Day Trips + Family Travel

North Carolina boasts beautiful day trip destinations — from the mountains to the coast. Take a winding drive through the Blue Ridge Parkway to see fall colors at their peak, or head east to Wilmington for a swim in the ocean and memorable meal on Market Street. You’ll also find state and national parks in our Day Trips + Family Travel directory. Explore these listings to find just the right destination for your next free Saturday or Sunday.




Ackland Art Museum

101 S. Columbia St. Chapel Hill North Carolina

Phone Number: 919-966-5736


1914 N. Tryon St. Charlotte North Carolina

Phone Number: 704-378-3762


200 N. Davie St. Greensboro North Carolina

Phone Number: Guilford


1 Approach Rd. Asheville North Carolina

Phone Number: 800-411-3812 or 828-225-1333


14523 Carowinds Blvd. Charlotte North Carolina

Phone Number: 704-588-2600

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