Recreation and Travel

Day Trip Idea: Boone

Day Trip Idea: Boone

By TMoM team member Felicity Lewis The end of July in North Carolina is invariably hot, but holy moly were we hit hard with a heat wave this year. In the midst of the sweltering heat, we retreated west towards the higher elevation and cooler temperatures of the North...

Day Trip Idea: Gem Mining

Day Trip Idea: Gem Mining

By Guest Blogger Sandy Harper If you are looking for a day trip that is exciting, rewarding and educational for the whole family, then gem mining is for you! Emerald Hollow Mine, in Hiddenite, NC, is just an hour’s drive west from the Triad, and as it turns out, is a...

Day Trip to Greensboro

Day Trip to Greensboro

By TMoM Team Member Felicity Lewis It is easy to overlook the opportunity to take a “stay-cation” and we often get set in our ways in our own communities, but when I sat down to think about a local day trip to Greensboro, it became obvious how lucky we are to have so...

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