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Crowders Mountain | Charlotte Quick Trip

May 28th, 2014 Leave A Comment Listed Under: Day Trips, Things To Do Charlotte, Weekend Trips

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Kings Mountain, N.C. Let your adventurous side come out by hiking the many miles of trails at Crowders Mountain! It's only 45 minutes away from Charlotte and the perfect spot for a quick day trip! What's At Crowders Mountain? Crowders Mountain is a great spot to enjoy the cool mountain air while hiking, camping or rock climbing! The State Park is the second highest point in Gaston County and provides views of landscapes for up to 25 miles. The park has many miles...Continue Reading!

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Charlotte For Kids Part 1

February 22nd, 2014 Leave A Comment Listed Under: Day Trips, Things To Do Charlotte

Carowinds Up and ddown

Charlotte, NC The weather is warming up and the kids are looking for adventures! If you are struggling with finding new, fun ideas for activities with your children, look no further. Below is the first installment of fun places to take your kids for day trips, birthday parties and more! Great Wolf Lodge The Great Wolf Lodge is a wonderful place to take the family for a unique getaway that is only a few minutes down the road in Concord! The hotel features 402...Continue Reading!

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Things to Do in Charlotte | Feb 7 – 9

February 5th, 2014 Leave A Comment Listed Under: Arts & Culture, Day Trips, Music, Things To Do Charlotte

Charlotte Convention Boat Show

Charlotte, NC Events around Charlotte are gearing up for the season of love! Check out all of the fun things to do around the Queen City whether you're celebrating romance with a loved one or taking on the town with friends: For The Love Of Chocolate And Wine This Saturday and Sunday join the vineyards of Swan Creek in Ronda, NC for a lovely pairing of wine and a sweet treat! Enjoy a complimentary sample of Rafaldini Vineyard's famous wine-infused chocolate brownie paired...Continue Reading!

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The Speedpark At Concord Mills

January 14th, 2014 Leave A Comment Listed Under: Day Trips, Everything Else, Things To Do Charlotte

Speedpark Go Kart

Concord, NCGetting the case of the winter blues? Need a fun place to take your kids this weekend?Check out this fun theme park where racing meets the ice at the inaugural Icepark and Speedpark at Concord Mills!AttractionsFormally known as the NASCAR Speedpark, The Speedpark at Concord Mills is home to a wide array of fun activities for children or adults of any age. In the new Icepark has a real ice skating rink open seven days a week and is...Continue Reading!

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The NC Zoo | Charlotte Quick Trip

December 9th, 2013 Leave A Comment Listed Under: Day Trips, Things To Do Charlotte

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Asheboro, NC The wonderful North Carolina Zoo sits tucked away in the small town of Asheboro, NC. Split into two sections, the park is divided between "Africa" and "North America" featuring animals, plant life, and learning material from each area of the world. This great attraction is only 2 hours away and is affordable, educational, and fun!   Africa The southern section of the park is all about Africa and its amazing animals! Immediately upon entering the zoo, you are planted in the African...Continue Reading!

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Top 5 Parks In Charlotte

December 8th, 2013 6 Comments » Listed Under: Day Trips, Living Here, Things To Do Charlotte

Charlotte Skyline from Bearden Park

Charlotte, NC When the kids are out of school and the pets are getting anxious, it is the right time to check out all of the parks in the Queen City! To help you decide which parks to visit, I have compiled a list of my top five Charlotte Parks for your next outdoor adventures. Have to Add a new one, the Romare Bearden Park in uptown- beautiful green intown location! Lovely Freedom Park | Myers Park Freedom Park is a great park for...Continue Reading!

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U.S. National Whitewater Center | Adventure Playground

July 24th, 2013 1 Comment » Listed Under: Day Trips, Things To Do Charlotte

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Charlotte, NC The Queen City has the great privilege of having an amazing outdoor whitewater center just 30 minutes from the heart of the city! The U.S. National Whitewater Center is an awesome spot to visit for a day trip with friends or family but it will take more than a day to try every course, trail and zip line available.     Exciting Activities Whitewater, flatwater, and land activities galore! The whitewater center offers many different ways to explore the outdoor center created for...Continue Reading!

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