Few People Know That North Carolina Is The Birthplace Of Krispy Kreme, The Best Donuts In America

The best doughnuts in the world, in our humble opinion, of course, were born right here in North Carolina. New residents aside, even some natives of the Tar Heel State don’t realize the history or the humble beginnings of the famous Hot and Now glazed doughnut from the famously popular Krispy Kreme Doughnuts are rooted in what is now Old Salem.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

It’s hard to drive by a Krispy Kreme without the urge to pull in for some doughnuts, wouldn’t you agree?

What other famously popular foods do you know of that were invented right here in North Carolina? Keep reading for a look at the very spot where Pepsi-Cola was invented in North Carolina.

Address: Winston-Salem, NC, USA