Things to do in Spruce Pine, NC with kids
Have a GEM of a family day out in North Carolina's Gem Mountain attraction - with gam mining and mining tours!
Explore the historic Bon Ami Mine with authentic mining equipment, mine for gemstones in our fresh water flume, watch artisans cut and mount jewelry, and then picnic in our indoor or outdoor picnic areas.
Explore North Carolinas ONLY show cavern with guided tours. A great family day out for all ages in the wonder of nature!
Surrounded by gorgeous mountain scenery, this family RV park is great to get out into the beautiful nature, with following streams and shady RV sites.
Go camping in the NC Mountains! 400 amazing mountaintop acres, adjoining the Blue Ridge Parkway, make Bear Den a pretty awesome vacation spot!
Lake James is a 6,812-acre lake with more than 150 miles of shoreline within Lake James State Park, with swimming, trails & more
Great amenities, family fun activities, crafts, and one very loveable bear make Jellystone Park in Marion, North Carolina a fun place to be! Either to camp or just for the day!
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 delicious cup of hot chocolate. No matter what season, Beech Mountain has....
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!
Nestled deep in the woods, South Mountains State Park is one of North Carolina's most rugged areas, perfect for hiking, mountain bikers and camping
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 otters, blac....
Chimney Rock Park offers the best of the mountains in one place-spectacular 75-mile views, hiking trails for all ages, a 404-foot waterfall and more!
Perfect fun for the whole family. Indoor and outdoor climbing in Downtown Asheville and on the real rocks in the surrounding national forest. Fun for ALL and no experience needed. Don't let the kids make you feel like you are climbing the walls, .....
Elk Knob State Park is one of the newest additions to the North Carolina state parks system, and offers hiking, snow sports and camping!
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, while on board one of Gray Line’s no....
Great kids fun with mini golf, climbing wall, soft play, batting cages, laser tag, go-karts, mini bowling, and more!
Explore Biltmore Estate - George Vanderbilt's 8,000 acre property nestled in Asheville, NC - the LARGEST private home in the USA!
Kids can play, imagine, climb and stay active at this fun and colorful indoor play center.
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 pick up a brochure listing this month's educational program....
Science made fun at this kids museum in Hickory, with interactive exhibits, amazing aquariums and even a planetarium!
A fun children's museum in Hendersonville featuring hands-on indoor play in roleplay setting including theatre, music room, arts and crafts, & more!
Wheels Through Time Museum is home to rare American motorcycles, memorabilia, and unique “one-off” American automobiles.
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!
At Lake Norman State Park, enjoy the largest manmade lake in North Carolina, with biking, hiking and swimming!
Nearly every type of outdoor activity is found near Stone Mountain, including camping, hiking, fishing and more!
A fascinating natural history museum in North Carolina with historic settler exhibits, dinosaurs, Planetarium, wildlife & more!
An educational zoo with a great selection of well cared for mammals, birds and reptiles in comfortable habitats - an animal adventure in North Carolina!
The ultimate outdoor adventure with 700 acres in Charlotte for whitewater rafting, kayaking and ropes courses, to relaxing with live music and food!
One of the best fun things to do in Charlotte with kids.Stroll along the nature trail for a self-guided tour, & observe raptors galore at this Carolina Raptor Center.
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!
A privately owned exotic animal drive thru park that offers a 3.5 mile safari with over 750 animals from six different continents!
One of the top things to do in Charlotte with toddlers.Ray's Splash Planet is unlike anything in the Carolinas, with a one of a kind waterpark filled with water fun.
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!
Family fun with children's theatre, a super fun library and revolving hands-on exhibitions. Great kids fun in Charlotte!
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!
4 exciting outdoor karting tracks, with a host of other family fun including mini golf, spider web, fun slide and bungee jump!
One of the best family Amusement Parks in Charlotte for a great fun day out with your kids.Massive water and theme park for the family with something for children of all ages.
Upward of 200,000 passengers enjoy the scenery each year aboard the excursion trains. The Great Smoky Mountains Railroad is truly spectacular with 53 miles of track, two tunnels and 25 bridges.
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!
