Cape Fear Botanical Gardens
Located right outside of Fayetteville, the Cape Fear Botanical Gardens has more than 2,000 varieties of plants.
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The Sarah P. Duke Gardens
Located on 55 acres on the west campus of Duke University, Duke Gardens is known for its stunning landscape design.
Sarah P. Duke Gardens
The North Carolina Botanical Garden
Over 1,100 acres of land dedicated to natural areas, gardens, and conservation easements.
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67 acres of beautiful gardens by the sea.
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The Botanical Gardens at Asheville
Home to over 600 species of plants native to the Appalachian Mountains, and over 50 rare or endangered species.
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Offering mini golf, go-karts, batting cages, an indoor arcade, and laser tag.
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Marbles Kids Museum and IMAX Theatre
Offering exhibits and programs for children to express their own creativity and build their imagination.
Independently owned toy store, offering science classes for kids 3 and up.
Click here to visit the Science Safari website.
Kidzu Children's Museum
Hands-on museum geared towards children 0-8 years old.
Greensboro Children's Museum
Hands-on, interactive museum for families and children up to 10 years old.
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Jelly Beans Super Skate Center
State of the art skating facility offering two Triangle locations.
Jelly Beans Website
Olympic size ice skating rink. Offers skating and hockey lessons.
Click here to visit the Ice Plex Website.
Polar Ice House
Featuring track out camps, Skate School, and activities for kids 3-5.
Polar Ice House Website
Jennette's Pier at Nags Head
Visit the pier for fishing and family fun!
Jennette's Pier Information.
Visit the Outer Banks
Learn about the rich history of the first settlers to North Carolina; climb to the top of a lighthouse, or go on an off-road safari to see the wild horses of the Outer Banks.
Fish Witch Charters
Great for a family outing! Offering fishing trips inshore and to the Gulf Stream.
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Crystal Coast Lady
Offering dinner cruises, fishing trips, river crusies, and shelling excursions.
Crystal Coast Lady Website.
USS North Carolina Battleship
Step onboard and go back in time to Wold War II on the USS North Carolina.
Perfect for water sports, swimming, relaxing on the beach and home of Freeman Park Recreation Area.
Johnnie Mercer's Pier - Wrightsville Beach
The only concrete fishing pier in the state of North Carolina. Extends over 1200 feet into the Atlantic.
Durham Performing Arts Center
Distinguished as a Top Worldwide Theatre Venue, The DPAC offers some of the best known Broadway productions right in downtown Durham.
North Carolina Theatre
Since its first show in 1984, The North Carolina Theatre has been bringing world class entertainment to downtown Raleigh.
North Carolina Theatre Website.
PlayMakers Repertory Company
"One of America's leading theatre companies" located right on UNC Campus.
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The Carolina Theatre of Durham
Check out their website for the latest show or movie playing at the theatre.
Carolina Theatre of Greensboro
Originally opened in 1927, The Carolina offers visitors a mix of rich history and today's top performers.
Koka Booth Amphitheater
Located in Cary and situated next to Symphony Lake, the Booth Amphitheater offers an experience unlike any other venue in the area.
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Red Hat Amphitheater
Featuring live concerts, festivals, and events all in the heart of downtown Raleigh.
Goodnights Comedy Club
Offering stand-up comedy shows every week.
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A music venue located in downtown Chapel Hill.
Coastal Credit Union Music Park and Walnut Creek
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Apex Farmer's Market
Midtown Raleigh Farmer's Market
Raleigh Downtown Farmer's Market
NC Cooperative Extension
Find a farmer's market close to you...
Discover the history, grandeur, and beauty of America's largest home.
Biltmore Estate Website.
Western theme park with plenty of attractions for the whole family, including the Wild West Adventure train ride!
Click here to visit the Tweetsie Railroad Website.
Asheville Histroic Trolley Tours
Hop aboard for an entertaining and educational tour of Asheville, NC.
Click here for the Asheville Trolley Tours Website.
Chimney Rock State Park
Hiking, rock climbing, bird-watching, and a 404-ft. waterfall.
Featuring the Mile High Swinging Bridge, backcountry hiking trails with breathtaking views, and wildlife habitats.
Pilot Mountain State Park
Offering hiking, canoeing, camping, and much more!
Pilot Mountain State Park Website.
Offering year-round outdoor activities including skiing, golf, ice skating, biking, tubing, and more!
Offering skiing, snowboarding, ice skating, and downhill mountain biking.
Wright Brothers National Memorial
"They Taught the World to Fly!" Learn the story of the brothers, Wilbur and Orville Wright.
Museum of Natural Sciences
Offers four floors of hands-on exhibits with live animals and exciting programs.
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Morehead Planetarium and Science Center
Offering interactive programs and shows to educate and explore all branches of science.
Museum of Life and Science
Indoor and outdoor exhibits—fun for people of all ages.
NC Museum of Art
Multiple exhibits, Art in the Park, and guided tours.
Natural Science Center of Greensboro
Exhibits for people of all ages, animal discovery zoological park, and Omnisphere 3-D theater.
Airborne and Special Operations Museum
Preservation, interpretation, and recognition.
Carolina Tiger Rescue
Wildlife sanctuary to tigers, lions, bobcats, and more.
Lake Crabtree County Park
Hiking, Canoeing, Mountain Biking, Picinic Areas, and Fishing.
Lake Crabtree County Park.
Historic Yates Mill County Park
Hiking, cultural history, educational exhibits, and a 174-acre wildlife refuge.
Little River Regional Park & Natural Area
Features over 7 miles of hiking trails, 8 miles of mountain biking trails, and a camping area.
City of Greensboro Parks and Recreation
Fishing, public gardens, jogging trails, and picinic areas.
Frog Hollow Outdoors
Kayak and canoe rentals, guided trips, and classes.
Frog Hollow Outdoors.
Wet n' Wild Emerald Pointe
The largest water park in both Carolinas!
Emerald Pointe Website.
"Thrill capital of the Southeast"
North Carolina Zoo
With 500 acres of exhibits and 1600 animals, the North Carolina zoo offers a full day of fun!
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