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.




Queen’s Landing

1459 River Highway Mooresville North Carolina

Phone Number: 704-663-2628

Reed Gold Mine

9621 Reed Mine Rd Midland North Carolina

Phone Number: 704-721-4653


400 W. Hanes Mill Rd. Winston-Salem North Carolina

Phone Number: Forsyth

Tanglewood Park

4201 Manor House Circle Clemmons North Carolina

Phone Number: 336-778-6300

The Blowing Rock

Hwy. 321 South Blowing Rock North Carolina

Phone Number: 828-295-7111

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