While people typically think of summer as the time to take a family vacation, many of us know the truth: there’s no better time to vacation than in the fall. With the brisk morning air, the vibrant colors, and the reprieve from the unbearable summer heat, fall is the perfect time to visit the East Coast. The tranquility of a North Carolina vacation has never been more affordable thanks to the long-term rental options at Community Rental Car. Whether you’re planning a week-long visit or even a month-long stay, our expert team has you covered. When planning your visit, keep in mind these three excursions within driving distance of Winston-Salem, Winston-Salem, Charlotte, and Greensboro that will make your visit one that you will never forget.

North Carolina Road Trip

1. Old Salem

When looking for something unique to do that won’t break the bank, consider exploring the historic district of Old Salem, a short drive from Winston-Salem. When in Old Salem, be sure to check out the living history museum, the St. Philips Moravian Church, and the Single Brothers Industrial Complex Site. All will make a day trip worthwhile.

2. Tanglewood Park

A mere 15 minutes west of Winston-Salem lies the charming Tanglewood Park. Complete with a golf course, fishing lake, and county park with gardens and riding stables, Tanglewood Park is the perfect afternoon getaway with enough diversity to keep everyone in the family busy.

3. Kaleidium North

Located a mere 20-minute drive north of Winston-Salem is Kaleidium North, an interactive science museum offering interactive exhibits, animal habitats, and gardens. A day trip to Kaleidium North will be sure to provide adventure, excitement, and discovery to your vacation.

If you’re looking for a chance to recharge your batteries while breaking the mold of a run-of-the-mill trip to the beach, consider exploring all that Winston-Salem and the surrounding area has to offer with an affordable rental from Community Rental Car. We have a wide variety of rental cars, vans, trucks, and SUVsContact us today at (336) 448-2905, or make a reservation online anytime.