Beautiful gardens, butterflies, and landscape plants in this FREE entry arboretum in Raleigh!
Crowder District Park
33 acres of park fun in North Carolina, with playgrounds, sports, walking trails and a pond! Great kids fun!
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.
Falls Lake State Recreation Area
Wake Forest, NC
Hours of relaxation await you at Falls Lake State Recreation Area. Just moments away from the hustle and bustle of the city, Falls Lake is a great way to escape urban life.
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…
Raven Rock State Park
Spend some time at Raven Rock State Park and let nature refresh your spirit. feeling you are likely to experience at Raven Rock is one of renewal. Here, the forest reigns as each year the…
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.
Kerr Lake State Recreation Area
Set a course for Kerr Lake State Recreation Area to enjoy sailing, fishing, water skiing and camping. This 50,000 acre, man-made lake is a haven for water sports enthusiasts and landlubbers alike. One of the…
Medoc Mountain State Park
Should the humdrum of nine-to-five leave you with the urge to travel and explore, head to Medoc Mountain State Park. A pleasurable excursion awaits just a 1.5 hour drive from the Research Triangle.
Cliffs of the Neuse State Park
Seven Springs, NC
At the turn of the century visitors flocked to the area. They drank mineral water from local springs to cure their ills and they took riverboat excursions to the cliffs. Things have changed since then,…
Jones Lake State Park
Venture to Jones Lake State Park and view one of the greatest geological mysteries of the eastern United States the phenomenon of the Carolina bays.
Singletary Lake State Park
Bring your group to Singletary Lake State Park and enjoy group camping in a land of mysterious origins. A portion of the unique Carolina bay ecosystem found nowhere else in the world, Singletary Lake lies…
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…
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!
Lumber River State Park
Lumber River State Park contains 8,438 acres of land and 115 miles of state natural and scenic waters, 81 miles of which are also designated national wild and scenic waters. The park's recreation activities are…
Goose Creek State Park
Giant, old oaks draped in Spanish moss welcome you to this special world where broad, lazy Goose Creek joins the Pamlico River.
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.
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!
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!
Lynwood Park Zoo
10 acres of animal fun in North Carolina, with over 80 exhibits filled with animals from all over the world! Family zoo fun in Jacksonville!
Marbles Kids Museum
< 1 mile
Imaginative and creative learning through play at this Raleigh children's museum, complete with interactive exhibits and an IMAX movies!
North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences
< 1 mile
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…
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…
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…
Imagination Station Science Museum
Kids can enjoy fun through science and technology through dynamic hands-on science learning, plus some live exhibits at this North Carolina science museum!
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.
Fascinate U Childrens Museum
offers a large number of fun and educational hands on exhibits and displays, plus Mini City where kids can enjoy equipped roleplay settings including deli, grocery, emergency dispatch and law court.
Sampson County History Museum
A historic museum in North Carolina where you can search through your own life, and your place in history!
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.
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.
A great museum for kids where they can learn about the STEM subjects through interactive exhibits and programs, to encourage, inspire and motivate!
Greenville Museum Of Art
Fascinating art collections and exhibits in this Greenville Art Museum, for those creative, art loving families
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
Discovery Place KIDS Rockingham
Incredible discoveries for kids with interactive exhibits and hands-on activities to teach kids as they play, in North Carolina!
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…
Virginia Museum of Natural History
Great Natural History Museum featuring that great family favourite - The Dinisour - check events for up to date info