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http://frippislandresort.com/
2119 Sea Island Parkway
Harbor Island South Carolina   29920
(877) 589-1475
Fripp Island, located in the lowcountry of South Carolina, is the perfect place for families...more
        
 
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http://www.grandfather.com
2050 Blowing Rock Highway
Linville NC 800-468-7325
See one of the worlds most environmentally diverse nature preserves. Feel the rush as you...more
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http://www.oldeenglishdistrict.com/
3200 Commerce Drive, Suite A
Richburg SC  29729
803-385-6800
Made up of the seven counties in the north central area of the state, South...more
 
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http://www.tanglewood-bmx.com
4061 Clemmons Road
Clemmons NC  27102
336-766-5269
USABMX sanctioned bicycle race track open to all ages and skill levels. Practices are on...more
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http://www.battleshipnc.com/
#1 Battleship Road
Wilmington NC  28401
910-251-5797
Allowing adults to peruse historical artifacts onboard the ship and allowing children to roam around...more
 
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http://www.all-a-flutter.com
7850-B Clinard Farms Road
High Point NC  27265
336-454-5651
A working butterfly farm - learn about the lifecycle of a Monarch butterfly, then see...more
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http://www.greenhillcenter.org
200 N. Davie St.
Greensboro NC  27401
336-333-7460
Hands-on art studio where kids, families and school groups can paint, mold clay, weave and...more
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http://www.bechtler.org
420 S. Tryon St.
Charlotte NC  28202
704-353-9200
Dedicated to the exhibition of mid-20th century modern art, with works by Warhol, Picasso, Miro,...more
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http://www.bennettplace.nchistoricsites.org
4409 Bennett Memorial Road
Durham NC  27705
919-383-4345
The Bennett Farm, home of James and Nancy Bennett, was the scene of the largest...more
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http://www.biltmore.com
1 Approach Road
Asheville NC  28803
800-411-3812/828-225-1333
George Vanderbilt's 8,000-acre estate is America's largest home. Tour the house and gardens, and the...more
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http://www.catawbahistory.org
Hwy. 70
Claremont NC 828-465-0383
Hours: Open daily sunrise to sunset. The Bunker Hill Covered Bridge is the last original...more
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http://www.burlingtonnc.gov/recreation
1333 Overbrook Road
Burlington NC 336-222-5030
More than 75 acres of activities including an amusement area, one of the only three...more
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http://www.carolinaraptorcenter.org
6000 Sample Road
Huntersville NC 704-875-6521
Take a self-guided tour and see over 25 different species of raptors on the 3/4...more
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http://www.carolinaziplines.com
1085 Nickell Farm Road
Westfield NC  27053
336-972-7656
Two zip line courses available – the high course consists of a series of suspended...more
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http://www.carowinds.com
14523 Carowinds Blvd.
Charlotte NC  28273
704-588-2600
This 398-acre theme park and water park offers more than 50 state-of-the-art rides, attractions and...more
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http://www.castlemcculloch.com
3925 Kivett Drive
Jamestown NC  27282
336-887-2206
Search for gemstones while learning about Castle McCulloch's gold-refining past. Reservation required, Monday-Friday 9 a.m.-5...more
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http://www.catawbahistory.org
30 N. College Ave.
Newton NC  28658
828-465-0383
The Catawba County Museum of History houses an extensive history of the formation of Catawba...more
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http://www.catawbascience.org
243 Third Ave. NE
Hickory NC  28603
828-322-8169
A science and technology museum featuring aquaria, and a digital planetarium theater. Traveling exhibits rotate...more
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http://www.alamance-nc.com
4242 R. Dean Coleman Road
Burlington NC  27215
336-570-6759
Home to two disc-golf courses, picnic sites, a playground, a stocked fishing pond, walking trails,...more
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http://www.chbrownmuseum.nchistoricsites.org
6136 Burlington Road/Hwy. 70
Gibsonville NC  27249
336-449-4846
The state's first official state historic site to honor an African-American and a woman. The...more
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http://www.charlottemotorspeedway.com/
5555 Concord Parkway South
Concord NC  28027
general information, 1-800-455-FANS (3267); tour desk, 704-455-3223
Feel the Thrill Tour includes a close-up look at areas that are off-limits on race...more
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http://www.charlottenaturemuseum.org
1658 Sterling Road
Charlotte NC  28209
704-372-6261
Experience wildlife and the natural world for children ages newborn-7 years. Hours: Tuesday-Friday 9 a.m.-5...more
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http://www.cherokee-nc.com
498 Tsali Blvd.
Cherokee, NC  28719
800-438-1601
"Unto These Hills" debuted July 1, 1950. Now in its 62nd season, the show is...more
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http://www.childrensmuseumofws.org
390 S. Liberty St.
Winston-Salem NC  27101
336-723-9111
A destination for visitors to play and learn by experiencing literature, storytelling and the arts....more
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http://www.chimneyrockpark.com
431 Main St.
Chimney Rock NC 828-625-9611
Scenic hiking trails, 75-mile views, 404-foot Hickory Nut Falls featured in The Last of the...more
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http://www.highpointnc.gov/pr/city_lake_park.cfm
602 W. Main St.
Jamestown NC  27282
336-883-3498
Located on a 340-acre lake, the park features a miniature train ride, a merry-go-round, a...more
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http://www.clodbusterfarms.com
5500 Leonard Farm Road
Kernersville NC  27284
336-409-0796
A family-owned and operated strawberry and produce farm run by the Sells family, fifth generation...more
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http://www.dannicholas.net
6800 Bringle Ferry Road
Salisbury NC  28146
866-767-2757
