficial for you but for our local farmers, as well!

Our Favorite Local Gardens

If you’re looking for a beautiful spot to enjoy natural beauty, there are many excellent choices nearby. Here’s our roundup of the best local gardens within an hour of Winston-Salem.

Top 5 Local Hikes with Kids

Want to go hiking with kids? Here’s our list of the best places to hike with the little people, all within an hour drive (or less) of Winston-Salem! Don’t forget to pack water bottles and snacks!

Top 5 Places to Camp Within 1.5 Hours

Looking for adventure within an hour and a half drive? We’ve rounded up our top picks for the best places to camp, each spot offering a variety of amenities and proximity to nature. While there are many excellent spots nearby, these 5 stood out as for their beauty and range of offerings. Now get out and enjoy nature!

Top 5 Swimming Holes Near Winston-Salem

When the days are hot, head to one of these watering holes for a refreshing dip! All swimming holes are located within a 1.5 hour drive of Winston-Salem.

Top 5 Waterfalls Within 1.5 Hours

If you want impressive scenery, take in one of these waterfalls! All located within 1.5 hours of Winston, each waterfall has been selected for its sheer beauty and relative ease of accessibility. Enjoy the beauty and power of nature!

Where to See the Best Fall Colors

Here’s our list of the best places to see fall colors – all within 2 hours of Winston-Salem!

Worthwhile Walking Spots and Trails

Whether you are looking for a challenging workout or a leisurely stroll, Winston-Salem has an overabundance of excellent destinations for walking. We have gathered some of our personal favorites below. Reynolda  Salem Lake Muddy Creek Greenway  Quarry Park Miller Park Bethabara Greenway