Day Trips

Day Trip Idea: Tiger World

Day Trip Idea: Tiger World

By Guest Blogger Amanda Dover Just an hour’s drive from Winston is a hidden gem that is the perfect summer day trip destination. Unassumingly nestled in the back of a neighborhood, Tiger World is a hidden oasis full of exotic and endangered animals. Founded in...
Staycation Ideas

Staycation Ideas

By Megan Taylor with Forsyth Family magazine Summer is the time for vacations; a break from reality and a trip away from home. However, sometimes vacations can be expensive, lengthy, and cause a lot of stress. There is one way to eliminate the possible vacation hassle...
Two Museums for the Price of One: Day Trip to Kaleideum

Two Museums for the Price of One: Day Trip to Kaleideum

By Guest Blogger Allyson McCauley Winston-Salem has a wealth of cultural and recreational opportunities for residents and visitors, so deciding where to spend a vacation day can be a happy challenge. But the recent merger of two long-standing institutions – the...
Where to Find Splash Parks & Water Slides

Where to Find Splash Parks & Water Slides

By Katie Moosbrugger Splash parks and spraygrounds are literally springing up all over the Triad and more that are scheduled to open soon! Many of these (particularly the pools and waterslides) will not open until Memorial Day weekend, but some spraygrounds are...
A Day Trip Back in Time: Mount Airy

A Day Trip Back in Time: Mount Airy

By Guest Blogger Marisa Tomasic Nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, visitors and locals alike are fortunate enough to take in the “back in the day” charms of a simpler life in the town of Mount Airy. Known by many as Mayberry, the fictional setting...
Day Trip Idea: Salisbury Area

Day Trip Idea: Salisbury Area

By Guest Blogger Julie Fritz One of my best friends in NC is from Salisbury. When we were in college in Asheville we would go to her hometown to visit her family. Now that she lives outside of Boone, we sometimes meet up there since it is closer than us driving to the...
Day Trip Idea: Roanoke, VA

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 weekend excursion. If you head out early morning, you can arrive in time to tackle a venue before...
Things to Do and See Over Spring Break

Things to Do and See Over Spring Break

By Rachel Hoeing If you have decided to stay in town for Spring Break this year and are looking for fun family ideas, have no fear! Today’s blog will give you ideas for quick day-trips as well as ideas for fun right here in the Triad. Feel free to comment below...
Day Trip Idea: Patterson Farm

Day Trip Idea: Patterson Farm

By Rachel Hoeing If you are ready for some strawberry picking, I recommend Patterson Farm, located in Mount Ulla, NC. It is very close to Salisbury, which is about an hour’s drive from most Triad areas. There are numerous places to pick your own fruits around...
Day Trip Idea: Lazy 5 Ranch

Day Trip Idea: Lazy 5 Ranch

By Rachel Hoeing The Lazy 5 Ranch is a perfect day trip for you and your children. It is located in Mooresville, NC, so it is less than an hour from Winston and High Point, and about 1 hour 15 minutes from Greensboro. The Lazy 5 Ranch is an animal drive thru park,...