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.




Hiddenite Center

316 Church St. Hiddenite North Carolina

Phone Number: 828-632-6966

High Point Museum

1859 E. Lexington Ave. High Point North Carolina

Phone Number: Guilford

Homeland Creamery

6506 Bowman Dairy Rd. Julian North Carolina

Phone Number: Guilford

Korner’s Folly

413 S. Main St. Kernersville North Carolina

Phone Number: Forsyth

Lazy 5 Ranch

15100 Mooresville Road Mooresville North Carolina

Phone Number: 704-663-5100

Linville Caverns

19929 US 221 North Marion North Carolina

Phone Number: 800-419-0540

Maize Adventure

1615 Kersey Valley Road, Archdale North Carolina

Phone Number: Guilford

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