Home to some great NARCAR races and other more kid friendly Crash Car races throughout the year (check schedule)
A fun recreation park with swimming, water slides, kiddie pools and mini golf. Cool family fun in West Virginia.
Gem mining and gold panning fun for the whole family in North Carolina - a ROCK solid family day out idea!
Over 700 protected acres of nature and forest, with hiking trails, Reedy Creek Park, and a nature center with live animals and exhibits!
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.
Explore the cave and 100 acres filled with hiking trails and wildlife, plus fishing, swimming, canoeing or kayaking!
Fun indoor play for kids up to 13 years, with inflatables, parties, toys and safe playtime fun! Great North Carolina fun
Tiger World is a nonprofit animal conservation & educational center dedicated to rescue of exotic animals. Self-guided & guided tours available
57 family friendly acres of transportation history at the North Carolina Transportation Museum - fun and educational!
An amazing county park with a fishing lake, gardens, BMX race course, trails, riding stables, a golf course, and MORE!
Pilot Mountain State Park is a popular North Carolina family day out with rock climbing, canoeing and camping
Great canvas painting classes and walk in sessions where you can re-create a masterpiece of your very own!
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!
History and GOLD at this site that was the FIRST documented location where gold was discovered in the USA!
Kaleideum North offers 25,000 sq ft of interactive science fun for kids, with a Planetarium, camps, programs & more!
Explore the workings of a real chocolate factory in downtown Winston-Salem, with self-guided tours or special behind the scenes tours!
Take a tour of Winston-Salem in style with Triad ECO Adventures, with Segway Tours and paddle-board lessons!
Interactive fun for kids at Kaleideum Downtown with hands-on exhibits covering art, theater, role play, nursery rhymes and more!
Learn about the historic town of Salem through, and experience history right before your eyes in this historical museum attraction!
Hanging Rock State Park offers over 20 miles of hiking trails, rock climbing, swimming, mountain biking and more!
Explore the fascinating historic home from 1880, with 22 rooms and original furniture, taking you back to life over a century ago!
Perfect for kids over 10 years, Psycho 60 Escape Rooms has 3 room options where you have 60 minutes to solve puzzles and escape!
Hiking, camping, paddling, fishing and swimming are just some of the adventures waiting at Morrow Mountain State Park!
See and experience a REAL butterfly farm close up in North Carolina!
The Wright Stuff is a great place for parents that like aviation and want something truly different to do with their kids - flight simulation AND you can learn about the Wright Brothers!
Make environmental education fun for children and adults of all ages. We have 11 miles of hiking trails on 376 acres
During Maize Adventure kids ages 4 and up love to pan for gems at our Gem Dig, ride the cow trains, jump on our two giant jumping pillows, ride out tram rides, and hop on our rodeo horses and pick out a pumpkin. The corn maze is a great family activ....
Celebration Station Greensboro is family fun for all with mini golf, batting cakes, bumper boats and more!
Indoor fun with inflatables, games, and birthday parties in Greensboro for those kids who love FUN! Parents can jump too!
Fun inflatable activities for kids in Greensboro, from giant slides to obstacle courses, plus zip lines and Ballocity interactive zone! Great fun!
With over 36 rides & attractions, there's something for all at the LARGEST water park in the Carolina's!
A fun day out for the family in Greensboro with an accredited science museum including Herpetarium; zoological park, petting zoo & aquarium!
A hands-on and interactive children's museum in Greensboro for kids aged up to 10 years!
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!
Incredible discoveries for kids with interactive exhibits and hands-on activities to teach kids as they play, in North Carolina!
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.
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!
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.
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!
A beautiful rescue zoo in North Carolina currently caring for over 300 exotic creatures, including aviary, reptile room and extensive habitats.
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 glistening, water spraying your face, the boat motor ahead roaring.
Minutes from Durham, Eno River State Park offers secluded wilderness trails with forests, historic sites and wildlife
Free admission to the historic North Carolina reconstructed farmhouse Bennett Place, with walking trails too.
The Craft Room provides a place for kids and parents of all ages to come and get creative by painting, and decorating a fun craft item provided by the Craft Room.
Decades of Duke University’s athletic achievements showcased with visual and audio exhibits, theatre and trophies of national championships.
