Following are descriptions of notable travel destinations within North Carolina and the greater United States.
Park: Located just 20 minutes from Winston-Salem, Tanglewood Park is one of the
largest state parks in NC. It holds tennis courts, a swimming pool, numerous
lakes, hiking and biking trails, and much more. Visit Tanglewood Park.
Estate: George Vanderbilt created Biltmore as an escape from everyday life. A
visit to the 8,000-acre estate in the mountains of Asheville, NC, provides
limitless fun. The Biltmore estate is the single largest privately owned home
in the United States and is worth the 2.5-hour drive to Asheville. Visit Biltmore.
South Carolina: Charleston is the second largest city in SC, and provides a
showcase of southern charm and hospitality. The city is eclectic, historic, charming, and
right on the coast. Visit Charleston.
Orleans, Louisiana: New Orleans, located
deep in the South, is renowned for its Cajun style food, blues music and unique
blend of southern American and French culture. It’s also known for Mardi Gras,
one of the biggest celebrations held in the US each year. Visit New Orleans.
DC: The nation’s capital is one of the most attractive destinations for
international students and scholars. With historic monuments, international
cuisine, shopping and nightlife, it’s easy to understand why millions flock to
the city each year. Washington, DC, is only a 5 1/2-hour drive from
Winston-Salem. Visit Washington.
York, New York: Called the city that never sleeps, New York is considered one
of the most exciting places to visit in the US. The city is known for 24-hour
access to food, music and culture, and has one of the nation’s highest rates of
tourism. Visit New York.
Vegas, Nevada: Las Vegas is an internationally renowned resort city known
primarily for gambling, shows, shopping, fine dining, and nightlife. The city
bills itself as The Entertainment Capital of the World, and is famous for its
casino-hotels and associated entertainment. Las Vegas is one of the top tourist
destinations in the world. Visit Las Vegas