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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Tryon Palace

529 S. Front St. New Bern North Carolina

Phone Number: Craven

Tryon Palace

529 S. Front St. New Bern North Carolina

Phone Number: 800-767-1560

Tweetsie Railroad

300 Tweetsie Railroad Lane Blowing Rock North Carolina

Phone Number: 800-526-5740

Virginia Zoo

3500 Granby St. Norfolk Virginia

Phone Number: 757-441-2374

Visit Winston-Salem

200 Brookstown Ave. Winston-Salem North Carolina

Phone Number: 336-728-4200

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