A 425-acre park offering paddle boating and fishing, Rowan Wildlife Adventures, tennis courts, picnic shelters,...more
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http://www.dsc.smv.org
677 Craghead St.
Danville VA  24541
434-791-5160
Hands-on exhibits and programs that make science fun for all ages. Hours: Tuesday-Saturday 9:30 a.m.-5...more
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http://www.discoveryplace.org
301 N. Tryon St.
Charlotte NC  28202
704-372-6261
Family-friendly interactive science exhibitions and dynamic presentations. Hours: Monday-Friday 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m.-6...more
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http://www.dollandminiaturemuseum.org
101 W. Green Drive
High Point NC  27260
336-885-3655
Permanent collection of 2,700 dolls, dollhouses and miniatures from around the world made from the...more
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http://www.visitmountairy.com
615 N. Main St.
Mount Airy NC  27030
800-576-0231
A great place to start your visit to Mount Airy with visitor information and exhibits....more
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 www.virginiastateparks.gov
967 Fairystone Lake Drive
Stuart VA  24171
276-930-2424
Home of the rare and mysterious cross-shaped fairy stones or staurolite crystals, whose legend says...more
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http://www.fortdobbs.org
438 Fort Dobbs Road
Statesville NC  28625
704-873-5882
Fort Dobbs State Historic Site provides a window into the French and Indian War. Interpretive...more
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http://www.gemmountain.com
Highway 226
Spruce Pine NC  28777
888-817-5829
Mine trips are offered to Brushy Creek by reservation and to the Hoot Owl Mine....more
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http://www.gcmuseum.com
220 N. Church St.
Greensboro NC  27401
336-574-2898
Hands-on, interactive and educational museum for children newborn-10 years and their families. Visit the Edible...more
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http://www.greensborohistory.org
130 Summit Ave.
Greensboro NC  27401
336-373-2043
Discover firsthand the rich history of the Piedmont. Learn about short story writer O. Henry,...more
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http://www.icehouserinks.com
6119 Landmark Center Blvd.
Greensboro NC  27407
336-852-1515
The Piedmont's only year-round ice-skating facility has something for the entire family. Hours: Public skating...more
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http://www.natsci.org
4301 Lawndale Drive
Greensboro NC  27455
336-288-3769
Visit wild animals in the Animal Discovery Zoological Park, enjoy daily shows and explore the...more
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http://www.ncparks.gov/Visit/parks/haro/main.php
1790 Hanging Rock Park Road
Danbury NC  27016
336-593-8480
Hiking, camping, nature study, swimming, canoeing and fishing. Vistas and waterfalls provide spectacular scenic views...more
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http://www.catawbahistory.org
310 N. Center St.
Hickory NC  28601
828-324-7294
The Harper House is considered by the N.C. Department of Archives and History to possess...more
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http://www.hiddenitecenter.com
316 Church St.
Hiddenite NC  28636
828-632-6966
A folklife and cultural arts educational and exhibition center featuring the century-old, three-story Victorian Lucas...more
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http://www.highpointmuseum.org
1859 E. Lexington Ave.
High Point NC  27262
336-885-1859
Learn, play and explore High Point's history. Offering a variety of programs, tours and special...more
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http://www.chmuseums.org
1444 Brattonsville Road
McConnells SC  29726
803-684-2327
Step back in time as costumed interpreters bring to life the 18th and 19th centuries...more
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http://www.catawbahistory.org
1489 Murray's Mill Road
Catawba NC  28609
828-421-4299
Take a look into our agrarian past. A turn-of-the-century working grist mill, Murray's Mill is...more
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http://www.homelandcreamery.com
6506 Bowman Dairy Road
Julian NC  27283
336-685-0470
Visit Homeland Creamery for a dairy farm tour. Take a hayride around the farmland to...more
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http://www.nchistoricsites.org/horne/horne.htm
308 Horne Creek Farm Road
Pinnacle NC  27043
336-325-2298
Horne Creek enables visitors to experience farm life in North Carolina's northwestern Piedmont circa 1900....more
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http://www.sitinmovement.org
134 S. Elm St.
Greensboro NC  27401
336-274-9199
An archival center, collecting museum and teaching facility devoted to the international struggle for civil...more
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http://www.ncparks.gov
280 State Park Road
Apex NC  27523
919-362-0586
With over 14,000 acres of water and nine recreation centers, Jordan Lake offers boating, fishing,...more
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http://www.kerseyvalleyzipline.com
1615 Kersey Valley Road
Archdale NC  27263
336-802-1962
One of the largest aerial tours in the country. Soar through tree tops and over...more
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http://www.kidsenses.com/
172 North Main Street 
Rutherford NC 12 different interactive exhibit areas, curriculum-based workshops for field trip groups, a 7,500 square foot...more
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http://www.kornersfolly.org
413 S. Main St.
Kernersville NC  27284
336-996-7922
Known as "The Strangest House in the World," this historic home built in 1880 will...more
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http://www.ncparks.gov/Visit/parks/laja/main.php
6883 NC Hwy 126
Nebo NC  28761
828-584-7728
Tucked into the the base of mighty Linville Gorge is Lake James, a sprawling reservoir...more
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http://www.lazy5ranch.com
15100 Mooresville Road
Mooresville NC  28115
704-663-5100
The Lazy 5 Ranch is a drive-through animal farm with more than 750 animals from...more
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http://www.museumofthenewsouth.org
200 E. Seventh St.
Charlotte NC  28202
704-333-1887
Levine Museum of the New South explores the dynamic stories and history of the American...more
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