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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.

North Carolina Aquariums to Offer Reduced Admission for Low-Income Families

The new prices will be available at the North Carolina Aquariums at Roanoke Island, Pine Knoll Shores and Fort Fisher.

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.

Join the 100-Mile Challenge With North Carolina State Parks

Program highlights state's waterways and nearly 1,500 miles of hiking trails across the state.

Enjoy New Foods, Rides and Exhibits at the 2017 North Carolina State Fair

The fair celebrates its 150th birthday with a special admission price on opening day, Oct. 12.

Gatlinburg Offers Quirky Fun for the Whole Family

Gatlinburg is a carnival of activity with beautiful natural surroundings, amusement park rides, mazes of mirrors and unusual museums.

8 Scenic Drives in North Carolina for Families

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

Zoo Announces Gorilla Addition

Dembe, a 5-year-old male, will join the North Carolina Zoo's gorilla troop.

Family-Friendly Fall Festivals in North Carolina

Venture out of town for a day trip or weekend getaway to enjoy one or more of the state's best fests.

Wilmington: Not Just a Beach Vacation

Not only does it offer quick access to Wrightsville Beach, but Wilmington also boasts plenty of other activities that appeal to multiple members of the family.

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.

Disney on Ice Tickets on Sale Now

North Carolina shows are scheduled for Charlotte, Raleigh, Greensboro and Fayetteville.

Autumn at Oz Tickets on Sale Now

Follow the yellow brick road and join Dorothy and friends this fall at the Land of Oz.

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.

Banner Elk, Beech Mountain Hosting Mile High Fourth of July

Five-day celebration planned with live music, parade and fireworks.

Things for Kids to do at the Biltmore

Bonus: Kids get in free with paying adult all summer long at Biltmore Estate.

8 Ways to Spark Summer Reading

Help your kids discover the pleasures of reading books.

Scenic Emerald Isle is an Ideal Destination for Summer Fun

Enjoy a family-friendly Crystal Coast adventure.

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.

Guilford County Students Challenged to Keep Reading This Summer

GCS students can earn prizes for reading 900 minutes or more.

Local Students Assist with Development of New Peppercorn Theatre at Kaleideum Play

"The Sky Game" opens Friday, June 16 at Delta Arts Center in Winston-Salem.

Free Movies for Families in the Triad

Free movies for kids, teens and families in Winston-Salem, Greensboro and Kernersville

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

Event will pay tribute to classic and modern fire trucks.
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