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Best Durham Activities and Attractions for All Ages

Headed to Durham, North Carolina, with the family? Whether they’re just tagging along on a parental business trip or you’re headed somewhere out of the ordinary for a spring break getaway, there’s plenty of activities and attractions to suit all ages. The Museum of Life and Science Durham’s Museum of Life and Science is a […]

Sun, Sand, History and Helping Out

Right around the holiday season and the first snowfall, thoughts often turn to warm weather vacations. For generations, the southeastern United States and Puerto Rico have been choice spots given their easy access and numerous family-friendly resorts and attractions. As many of these regions still recover from the catastrophic effects of last year’s and this […]

All Aboard!

Hop on the Polar Express train ride through the Great Smoky Mountains, Nov. 9–Dec. 31. Families enjoy an hour-plus, round-trip journey, departing from Bryson City depot in Bryson City, North Carolina. Kids will press their faces against the glass windows in wonder, watching the wilderness and natural beauty pass on their way to the North […]

Sensationally Spooky Haunts for Big Kids

Christmastime may sparkle, but, for many, there’s nothing quite like Halloween. For little kids, it’s about collecting candy and channeling their inner superhero or a favorite T.V., or movie character. Grown-ups embraced the holiday for all the creativity they can pour into high-concept costumes and cocktails. During the season, teens are caught in the middle, as they […]

Family Fun in Concord, N.C.

Concord, North Carolina, is known as a racing hub, but it offers a lot for families even if you’re not into the racing scene. Accommodations There are two centralized accommodation options perfect for families in Concord. The Great Wolf Lodge features the largest indoor water park in both North and South Carolina, so your crew […]

A Time to Rush, A Time to Relax in Charlotte

When some plan a stay in historic Charlotte, North Carolina, for the family, they imagine leisurely strolls around its downtown and historic sites. They look forward to taking in all of its Southern charm, from architecture, museums and heritage houses to restaurants (barbeque in particular) and shopping. Others who know the area for its ties […]