Often called The Dash as an affectionate nod to its punctuation, Winston-Salem is a small town with big city amenities. Just 79 miles north of the heart of Charlotte, this city is an easily accessible weekend destination. Winston-Salem has a notable craft beer scene, sumptuous restaurants, a stunning boutique hotel, and several places to play for every hobbyist.
Incredibly moving, US Holocaust Memorial Museum is dedicated to giving visitors a better understanding of how and why the Nazi regime and its collaborators systematically murdered six million European Jews. You can expect a deeply moving yet haunting presentation of the facts and history of this painful historical event, so be prepared to leave with a heavy heart.
Beautifully designed, The Center for Civil and Human Rights is a somber reminder of a turbulent time from our not so distant past. This museum features engaging exhibits focused on the American Civil Rights Movement, Martin Luther King Jr’s life through his assassination, and the ongoing Global Human Rights Movement.
Since Norfolk is home to the largest Naval base in the world, it’s natural that “Navy Town” pops into your mind when you thinking of it. In addition to its many nautical attractions, Norfolk offers many things to see and do for visitors to this waterfront city.