Day Trips

Day Trip Idea: The Pit

Day Trip Idea: The Pit

By TMoM Team Member Rachel Hoeing I am sharing a great day trip idea today that is especially nice for those of you with older kids and teens. The Pit is an Indoor Kart Racing facility, but it also includes laser tag, arcade, rock climbing and more! We ventured to...
Day Trip Idea: Hill Ridge Farms

Day Trip Idea: Hill Ridge Farms

By Guest Blogger Kristen Bagwell Hill Ridge Farms is one of those places that everyone remembers around pumpkin patch time, but did you know they are open all year? We’ve been once on our own, and once as part of a group…I can say from experience that...
Day Trip Idea: A Day in Durham

Day Trip Idea: A Day in Durham

By Rachel Hoeing *Note that this is an older blog written in 2014 and some info may be out-dated.  Durham is a quick trip from anywhere in the Triad. Depending on the age of your children, you can do either, or both of the ideas I will write about below. Last spring I...
Day Trip Idea: Childress Vineyards

Day Trip Idea: Childress Vineyards

By Rachel Hoeing It’s a great time of year for a Day Trip!  Today I would like to tell you more about Childress Vineyards. I know that it does not sound like the type of place that you would normally take children, but we spent an afternoon there with our kids...
Day Trip Idea: MagiQuest

Day Trip Idea: MagiQuest

Ever have one of those days where you just need to get out of the house? This happened to us one day last month. It was bitterly cold out, so many of the fun Day Trip locations I would usually consider where nixed immediately due to the fact that I did not want to...
Day Trip Idea: Raleigh

Day Trip Idea: Raleigh

By Guest Blogger Kristen Bagwell Fall is a beautiful time of year to take some day trips or weekend getaways around NC. You don’t have to go far to find unique venues. Throw the family in the car, hop on I-40 and travel east to Raleigh. Here are a few ideas of...
Day Trip Idea: Junior Ride Alongs

Day Trip Idea: Junior Ride Alongs

By Eric Welder Not long ago, my six-year-old son Bryce was able to do something few of us will ever get to do in our lifetime: go over 140 miles per hour in a car.  A race car.  On a NASCAR track.  How, you may ask? Through The Richard Petty Driving Experience Junior...
Day Trip Idea: NC Zoo

Day Trip Idea: NC Zoo

An excursion to the zoo is one of my all-time favorite trips with the family! I’m kind of a zoo junkie as I’ve been to a bunch including the Bronx Zoo, the National Zoo in DC, and even the zoo in Rome, Italy! But I have to say the the NC Zoo in Asheboro is...
Daytripping in the Town of Davidson

Daytripping in the Town of Davidson

By Lisa Schnurr Davidson is only an hour away from most of the Triad, and right off the lake. Why not take a little daytrip over there one afternoon to enjoy all it has to offer? Davidson is a quaint little town rich in history that reminded me of Mayberry from the...
Day Trip Idea: Chapel Hill’s Franklin Street

Day Trip Idea: Chapel Hill’s Franklin Street

By Guest Blogger Leslie Morgan Regardless of where your college basketball allegiance may be, Chapel Hill – and its beloved Franklin Street – offers several excellent reasons to pack up the kids and take a day trip. Located just 60 miles east of Greensboro...
Day Trip Idea: Homeland Creamery

Day Trip Idea: Homeland Creamery

By Guest Blogger Leslie M If you’re looking to give your kids a sweet taste of farm life, round ’em up and head for Homeland Creamery. This local dairy farm is in Julian, just a half-hour south of Greensboro. When my daughter reached the age of four, I...
Day Trip Idea: Our Own Greensboro

Day Trip Idea: Our Own Greensboro

By Guest Blogger Lori Redding Today, Lori has highlighted some of her favorite family spots in the Greensboro area. As we all know, you could spend months in the Greensboro area and never run out of new places to visit, so be sure to add any ideas that you think our...
Day Trip Idea: Our Own High Point!

Day Trip Idea: Our Own High Point!

By Guest Blogger  Alison Nolan Alison Nolan has highlighted some of her favorite family spots in the High Point area. We hope you’ll make a day out of it and visit some of these places. At the end of the blog, be sure to add any other family-friendly venues in...