A FREE entry North Carolina historic home, farm, & factory buildings of Washington Duke and his family as they lived on the property from 1852 until 1874.
84-acres of fun, with a two-story interactive science center, butterfly houses, over 60 species of live animals, & more in this adventurous museum!
Spend some time at Raven Rock State Park and let nature refresh your spirit, a frequent destination for hikers with camping and fishing
A local escape room based in Apex, NC. Offering a real-live adventure game in which your team works together to solve puzzles and riddles to complete the objectives and win, this is a great group activity for families. You only have one hour, so eve....
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
Get ready for 6,700 sq ft of indoor play fun, with play structures, wave slides, and obstacle bridges....and the list goes on! Playtime fun for kids in North Carolina!
Great fun for kids in Raleigh with batting cages, rides, bumper boats, racing tracks, laser tag, and SO much more!
A unique and inspirational business educating people of all ages on the creative reuse of discarded materials. Programmes, classes and events weekly throughout the year watching out for.
Two challenging 18 hole mini golf courses for the whole family! With caves, waterfalls and mountains to overcome...great kids fun in North Carolina!
Indoor mini golf in Fayetteville....but on the high seas! This pirate themed mini golf is also black light, which makes it more challenging!
Lazer tag, batting cages, and arcade and two 18 hole mini golf courses! Family fun in Fayetteville!
33 acres of park fun in North Carolina, with playgrounds, sports, walking trails and a pond! Great kids fun!
Tucked between the growing cities of Raleigh, Cary, Durham is an oasis of tranquility, a peaceful haven William B. Umstead State Park.
Mini golf, go karts, bumper cars, arcades...great family fun in North Carolina with plenty to do for those active kids!
At 72,000 sq ft, Triangle Aquatic Center is one of the largest public aquatic spaces in North Carolina!
Beautiful white sand beaches and water park fun on a 6 acre man made lake. Great fun with the family in North Carolina!
Family owned and operated skating rink, Jellybeans features a maple hardwood skate surface and the best sound and light show around!
A beautiful farm that rescues horses and nurses them back to health, as well as offering kids and adults alike trail rides, pony rides, camping trips or riding lessons.
World class zipline tours and nature adventures in Fayetteville, perfect for active kids over 8 years who love adventure and that adrenaline rush!
The place to go in Raleigh for jumping, bouncing, and sliding for kids under 12 years! A fun indoor inflatable play center packed with adventures, and FUN!
Beautiful gardens, butterflies, and landscape plants in this FREE entry arboretum in Raleigh!
A children's museum with fun & educational hands on exhibits and displays, plus Mini City where kids can enjoy equipped roleplay settings including deli, grocery & law court!
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.
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!
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!
Raleigh Little Theatre is a community theater that produces 11 full productions annually and maintains a comprehensive youth and adult theater education programs.
So much more than a park! There's an indoor swimming pool, boats, rides, playground...great for the active kids!
Super fun inflatables in Raleigh where kids can enjoy open play all day, celebrate birthdays, or visit the Toddler Room!
This scavenger hunt around Raleigh is the best family activity in town! Solve puzzles, uncover historical secrets, and capture wacky moments as you scavenge your way to the Raleigh hall of fame and scavenger hunt glory.
The most visited museum of North Carolina, with hands-on exhibits, dinosaurs, fossils, bugs, live animals, hidden gems & more!
Imaginative and creative learning through play at this Raleigh children's museum, complete with interactive exhibits and an IMAX movies!
Year-Round Ice Skating FUN in Raleigh with North Carolinas ONLY Olympic Size sheet of ice, with hockey, ice skating, game area and more!
United Skates prides itself on operating a CLEAN, FUN, FRIENDLY & SAFE facility on a daily basis and provides first class family entertainment. Come be the first to experience it! United Skates will provide family friendly special events from toddler....
Active kids can drive, blast and dance their way around this fun family attraction in Raleigh, with batting cages, laser tag, and golf...just to name a few!
Features a range of traditional play inspired activities including dry, water and snow slides; pedal cars for touring; laser tag; adventure jungle gym and more.
Skating fun with a maple hardwood skate surface, snack bar, exciting video games, and a fun redemption center full of prizes and novelties. There is Fun for all!