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Day Trips

North Carolina Zoo Offers a New Virtual Visit Experience

Since a visit to the North Carolina Zoo isn’t currently possible, the Zoo is bringing its programs to you

15 Must-Visit Small Towns in North Carolina

If you love the small-town vibe, pack a suitcase to discover the irresistible charm of these North Carolina road-trip worthy destinations.

8 Scenic Drives in North Carolina for Families

North Carolina is home to many scenic routes for families who enjoy road-tripping.

At Home in Hendersonville

Often overshadowed by Asheville, its showier neighbor to the north, this charming western North Carolina town is a family destination in its own right.

Boo at the North Carolina Zoo Takes Place This Weekend

Boo at the North Carolina Zoo (Oct. 28-29) will feature a variety of games, a costume contest, face painting, music, a puppet parade and a dance

New Dinosaur Exhibit Coming to Greensboro Science Center

Take a day trip to experience "Prehistoric Passages: Realm of Dragons," which opens Nov. 17.

The Ghost Train Returns to Tweetsie Railroad This Fall

Tweetsie Railroad’s Ghost Train will be held Friday and Saturday nights from Sept. 22 to Oct. 28.

What You Need to Know About This Summer’s Solar Eclipse

A compilation of events and viewing parties occurring within the path of totality.

Attractions in Columbia, South Carolina, Offer Educational Opportunities for All Ages

Plan a trip to this South Carolina capital city, the home of the largest children's museum in the South.

KidsFest Returns to Carowinds July 15-16

Popular celebration includes performances from Choo Choo Soul and the PEANUTS Gang.

Tickets on Sale Now for Day Out With Thomas in Spencer

Day Out With Thomas will be held Sept. 29-Oct. 1 and Oct. 6-8 at the North Carolina Transportation Museum.

Five Reasons Why the North Carolina Zoo Draws Record Crowds

Thanks to new attractions and additions, attendance has soared to a 20-year high.

Letter Signed by Jefferson to Make Rare Appearance at State Capitol

A letter signed by Thomas Jefferson dated Jan. 22, 1816, will be exhibited at the State Capitol.

15 Things to Do This Weekend in the Triad (June 9-11)

Weekend events, activities, and fun things to do for kids of all ages in Winston-Salem, Greensboro, Kernersville, High Point and surrounding area.

Tweetsie Railroad to Host Its Biggest Fireworks Show for Fourth of July Celebration

The celebration will also mark the theme park's 60th anniversary.

N.C. Transportation Museum’s Fire Truck Festival to Be Held June 24

Event will pay tribute to classic and modern fire trucks.

Burlington City Park Amusement Rides Open Memorial Day

Rides include the Historic Dentzel Carousel, train, planes, boats and cars.

Memorial Day at State Natural and Cultural Sites and Military Discounts

Memorial Day weekend is a great time to explore the wonderful natural and cultural resources of our state, and many venues offer military discounts.

Greensboro Science Center Celebrates World Oceans Day

Activities include an ocean-themed stroller decorating contest, crafts, educational talks and temporary tattoos.

18 Things to Do This Weekend in the Triad (May 12-14)

Weekend events and activities for kids of all ages in Winston-Salem, Greensboro, Kernersville, High Point and surrounding area.

Meet Pablo, Uniqua and Tyrone of 'The Backyardigans' at Tweetsie Railroad

The popular Nickelodeon stars will visit the park Aug. 4-6.

21 Things to Do This Weekend in the Triad (May 5-7)

Weekend events and activities for kids of all ages in Winston-Salem, Greensboro, Kernersville, High Point and surrounding area.

Faeries Return to Greensboro for Summer Solstice Festival

The 2017 Summer Solstice Festival will be held Saturday, June 17.

What's New at the North Carolina Zoo

Dino Bus, Dragonfly Paddle Boats among new attractions at the park.

27 Things to Do This Weekend in the Triad (April 21-23)

Weekend events and activities for kids of all ages in Winston-Salem, Greensboro, Burlington, Kernersville, High Point and surrounding area.

North Carolina Zoo Sets Daily Attendance Record

More than 15,200 guests visited the park on Good Friday.

22nd Annual Piedmont Farm Tour to Take Place April 22-23

The tour includes 35 scenic and sustainable farms in Alamance, Chatham, Orange and Person counties.

Largest Touring LEGO Fan Experience Coming to Charlotte

Brick Fest Live! is scheduled for the Charlotte Convention Center June 3-4.

GreenHill Center for NC Art to Host Mini Motorcycle Day in ArtQuest Studios

Create your own motorcycle from recycled materials and create 'wheelie' art.

Southern Charm at the Farm at Tanglewood Park

One of the largest collaborations of vintage, handcrafted, and re-purposed goods to be held April 22 in Clemmons.
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Annual Guides

GPS [Go. Play. See]

It's your complete family guide to Triad living. Parents are busy and on the go. Use this guide to help you explore all this great area offers for families in Winston-Salem, Greensboro, High Point and surrounding communities.

Exceptional Child

For parents of kids with special needs, finding help and support can be challenging. We've compiled valuable resources for Triad parents in our latest annual publication, Exceptional Child, which is also available as a digital guide.