Nestled in the mountains of West Virginia, Cass Scenic Railroad State Park offers excursions that transport you back in time to relive an era when steam-driven locomotives were an essential part of everyday life.
Black Mountain Chocolate Factory
Explore the workings of a real chocolate factory in downtown Winston-Salem, with self-guided tours or special behind the scenes tours!
Triad ECO Adventures
Take a tour of Winston-Salem in style with Triad ECO Adventures, with Segway Tours and paddle-board lessons!
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.
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.
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!
Beartown State Park
Beartown State Park is a natural area of 107 acres located on the eastern summit of Droop Mountain, seven miles southwest of Hillsboro, West Virginia. Development of the park has been minimal in order to…
Watogo State Park
Watoga State Park is located in the mountains of Pocahontas County just 14 miles south of Marlinton, West Virginia. The park consists of 10,100 acres filled with a multitude of recreational activities including hiking, swimming,…
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.
Three Rivers Avian Center
Shady Spring, WV
"Wings of Wonder - West Virginia Birds of Prey" presentation is fairly general in scope,custom-tailored to the ages and needs of our audiences. Each presentation includes live birds of prey from Three Rivers Avian Center,…
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…
Bluestone National Scenic River
Meadow Bridge, WV
Bluestone National Scenic River is preserved as a living landscape that provides an unspoiled experience for visitors and a haven for a variety of plants and animals. The park protects a 10.5-mile section of the…
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…
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!
Little Beaver State Park
Little Beaver State Park is a 562-acre day-use park that features many outdoor recreational opportunities. At the center of the park is an 18-acre lake open for fishing year-round.
Seneca State Forest
Oldest of West Virginia's state forests, Seneca borders the beautiful Greenbrier River in Pocahontas County.
Babcock State Park
Offers 4,127 acres of serene, yet rugged beauty, a fast flowing trout stream in a boulder-strewn canyon and mountainous vistas to be viewed from several scenic overlooks.
Gauley River Recreation Center
The 25 miles of free-flowing Gauley River and the six miles of the Meadow River pass through scenic gorges and valleys containing a wide variety of natural and cultural features.
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.
An amazing county park with a fishing lake, gardens, BMX race course, trails, riding stables, a golf course, and MORE!
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.
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.
Holly River State Park
Hacker Valley, WV
The dense forests of Holly River State Park provide guests with a natural feeling of peaceful solitude. Located near the center of the state in Webster County, it is far from the hustle and bustle…
Paradise Lake Family Campground
Spout Spring, VA
A family friendly campground with a lake, beach, pool, playgrounds, arcades, and more, all set in the beautiful Historic Appomattox County, Virginia!
Mountain Lake Campground
Relax on the banks of Summersville Lake at this family campground and cabins. Swimming, mini golf, inflatables, and day use also!
Featuring two 34-foot high water slides, a current river, and a children's play area with spray features, Splash Valley is fun for everyone!
Wet n Wild Emerald Pointe
With over 36 rides & attractions, there's something for all at the LARGEST water park in the Carolina's!
The Natural Bridge Zoo
Natural Bridge, VA
Home of the most complete collection of exotic zoo animals and birds in the state, a breeding and rescue zoo for rare and endangered species. Pet and hug many occupants!
Virginia Safari Park
Natural Bridge, VA
Virginia Safari park is Virginia's only Drive-Thru Zoo. A great place to visit to get up close and personal to some of the amazing animals.
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!
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
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!
Fun inflatable activities for kids in Greensboro, from giant slides to obstacle courses, plus zip lines and Ballocity interactive zone! Great fun!
Two mini golf courses, two go karting tracks, bumper boats with water cannons, batting cages and arcade.
Bumper Jumpers Indoor Playground
Indoor fun with inflatables, games, and birthday parties in Greensboro for those kids who love FUN! Parents can jump too!
Science Museum of Western Virginia
< 1 mile
Providing hands-on, interactive exhibits. Utilizing our planetarium as an educational and entertaining resource. Offering a variety of innovative programs, both on-site and in the community.
History Museum of Western Virginia
< 1 mile
Exhibits offer a glimpse of how life was lived in southwestern Virginia, creating a vivid cultural and educational experience. Rotating exhibits allows focus on a variety of people, industries and events that have influenced the…
ArtVenture Interactive Center
< 1 mile
Art Venture is a hands-on interactive gallery and art center that is fun for EVERYONE! You can paint a portrait, play a musical painting, design a chair, stage a puppet show, drive a circus wagon,…
Museum of Transportation
< 1 mile
Houses lots of steam locomotives including the J611, diesel engines, railcars, trucks, trolleys, carriages, vintage cars, an O-gauge layout (which the small people love) plus many special exhibits and events throughout the year.