Aniya Ellison

Aniya Ellison is a Winston-Salem native. She moved back to the city after graduating from UNC-Chapel Hill to pursue a career in non-profit and writing. Currently serving as the Digital Communications Specialist at The Winston-Salem Foundation, she's able to learn more about our city from a unique perspective. Aniya loves to explore Winston-Salem and finds a new appreciation for it every day. In her free time, you can find her working at Bailey Park, walking her dog at Salem Lake, or eating out with friends downtown.

hand holding coffee cup in front of downtown winston salem skyline

The Best Coffee Shops In Winston-Salem & Downtown

Explore our vibrant local coffee scene in Winston-Salem! From cozy cafes to trendy espresso bars, discover the rich aromas, unique brewing techniques, and artful latte creations that define our community. Whether you’re looking for a place to work or grabbing a drink to go, this list has all the information you need.

The front of Graylyn Estate in Winston-Salem, NC.

Historic Hotels In Winston-Salem: Downtown, West End, & Beyond

Experience the charm of Winston-Salem by indulging in the rich history of our city through a stay at one of these captivating historic properties. They each have a story to tell, from the former home of the mayor of (Old) Salem, to the former manor house of one of our city’s (and Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center’s) forefathers.

The front of the Kimpton Cardinal hotel in Winston-Salem, NC. Visible are the old RJ Reynolds Tobacco Company inscription and the Katharine restaurant.

The Best Hotels In Winston-Salem: From Downtown To Old Salem

To help you plan your stay in Winston-Salem, here is a list of hotels and other accommodations by geographic area so you can pick a hotel close to the activities and/or locations you plan to visit while here.. There is also a lot of local charm and history to be enjoyed at area bed and breakfasts and inns.

People enjoy sidewalk cafes in the Nissen building on a warm spring day.

Best Breakfast Spots in Winston-Salem

Arguably the most important meal of the day, breakfast should always be enjoyed! It’s a good thing Winston-Salem offers many options so you can start your day off right. From fancy restaurants to southern gems, there’s something for everyone.

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