Directions

 

 

 

 

GPS Addresses

If arriving by CAR, use this address for GPS:

Old Salem Visitor Center Car Entrance
900 Old Salem Road
Winston-Salem, NC 27101


If arriving by BUS for a FOOTSTEPS  Group Tour, use this address for GPS:

Old Salem Visitor Center Bus Entrance
899 Marshall St, SW
Winston-Salem, NC 27101

(This address is for a driveway into the Visitor Center parking lot, and will head the bus in the correct direction to park in the bus slips at the front door for drop-off.)

If arriving by BUS for a HANDS ON HISTORY Group Experience, use this address for GPS:
Single Brother’s Workshop Parking Lot
199 West Street, SW
Winston-Salem, NC 27101
(This address is for the 2 parking spaces next to the Garden Restrooms, and may be used only for Hands-On History Group Tour Buses.  The  parking lot at the corner of Salt and West Streets will not handle the weight of a bus. Buses may return to the Visitor Center parking lot via Academy Street, one block, then left on Marshall Street.)

Driving Times

Old Salem is less than 30 minutes from Greensboro (via Interstate 40 or Business 40) and High Point (via 311 and Interstate 40/HWY 52); just under two and a half hours from Asheville; two hours from Roanoke, Va.; and 90 minutes from Charlotte, Raleigh, and Boone, N.C.


Turn-by-Turn Directions

Traveling from the northbound on US-52

  • Take Exit 108b from US 52.
    keep right on exit ramp onto Research Parkway West toward Downtown/Innovation Quarter
    Turn left on City Yard Drive (look for Old Salem sign)
    At the traffic circle at Salem Avenue, stay in left lane and take the second exit, traveling southwest on Salem Avenue
    At the traffic circle with Old Salem Road, from either lane take the first exit, traveling north on Old Salem Road
    Old Salem Visitor Center will be the first driveway on your left

 

  • Traveling from the southbound on US-52
    Take Exit 108b from US 52.
    Keep left off exit ramp onto Research Parkway East toward Downtown/Innovation Quarter
    Turn left on City Yard Drive (look for Old Salem Sign)
    At the traffic circle at Salem Avenue, stay in left lane and take the second exit, traveling southwest on Salem Avenue
    At the traffic circle at Old Salem Road, from either lane take the first exit, traveling north on Old Salem Road
    Old Salem Visitor Center will be the first driveway on your left

 

  • FROM Interstate 40 EASTBOUND or WESTBOUND
    Take exit 193B for US Highway 52 North
    Follow directions above for northbound US-52
    **Please note: There is major construction on US421/Business I-40 for next few years and it should be avoided. NCDOT recommends that drivers use GPS to check on traffic and quickest routing as it will be updated in real time.

 

  • FROM Business Interstate 40/US 421 EASTBOUND
    Take exit #6B onto US Highway 52 south
    Follow directions above for southbound US-52

 

  • FROM Business Interstate 40/US 421 WESTBOUND
    Take exit #6A onto US Highway 52 south
    Follow directions above for southbound US-52