Day Trips

Great Wolf / Bad Wolf

Great Wolf / Bad Wolf

By Heather Keenan There is nothing in this world that I would not do for my kids. I love them to the moon and back and enjoy nothing more than to see them happy. So, there I was, last week, standing in a bathing suit (which let’s face it, is basically like...
From Day Zips to Week Trips: Carolina Raptor Center

From Day Zips to Week Trips: Carolina Raptor Center

By Guest Blogger Dennette Bailey This fall my children and I zipped to the Carolina Raptor Center in Huntersville, NC for the day. We were looking for a way to spend time together before my son went off to serve in the U.S. Navy. I thought this idea might be perfect...
The Top 10 Day Trips for Fall

The Top 10 Day Trips for Fall

By Rachel Hoeing Even though it is tough to say goodbye to summer, the crisp air and colorful leaves of the autumn season always bring a smile to my face. It seems like fall weekends always fly by and before we know it, winter has unleashed itself on us again. So,...
Day Trip Idea: City Lake Park

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 Park in Jamestown (very close to High Point and part of High Point’s parks). It was an easy 30...
Win Tickets to Kersey Valley’s Outdoor Laser Tag

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 tactical team reconnaissance at Kersey Valley Laser Tag. Team up against your friends and family in a...
Win Tickets to Kersey Valley’s High Ropes Course

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 than 250lbs and be able to reach 5ft high to operate the smart snap safety system.  Breathalyzer and...
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...