Category: Day Trips

Linville Caverns – To Be or Not to Be Entertained

By Guest Blogger Dennette Bailey I was eager to find a place to visit with my family that we could zip by for the day before school started back. We have visited...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Win Tickets to Kersey Valley’s High Ropes Course

Win a Family Four-Pack of Tickets Kersey Valley High Ropes course Value $236 Participants must be must be at least 10 years old, in good physical condition, weigh less...

Great Getaways For Girlfriends

By Katie Moosbrugger Girlfriend getaways: It’s a guilty pleasure we all should indulge in and not feel guilty about. Even if you’re only able steal one night away a...