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”

Raleigh Kids Birthday Inspiration

Birthday’s are big in our house! We love celebrating each family member in a unique way that feels special to them and we love getting family and friends together to do so. We were so excited to create a special day for our daughters 2nd birthday and are thrilled to share these amazing local vendorsContinue reading “Raleigh Kids Birthday Inspiration”

Family Friendly Fall Fun in the Triangle

That first crisp morning in September, coffee shops announcing their fall menus, the pumpkin decorations in the Target aisles…fall is right around the corner and we rounded up some of our favorite family friendly fall activities in the triangle (and beyond) to celebrate the arrival of fall! Family Friendly Farms:  Phillips Farm of Cary FallContinue reading “Family Friendly Fall Fun in the Triangle”