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Pumpkin Patch

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Here are some local patches currently brimming with pumpkins and Fall activities! more

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Landmark Farm Alpacas

Between the bigger cities and towns, there are farmers hard at work in North Carolina bringing tasty treats and educational experiences to local families. A short drive will take you to these real farm experiences. more

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The North Carolina Chinese Lantern Festival has taken over Cary’s Booth Amphitheatre, with over 20 enchanted displays, each one comprised of hundreds of parts and thousands of LED lights. more

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NC Aquarium Fort Fisher

At Fort Fisher Aquarium you can experience a beautiful beach location, hear the roar of a T-rex, enjoy butterflies landing on your arm and get eye-to-eye with a sea turtle. more

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Brandy Metzger

The Carolina Renaissance Festival allows guests to step back in time to enjoy the entertainment and artistry of the past. more

Destinations

Tryon Palace

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New Bern is a favorite day trip destination for my family and we typically visit at least once a year. On our most recent trip, we decided to explore Tryon Palace and the NC History Center. more

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Sylvan Heights Bird Park in Scotland Neck is home to more than 2000 birds. more

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Oak Island Lighthouse

Brandy Metzger

From clever shops to a historic lighthouse, a trip to Southport and Oak Island offers plenty of fun for families. more

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Brandy Metzger

Bugs Exhibit, a new 4-D experience and an enhanced Kids Zone enhance a visit to the NC zoo. more

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Lego KidsFest

Lego KidsFest

LEGO KidsFest is a hands-on, educational, all-ages LEGO extravaganza coming to Raleigh Convention Center in Raleigh, NC, from Feb. 28 – March 2, 2014, and we're giving away a VIK Family 4-pack (worth $200) to 2 lucky families! more

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Greensboro Science Center

The Greensboro Science Center offers a museum, zoo and aquarium in one location. more

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White Lake Water Park

White Lake Water Park provides family fun for all ages. more

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NC Zoo

The NC Zoo will host a special birthday event in August for two baby gorillas. more

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NC Museum of Life and Science

Experience the beauty of a thousand Blue Morpho butterflies at the Museum of Life and Science in July. more

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Marbles Museum in Raleigh makes learning fun! more

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Brandy Metzger

Day 2 was full of fun and adventure...with alligators! more

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Myrtle Beach World Guides

With so much to do in Myrtle Beach, read about a couple of worthwhile attractions. more

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