Day Trips

Day Trip Idea: Salisbury Area

Day Trip Idea: Salisbury Area

By Guest Blogger Julie Fritz One of my best friends in NC is from Salisbury. When we were in college in Asheville we would go to her hometown to visit her family. Now that she lives outside of Boone, we sometimes meet up there since it is closer than us driving to the...
Day Trip Idea: Roanoke, VA

Day Trip Idea: Roanoke, VA

By Rachel Hoeing What many of you may not realize is that Roanoke, Virginia is only two hours from most spots in the Triad. It is a fabulous city for a day trip, or a weekend excursion. If you head out early morning, you can arrive in time to tackle a venue before...
Things to Do and See Over Spring Break

Things to Do and See Over Spring Break

By Rachel Hoeing If you have decided to stay in town for Spring Break this year and are looking for fun family ideas, have no fear! Today’s blog will give you ideas for quick day-trips as well as ideas for fun right here in the Triad. Feel free to comment below...
Day Trip Idea: Patterson Farm

Day Trip Idea: Patterson Farm

By Rachel Hoeing If you are ready for some strawberry picking, I recommend Patterson Farm, located in Mount Ulla, NC. It is very close to Salisbury, which is about an hour’s drive from most Triad areas. There are numerous places to pick your own fruits around...
Day Trip Idea: Lazy 5 Ranch

Day Trip Idea: Lazy 5 Ranch

By Rachel Hoeing The Lazy 5 Ranch is a perfect day trip for you and your children. It is located in Mooresville, NC, so it is less than an hour from Winston and High Point, and about 1 hour 15 minutes from Greensboro. The Lazy 5 Ranch is an animal drive thru park,...
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...
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...