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.

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Charlotte Motor Speedway

5555 Concord Parkway South Concord North Carolina

Phone Number: General information, 1-800-455-FANS (3267); tour desk, 704-455-3223

City Lake Park

602 W. Main St. Jamestown North Carolina

Phone Number: Guilford

Clodbuster Farms

5500 Leonard Farm Rd. Kernersville North Carolina

Phone Number: Forsyth

Dan Nicholas Park

6800 Bringle Ferry Rd. Salisbury North Carolina

Phone Number: 866-767-2757

Discovery Place

301 N. Tryon St. Charlotte North Carolina

Phone Number: 704-372-6261

Fort Bragg Museums

See website for museum addresses Fayetteville North Carolina

Phone Number: 910-396-0011

Gem Mountain

Highway 226 Concord North Carolina

Phone Number: 888-817-5829

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