Winston-Salem, North Carolina

On March 4, 2020 we spent another nice day relaxing in Wilmington, then we headed west on Thursday, March 5. We spent the night at Oasis of North Carolina RV Park in Marston, billed as the “Quietest Park in North America”. It is horse country and there are lots of nice farms.

We went on to visit Judy’s nephew Christopher and his wife Karina in Winston-Salem. We had a fun visit and ate very well! Dinner the first night was at Mozelle’s Fresh Southern Bistro with delicious local food.

On Saturday we ate lunch at JoLo Winery located north of Winston-Salem, where we saw fun sights.

Beautiful hillside vineyards
Pilot Mountain
Pilot Mountain

Reynolda is the home of R.J. Reynolds’ and his wife Katharine’s home built in 1917. It is adjacent to Wake Forest University, the land for which R.J. Reynolds donated. A place we never knew about previously, it houses a wonderful collection of American Art. It was fascinating; a very comfortable home, suitable for entertaining, but not at all pretentious.

This may have been the fairway for a three-hole golf course on the property
Reynolda Greenhouse
My favorite orchids – look at the yellow ones!
Chris and Doug
Judy and Chris

There are also beautiful paths throughout the property.

Chris and Luca
Karina and Chris

Chris, Karina and Doug all worked on cooking a delicious salmon dinner, then we watched the movie Maiden together. We had a great visit!

4 thoughts on “Winston-Salem, North Carolina

  1. Great post – thanks for the happy memories! We’re so glad and fortunate that you were able to visit us when you did. Seems like such a long time ago in lieu of everything that’s happened since….

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