Category: Recreation

Day Trip Idea: Roanoke, VA

By Rachel Hoeing What many of you may not realize is that Roanoke, Virginia is only two hours from most spots in the Triad. It is a fabulous city for a day trip, or a...

Beachin’ It in the Triad

If you’re bummed about not getting away to the Carolina coast this summer, don’t fret because I found the perfect solution here in our own backyard! You may...

Make LuRoos Part of Your Village

By Guest Blogger Elizabeth Pennell, founder of LuRoos How many times have you had to invoke “divide and conquer” parenting? Josh needs to be picked up from his...

Making Family Vacations Fun Again

By Guest Blogger Brooke Orr I fell in love with travel when I was a little girl, long before I ever ventured out of the Carolinas. I taught myself languages and...

Day/Weekend Trip Idea: Charlotte

By Rachel Hoeing I grew up in Charlotte, and I seem to find myself there at least once a month to visit family and friends. I have never written a day trip blog about...

Blueberry Picking in the Triad

By Katie Moosbrugger It is officially blueberry season! As always, we recommend you call or check the farm’s web site to confirm the status of their fruit before...

Vacation Idea: Busch Gardens Tampa

By Katie Moosbrugger What do you get when you combine a fantastic zoo with fabulous rides and roller coasters? You get Busch Gardens, of course! Our family visited this...

Day Trip with a Teen: Greensboro to Raleigh!

By Guest Blogger Rob Ainbinder, author of the blog Digital Dad Living in or near Greensboro you’ve probably considered many day trip ideas from our area to one of our...

June 12 – July 29, 2017: Swim Lessons at HPSC

Locations: The Igloo: 1705 Whitehall Street High Point and The Hartley Drive YMCA: 105 Hartley Drive High Point – Registration for the June Mini session is now open...

Martial Arts, Health, Fitness and Fun!

By Guest Blogger Andre Dumont with Northern Arts Studio/Mike Carr Karate As parents, most of us have struggled with their kid’s daily activities, driving from place...