Wake Forest University’s hometown of Winston-Salem, is a mid-size city with a population of 225,000, in North Carolina’s Piedmont Triad, one of the state’s most vital metropolitan areas. Throughout its history, Winston-Salem has consistently built resources in the arts, medicine, education and commerce.
From campus, the Blue Ridge Mountains are a two-hour drive and offer opportunities for hiking, cycling, camping, rock-climbing, rafting and skiing. Travel to North Carolina and South Carolina beaches takes about four hours.
Winston-Salem Area Map