In 1899 the towns of Winston and Salem were officially joined together to create Winston-Salem, North Carolina. It is referred to as the “City of the Arts” by many because of its history of having the first arts council in the US. Its current arts programs, museums and gardens are a great draw to residents and tourists alike. Wake Forest University maintains the Wake Forest University Museum of Anthropology that has many artifacts and displays and the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art has amassed a great collection of art from around the globe. Living in Winston-Salem, residents enjoy watching the Dash, a Class A Minor League baseball team, Wake Forest football games and their great soccer team. Apartments in the area range from $609 for a one bedroom to 701 for a two bedroom. Stop by DoNotRent.com to look through apartment ratings in the area and leave one of your own.