Winston Salem, North Carolina is located in the heart of the state in Forsyth County. Winston-Salem is a member of the triad region with the surrounding cities of Greensboro and High Point. Winston Salem has acquired numerous nicknames over the years such as “Twin City” because of its dual heritage and “City of the Arts” due to Winston-Salem’s involvement in the arts and theatre. However, the city’s most popular nickname is “Camel City” due to their rich history with the tobacco industry. Winston-Salem is also a ground for higher education with the four year universities of Winston-Salem State University, Salem College, University of North Carolina School of the Arts, and Wake Forest University. There is also plenty of entertainment in Winston Salem, ranging from viewing an Art Museum to cheering on the local Minor League baseball team, The Dash.
Submitted by student authors, Katie Camilleri and Sarah Christian