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You’re invited to travel back to Winston-Salem this fall. Enjoy a two-night getaway at the historic Graylyn Estate; savor an array of dishes from more than 100 locally-owned restaurants, breweries,

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You’re invited to travel back to Winston-Salem this fall. Enjoy a two-night getaway at the historic Graylyn Estate; savor an array of dishes from more than 100 locally-owned restaurants, breweries,

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You’re invited to travel back to Winston-Salem this fall. Enjoy a two-night getaway at the historic Graylyn Estate; savor an array of dishes from more than 100 locally-owned restaurants, breweries,

Cozy Fall Getaway to Winston-Salem

You’re invited to travel back to Winston-Salem this fall. Enjoy a two-night getaway at the historic Graylyn Estate; savor an array of dishes from more than 100 locally-owned restaurants, breweries, and nearby wineries; shop at area boutiques, art galleries, and our charming downtown Mast General Store; take in the splendor of Reynolda House Museum of American Art; enjoy lunch in Old Salem Museums & Gardens; and end your getaway with dinner at Ryan’s Restaurant.

The Getaway Package includes:

  • A two-night stay at Graylyn Estate
  • Admissions for two to Old Salem Museums & Gardens
  • Admissions for two to Reynolda House Museum of American Art
  • Lunch at Muddy Creek Café
  • Dinner certificate at Ryan’s Restaurant — Steak, Chops, & Seafood
  • Gift certificate for Mast General Store
  • Official “Travel Back” backpack with local goodies


Centrally located in North Carolina, Winston-Salem invites you to savor the aroma of freshly baked Moravian sugar cake at Old Salem Museums & Gardens’ Winkler Bakery or hear the sleighbells and carolers at Reynolda Village’s Holiday Stroll. Admire the collections at Reynolda House Museum of American Art, shop one-of-a-kind handcrafted works at the annual Piedmont Craftsmen’s Fair, or sip, swirl, and savor the harvest of more than 45 wineries in the nearby Yadkin Valley. Winston-Salem has more than 100 downtown restaurants, plus enriching historical and hands-on experiences you’ll cherish.

This story was published on Oct 04, 2021

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