Day Trips

Rediscovering What Matters: A Tale of the Toddler and the Pumpkin Patch

Rediscovering What Matters: A Tale of the Toddler and the Pumpkin Patch

By Guest Blogger Lauren Warren  I woke up this past Saturday morning unprepared for the day. My daughter, who is three years old, had another awful night of sleep. (I feel like we will never get this sleep thing under control, but that is for another blog.) I am not...
Day Trip Idea: Boone

Day Trip Idea: Boone

By Guest Blogger Felicity Lewis It’s the perfect time of year to head to the mountains and visit Boone, NC! If you have not been to Boone, it is a small town with a big campus. It is the home of Appalachian State University which has molded this town into what...
Pumpkin Patches, Hayrides & More!

Pumpkin Patches, Hayrides & More!

By TMoM Team Member Katie Moosbrugger Whether you make your pumpkin patch visit a big family outing or a quick trip close to your home, consult our list first! Most of these patches will not begin selling pumpkins until early October (although some do start the end of...
Fun Fall Memories at Patterson Farm

Fun Fall Memories at Patterson Farm

By Guest Blogger Tracy Huneycutt Last fall, my son and I took a day trip to Patterson Farm and had so much fun! We are looking forward to visiting the farm again this coming fall. What is Patterson Farm? Patterson Farms Inc. is a family-owned and operated farm that...
Pick-Your-Own Apple Farms & Orchards

Pick-Your-Own Apple Farms & Orchards

By TMoM Team Member Katie Moosbrugger Apple picking is always a fun adventure for families, and a great way to spend an afternoon outdoors. For the 2021 season, however, it is slim pickings at many local orchards due to a last spring frost that affected our area....
Day Trip to Guilford County: Family, Food, and Fun

Day Trip to Guilford County: Family, Food, and Fun

By Guest Blogger Tracy Huneycutt My family lives about 45 minutes from Guilford County, and recently my 8-year-old son and I enjoyed a fun, full weekday visiting Colfax and Greensboro! We started our day with a big breakfast at the Moose Café, located off of I-40 and...
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!...
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...