Is Tweetsie Railroad Worth the Cost?

The number one question I continue to see in regards to Tweetsie Railroad and visiting the High Country with kids, “Is Tweetsie worth it?”. I recently visited, June 2022, with an 8 and 2.5 year old, here’s my honest review of Tweetsie Railroad in Blowing Rock, North Carolina. *Tweetsie Railroad is a wild west themedContinue reading “Is Tweetsie Railroad Worth the Cost?”

Talking Tree Trail at Jordan Lake Educational State Forest

Jordan Lake Educational State Forest is a hidden gem near Jordan Lake in Chapel Hill, NC. With over 600 acres to explore Address: 2832 Big Woods Rd, Chapel Hill, NC 27517 *This is at Jordan Lake Educational State Forest NOT Jordan Lake Recreation Area The Talking Tree Trail is currently under renovation (the trees don’tContinue reading “Talking Tree Trail at Jordan Lake Educational State Forest”

Visiting the Sunflower Field at Dorothea Dix Park with Kids

The yearly sunflower field at Dorothea Dix Park in Raleigh is a triangle summer tradition! Many families have photos over the years at the sunflower field, it’s a fun way to document your families growth, experience nature, and a great day activity for kids. The sunflower field is currently in bloom (7/11) and the bloomsContinue reading “Visiting the Sunflower Field at Dorothea Dix Park with Kids”

The Farm at Piper Hill

45 minutes west of Raleigh is a glamping paradise, The Farm at Piper Hill. Set on 100 acres of the piedmont’s finest you’ll find a welcoming farm for your overnight glamping adventures. Our group stayed in the Waterfront Peninsula Cottage with Dock and Deluxe Pond View Bell Tent, both were great accommodations for families howeverContinue reading “The Farm at Piper Hill”

Backyard Movie Night Rental in the Triangle

Drive in movie theaters are always a fun family experience and now you can bring the fun to your backyard! NC Patio Cinema is a full service pop up movie night rental company serving the triangle and beyond. We loved their attention to detail and high quality items, the blow up couches really took theContinue reading “Backyard Movie Night Rental in the Triangle”

5 Places to see Spring Flowers in the Triangle

Although there are many more gardens and parks with beautiful spring blooms throughout the Triangle here are 5 we love visiting that are currently showing off the start of spring! Sarah P. Duke Gardens – Durham Parking is $2 per hour and the Gardens are open everyday 8am to dusk Coker Arboretum – Chapel HillContinue reading “5 Places to see Spring Flowers in the Triangle”

Triangle Families Explore Weekend Roundup April 1-3

Friday – April 1st Partee Shack is offering BOGO mini golf to celebrate their 1 year anniversary Lazy Hound Farms in Wendell is kicking off their Friday Farm Club for kiddos ages 2-5 (10:30am-12pm) Bands, Bites and Boats at Bond Park in Cary One Friday a month, the Bond Park Boathouse hosts musicians, food trucks,Continue reading “Triangle Families Explore Weekend Roundup April 1-3”

10 Family Friendly Day Trips from the Triangle

When asked what’s the best part about living in the Triangle 9 times out of 10 one of the first responses you’ll get is, “being 2 hours from the beach and 3 to the mountains”. We all know the Triangle is located close to amazing adventures but we don’t always know where to actually visitContinue reading “10 Family Friendly Day Trips from the Triangle”

Local Gift Guide for Easter Gifts & Goodies

We’ve rounded up some of our favorite boutiques and small shops in the North Carolina Triangle that currently have amazing selections of spring and Easter themed gift! Raleigh Deco Raleigh Alara + Zane Lamb’s Ear MAEDesignsNC Zest Cafe and Home Art Holly Springs Peek-A-Boo Grins Cary Pattywhacks Science Safari Durham Tiny Chapel Hill Glee Kids