Category: Day Trips

It’s (almost) Apple Picking Season!

By Katie Moosbrugger Whether you have just an afternoon, a full day, or an entire weekend available for picking, you’re sure to find a fun adventure for your...

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Weekend or Day Trip Idea: Tweetsie Railroad

By Guest Blogger Suzy Fielders Tweetsie Railroad is the perfect family location for a day trip or as an addition to a vacation in Boone or Blowing Rock. There is plenty...

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Day Trip Idea: Hebron Rock Colony

By Rachel Hoeing I ran this blog a few years ago and felt like it was the perfect time to remind our readers of this hidden gem in the mountains. This is a great day...

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Family Fun Idea: Black Mountain Chocolate

By Guest Blogger Brent Peters, Chocolate Maker, Black Mountain Chocolate Yes, Winston has its very own chocolate factory! And it’s so much more than that. We make our...

Day Trip Idea: City Lake Park

By Katie Moosbrugger We’re halfway through the summer, but I’ve already needed a break from the daily pool routine. So I packed up the kids and headed to City Lake...

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It’s Time for Blueberry Picking!

By Katie Moosbrugger It just wouldn’t be summer without the sweet taste of fresh picked blueberries! I recently contacted all of the farms listed below and...

Win a Winston-Salem Open Family Fun Pack!

Enter to win a trip to the Winston-Salem Open!  Enjoy the height of ATP men’s professional tennis as the Emirates Airline US Open Series concludes and the US Open...

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Win Tickets to Kersey Valley’s Outdoor Laser Tag

Win a Family Four-Pack of Individual Play Tickets  Kersey Valley’s Outdoor Laser Tag Value $114 ($28.50 each) Get the action of live field combat, along with...

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Summer Trip Idea: Go Chasing Waterfalls

By Katie Moosbrugger I’m guessing the band TLC, who sing the lyrics “Don’t Go Chasing Waterfalls,” has never been to North Carolina because it actually makes for...

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Favorite Strawberry Picking Farms

By Katie Moosbrugger It must be strawberry season because I keep seeing all these delicious strawberry picking posts on Facebook. So I thought it would be timely to...