Life in the Piedmont Triad Region is both exciting and comfortable … the best of both worlds. While its cities are vibrant with cosmopolitan culture and commerce, its countryside is just down the street and still full of traditional southern charm.
Located at the juncture of more Interstate highways than any other region in the state, the Piedmont Triad offers easy access to anywhere. Vacation paradises in the mountains or at the beach are only a few hours’ drive from home.
The climate of the Piedmont Triad is temperate, with the Blue Ridge Mountains to the west forming a barrier that shields the Region from severe winter conditions. Extreme high and low temperatures are rare during any part of the year. The average annual high temperature is 69 degrees; the average low is 46.
Recreation opportunities abound in the Region, including countless outdoor adventures. Many state parks take advantage of the area's natural beauty. River boating, camping, hiking, hunting, fishing, rock climbing and swimming are just some of the popular activities residents can enjoy.
Cultural assets are plentiful in the Region. Resources include museums, performing arts arenas, historic districts, landmarks, wineries and vineyards, festivals and seasonal events.
Sporting opportunities are abundant, as the area is well known as a golfer’s paradise: the Piedmont Triad has an average 262 playable days for golf a year and an average greens fee of just $31.79.
North Carolina and the Piedmont Triad are dedicated to superior public education, working to establish a world-class educational system from K-12 and beyond. The region is home to eleven four-year colleges or universities and nine community colleges.