Day Trips




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. Read more

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Here are several nearby opportunities where kids and adults alike can enjoy the thrills of sledding and skating. Read more

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Annesophia Richards

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. Read more

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Tryon Palace

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. Read more

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Brandy Metzger

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

Day Trips