All things butterflies at this butterfly house, with programs, walks, and a fun experience for kids to walk through these colorful creatures
Western North Carolina Nature Center
The WNC Nature Center is Asheville's Zoo and Wildlife Park! Providing a one-of-a-kind adventure where guests can experience animals & plants native to the Southern Appalachian region. Featuring over 60 species of animals including river…
Fort Chiswell Animal Park
Fort Chiswell, VA
Animal fun with this free-range zoo, filled with creatures from 6 continents, and a petting zoo to hand feed llamas, deer and goats!
Rainforest Adventures Discovery Zoo
Over 600 animals from over 130 species are waiting for you to visit them at this unique Rainforest Zoo - with plenty of family fun to be had in Tennessee!
Ripleys Aquarium of the Smokies
Ripleys Aquarium of the Smokies is literally teaming with life – our 10,000 exotic sea creatures comprise more than 350 individual species.
An educational zoo with a great selection of well cared for mammals, birds and reptiles in comfortable habitats - an animal adventure in North Carolina!
Wetlands Water Park
Offers an interactive kids' leisure pool with loads of fun features and a zero depth wading area for babies, plus lazy river and 3 flume slides at 80, 100 and 200 feet high!
Dollywood’s Splash Country
Pigeon Forge, TN
Over 23 water slides, thrills and adventures to be had at Dollywood's Splash Country! Family fun with a SPLASH for all!
Bounce Bristol is an indoor family entertainment center for children up to 12 years old. We have inflatables, host parties, and have a great snack bar featuring Domino's Pizza. Parents are always FREE!
Leaping Lizards Family Entertainment Center
Indoor fun in Tennessee, with fun inflatables, obstacle course, party rooms and much more for those active, bouncing kids!
Mountain Play Lodge
Kids can play, imagine, climb and stay active at this fun and colorful indoor play center.
Elk Knob State Park
Elk Knob State Park is one of the newest additions to the North Carolina state parks system.
Beech Mountain, NC
Come play a mile up! At 5,506 feet our town has many fun things to do! Come try out our free sledding hill, go ice skating, snow tubing, try skiing or snowboarding, or enjoy a…
Berwind Lake Wildife Management Area
Berwind Lake WMA, in McDowell County, is one of the larger Wildlife Management Areas in West Virginia, containing approximately 18,000 acres of rugged mountain terrain common to the southern portion of the state.
Lake James State Park
Tucked away in rolling hills at the base of Linville Gorge is Lake James, a 6,510-acre lake with more than 150 miles of shoreline. This impressive waterway is the centerpiece of Lake James State Park.…
Big Walker Lookout
The oldest privately owned scenic attraction in Virginia, this spot gives you one of the most amazing views of the Appalachian Mountains you will ever see!
Stone Mountain State Park
Roaring Gap, NC
Stone Mountain is not immediately visible upon entering the park that bears its name, but this magnificent 600-foot granite dome is well worth the wait.
South Mountains State Park
Connelly Springs, NC
Nestled deep in the woods, South Mountains State Park is the perfect place to enjoy nature. Here you can see a majestic mountain range peeking out from the gently rolling landscape of the piedmont.
North Carolina Arboretum
One of the most beautiful natural settings in the United States - also offers a wide range of activities for visitors of all ages. Stop by the Information Desk at the Baker Exhibit Center to…
Chimney Rock Park
This is the perfect place to reconnect with nature and spend time with family and friends. The Park, located 25 miles southeast of Asheville, North Carolina, offers the best of the mountains in one place-spectacular…
Laurel Lake Wildlife Management Area
Laurel Lake Wildlife Management Area, a 12, 851 acre area, is located seven miles northeast of Lenore, West Virginia.
87 acres of parkland with a seasonal water park with slide and lap pools, as well as playground, disc golf, sports facilities and plenty of nature to enjoy!
Chief Logan State Park
This 4,000-acre park is one of the most visited in the state park system. The park features a 25-site campground, outdoor amphitheater, and wildlife center. The recreation enthusiast can enjoy miles of hiking trails, a…
Lake Norman State Park
At Lake Norman State Park, fun is just a matter of scale. On one hand, there's the largest manmade lake in the state, Lake Norman.
Pilot Mountain State Park
Fun, from relaxation to exhilaration, is easy to find here. Treat yourself to a horseback ride through the woods or challenge the river from raft or canoe. A seven-mile woodland corridor joins two sections of…
Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Explore that beautiful feat of nature that lies between the border of Tennessee and North Carolina - the Great Smoky Mountains! True family adventure out in the most visited national park in the USA!
Bluestone State Park
Encompassing over 2,100 acres of rugged, heavily forested, mountainous terrain, Bluestone State Park provides a wide variety of water-oriented activities for guests and residents of southern West Virginia.
Seasonal family fun with corn mazes, pumpkins, jumping pillows, pony rides, petting zoo, fire trucks, and SO much more!
Ghost Town In The Sky
Maggie Valley, NC
A unique amusement park in North Carolina great for the family! With staged gunfights, shows, live music, food, and rides fit for the youngest buckaroo to the bravest outlaw!
Iredell Museum Kids At Play
Offers 1700 sq. ft. play space featuring interactive exhibits, programmes, events and classes based around science and creativity. Plus dress up days, storytelling, arts and crafts and demonstrations.
Castle of Chaos
Pigeon Forge, TN
A scary, fun adventure awaits at this combination of a ride, 3D film and video game all in one!
Hannah’s Maze of Mirrors Pigeon Forge
Pigeon Forge, TN
Transport into a modern day fairytale and try and make your way out of a challenging mirror maze!
The Gatlinburg Space Needle
Enjoy incredible views of the Great Smoky Mountains with the Space Needle, where kids can enjoy 360 views, enjoy learning, and visit the arcade too!
Blowing Rock, NC
Tweetsie Railroad is one of North Carolina's premium theme park with a Wild West and rail theme - with TONS of kids and family fun for your day out!
Pigeon Forge, TN
With a theme park, water park and resort, this one of a kind day out in the Smoky Mountains makes for a great family adventure! On it's 125 you won't find the Hollywood sign -…
Gray Line Trolley Tours of Asheville
Discover what Asheville’s has to offer on a Gray Line RED Trolley Tour! Locals and visitors alike are sure to enjoy the fully narrated journey, highlighting the history, homes, and hot-spots of the wonderful area,…
Rocky Mount Living HIstory Museum
Piney Flats, TN
Tour and explore recreated buildings with costumed characters and authentic contents, plus museum, heirloom garden, crafts demonstrations and regular events.
Hands On Regional Museum
Johnson City, TN
Offers over 20 permanent, interactive exhibits which provide fun and learning for all ages. Facilities include equipped roleplay settings, creative and constructive zones, physical play areas and logic games.
Natural History Museum and Gray Fossil Site
Prehistoric museum fun in Tennessee with interactive exhibits, discovery carts, and a dig pit offering something for all ages!
Catawba Science Center
Science made fun at this kids museum in Hickory, with interactive exhibits, amazing aquariums and even a planetarium!