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!
Massive water and theme park for the family with something for children of all ages - great North Carolina adventures to be had!
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!
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!
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!
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,…
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
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!
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!
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.
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!
Aloha Safari Zoo
A beautiful rescue zoo in North Carolina currently caring for over 300 exotic creatures, including aviary, reptile room and extensive habitats.
Two mini golf courses, two go karting tracks, bumper boats with water cannons, batting cages and arcade.
Fun inflatable activities for kids in Greensboro, from giant slides to obstacle courses, plus zip lines and Ballocity interactive zone! Great fun!
Bumper Jumpers Indoor Playground
Indoor fun with inflatables, games, and birthday parties in Greensboro for those kids who love FUN! Parents can jump too!
Fun indoor play for kids up to 13 years, with inflatables, parties, toys and safe playtime fun! Great North Carolina fun
Romp n Roll
Romp n' Roll is a fun way for kids to stretch their minds and their bodies, as well as develop their imagination through creative movement and gym programs.
Bricks 4 Kidz
Open play for kids aged 3 to 12yrs, LEGO bricks, after school fun and robots - sounds like a fun indoor play experience for kids in North Carolina!
Bring your kids to Monkey Joes fun-filled inflatable play center! Wall-to-wall inflatable slides, jumps, and obstacle courses will keep your kids active, happy, and healthy.
Coconut Charlies Bump N Bounce
Super fun inflatables in Raleigh where kids can enjoy open play all day, celebrate birthdays, or visit the Toddler Room!
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…
Hanging Rock State Park
Not far from the cities of the Triad area, off the four lane highways there's another North Carolina to be discovered sheer cliffs and peaks of bare rock, quiet forests and cascading waterfalls, views of…
An amazing county park with a fishing lake, gardens, BMX race course, trails, riding stables, a golf course, and MORE!
Boones Cave Park
Explore the cave and hiking trails spotting wildlife and flowers, visit a 170ft tall tree, plus fish, swim, canoe or kayak.
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.
Dan Nicholas Park
Come for the wildlife park, stay for the aquarium, the mini golf, the boats, the petting barn, the gem mine - a beautiful park in North Carolina for the whole family!
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.
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!
Morrow Mountain State Park
Enjoy the gifts of nature surrounded by the remnants of a once mighty range of peaks. Upon first encounter, the Uwharrie Mountains may seem like a mountainous mirage. These steep, rugged hills unusual topography for…
Smith Mountain Lake State Park
In addition to a full range of water related activities, including swimming, fishing and boating, the park offers miles of hiking trails, housekeeping cabins, camping, picnicking, a visitor center and interpretive programs.
Reedy Creek Nature Center and Preserve
Over 700 protected acres of nature and forest, with hiking trails, Reedy Creek Park, and a nature center with live animals and exhibits!
Elk Knob State Park
Elk Knob State Park is one of the newest additions to the North Carolina state parks system.
Eno River State Park
Minutes from Durham, Hillsborough, and Chapel Hill the Eno River State Park offers secluded wilderness trails with the serenity of a clear river drifting and cascading over a rocky stream bed.
Jordan Lake State Recreation Area
Imagine relaxing in a cove, listening to the sounds of water rippling. Then, you feel a firm tug on your fishing line. It's going to be a big one! Picture the surface of the lake…
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…
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.
Moncove Lake State Park
Gap Mills, WV
Tucked away among the hills on the southeastern edge of the state lies Moncove Lake State Park. Located in the pastoral setting of Monroe County, Moncove Lake State Park seems worlds away from everyday realities.
William B Umstead State Park
Tucked between the growing cities of Raleigh, Cary, Durham and the corporate world of Research Triangle Park is an oasis of tranquility, a peaceful haven William B. Umstead State Park.