I love to go out and have fun and try new things when I’m not working (which seems like all the time!) But I have to watch my wallet – surprisingly there is TONS of free or budget-friendly fun to be had in Kernersville.
Jule Gilmer Corner built Korner’s Folly in the late 1800s to showcase his own designs in interior design, furniture and painting. The quirky home features 22 rooms and 15 different fireplaces across seven levels of architecture – a beautiful place to visit!
Paul J. Ciener Botanical Garden
A new and still-growing garden, the Paul J. Ciener Botanical Garden boasts 15 gardens featuring 1,300 varieties of plants including a large spring-flowering bulb display. Educational programs are available for adults and children as are self-guided and guided tours.
Countryside Lanes is a local bowling alley that provides fun and entertainment through bowling and other amenities. These include a snack bar and a drink selection with beverages including beer.
Bucked Up Super Saloon
Bucked Up Super Saloon is a live music park that hosts an array of music including country, southern rock, southern-style hip hop, and rock. Every Friday and Saturday, the park hosts a live local, regional, or national act.
All-A-Flutter Butterfly Farm
All-A-Flutter Butterfly Farm is a nature park housing thousands of butterflies. Visitors can take a tour of the grounds, which includes an interactive educational presentation about butterflies, and the opportunity to feed and release them into the wild.
Oak Hollow Park
Located on 1500-acres in total, Oak Hollow Park is a public park complex along the Oak Hollow Lake. The park features a large marina which is popular for boating, sailing, kayaking, or fishing in the nearby lake.
Winston Salem Ghost Tour
Actor Mr. Heizer entertains as well as educates on the 90 minute walking Winston Salem Ghost Tour including the Single Brothers House. Mr. Heizer also does daytime historical tours of Winston Salem.
Old Salem Museums & Garden
Visitors to the Old Salem Museum and Gardens can experience life as it was in the 1800s as Moravian settlers explored the area. At the Miksch Garden and House, visitors can see daily life, while at the St. Philips Heritage Center, visitors learn about religious life.
Taste Carolina Gourmet Food Tours|
Visitors can enjoy guided tours of unique restaurants and shops in North Carolina with Taste Carolina Gourmet Food Tours. The tours make 5 to 6 stops and provide behind the scenes chats with chefs and artisans.
World’s Largest Chest of Drawers
The World’s Largest Chest of Drawers is an incredible 32 feet tall, and it was constructed to symbolize High Point as the Furniture Capital of the World. Guests can visit and take interesting photos in front of the landmark.
Southeastern Center for Contemporary Arts
Part of the Winston-Salem community, the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art is a contemporary multimedia art gallery. Exhibits showcase the works of film-makers and experimental artists and art-related events are held regularly.
The Bog Garden
Greensboro’s The Bog Garden is an extensive wetland nature conservatory. Its network of elevated pathways make it easy to explore over 7 acres of swampy territory without donning waders or renting a canoe. The Bog Garden is a free attraction.
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