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MOA: NC’s Only Museum Dedicated to the Study of Global Cultures

As pipeline protests in North Dakota top the news, MOA offers children a place for hands-on learning about Native American culture and more.
October 31, 2016

Cedarock Park Historical Farm: A Historically Fun Fall Adventure

Find out why the pumpkin puked at one of the free, special events planned for October.
September 30, 2016

High Point City Lake Park: The Piedmont’s Finest Family Park

High Point’s recreational treasure offers year-round outdoor family fun by land and by water.
September 1, 2016

RiverPark at Cooleemee Falls: The Bullhole

The ocean may be hours away, but a soft, sandy beach and cool rushing water can be found just down the road.
August 1, 2016

Homeland Creamery: A Real Farm Experience

Whether you book a tour or just visit for the ice cream, a day trip to this farm makes for a fun summer day trip.
June 30, 2016

NC Aviation Museum and Hall of Fame: An Adventure in Aerospace

Learn about local and legendary fliers and get up-close and personal with classic airplanes
May 31, 2016

Salem Lake: Winston-Salem’s “Hidden Diamond”

A beautiful lake, trails, birding, Kids in Parks TRACK Trail and more await you near downtown Winston-Salem
May 3, 2016

All-A-Flutter Farms: See & Experience A Real Butterfly Farm Up Close!​

Monarch conservation is at the heart of Brandon and Nora Aker's efforts.
March 31, 2016

The Historic Earle Theatre: A Place for Movies and Music

Surry Arts Council inspires new generations with local cultural history
February 29, 2016

The Candy Factory: A Sweet Destination

Store offers walk down memory lane while preserving local history
February 1, 2016

High Point Museum: A Journey Through Time

Hands-on activities make learning fun for the whole family
January 5, 2016

Hanging Rock State Park: A Winter Wonderland of Fun

Frozen waterfalls and breathtaking snowscapes await winter hikers.
December 4, 2015

Körner’s Folly: “The Strangest House in the World”

Enjoy a magical, Victorian-era holiday adventure in Kernersville.
November 12, 2015

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Triad Treasures


Jennifer Bower

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Award-winning writer and Tar Heel native Jennifer Bean Bower explores family-friendly venues throughout the Triad. As an avid traveler, she is well versed in the plethora of hidden treasures that make family day trips memorable and unique. A graduate of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Bower is the author of North Carolina Aviatrix Viola Gentry: The Flying Cashier; Animal Adventures in North Carolina; Winston & Salem: Tales of Murder, Mystery and Mayhem; and Moravians in North Carolina. She lives in Winston-Salem, North Carolina with her husband Larry and their pet rabbit Isabelle. To learn more about Bower and her writing projects, please visit her website at www.jenniferbeanbower.com.

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