Make environmental education fun for children and adults of all ages. We have 11 miles of hiking trails on 376 acres
Explore the fascinating historic home from 1880, with 22 rooms and original furniture, taking you back to life over a century ago!
Reed Gold Mine
History and GOLD at this site that was the FIRST documented location where gold was discovered in the USA!
Morehead Planetarium and Science Center
Chapel Hill, NC
Morehead offers multimedia star shows, interactive exhibits, live science demonstrations, and a variety of classes, lectures, camps, and other special events year-round. Explore this North Carolina treasure on the UNC-Chapel Hill campus!
Danville Science Center
Danville Science Center delights all ages with its hands-on exhibits and special programs that make science fun for everyone. Friendly staff and volunteers stand ready to encourage you to explore your world.
A great hands-on experience for any child looking for adventure. The Science Centre and Observer IMAX Dome Theatre offer something fun and educational for everyone in the family!
Head back in time in North Carolina to one of the largest plantations of the pre-Civil War! An incredible glimpse of the past for kids
Historic Yates Mill County Park
A historic day out in Raleigh with experiences and exhibits that preserve the history of the agricultural heritage - all in 174 acres of wildlife refuge!
Major Graham Mansion
Max Meadows, VA
A historic, and HAUNTED, antebellum mansion for those curious travelers in Virginia.
The Mansion At Fort Chiswell
Fort Chiswell, VA
A trip through history at this fascinating 19th century mansion listed on the US National Register of Historic Places.
Patrick Henry National Memorial
Visit the home and burial place of Patrick Henry - the voice of the American Revolution. Great historic and family fun in Virginia.
North Carolina Zoo
Kids and the family can experience wildlife from two different continents on 500 acres of exhibits carefully constructed to resemble natural habitats! Animal-tastic North Carolina fun!
Tiger World is a nonprofit animal conservation and educational center dedicated to rescue, rehabilitation, and preservation of exotic animals. We are open to the public for educational guided tours and walkabout self-guided tours in Rockwell,…
The Lazy 5 Ranch
A privately owned exotic animal drive thru park that offers a 3.5 mile safari with over 750 animals from six different continents!
A beautiful non-profit organisation that rescues, preserves and educates about threatened species. The Conservators Center welcomes families to experience these beautiful creatures through pre-booked tours - from wolves, tigers and lions!
Infinity Acres Petting Ranch
A fun interactive animal experience where kids can pet and hold a whole range of creatures! Ready to come face to face with a Llama at Infinity Acres!
An educational zoo with a great selection of well cared for mammals, birds and reptiles in comfortable habitats - an animal adventure in North Carolina!
SEA LIFE Charlotte Concord Aquarium
Explore the wonders of the ocean with this 26,000-square-foot indoor aquarium with over 5,000 creatures, 20 interactive exhibits and educational talks!
Carolina Raptor Center
Stroll along the nature trail for a self-guided tour, observe raptors in their aviaries, watch a presentation of live raptors and chat with our Wild Wings Educators about your favorite bird of prey.
Aloha Safari Zoo
A beautiful rescue zoo in North Carolina currently caring for over 300 exotic creatures, including aviary, reptile room and extensive habitats.
Wake Forest, NC
A family farm experience for the family, with sweet animal encounters on 10 beautiful acres in North Carolina. With tubing, camp outs and bonfires too!
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!
Flying Flowers Butterfly House
All things butterflies at this butterfly house, with programs, walks, and a fun experience for kids to walk through these colorful creatures
Old Salem Museums and Gardens
Learn about the historic town of Salem through, and experience history right before your eyes in this historical museum attraction!
Childrens Museum of Winston Salem
Galleries include multi level climbing zones, soft and hard construction area, kids' library, plus the Enchanted Forest which itself comprises over a dozen separate play stations associated with differing fairy tales including the Forest Babies…
Greensboro Childrens Museum
A hands-on, interactive, and educational play place for children ages 0-10 years and their families. Visitors learn while they play, touch, explore and discover in a variety of "Our Town" exhibits. One of the many…
The Natural Science Centre of Greensboro
Combines an accredited science museum including Herpetarium; zoological park including petting zoo; 3D Omnisphere Theatre performances and an aquarium in development.
With a state-of-the-art Planetarium, 17 acre Environmental Park and 35,000 square feet of exhibits, learning about science is fun at SciWorks. Newest feature: Sportsology Exhibit.
The N.C Transportation Museum
57 family friendly acres of transportation history at the North Carolina Transportation Museum - fun and educational!
Children’s Museum of Alamance County
A fun and interactive way for kids to exercise their curiosity and develop their incredible imaginations through exploration - and where kids and adults can create together.
Virginia Museum of Natural History
Great Natural History Museum featuring that great family favourite - The Dinisour - check events for up to date info
Museum of Art and Archaeology
The Museum of Art and Archaeology is the art museum of the University of Missouri-Columbia. Its galleries are free and open to the public, and showcase a wide range of archaeological and artistic periods, traditions…
Discovery Place KIDS
Fun exhibits themed around a small town which let kids play, learn and build confidence all in the one fun Discovery Place KIDS in North Carolina!
AAF Tank Museum
The Tank Museum has the most extensive collection of International Tank & Cavalry artifacts in the world! - 117 Tanks & Artillery pieces + lots more
Museum of Life and Science
A world-class science center, interactive inside and out, you’ll find hundreds of state-of-the art, hands-on exhibits. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do in Durham for…
Weymouth Woods Sandhills Nature Preserve
Southern Pines, NC
The Sandhills region consists of nearly one million acres in south-central North Carolina. In the midst of this sandy terrain—famous for golf courses, peach orchards and horse farms is Weymouth Woods, an 898-acre natural preserve.
Charlotte Nature Museum
A fun nature museum with a focus on those little ones 3 to 7 years, with live animals, nature trails, and hands-on exhibits in North Carolina!
Discovery Place KIDS Rockingham
Incredible discoveries for kids with interactive exhibits and hands-on activities to teach kids as they play, in North Carolina!
Catawba Science Center
Science made fun at this kids museum in Hickory, with interactive exhibits, amazing aquariums and even a planetarium!
North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences
Lots of hands-on exhibits, highlights include the world's most complete Acrocanthosaurus dinosaur; Willo, the only dinosaur discovered with a fossilized heart. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things…