Day Trips

Triad Splash Pads, Water Parks and Spraygrounds

Triad Splash Pads, Water Parks and Spraygrounds

By TMoM Team Member Katie Moosbrugger  We’ve checked, and we’ve confirmed that many Triad area splash pads and water slides are opening for the 2021 season! For the parks that are completely free to attend, we listed that below. Others charge admission,...
Getting Back to Normal

Getting Back to Normal

By TMoM team member Michelle Barson We’ve all missed out on a lot these past 15 months and for our family its meant a lot of firsts. When the shutdown happened my twin boys were 5.5 years old. Finally at the point where they were a LOT more fun to take places and we...
Pick-Your-Own Apple Farms & Orchards

Pick-Your-Own Apple Farms & Orchards

Updated by Katie Moosbrugger Apple picking is always a fun adventure for families, and a great way to spend an afternoon outdoors. Below is a list of pick-your-own apple farms and orchards within the Triad, or within a 3 hour drive if you are looking for a day trip...
Favorite Local Watering Holes

Favorite Local Watering Holes

By TMoM Team Member Rachel Hoeing Why not take the gang to a local watering hole to enjoy an afternoon of wading, creekwalking, exploring, or lounging? We hope you enjoy this list of places to escape, which range from serene & peaceful to splash-worthy fun!...
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,...
Summer Day Trip:  Downtown Mocksville

Summer Day Trip:  Downtown Mocksville

By TMoM Team Member Katie Moosbrugger If you’re looking for a quick day trip out of town to try something new and unique, a visit to Downtown Mocksville (just 30 minutes west of Winston-Salem) might be just what your family needs! I stumbled upon this little gem last...