Day Trips

Day Trip Idea: Lazy 5 Ranch

Day Trip Idea: Lazy 5 Ranch

By TMoM Team Member 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...
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...
Day Trip Idea: Carolina Raptor Center

Day Trip Idea: 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...
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: 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: 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: 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...
Day Trip Idea: Chapel Hill’s Franklin Street

Day Trip Idea: Chapel Hill’s Franklin Street

By Guest Blogger Leslie Morgan Regardless of where your college basketball allegiance may be, Chapel Hill – and its beloved Franklin Street – offers several excellent reasons to pack up the kids and take a day trip. Located just 60 miles east of Greensboro...
Day Trip Idea: Homeland Creamery

Day Trip Idea: Homeland Creamery

By Guest Blogger Leslie M If you’re looking to give your kids a sweet taste of farm life, round ’em up and head for Homeland Creamery. This local dairy farm is in Julian, just a half-hour south of Greensboro. When my daughter reached the age of four, I...